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Macro- and Microeconomics e-Tutorial


The new Macro- and Microeconomics e-Tutorial offers a broad overview of economics. Upon completing the course, you'll be able to recognize general macro- and microeconomic concepts and how they relate to the finance industry.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the role of interest rates and how they affect the economy, including inflation and currency fluctuations.
  • Detail the five phases and three indicator types of a business cycle.
  • Recognize how the Bank of Canada's monetary policy affects the economy and mitigates the effects of the business cycle.
  • Recognize the elements of fiscal policy
  • Explain how taxation and government spending can be used to affect the economy.
  • Explain the concept of microeconomics as a subset of the whole economy.
  • Discuss how supply and demand affect the pricing of a product or service.

You will have access to learning material online for 12 months from the date of your enrolment.