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Global Financial CrisisTrend AnalysisEconomyTradingStrategic Management

Learner Career Outcomes

30%

started a new career after completing these courses

25%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

11%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Module 1: People and Markets Around the World

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 91 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
How Many People Will There be in the World?6m
Why Should We Care About Demography?9m
Counting People18m
Regional Growth Trends4m
Millennials and the 60+ Years in Age16m
Immigration8m
Growth of Cities6m
Global Cities12m
3 readings
Global Literacy Test10m
Week 1 Opinion Survey Questionnaire10m
Module 1 - Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2: Money Around the World

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 67 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
The Causes of Rising Inequality14m
Is There an Optimal Level of Inequality?4m
The Global Middle Class12m
India's Rising Middle Class6m
Gender, Income, and Wealth18m
2 readings
Week 2 Opinion Survey Questionnaire10m
Module 2 - Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Module 3: Global Economic and Financial Imbalances

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 125 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
The Changing Geography of Capital Investments: Part 113m
The Changing Geography of Capital Investments: Part 218m
Trade Blocs9m
What are Trade Blocs?15m
The Origins of the Euro Zone17m
Why the Euro Zone Got in Trouble28m
Possible Solutions to the European Crisis14m
2 readings
Week 3 Opinion Survey Questionnaire10m
Module 3 - Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Module 4: The Shifting Geopolitical Landscape

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 82 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
Political Regimes8m
Geopolitical Instability in the World4m
Violent Conflict in the World5m
The State Under Pressure3m
Good Governance & Institutional Quality6m
The Rise and Fall of Global Powers11m
Global Power Resources12m
China's Role in the World9m
Global Governance8m
Global Tensions9m
4 readings
Week 4: Opinion Survey Questionnaire10m
Module 4 - Lecture Slides10m
Global Literacy Test10m
Survey for those who have completed the Specialization10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz30m

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