Economics for Accountants


What happens to the economy plays the key role in determining the commercial environment we all operate in. Yet real economic understanding appears generally lacking, as Ireland's sudden economic descent from 2007 suggests. This course will provide participants with the intellectual tools to comprehend what's going on.

Venue details:  
Virtual Classroom, , Online
Start date & time:  
30 September 2020 09:30
End date & time:  
01 October 2020 12:30
By registering for this course you have accepted the terms and conditions
Training ticket cost:  
9.00 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Cormac Lucey


Product type:  
CPD course
Strategic finance and management reporting


This course will be delivered via Zoom on Wednesday 30 September 2020 and Thursday 1 October 2020 from 9.30am to 12.30pm. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the course is due to take place.

Who should attend

This course is suitable for accountants, and other business professionals, who need to closely track and comprehend what's going on in the economy

Course overview

  • Economics basics
  • Economic applications
  • Economic challenges

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Have a clear understanding of economic fundamentals and of the key challenges facing the Irish and global economy

Speaker bio

Cormac teaches finance, at post-graduate level, at the Irish Management Institute, University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin and Chartered Accountants Ireland. He is also a commentator on economic and current affairs on broadcast media and through his weekly columns with The Sunday Times (Irish Edition) and The Times (Ireland).