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Understanding the economy and coping with economic trends is critical in today's business environment. Managers and entrepreneurs must keep abreast of the current economic trend and attempt to see how their business is affected.

This 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, money supply, and foreign exchange rates. For example, how the Fed's monetary policy affects corporate earnings is stressed.

Contents:
  • Understanding Economic Data & Indicators
  • The Scope of Economics
  • The Basics, Concepts, & Tools of Economics
  • Fundamental Macroeconomic Concepts
  • Measuring Economic Activity
  • Equilibrium Output & Income
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Money, Financial Markets, and the Banking System
  • Monetary Policy
  • International Trade and Finance
Course Format

Upon ordering this course, you will immediately receive instructions how to download the course as an Online pdf document. Included in this email will be log-on instructions for taking the certification exam. You have one year from date of purchase to complete the course.

Exam Format

After you have completed reviewing the text material, you may take your exam in our convenient, untimed online format. Tests average 5 questions for each CPE credit offered. For example, a CPE test worth 20 credits would include about 100 questions.

A score of 70% or better is required to pass this course, although there is no limit to the number of times you may take the exam in order to pass.

CPE Certification
When you successfully pass the exam, your Certificate of Completion will be displayed on the screen. Print it out on your printer by using the “Print” command in your web browser.

This course is accepted in all but the following states for CPE credit: FL, MN, MS, OR, SC, & TN.


Course Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Field of Study: Economics


About The Author

Dr. Jae K. Shim is one of the most prolific accounting and finance experts in the world. He is a professor of accounting and finance at California State University, Long Beach and CEO of Delta Consulting Company, a financial consulting and training firm.

Dr. Shim received his M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley (Haas School of Business). Dr. Shim has been a consultant to commercial and nonprofit organizations for over 30 years.
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Understanding the Economy Online course
  • Course ID:
    187583
  • Duration:
    n/a
  • Price:
    $117