Canadian Economy Primer

Product code: IA0033

Upcoming sessions

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17 October 2022


08:30 to 11:30 EST


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Delivery method

Delivery method

Virtual Classroom




1.5 days




Other Government Department Employee


This course is available to other government department employees on a cost-recovery basis.

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 Pre-requisite (Recommended)

  • Fundamendals of Economics: Module 1 Microeconomics - ODS224
  • Fundamendals of Economics: Module 2 Macroeconomics - ODS225
  • Fundamendals of Economics: Module 3 International Trade and Investment - IA0262


This course will give participants a deeper understanding of economic phenomena as a whole and how they apply to their work at Global Affairs Canada. It will allow participants to situate Canadian economic data in an international context and explain why international trade is essential to our economy.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • identify the main characteristics of the Canadian economy, explain the structure of current economic activity, and the role of the State in economic activities
  • interpret Canadian economic data in an international trade context in order to make comparisons and draw conclusions and to understand why international trade is indispensable to the Canadian economy

Legacy course code: 00012310

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Status
17 October 2022 08:30 to 11:30 EST IA0033-BIL-2022-002 Virtual Bilingual Available More Info
Date modified: 2022-07-11