Target Group:

Delegates, Organisers, Union Researchers, Industrial Officers and Officials

Course Description:

This course provides a basic overview of economic theory and policy, to assist participants to analyse and respond to standard economic debates regarding competitiveness, the costs and benefits of private and public sector activity, the economic effects of unions and collective bargaining, productivity and more.  

At the end of this course, participants will have been introduced to, and be more confident in discussing:

  • Major economic concepts and arguments

  • Theories of the role of labour in the economy

  • Alternative approaches to economic policy

Please ensure relevant approval has been granted by your union in accordance with its rules and elected official and note the cost of this course is $420.00 (GST inclusive) in person or $210.00 (GST inclusive) online.

Online

 Course 1 

  • Part 1 : 23 September 2021 from 9:00am to 12:30pm (AEDT)

  • Part 2 : 1 October 2021 from 9:00am to 12:30pm (AEDT)

  • Part 3 : 8 October 2021 from 9:00am to 12:30pm (AEDT)

  • Part 4 : 15 October 2021 from 9:00am to 12:30pm (AEDT)

Course 2

  • Part 1 : 12 November 2021 from 9:00am to 12:30pm (AEDT)

  • Part 2 : 19 November 2021 from 9:00am to 12:30pm (AEDT)

  • Part 3 : 26 November 2021 from 9:00am to 12:30pm (AEDT)

  • Part 4 : 3 December 2021 from 9:00am to 12:30pm (AEDT)

Cost is $210.00 per participant (TUEF Funded)

Brisbane

  • 7 – 8 December 2021 from 9:00am to 5:00pm (AEDT)

Cost $420.00 per participant (TUEF Funded)

This course is delivered with the support of The Union Education Foundation (TUEF) and The Australian Government Productivity Education and Training (PET) Fund.

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