10 Microeconomics courses (16 hrs) ... Accredited
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10 Microeconomics courses (16 hrs) ... Accredited

Micro economics (Oxford Diploma) plus new workbooks (Includes Economics English course)
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4.3 (113 ratings)
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Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 18 hours on-demand video
  • 16 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Explain how to interpret elasticity
  • Using demand and supply, illustrate price determination
  • Examine the impact of tax/subsidies
  • Apply ceteris paribus
  • Evaluate the sugar tax and other Case Studies
  • Decluttering and impact on economy
  • Minimalism
  • Recycling
  • Lean management
  • The art of letting go
  • Stroke risk - and what can be done
Requirements
  • It would be helpful if you had a pen and paper to practice the diagrams
  • You should be able to use a PC at beginner level
  • There is a lot of repetition in this basic course as these are key principles of Economics
Description

DO NOT ENROL ON THIS COURSE UNLESS YOU HAVE WATCHED THE SAMPLE LESSONS AND ALSO READ THIS COURSE DESCRIPTION. IT DOESN'T MATTER WHETHER THIS IS PAID FOR, A GIFT OR EVEN...FREE. IT STILL TAKES TIME TO WATCH. MAKE SURE YOU REALLY WANT TO DO THIS COURSE. THANK YOU.


BEFORE YOU ENROL:

1. Watch the Preview video

2. Watch the sample lectures

3. Thoroughly read this course description

4. Be fully aware that participation is encouraged - that means there are manuals (several) numerous discussions (Q/A sections) and regular Education Announcements

5. To achieve the Oxford Diploma requires quite a lot of work. To acquire the Completion Certificate you can just...watch. You can choose to do either, neither or...both. Questions are responded to quickly.

6. Remember too that this course includes an OPTIONAL course in Business Economics English.

Five reasons to TAKE THIS COURSE right now:

  1. You cannot lose - 30 day refund if you really really don't like the course BUT if you DO like it:

    a. updated lectures

    b. case studies based on very very current news items

    c. detailed responses to messages

    d. I constantly attempt to have a 'class atmosphere' e.g. throwing questions open to all

    e. regular Announcements that are not disguised sales ploys

    f. regular FREE access to numerous other courses offered by me

  2. I am a lecturer/teacher in Economics by trade i.e. I teach full-time for a living. I have been Principal, Director of Studies and Head of Economics. (Oxford, UK)  I have lectured in University, adult evening classes and also run over 50 seminars in the UK

  3. I am/have been an Examiner for FIVE different examination boards

  4. I have 100+ books on Amazon - many of them about Business/Economics

  5. The success of my students has been featured on the BBC, Daily Telegraph, The Times and I have been featured on TV in 2 countries.

MOTIVATION

I make courses on Udemy primarily because I enjoy the process of causing learning. Many of my courses are to improve lives. One of the Economics courses is to raise money for charity. (100% of revenue goes to the charity) Fundamentally this course is about helping you.

About the course

This is a course covering the key areas in micro economics at a beginners/intermediate level. It is the principles of economics that are emphasised, repeated and supported with notes. Very clearly explained and reinforced with notes and revision lectures. This course is IDEAL for the beginner who wants to advance quickly.

Topics covered:

  • Market failure

  • Taxation

  • Subsidies

  • Demand

  • Supply

  • Price elasticity of demand

  • Price elasticity of supply

  • Elasticity and how to interpret it

  • Elasticity - calculations

  • Elasticity - shape of curves

  • Elasticity - tax/subsidy incidence

  • Ceteris paribus

  • Consumer surplus

  • Producer surplus

This course is ideal for the BEGINNER who wishes to progress as well as someone with experience in studying Economics as the topics are pitched at several levels.

Why learn from me?

  • 5 years experience as a Buyer for a multinational car company

  • Owner of two companies in the Education sector

  • Trainer of Economics and Business teachers

  • 30 years experience in teaching/lecturing Economics in Oxford (UK) and worldwide

  • Highly responsive to questions asked relating to lectures

  • Constantly improving and developing courses at Udemy

REMEMBER ALSO THE NUMEROUS REVISION LECTURES!

At the end of the course are some case studies based on articles in August 2019. This is to give you the opportunity to check what you know - and then (if you wish) send answers in! (They are on the micro topics above such as taxes, elasticity, demand, supply etc)

REGULAR ANNOUNCEMENTS MAKE SURE THIS COURSE IS ALWAYS UP TO DATE.

