Want to know more? 
 Enter your information below to receive the course prospectus from GetSmarter.  

*Required Fields

Get Your Course Prospectus

 By consenting to receive communications, you agree to the use of your data as described in our privacy policy. You may opt out of receiving communications at any time.    

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

THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

Business, International Relations and the Political Economy

ONLINE CERTIFICATE COURSE

GET COURSE PROSPECTUS

8 weeks, excluding orientation

7–10 hours per week, entirely online

Weekly modules, flexible learning

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.

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.

Course curriculum

  • 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

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

  • 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


Dr Robert Falkner
Associate Professor of International Relations
Robert is one of the 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.

Dr Robert Falkner
Associate Professor of International Relations
Robert is one of the 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.

Your Course Convenor

Your Course Convenor

You'll walk away with:

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.

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

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

2

1

3

This LSE online certificate course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join over 50,000 students globally who have already benefited from the opportunity to:

Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience that consistently achieves a course certification rate of over 90 per cent

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

An online education that sets you apart

Gain verifiable and relevant competencies, and recognition from a top-tier university, entirely online and in your own time

Copyright © 2019 GetSmarter. All rights reserved |Privacy Policy