The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is offering free online course on International Affairs: Globalisation. The course is aimed primarily at people interested in world events and global trends.
In this course, applicants will explore the pressing topic of globalisation and how it affects economics, politics and society with this online course. The course will start on .
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Course At Glance
Length: 4 weeks
Effort: 2 hours/week
Institution: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and Future learn
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Date to be announced
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is an institution of research and higher education dedicated to the study of world affairs, with a particular emphasis on the cross-cutting fields of international relations and development issues.
About This Course
Understanding globalisation – a topic that dominates political and economic discourse worldwide – is important for anyone who cares about our planet’s future and wants to help shape it. This online course introduces economic globalisation, and its impact on society past and present.
We’ll explore globalisation’s historical impact on humanity and the world’s economic geography; the broad-brush economics that explain how and why globalisation affects our lives; and how changes in globalisation require new approaches to economic and social policy.
Why Take This Course?
This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English. Applicants can get a verified certificate.
- How changes in globalisation require new approaches to economic and social policy.
- How and why globalisation affects economies, workers, and the international distribution of economic dominance.
- A firm understanding of globalisation’s historical impact on humanity and the world’s economic geography.
The course is aimed primarily at people interested in world events and global trends. You could be a social science or business student, or a decision maker in the public or private sector. No prior experience or qualifications are required.
Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva; President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London; and Editor of the policy portal VoxEU.org
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