Economics Online Certification Courses and programs

Economics is a social science that focuses on the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services, and analyzes the choices that individuals, businesses, governments, and nations make to allocate resources.


1. Behavioral Economics: An Introductory Course (Udemy).

Economics course Udemy

Link: Behavioral Economics: An Introductory Course

★ 5.0 Rating (10+ ratings) | 33+ students | 1 Hours on demand video | 7 downloadable resources | Earn a Certificate upon completion | Full lifetime access | 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee.

What you'll learn:

  1. A thorough understanding of the main principles of Behavioral Economics
  2. A thorough understanding of the assumptions of the Neoclassical view of Economics
  3. A thorough understanding of the Dual System Model
  4. A thorough understanding of choice architecture
  5. This Course is an Ideal Companion to any Introductory Economics Class in the World!
  6. A thorough understanding of the critique of rational economic thought
  7. A thorough understanding of the critique of consumers' rational thinking
  8. A thorough understanding of cognitive biases
  9. A thorough understanding of the Nudge Theory

This Behavioral Economics course is ideal for anyone interested in gaining a further understanding of the world you! Economics is the study of human behavior and how we act in an economic setting, but more than that it provides us with a better understanding of global politics and the tensions between nations today.

I teach Economics because it fascinates me. Because it is the study of human behavior. Economics isn’t about data and graphs and problem sets. It is the study of people and their story and their history and the forces of society that we are born into. It provides us with an understanding of ourselves. It is not hyperbole to say that a thorough understanding of economics enables us to better understand the human condition. I truly believe that.

Who this course is for:

  1. All people of all ages interested learning about the Economics
  2. IB Economics Students
  3. University Students
  4. And ESPECIALLY adults who had a horrible Economics teacher in university!

Review - The way he explains complex concepts in simple terms, the real-life examples to comprehend how economics is all around us, and is ultimately a study of human behavior is so inspiring and empowering. I would recommend this course to an economics student or anyone who is keen to learn about this subject! -Ithaca J.

 

2.Economics: Market Forces of demand, supply and equilibrium (Udemy).

Link: Economics: Market Forces of demand, supply and equilibrium

★ 4.5 Rating (8,004+ ratings) | 14,011+ students | 1 Hours on demand video | 4 articles | 2 downloadable resources | Assignments | Earn a Certificate upon completion | Full lifetime access | 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee.

This course is structured in the most simplest way for anyone who is interested to learn market forces. Through demand, supply and equilibrium.

This course is carefully designed and structured in the most simplest way to give you the understanding of how buyers and sellers behave by explaining markets, competition, demand, supply and market forces, the most important Economics concepts.

It shows how prices are determined by buyers and sellers in a market economy and how prices change to adjust the allocation of scarce resources in the most efficient way.

In this course, real life case studies from different parts of the world are given. It shows step by step how to analyze changes in market forces through diagrams as well as tips to get you used to anlyze any change in any market.

Who this course is for:

  1. You can be a student in high school or university, an entreprenur, a lawyer, a banker, an engineer or even an astranout.
  2. This course is designed for people who are not coming from economics background, or just started studying Economics or studied Economics but forgot most of it.

Review - The course is easy to follow because it is explained so well. She used real life examples that help you understand the dynamics better, and increased the difficulty in a successful manner. Videos are short and straight to the point. I look forward to purchasing more courses from this resource. - Omika C.

 

3.Introduction to Economic Theories (Coursera).

Coursera

Link: Introduction to Economic Theories

★ 4.5 Rating (286+ ratings) | 59,595 already enrolled | Flexible deadlines | Earn a Certificate upon completion | Approx. 41 hours to complete | 100% online.

This is the first online course that teaches economics from a pluralist perspective. Economic pluralism means that a plurality of theoretical and methodological viewpoints is regarded as valuable in itself and is simply the best way in which economics can make progress in understanding the world.

This MOOC will illustrate economic pluralism not only in substance but also in form. You will see not only me, a Professor of Economics, but also a pop-up Prof of our business school, who illustrates the actor perspective of firms, government and civil society.

