What you'll learn

  • Economic diversification and complexity
  • The nature of growth and structural transformation
  • Organizational architecture and design
  • Policy implementation

Course description

Leading Economic Growth Online is a 10-week online executive program that examines approaches to shared growth and development, expanding a country’s productive capabilities and developing contextually-driven strategies for growth. You will gain an enhanced understanding of how to develop a set of policies and tools to detect distortions and design solutions to unlock growth. The concepts and frameworks you learn will allow you to design effective strategies for economic growth.

Course outline

  • You will have the opportunity to apply the concepts, frameworks, and tools you learn to your economic growth challenge.
  • To successfully complete this program, you will be required to complete all ten individual assignments and attend all ten peer learning group sessions.
  • Participants are expected to commit a minimum of 3 hours/week to live sessions and approximately 5 hours/week to self-study time. 


  • Edward S. Mason Senior Lecturer in International Development
  • Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy
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