Course ID: EU

Markets, He Wrote: Looking for Clues into the Economy’s Direction

This presentation provides a detailed, data-driven update of the performance of the global, national and relevant regional economy. Special attention is given to key aspects of economic life, including trends characterizing financial, real estate, energy and labor markets (This program is available in a one to 4 hour format.)


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Gain a broad understanding of the risks that threaten the current U.S economic expansion, helping them better prepare their respective organizations for negative economic outcomes
  • Understand and identify key dynamics in the U.S. labor market, allowing them to better manage hiring and staffing costs
  • Gain a deeper understanding of regional economic dynamics and demographic trends, helping them to identify potential expansion opportunties

MAJOR TOPICS

Overview of Global and US Economies

  • Performance of global economy
  • Performance of US economy relative to global economy
  • Which segments of US economy are doing well and which ones are not
  • US labor markets
  • How all of the above will impact the economic environment in the US and the overall health of the real estate market in the US

    Overview of Maryland Economy

  • Performance of Maryland economy as compared to other states
  • Which segments of the state’s economy are doing well and which ones are not
  • Maryland labor markets
  • How all of the above will impact the overall health of the real estate market in Maryland

    Conclusion

  • Outlook for the global, national and local economy and sources of uncertainty including monetary policy/interest rates, budgetary policy, Affordable Care Act, geopolitics
  • Questions and answers

DESIGNED FOR
Key organizational decision-makers

FIELD OF STUDY
Economics

PREREQUISITES
There are no prerequisites for this course. An overarching objective is to present information in a manner that is accessible to people of diverse backgrounds.

COURSE PRODUCER
Business Learning Institute

CPE CREDITS
4.0

LEVEL
Update

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