Persian: Business and Economic Reporting Modules


ICFJ developed four training modules on business and economic reporting in Persian via IJNet. These self-study courses engaged participants in interactive learning activities at their own convenience. The first module, "An Introduction to Business Reporting and Writing" was launched in May 2008. ICFJ also launched a second online business and economic reporting courses in Persian.


The first course covered:
-Writing business stories that emphasize the human element
-Finding local, relevant story ideas in every sector of the economy
-Developing reliable sources for business news
-Avoiding and resolving ethical dilemmas

The second course covered:
Economic terms and trends such as GDP, Trade balance, exports and imports.
Banking and credit sectors
Foreign investment
Privatization

Two additional modules will focus on economic international financial mechanisms and comprehensive multi-sourced business stories.