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Intro to National Accounts NPT

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Training Room 2, Newport

Newport

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This is a one day classroom session, aimed at introducing participants to the different approaches to measuring Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The course will also introduce the Balance of Payments, the division of the economy into sectors, and balancing theory and practice.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, participants will be able to;

• describe the three approaches to measuring GDP;

• understand what is included in the Balance of Payments;

• list the characteristics of the sectors in the UK;

• understand why we need to balance; and

• identify the participants in the economy and the transactions that flow between them.

Method of delivery: This is a one day taught session, delivered at the Newport ONS site only. This may be taken as a one-off module, or in combination with other modules as part of the SA Scheme.

Target audience: This is aimed at any ONS/GSS staff who are interested in increasing their knowledge and understanding of the UK National Accounts system.

Event Length: One day

Cost and pre-requisites: The cost of this course is free to ONS staff. For Government staff who are external to ONS, the course fee is £116. There are no pre-requisites for this course, unless being undertaken as part of the SA Scheme.



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