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Beginner Level

Individuals of all ages or backgrounds seeking a framework for an economic worldview they can apply to their lives and decisions.

Approx. 24 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Develop an economic worldview of questions of social and planetary resilience.

  • Communicate and discuss real-world economic issues, their historical context, and how they affect our society today.

  • Act on your new understanding of capitalism and markets by bringing a critical lens to the world around you.

Skills you will gain

  • Global Perspective
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Critical Thinking
Flexible deadlines
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Beginner Level

Individuals of all ages or backgrounds seeking a framework for an economic worldview they can apply to their lives and decisions.

Approx. 24 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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Parsons School of Design, The New School

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Week 1
3 hours to complete

Why a Worldly Philosophy?

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2
Week 2
4 hours to complete

Common Good, Private Purposes

4 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 73 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Week
3
Week 3
8 hours to complete

Power at Work

8 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 80 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Week
4
Week 4
4 hours to complete

The Promise and Disappointments of Globalization

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 73 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz

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