Illustrative course outlines

At OTC we believe in tailoring our courses to meet each client’s specific requirements.  The illustrative course outline below gives an indication of the type of course content that we’ve been asked to deliver. For more information call us on +44 20 7700 3330 or email

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Money, Interest Rates and Key Economic Indicators

What is covered?

Participants will gain a greater understanding of key economic concepts and more confidence in discussing and applying economics with colleagues and clients.  The course will cover central banks, interest rates and indicators.

Who will benefit?

Participants with no background experience in economics looking for a basic grounding in economic concepts and indicators.

Course content

  • Show how a central bank controls the money supply and influences interest rates
  • Explain how interest rates impact the economy
  • Detail the structure of the economic cycle
  • Identify leading, coincident and lagging indicators
  • Outline how changes in economic indicators impact the wider economy


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