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MIT Sloan School of Management (Get Smarter) Economics for Business Online Short Course
MIT Sloan School of Management (Get Smarter)

Economics for Business Online Short Course

Cambridge, USA

8 Weeks


Part time

USD 2,800

Distance Learning



Gain the tools to recognize and react to the economic forces shaping your business.

Large-scale economic trends can profoundly affect businesses of all sizes, whether it’s inflation, governmental policy, or changes in market demand. For contemporary organizations to remain competitive, executives must account for the impact in their strategic decision-making. The Economics for Business online program from MIT Sloan offers you the opportunity to explore economics from a business perspective, guided by renowned economist Professor Roberto Rigobon. You’ll be exposed to an engaging mix of case studies, narratives, and problem-solving activities designed to build your understanding of macroeconomics. On completion, you’ll be able to apply your knowledge to interpret and manage economic change within your organization.

An online education that sets you apart

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  • Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones.

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