ICB Economics - Aldes Training Academy

The ICB Economics course is one of three subjects prescribed for the ICB Intermediate Level Office Administration programme. Knowledge of Economics will enable students to interpret wider the world of business outside the company while simultaneously developing problem solving and analytical skills useful in making important business decisions given competition for resources within the company

Can be completed in 3 Months

Cost: R 3 300

Recommended for: General Office manager, Secretary, Human Resources Administrator, Labour Relations Administrator, Secretary

Course type

Here are some quick facts about the course.

  • Course duration: Can be completed in Three (3) Months
  • Type of course: Distance learning / correspondence
  • Assessment: Formative assessments / assignment and a summative assessment / examination conducted by the ICB
  • Accreditation: ICB as a Quality Assurance Partner of FASSET
  • Qualification awarded: You will receive your ICB National Certificate on completion of the Intermediate Level programme

Entrance requirements

You need the following to study this course.

  • Certificate: Office Administration NQF L5
  • Students have to register separately with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) as well as with Aldes Training Academy
  • Aldes Training Academy assists all students with their ICB registrations, at no extra charge
  • Please download and read the course payment and ICB registration details file, including our NEW Pro version package, for further information

Course Objectives

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What you will learn

This skills programme in Economics introduces the concept of scarcity and provides an analysis of how individuals and company behave given resource constraints. Knowledge of economics allows us to become informed perceptive decision-makers. .Economic analysis helps develop methodical ways of thinking and problem solving which can be applied throughout society and in business

Course contents

  • Module 1 An introduction to Economics
  • Module 2 Economic systems in perspective
  • Module 3 Formulating an Economic framework
  • Module 4 The money market and monetary economics
  • Module 5 International trade and finance
  • Module 6 Labour economics

Additional information

  • Certificate: Office Administration NQF L5
  • Students have to register separately with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) as well as with Aldes Training Academy
  • Aldes Training Academy assists all students with their ICB registrations, at no extra charge
  • Please download and read the course payment and ICB registration details file, including our NEW Pro version package, for further information

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