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Growing leaders

Economist Education offers executive-education courses that draw on the rigour and concision of the world’s experts alongside global thought leaders to provide excellence in learning. Covering a range of subjects, courses offer practical insights and specialist skills to participants from all walks of life.

The Economist Group believes in maximising learning opportunities for all at an early age. Its charity, The Economist Educational Foundation, specialises in educating and informing underprivileged young people worldwide.


Executive Education

Evolve your perception

Crafted by The Economist’s journalists, Economist Education’s courses combine expert analysis with real-world knowledge. Our online courses cover subjects as diverse as data storytelling, climate change, fintech and international relations, equipping professionals with the essential skills they need to flourish in business.

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Business writing and storytelling

Take a “tools, not rules” approach to master writing for business. This six-week online course shows you how to communicate clearly, concisely and authoritatively while avoiding jargon and clichés.

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Data storytelling and visualisation

This two-week online course explains how to work with data to make better decisions. You’ll explore data visualisation, develop a “data mindset” and gain the tools to use numbers effectively to solve real problems.

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Critical thinking

Our two-week online course provides the tools and skills to avoid cognitive bias, reason with rigour and harness artificial intelligence (AI) effectively.

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International relations and the future of geopolitics

Centred on the US-China rivalry, this six-week online course is intended to deepen your understanding of geopolitics with specialist insight on the key issues.

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Climate change and sustainability in business

Get a practical grounding in the science and economics of climate change, examine the business risks and analyse corporate decarbonisation strategies in this six-week online course.

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Fintech and the future of finance

This six-week online course equips you with a future-focused view of the major issues, from personal fintech to blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

"While I've come to expect no less than world-class content on the subject matter of this course from The Economist, I can say that I found it to be utterly engaging, thought-provoking and educational. The online learning experience was sensational and in my opinion sets a very high bar for other educators.”

Dave Dominy

CEO, FIRMA Foreign Exchange Corporation

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