A solid academic education in economics is important for those in the field of business economics; however, it is also critical to develop and maintain applied skills throughout your career. NABE offers a number of certificate programs designed to provide the skills you need to thrive throughout your career.
Certificate in Applied Econometrics
NABE periodically conducts its 4-day Certificate in Applied Econometrics program at Federal Reserve Banks. Unlike many academic econometric courses, which are often long on theory and short on practical applications, this program emphasizes business applications of statistical techniques and covers cutting-edge developments in economic methodologies and quantitative analysis.
Certificate in Time-Series Analysis and Forecasting
NABE regularly conducts its Certificate in Time-Series Analysis and Forecasting program at Federal Reserve Banks. This 4-day program is designed to boost your economic forecasting skills using employing real world examples of forecasting techniques and hands-on training. This seminar presents advanced statistical techniques, modeling strategies, and applications that you will put to use as soon as your return to your office.
Writing Skills for Business Economists and Analysts
NABE’s Writing Skills for Business Economists and Analysts provides essential skills and tools needed for effective communication of technical information to clients and end users of varying levels of sophistication.
NABE Certification Program
Request for Proposals / Content Providers
The National Association for Business Economics requests proposals from qualified, interested parties (course developers) who can design, develop, and deliver comprehensive training programs for business economists, as part of NABE’s forthcoming Certified Business Economist (CBE) certification program. The certification will be announced and launched in 2013. Course developers may submit a proposal for:
Communication and Presentation Skills for the Business Economist (Deadline: January 14, 2013)
Subject Matter Experts
NABE is currently seeking qualified leading business economists, Subject Matter Experts (SME) to assist in the structure, evaluation and oversight of the NABE Certification Program. If you are interested in participating, download the Content Management Working Group submission form for consideration.
- Applied Econometrics
- Economic Measurement
- Macro Economics
- Micro Economics
NABE Foundation's Certificate in Economic Measurement
The NABE Foundation's Certificate in Economic Measurement Seminar, offered annually in the Washington, DC area, will teach you how to find and use economic statistics. All attendees will earn the NABE Foundation's Certificate in Economic Measurement and will gain:
- a comprehensive knowledge of all major measures of U.S. economic performance including employment, prices, GDP, housing and home prices, and corporate profits;
- insight into how economic statistics are collected and compiled by Federal agencies and private sector data providers;
- familiarity with analytical techniques employed by top practitioners to evaluate economic data.
The next CEM program will be held July 29-30, 2013 in Arlington, VA.
New! Now you can earn your the NABE Foundation's Certificate in Economic Measurement at your own pace from the comfort of your home or office. Find out more about the online CEM program.
Certificate in Media and Corporate Communications for Quantitative Analysts
NABE's Media and Corporate Communications Certificate Program provides analysts with the tools they need to communicate their analysis and insight to non-economists. Whether delivering an internal presentation, an industry talk, or a media interview, the audience must understand what an economist is saying and how it impacts their lives or businesses directly or indirectly. Otherwise, valuable insight, ideas, and strategies may be lost due to a lack of understanding. This programs is filled with practical communication tips that can be applied immediately by economists and analysts in all fields and specialities. Whether you are a seasoned professional seeking to polish your media skills or an early-career professional wondering how you can better communicate your analysis with non-economist managers or clients in your firm or agency, or a road warrior looking for tips on tightening up the delivery of your presentations, NABE's Media and Corporate Communications Certificate Program is designed to provide the tools you need in just one day.
Contact NABE for the next available offering.