This is a completely unique course, delivered by a brilliant teacher who brings over 25 years of economic experience to you. On completion of this course you will recive 18 CPD points and a CPD certificate of completion. From the foundation of the Euro to the Asian crisis, from the great property boom/bust of the Noughties to the rise of China and today’s massive expansion in central bank activity in the economy, David brings hands-on experience as a central banker, global strategist with large investment banks, bestselling author and award-winning economic commentator and financial documentary maker.


  • This course is packed with information, ideas and dynamic animations, which will help you understand not just what is happening in the world economy right now, but why it is happening.
  • Delving deep into economic history, we bring you right up to today, as we lift the lid on why the economy works as it does, why the authorities react as they do and how all this affects your livelihood, prospects and income.
  • This course takes a completely novel approach – one you will not see anywhere else – that makes your educational experience more like watching a lively documentary than sitting in a dry classroom.
  • Our motto regarding economics is “what is important is rarely complicated and what is complicated is rarely important”.
  • We will make economics simple without simplifying and our aim is to impart as much of our knowledge to you as effortlessly as possible so that you finish the course knowing how to join up all the dots and you understand why the global economic system works as it does.


Having never studied economics before taking David’s class my preconception of the subject was that it was boring and uninspiring. After the first class with David I realised that economics had a whole lot more to offer. The class covered an interesting array of topics that brought us on a journey from the origins of economics as a field of study right up to the present, including how the events of today have the potential to shape the future. All of this was achieved by linking the concepts of economics to tangible, real-world examples. I can’t recommend David’s class enough!




I found this course extremely engaging and profitable. Through the lens of current and past events, often vivid and sometimes anecdotic, I was introduced to the history and theory of macro economy. With this method, economic theory, otherwise out of reach to the non-initiated mind, became accessible and memorable. David McWilliams’ passion for economy is completely contagious and his pedagogical skills encourage a positive and constructive participation among the class. I felt elevated after this course and am confident in my ability to debate economic and political matters aptly.



– Pierre

Really enjoyed Economics with David McWilliams ! David’s view of economics and the world as a complex yet interconnected web of events, both economic, historical, and psychological is truly fascinating and insightful. David weaves an economic tapestry linking Dutch history, Spanish gold, the Great Depression, and the Global Financial Crisis, and shows that there is no substitute for passion in both teaching and learning.Engaging, fascinating, relevant, and up to date, I would really recommend David’s program



David’s lectures are interesting and entertainment but must importantly make economics real and tangible. He takes a serious theoretically knowledge and translates it into an understandable language and makes it relevant to real life. After the course I have a real interest in economics and the broad knowledge to build on in the future.





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