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Fundamentals of Economics


Fundamentals of Economics

Fundamentals of Economics

Improve your understanding of the principles involved in economics


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Course Description

This free online course offers a comprehensive, no-nonsense guide to economics. Topics include the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services as well as economic growth and activity, employment, the market economy, inflation, wealth, and income distribution.
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This course is suitable for people studying business and economics or anybody with an interest in economics and current affairs.


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Learning Outcomes

On completing this course you will know the principles involved in economics. You will understand the inter-related studies of economics such as microeconomics and macroeconomics.
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You will be aware of the the characteristics of wants, resources, the scarcity of these resources, our choices, costs and economic systems. You will gain a good knowledge of economic activity through investment, government, exports, income, consumers, budgetery action, exchange rates and many other activities. You will know all about economic growth, employment, competitive markets, inflation, wealth and income distribution.
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Module Title
Introduction to Economics
Economic activity
Economic growth
Economics and employment
The competitive market system
Types of inflation
Wealth and income distribution
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Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Fundamentals of Economics
Course # 199
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 2
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description 

This free online course offers a comprehensive, no-nonsense guide to economics. Topics include the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services as well as economic growth and activity, employment, the market economy, inflation, wealth, and income distribution.


This course is suitable for people studying business and economics or anybody with an interest in economics and current affairs.

License 
Release Date 18 April 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Cherita Sarpong Ghana Very very useful. great learning. Thanks. 2014-12-06 22:12:56
  • Worae Philemon Ghana I believe that Fundamentals of Economics course is a good starting point for me to have more insight into the broad concept of Economic Studies. This course I believe would prepare me with the basics of economics studies by the end of the course. 2014-11-18 17:11:09
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