R 280


Basic Economics


CPD Accreditation detail:

Professional Body: IOBSA

CPD hour allocation: CPD Hours (online learning): 3 CPD hours    

CPD accreditation number: IOB115

The following aspects are covered in this course: 

  • The economic and business environment and cycles
  • What is economics?
  • Main areas of economics
  • The economic cycle
  • Business cycle fluctuation
  • Impact of the economic cycle on asset classes
  • Inflation and disinflation
  • Government monetary and fiscal policies
  • Primary function of the Reserve Bank
  • Interest rates and exchange rates