Global Economy

Product code: IA0104


Delivery method

Delivery method


Virtual Classroom



9 hours (3 sessions of 3 hours)




Other Government Department Employee



Prerequisites (recommended)

This course will provide a highly interactive introduction to the key characteristics of today’s global economy in theory and practice. The course will look at topics including international trade, foreign direct investment, cross-country capital flows and currency movements, as well as how each of these dimensions of the world economy affects the others. It will focus on understanding Canada’s interaction with the rest of the world through these lenses.

Learning Objectives

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

  • explain the essential concepts of global economic analysis
  • describe the current financial, social, economic and geostrategic issues and challenges between economic and political powers in an increasingly interconnected world
  • examine the future of the global economy based on current trends and ongoing economic developments
  • discuss the implications of a rapidly rebalancing world for Canadian interests

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

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Legacy course code: 00016451

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Available seats
November 07, 2023, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (ET) IA0104-EN-2023-002 Virtual English Full
Date modified: 2022-07-11