Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to Understanding COVID-19: Economic Outlook

    • Understanding COVID-19: Economic Outlook

    • Introduction to Understanding COVID-19: Economic Outlook

    • Course Information

  • 2

    Section 1: COVID-19 Overview

    • Pandemics: Viruses and Viral Reproduction

    • COVID-19: Definition, Symptoms and Transmission

    • Groups at Risk

    • Deadliness vs Contagiousness

    • Immunity and Immunisation

    • Herd Immunity

    • Flattening the Curve and its Significance

    • Flattening the Curve

    • Protective Measures

    • Do you know?

  • 3

    Section 2: Strategies Against COVID-19

    • Strategies to Counter Pandemics

    • Natural Herd Immunity: The Risks

    • Mitigation and Suppression

    • Mitigation Strategy

    • Suppression Strategy

    • Advantages to a Suppression Strategy

    • Designing a Sustainable Strategy

    • A Review of Policies and Recommendations

    • Do you know?

  • 4

    Section 3: Identifying Social and Health Risks in Lockdown

    • Mitigating Risk: A Government’s Task

    • Essential Healthcare and Social Risks

    • Vulnerable Populations

    • Risks in the Education Sector

    • Opportunistic Crimes

    • Intervention Opportunities

    • Guidance Resources

    • Guidance Resources for Download

    • Do you know?

  • 5

    Section 4: Transitioning into the New Normal

    • Economic Recovery

    • Government Risks

    • Re-opening of Industries

    • Public Funds in Recovery

    • Pandemic Effects

    • Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

    • Genuine Progress Indicator and Inclusive Wealth Index

    • Prevention

    • Do you know?

  • 6

    Section 5: Forecasts on a Post-COVID-19 Future

    • Pandemic

    • Studies

    • Global Summits

    • Finding a Solution

    • Conclusion

    • Knowledge Review