Understanding the economy and coping with the economic environment is critical in today’s business performance, which is a major concern for managers and investors. The course will address macro-economic factors that may affect the performance of the business. Macro-economic factors include business cycles, interest rates, economic policy, inflation, unemployment, housing starts, money supply, and foreign exchange rates. For example, how the Fed’s monetary policy affects corporate earnings is stressed. A variety of economic statistics and indicators are also explained in depth.
Format: Online pdf (185 pages). Printed book available.
Prerequisites: Basic math
Advance Preparation: None
CPE Credit: 7 hrs.
Field of Study: Economics
Course expiration: You have one year from date of purchase to complete the course.
Course Revision Date: June 2017