Explore the concerns about rising generational and economic inequality in developed countries, with this free online course. From religious leaders to heads of state, everyone is talking about economic inequality. What form can such inequality take in different countries? What impact does it have on society? And why should it matter to you?
Has the baby boomer generation had it all?
This free online course will explore the growing concerns surrounding rising inequality in income and wealth in developed countries. You’ll scrutinise claims that the baby boomer generation has had it all, in terms of pension deals and affordable houses, while social and political changes have left younger generations struggling to find security for their accommodation and retirement income.
You’ll examine the causes and implications of growing economic inequalities and what can be done about them, by individuals, communities and governments.
Can we create a fair deal for everyone?
This four-week course is extremely timely: everyday a news report mentions the growing gap between rich and poor. In many countries, politicians and social movements are arguing about austerity policies and the future of the welfare state and public services, and how to come out of the crisis with a fair deal for everyone.
You’ll explore many different alternatives to achieve a more equal world for generations to come.
Your course guides are Dr Jerome De Henau, Senior Lecturer in Economics at The Open University, and Jonquil Lowe, Lecturer in Personal Finance at The Open University.
Este curso dotará a sus participantes con las herramientas que le permitirán llevar a cabo una planeación financiera personal y entender la necesidad de salvaguardar su patrimonio y recursos financieros, así como los requerimientos mínimos que se deben considerar para tomar buenas decisiones financieras.
Develop your knowledge of personal finance, such as how to control, invest and protect your finances. You will be shown how to set your goals and how to achieve those goals using an established, working savings plan. You will then learn the basic skills to get you started on building your wealth and then you will be shown the common mistakes people make with managing their money.
The Stavros Center for Economic Education of Florida State University (FSU) and Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship of Northern Michigan University will offer a six week cutting-edge, online course in economics and personal finance. Developed by a team of master economic educators, this course is for students who would like to learn more about economics, wealth and prosperity. This 16 module, multi-media course is understandable, easy to navigate, and focuses on what you really need to know about economics and personal finance. It will be taught by a seasoned online instructor.
Manage your money effectively by learning how to budget and save. What you do not know about money can really affect your entire life! Financial Literacy is a free, online introductory course about personal financial management. In this interactive multimedia course, a series of seven dynamic modules covering everything from how to set up your first bank account to planning for your retirement will put you on the path to financial fitness!
Neste primeiro MOOC do Brasil em educação financeira e bolsa de valores, elaborado pela área educacional da BM&FBOVESPA em parceria com o Veduca, você aprenderá por meio de linguagem simples e abordagem prática, a organizar suas finanças, evitar dívidas e a investir para conquistar seus objetivos.
It is an online course aimed at large-scale participation and open (free) access via the internet.
They are similar to university courses, but do not tend to offer academic credit.
A number of web-based platforms (providers Aka initiatives) supported by top universities and colleges offer MOOCs in a wide range of subjects.
How to Be a Successful MOOC Student - MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – enable students around the world to take university courses online. This guide, by the instructors of edX’s most successful MOOC in 2013-2014, Principles of Written English (based on both enrollments and rate of completion), advises current and future students how to get the most out of their online study, covering areas such as what types of courses are offered and who offers them, what resources students need, how to register, how to work effectively with other students, how to interact with professors and staff, and how to handle assignments. This second edition offers a new chapter on how to stay motivated. This book is suitable for both native and non-native speakers of English, and is applicable to MOOC classes on any subject (and indeed, for just about any type of online study).