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Fundamentals of Economics Course


Fundamentals of Economics
Fundamentals of 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.


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 396 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: 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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  • Kwasi Oppong
    Kwasi Oppong United States of America I loved it. Great tool to learn the basics of Economics before taking a class in college. It's an awesome revisional opportunity for students who want to refresh their knowledge of some of the basic principles in Economics. 2015-08-28 01:08:58
  • Kebba Drammeh
    Kebba Drammeh Gambia After the training you can now understand the basic Economic systems 2015-08-27 12:08:49
  • abdelhafez maki mohamed
    abdelhafez maki mohamed Sudan I think it is very clear,very interesting and useful‏..‏‎ 2015-08-25 08:08:14
  • Abiram Devnathan
    Abiram Devnathan India It was a well structured course. With no background in economics, I learned lot of new economic terms and concepts. I guess it is a good start for me to begin economics. 2015-08-19 17:08:18
  • Dapo Olorunyomi
    Dapo Olorunyomi Nigeria Great introduction to economics 2015-08-17 20:08:29
  • Stringo Nakedi
    Stringo Nakedi Botswana A very good course for someone who wants to venture into economics 2015-08-15 22:08:21
  • Isaac Ozovehe
    Isaac Ozovehe Nigeria Great course. Quite expository. But most of the graphs aren't made visible 2015-08-12 16:08:03
  • Alina Miksiunaite
    Alina Miksiunaite Germany Very clear and easy course! Thank you! 2015-08-12 12:08:30
  • Deborah Fabuyi
    Deborah Fabuyi Nigeria I had always loved to make the right choices among economic alternatives. Hoping this would help. 2015-08-09 17:08:27
  • Debasis Pahi
    Debasis Pahi India This is a very good course. It contains all the basic knowledge of the Economics which is very helpful for a new student. Thank you very much 2015-08-06 05:08:59
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