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Fundamentals of Economics


Fundamentals of Economics
Fundamentals of Economics

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Fundamentals of Economics Course
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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.


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. 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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 390 reviews
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: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Peter Swaniker
    Peter Swaniker United Kingdom This is a very good introduction to the subject: it is simplified, has relevant examples and adequately comprehensive for a beginning. 2015-07-21 12:07:09
  • Santosh Khare
    Santosh Khare India Very good. 2015-07-16 14:07:25
  • Mads Back Larsen
    Mads Back Larsen Denmark Fast learning, short and comprehensive examples and theory base 2015-07-15 13:07:42
  • Isaac Ozovehe
    Isaac Ozovehe [[ZZ]] Fundamental economics is the essentials and basis required for superstructural economic knowledge. Its thus, needed for an excellent knowledge for better understanding of advanced level economics. 2015-07-11 12:07:24
  • Alex Clark
    Alex Clark United Kingdom Great course 2015-07-07 18:07:55
  • Anda Isaac Ozovehe
    Anda Isaac Ozovehe Nigeria Fundamentals of economics are the basics or essentials of economics which serve as a building block to gaining a good understanding on the subject matter of economics. 2015-07-07 18:07:49
  • Prince Gyamfi Yeboah
    Prince Gyamfi Yeboah Ghana This course has enlightened me more. 2015-06-25 14:06:47
  • Nichole Crawford
    Nichole Crawford United States of America Its really nice, but needs to have more assessments. So, we could learn easier, and it also challenges us to comprehend it more. Overall its a nice course. 2015-06-04 21:06:42
  • Stepan Hrytsiv
    Stepan Hrytsiv Italy Well surelly the level is very basic, but when you start something, you sohuld start from basics. Thank's people! 2015-05-12 22:05:40
  • Bing Du
    Bing Du Canada Thank you for the course 2015-05-07 22:05:56
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