December 2019

Two new workbooks added:

  • Christmas economics

  • New Year Economics 2020

Who this course is for:
  • University students who need to quickly master the Micro!
  • Beginners in Economics who wish a speedy progression
  • Anyone buying or selling services
  • Anyone wanting to ENJOY learning about Economics
  • All consumers
Course content
Expand all 130 lectures 17:53:44
+ Preview & Introduction
7 lectures 35:34
Maximising your enjoyment from this course (Part 2)
04:18
Maximising your enjoyment from this course (Part 3)
03:08
Maximising your enjoyment from this course (Part 4)
04:28
Maximising your enjoyment from this course (Part 5)
07:23
+ New to English? Start here!
8 lectures 01:17:57
Day One: Ask for Help
12:09
Day Two: Watch and Listen
07:49
Day Three: Write Down Words and Phrases
09:57
Day Four: Practice as much as you can (Part 2)
16:01
Day Five: Make time to study
06:25
Day Six: Five Websites
04:28
+ Introduction
45 lectures 06:02:30
More on elasticity
08:11
Consumer surplus
02:41
Revision
06:46
Cross elasticity of demand
05:45
Supply
05:12
Elasticity of supply
04:21
Elasticity interpreted
03:46
Surpluses & Min/Max price
04:48
Maximum rent
05:48
Demand for imports/exports
02:17
Demand curve shifts
06:14
VAT
03:14
Elasticity and tax
03:06
Subsidies
03:33
Externalities
05:28
More externalities
04:03
Positive externality in production
02:47
Social optimum
03:24
Negative externalities
02:25

The subject matter is tariffs. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Preview 10:25

The subject matter is free trade. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Free trade
19:47

The subject matter is competition and elasticity. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress! Why not have a go and post your answers?

Preview 21:12

The subject matter is elasticity of supply. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Elasticity of supply
08:27

The subject matter is competitiveness and elasticity of demand. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Competitiveness - elasticity of demand
21:05

The subject matter is import controls. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Import controls
07:25

The subject matter is the Housing Market. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Preview 13:46

The subject matter is competition - technology. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Competition - technology
20:49

The subject matter is uncertainty. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Uncertainty
15:36

The subject matter is terminology. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Preview 10:59

The subject matter is competitiveness (elasticity of demand). Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Competitiveness - elasticity of demand
17:38

The subject matter is elasticity of supply. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Supply
13:01

The subject matter is competition (elasticity of demand). Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Competition - Elasticity of demand
07:59

The subject matter is supply. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Supply
16:34

The subject matter is Gender Pay Gap. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

Gender pay gap
09:28

The subject matter is the sugar tax. Based round a newspaper article (very current) I ask a lot of questions...this will REALLY test your progress!

The sugar tax
18:29
+ Really really current revision section - elasticity, demand/supply
14 lectures 01:28:00
Introduction
05:37
Ice Cream
06:52
Trade War
06:51
Flagging Demand
05:11
The Margin is Important
05:27
Supply Chain Management
06:16
Soda
04:14
Insolvencies
05:14
Brand Driven Products
07:29
Pricing policies
06:36
Income threshold
08:09
Results differ
06:26
The NHI
08:36
+ The Japan Times series
4 lectures 23:48
Heat related
06:18
Whisky
05:48
Household Spending
05:20
+ Health
6 lectures 56:10
The Tax Model
08:45
Hypothecated taxes
09:06
Private Health Insurance
13:52
Social Health Insurance
07:03
User Charges as an Additional Source of Funding
08:10
Charging NHS Patients for GP Appointments
09:14
+ Obesity and Economics
6 lectures 01:30:07
Obesity - the prologue
05:38
Obesity pt 1
19:25
Obesity - pt 2
12:20
Obesity - pt 3
14:44
What makes a great teacher?
18:13
+ This is NOT Economics - but very important that you watch
6 lectures 01:00:58
Lecture 1
13:08
Lecture 2
13:17
Lecture 3
17:47
Lecture 4
06:08
Lecture 5
06:00
Lecture 6
04:38
+ The Micro economic impact of Brexit
11 lectures 02:15:07
Brexit is coming – what can I do?
16:54
Where will I live – what will I pay?
19:22
I’ve got a mortgage!
10:03
Save me!
08:38
Staycation?
11:20
Hope I die before I get old
08:27
Will I lose my job?
14:33
Can I flee abroad – by car?
08:18
This is all bad for my health!
14:43
Forced intermittent fasting?
16:22