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Fundamentals of Economics Course


Fundamentals of Economics
Fundamentals of Economics

Improve your understanding of economic principles in wealth, employment, economic growth, exports, exchange rates and much more.


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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 413 votes
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: Not for download or distribution.
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:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Natalya McGhie Phinn
    Natalya McGhie Phinn Jamaica Very interesting course. Touched majority of the main topics in economics 2016-02-04 19:02:22
  • Marc Bearman
    Marc Bearman United Kingdom A very good basic introduction to economics. Mostly explained in simple terms and very progressive so easy to keep up. Only negative is it is focussed slightly on the Australian market as this is where the course was designed. 2016-01-23 12:01:50
  • John Katia
    John Katia Fiji I found it very enjoyable. The course is well written and easy to understand. 2016-01-13 01:01:30
  • Mubashir Arif
    Mubashir Arif Pakistan This has been a great experience here on Alison. I loved to study as well as the examining system is also very much interesting. 2016-01-08 12:01:36
  • Kiran Kumar Ganta
    Kiran Kumar Ganta India The Course is designed in structured manner while giving the concepts on Fundamentals of Economics in simple way such that it is easy to be understood. 2015-12-08 07:12:42
  • Sadya Khawaja
    Sadya Khawaja Pakistan IT was pretty informative and the concepts were easliy grasped by me. 2015-11-07 22:11:38
  • patrick mofya
    patrick mofya Zambia The course is very practical and helpful and the note are well summarize 2015-11-04 00:11:03
  • Tevita Valu
    Tevita Valu Fiji It is great to learn basic information about economics the topic are easy to understand and assesment question are arrange in a very proffesional manner.I will look forward to do more coarse with Alison. Thank you team Alison. 2015-10-28 01:10:13
  • Tevita Valu
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  • Priyanka Mule
    Priyanka Mule India Yes the course was very nice and all important points were covered. 2015-10-10 08:10:39
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