Global Economy

Product code: IA0104

Upcoming sessions

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31 October 2023


09:00 to 12:00 EST

07 November 2023


09:00 to 12:00 EST

13 February 2024


09:00 to 12:00 EST

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Delivery method

Delivery method


Virtual Classroom



1.5 days




Other Government Department Employee


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Prerequisites (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 provide a highly interYes 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

Legacy course code: 00016451

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Status
31 October 2023 09:00 to 12:00 EST IA0104-FR-2023-001 Virtual French Available More Info
07 November 2023 09:00 to 12:00 EST IA0104-EN-2023-002 Virtual English Full More Info
13 February 2024 09:00 to 12:00 EST IA0104-FR-2023-002 Virtual French Available More Info
20 February 2024 09:00 to 12:00 EST IA0104-EN-2023-003 Virtual English Available More Info
Date modified: 2022-07-11