And you will meet an online student, based in Greece, who will help you through the tutorial videos in which I will explain key concepts, tools and techniques.

The objective of this course is twofold. First, to enable you to understand different economic viewpoints, linked to important traditions in economic thought, and basic economic concepts belonging to these theoretical perspectives.

Second, to enable you to do some basic economic calculations that are important in economic life, such as calculating an inflation rate, and in economic policies, such as estimating the rough gains from trade for both trading partners, and in economic arguments, such as in calculating utility maximization with given prices and budgets.

Review - This was a fantastic course explaining the 4 major different economic theories. The professors and assistant were great in explaining the information in this course and providing excellent examples. - By DP

 

4.Economics of Money and Banking (Coursera).

Link: Economics of Money and Banking

★ 4.9 Rating 1,392 ratings | 1.4k reviews | 138,924 already enrolled | Flexible deadlines | 100% online | Earn a Certificate upon completion | Approx. 33 hours to complete.

Three features of the new system are central:

  • Most important, the intertwining of previously separate capital markets and money markets has produced a system with new dynamics as well as new vulnerabilities. The financial crisis revealed those vulnerabilities for all to see. The result was two years of desperate innovation by central banking authorities as they tried first this, and then that, in an effort to stem the collapse.
  • Second, the global character of the crisis has revealed the global character of the system, which is something new in postwar history but not at all new from a longer time perspective. Central bank cooperation was key to stemming the collapse, and the details of that cooperation hint at the outlines of an emerging new international monetary order.
  • Third, absolutely central to the crisis was the operation of key derivative contracts, most importantly credit default swaps and foreign exchange swaps. Modern money cannot be understood separately from modern finance, nor can modern monetary theory be constructed separately from modern financial theory.

Review - This was an excellent course. I really enjoyed the way it was delivered and the was the Prof explained the concept. He is extremely knowledgeable and communicates very well. - By DZ

 

5. Fundamentals of Economics (Future Learn).

Futurelearn

Link: Fundamentals of Economics

Duration 4 weeks | Weekly study 2 hours.

This course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about economics. It will be especially useful for students, business professionals, and those working in local or national government.

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:

  1. Develop a high-level understanding of the basic principles of economics and international trade.
  2. Assess and use theories, concepts and tools of economic analysis for applications in the relevant industries.
  3. Assess and evaluate the complex forces that affect the economic wellbeing of consumers, producers and the community in the market system.
  4. Apply theoretical and practical knowledge of economics in investigating the issues related to organisations and countries and the formulation of appropriate economic solutions and economic policies.

 

6.Managerial Economics (Linkedin).

Linkedin

course Link: Managerial Economics

★ 4.8 rating 1,444 ratings | 106,699+learners | Access on tablet and phone | Earn a Certificate upon completion.

Managers can use economics to strategize and solve a variety of business problems, from the mundane to the mission critical. In this course, IMD Professor of Strategic Marketing Stefan Michel explains how to use economic theory to answer strategic questions such as…

What are customers buying? (demand theory)

What should we produce? (production theory)

Which costs do I need to worry about now? (cost theory)

To understand what managerial economics looks like in practice, Stefan explains how Google's auction-based advertising system employs the principles of game theory and how understanding this can help decision makers to outmaneuver their competitors.

Review - I really enjoyed it and it will be great learning and refreshing the concepts learned long back with practical examples. Yes I will complete this course and will recommend others too. - Ashok Chawla

 

7. Introduction to Economics (Youtube video).

Youtube

Link: Introduction to Economics

What is economics?

Yes, of course it has to do with money. But beyond the concepts that we might immediately think of, like taxes, gross domestic product, and the stock market, which belong to macroeconomics, we must also understand microeconomics.

Deconstructing the personal decisions we make every day, on the basis of scarcity of goods and resources, will help us get a better understanding of what economics is fundamentally about, such that we can then learn about larger concepts in a relatable way.

And don't forget personal economics like banking and credit cards, that's all in here too.

Review - I have been interested in economics for years already. And now one of my favorite educational channels starts a series on it. You also seem to be approaching this topic from a different angle compared to other channels. Im soo hyped for this series. - Juice Ex Machina