Basics of Economics (College Level)

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Welcome to course on "Economics for Accounting and Finance Professionals"

Finance, Accountancy and Economics are three different business subjects but with inter dependence, similarities and of course distinct differences.

If one has to excel in any of the above one domain (Finance / Accountancy / Economics) he should have strong understanding of main domain and basic understanding of other two domains.

Hence, this course will provide basic knowledge on Economics for Finance and Accounting Professionals.

So, what is Economics is all about?

Its about making choices.

Its not just about money.

It is about weighing different choices or alternatives.

So, there are variety of modern definitions for economics. Some of the differences may reflect evolving views of the subject or different views among economists

By studying Economics, you will understand two fundamental facts;

a) Human beings have unlimite...

Welcome to course on "Economics for Accounting and Finance Professionals"

Finance, Accountancy and Economics are three different business subjects but with inter dependence, similarities and of course distinct differences.

If one has to excel in any of the above one domain (Finance / Accountancy / Economics) he should have strong understanding of main domain and basic understanding of other two domains.

Hence, this course will provide basic knowledge on Economics for Finance and Accounting Professionals.

So, what is Economics is all about?

Its about making choices.

Its not just about money.

It is about weighing different choices or alternatives.

So, there are variety of modern definitions for economics. Some of the differences may reflect evolving views of the subject or different views among economists

By studying Economics, you will understand two fundamental facts;

a) Human beings have unlimited wants; and

b) The means of satisfying these wants are relatively scarce

and the above form the subject matter.

By taking this course, you will learn

i) What is Economics

ii) Definition and Scope of Economics

iii) Nature of Economics

iv) Methods of Study of Economics

v) Economic Problems

vi) Theory of Demand

vii) Law of Demand

viii) Expansion and Contraction of Demand

ix) Demand Curve

x) Elasticity of Demand

Based on students engagement level, further courses will be added on the topics like

Theory of Production and Cost, Price Determination in Different Markets, etc.

This course is structured in self paced learning style.

You will experience virtual class room with black / green board writing and lectures with supporting lectures.

Take this course to understand the basics of Economics.

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