Economics For Bankers Bahrain Institute for Banking & Finance

The main objective of this foundation course is to prepare the participants for the the CFA Level-I Preparatory Programme.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the factors that influence elasticities of demand
  • Describe the characteristics of different market structures
  • Describe how fluctuations in aggregate demand and aggregate supply cause short-run changes in the economy and the business cycle
  • Calculate and interpret the elasticities of demand (price elasticity, cross elasticity, and income elasticity) and the elasticity of supply
  • Compare GDP, national income, personal income, and personal disposable income
  • Interpret the four-firm concentration ratio and the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index

Target Audience

Investment analysts, financial analysts; entry and middle level risk management personnel; personnel concerned with back office; candidates preparing for CFA/PRM/APRM; entry and middle level traders

Entry Requirements

None required

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