ISET is implementing a new training program, "Economics, Finance and Banking," with VTB Bank. The aim of the program is to introduce VTB Bank's employees to the major principles of economics, finance and banking.
The training program is now being conducted twice a week for 20 employees.
The ten-module training program is structured around the most important elements of economic understanding. The program covers how markets work in an open economy, how the exchange rate is formed, why we should worry about inflation, external disbalances, unemployment, what hinders economic growth, the benefits of free trade agreements, the role of the central bank, how monetary and fiscal tools work, etc. Each topic is based on real-life domestic examples that are the most pressing in Georgia.
The program's instructors include ISET graduates, who hold leading positions in various public and private sector organizations, and ISET Policy Institute's senior researchers.