THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

Business, International Relations
and the Political Economy

Analyse and anticipate the effects of global market changes and globalisation.

Duration

8 weeks, excluding
orientation

Effort

7-10 hours per week,
entirely online

Learning Format

Weekly modules,
flexible learning

ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH:

1

An understanding of globalisation and the current state of the global economy, as well as the disruption factors and effects on your business.

2

An analytical lens with which to interpret and draw insights from global events and their ramifications in local and global markets – shaped by leading thinkers and LSE experts.

3

A certificate from the London School of Economics and Political Science – a world-leading social science university.

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This course is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service, and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 80 hours of learning.

Note: should you wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is upon you. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and GetSmarter accept no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points.

Your Course Convenor

Dr Robert Falkner

Associate Professor of International Relations

Robert is one of LSE’s leading experts on international political economy and the role of business in international relations. He is the LSE Academic Director for the TRIUM MBA, ranked amongst the best eMBA programmes in the world by the Financial Times. Robert is the Research Director of LSE’s Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, and has been extensively published on topics including environmental politics and climate policy.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Learn to turn global news into insights and strategies as you follow your learning path through the weekly modules of this online course:

Orientation Module:
Welcome to your Online Campus
Module 1:
The evolution of globalisation
Module 2:
Business, production, and investment in the global economy
Module 3:
Governing the global system
Module 4:
Global power shifts
Module 5:
Contesting globalisation
Module 6:
Conflict and instability
Module 7:
Responding to disruptive forces
Module 8:
Corporate responses to a changing global environment

AN ONLINE EDUCATION THAT SETS YOU APART

This LSE online certificate course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals who've already had the opportunity to:

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Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from a world-leading social science university, entirely online and in your own time

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Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step

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Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones

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