Economic Literacy for a Green Economy (Online Training) - Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 12:00pm to Friday, April 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
Beginning March 1, 2017, the program consists of a series of six modules that will build organizational capacity by increasing the knowledge and understanding of economic concepts and their role in supporting a green economy. The training stream takes a case-based approach to address key economic concepts, their assumptions, key measures and gaps, and their strengths and limitations.
- Assessing the strengths and limits of markets
- Valuing unpriced environmental benefits and damages
- Rewarding pro-environmental behaviour
- Reconciling trade-offs to inform public decisions
- (Re)defining economic progress and sustainability
- Reorienting the economy for the 21st Century.
Learn at your own pace, in your preferred setting, with specially developed video tutorials and quizzes plus live one-on-one coaching from a professional economist. No prior knowledge or experience in economics is necessary.
Who should participate?
- Urban planners
- Banking and Financial Services personnel
- University/college students and professors
- Forestry professionals.
Benefits of participating:
- Learn of the latest innovations in economic theory and how they can evolve the economy
- Regular one-on-one coaching with the course instructor
- Certificate upon completion.
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