EU Economic Governance

How does the Eurozone work? From crisis response to solidifying the institutional framework

11 - 13 October 2021 / Online

About the course

This interactive course is delivered by experienced professionals and designed for participants to learn about EU economic governance, and how fluctuations in the financial markets in recent years have impacted the economies of the individual countries of the euro-area as well as its central governance at EU-level.

After a general introduction to the EU's current economic policies and integration efforts, practical online sessions and exercises will help participants understand how the European and euro area’s economic governance has evolved and will further cope with ongoing challenges such as the recent decline of financial markets in the wake of the worldwide pandemic caused by Covid-19.

Main topics are:

  • Evolution of the EU’s economic integration;
  • Economic and fiscal policy;
  • Banking Union and Capital Markets Union;
  • The role of the ECB and the extent of its mandate;
  • How the EU is equipped to handle economic and financial crises;
  • The European Union's Multiannual Financial Framework.

Learning methodology

The course will take place on MS Teams, which allows for a highly interactive online learning experience. Participants will be able to:

  • See and interact with the trainers and their peers during the training sessions;
  • Follow the lectures and presentations;
  • Have access to collaborative whiteboards;
  • Extend the interaction with fellow participants and trainers thanks to chat channels available throughout the duration of the course;
  • Consult training material and resources uploaded in advance.

All in all, it will create a unique virtual space for learning, networking and exchange.

The programme combines training sessions on both substance and skills:

  • Interactive training sessions examining theoretical and practical aspects of EU economic governance;
  • Debates to promote networking and exchange experiences with lecturers and peers.

Why participate?

  • Update and improve your knowledge and understanding of the EU’s economic governance and the reforms taken in the wake of the financial crises;
  • Explore the role of the EU’s economic policy and economic governance on national economies;
  • Find your way amidst the recent developments in financial markets;
  • Enjoy a unique opportunity to learn in a multicultural environment and extend your personal and professional networks;
  • Join the exclusive LinkedIn group for the alumni of the course.

 

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