Capital humain

Exploring the social, political and business environment of Luxembourg

Objectives
The House of Training, in close cooperation with the American Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg and the OLAI, is launching a new series of four courses on Luxembourg’s economy and its institutions. It is especially targeted at professionals and residents with English as first or second language who are interested in understanding the Luxembourg economy and the national economic news better. Particular emphasis will be put on critically assessing the results, i.e. the outcomes and impact of the national policy-making process. Where possible, considerations as to how the current institutional settings affect policy outcomes will be made
Programme

1. A history of the Luxembourg economy with a focus on foreigners’ contribution to its development: issues of voice and accountability.

-       Presentation of the country’s socioeconomic evolution since its industrialisation, with a focus on foreigners’ contribution to the economy.

-       Presentation of the political system and of the private sector’s voice in the system.

 

2. A sectoral presentation of the Luxembourg economy : where are we heading? 

-       Brief presentation of the Luxembourg economy’s main sectors with a special focus on the financial sector.

-       Luxembourg policy-makers’ efforts to diversify the economy, notably towards the ICT, logistics and the health and biotechnology sectors.


3. The Luxembourg education system and the labour market.

-       Presentation of the Luxembourg education system: curriculum content and institutional features.

-       Presentation of key features of the labour markets.

 

4. The national budgetary system and fiscal policy.

-       Presentation of the evolution of the state of public finances in the past decade.

-       The Luxembourg budgetary process.

Target audience

- Professionals
- Entrepreneurs
- Foreign residents
- Any individual willing to discover Luxembourg’s economy, its mechanisms and the key challenges ahead

Duration

8 hours distributed in 4 sessions taught at the pace of one session per week.

Certificate

At the end of the training, the participants will receive a certificate of participation delivered by the House of Training.

Partners
American Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg
Office luxembourgeois de l'accueil et de l'intégration (OLAI)
Course material

The course material can be downloaded free of charge via your portal five days before the start of the course. During registration, you have the possibility to order, against payment, a printed version of the course material which will then be given to you at the beginning of the course.

Formation
Formation
& Examen
Examen
8 heures
Chambre de Commerce du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
voir affichage sur place (Chambre de Commerce du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg)
7, rue Alcide de Gasperi
Luxembourg, L-2981
Luxembourg
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100,00 EUR