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Triversita Short Course: Economics

Course overview

This programme aims to improve the understanding of entrepreneurs, business owners, managers and people at all levels of society on how the economy works and impacts on industries, society, business and finance. It provides insights on how the economy impacts the performance of businesses and equip managers to be make better decisions under different economic conditions.

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What you will learn

  • An introduction to economics
  • Economic systems in perspective
  • Formulating an economic framework
  • The money market and monetary economics
  • International trade and finance
  • Labour economics

What you will be able to do

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the South African economic system
  • Read with insight and analysing economic data in a meaningful way
  • Demonstrate a sound fundamental knowledge and understanding of economic principles of local, national and international economic problems in order to make decisions for improved business performance

How tuition will be delivered

This is a distance learning course.

How long you will study

This course can be completed in 3 months. You have 12 months to complete the course.

To enter the programme you need

Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent

What materials you will receive

The programme fees include all study materials and postage expenses. Study materials include a textbook, study and solutions guide and a free USB drive containing videos and solutions playlists.

How much it will cost

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How you will be assessed

This course is assessed by Triversita and involves three written assignments.


This is a Triversita Provider Programme (*)

* Provider programmes are those skills courses offered by Triversita to develop and enhance the knowledge and skills of students in specific subject areas for continuous professional development and to improve performance in the workplace. These courses are non-credit bearing and not-registered in the National Qualifications Framework. Our provider programmes include both short courses and certificates.

What certificate you will receive

Upon completion of the course you will receive a Triversita Short Course Certificate.