Build Business and Networking Skills That Advance Your Career

Become a Certified Business Economics Specialist - BESt™

Apply BESt™-certified, essential business and networking skills to stand out and advance to your dream job… even if you know very little about economics and finance!

Sign up before July 12th 2020 and get 35% off!

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Get on the business skill and networking path to the job and industry you want

Start with the end in mind. Then build these basic business and networking skills to excel in your dream job.

Many people are discouraged because they are stuck in a job from which they see no exit. Or, worse, you don't have a job and are looking for one, but you don't want to settle for a job without a future.

You're frustrated because you know you can succeed if you're given the chance. But you know that you need to stand out from the competition to get the chance. And you don't have the time or money to go back to school.

You recognize that you need networking opportunities but still feel helpless because you don't know how to proceed. You feel that more business skills, certification and help in networking could really move you forward.

It's painful because not much that you learned at school can be applied in the business, government or not-for-profit sector in which you work or want to work.

And you're frustrated because you cannot find an affordable program that lets you build your business and network skills on your own time, without tons of reading, and without time wasted commuting to class. 

You're discouraged because you know that you would really benefit from personalized guidance but can't get it.

There is a solution…

Become a Certified Business Economics Specialist - BESt™

The Business Economics Specialist program, BESt™, is a certified, affordable, video-based online learning centre and support system, that helps you learn key business and networking skills, at your pace. The program concentrates on the basic application of economics principles that drive business and not-for-profit organizations' success. We work with you to develop these on-the-job and networking skills so that you can find your path to the job and industry that you want.

Special offer! Enroll now and get a 35% discount ! 

 Use promo code: june2020


Here’s What You’ll Get When You Sign Up

Once you sign up, you will receive an email to set up your account password. You'll then have access to Econblox' comprehensive Business Economics courses and can start right away. If you have never studied economics and its application to business, you can expect each of Level 1 and Level 2 to take about 40 hours. If you have previously taken an economics course, it should be less. 

After each of Level 1 and Level 2, you schedule an online exam with our proctoring service. A pass is 60%. To get the BESt™ accreditation, you need a 75% or better grade on the Level 1 and Level 2 exams.

 At Level 3, we work with you to develop your networking skills and to apply your newly-acquired business economics skills in a corporate, entrepreneurial, government, or not-for-profit setting.   Expect to spend 60 hours in gaining current, practical experience at Level 3.  After successfully completing the Level 3 program, you receive your certificate.

Set Yourself Apart

Open doors and set yourself apart with this time-efficient business certification that can put you on a path to better jobs and pay.  We'll guide you

Advance Your Opportunities

Apply your new set of business economics skills to make more money for you and your employer - and open up advancement opportunities

Win Your Dream Career

Win the career that you want with powerful business skills and insights that you did not learn at school but are highly valued by business, not-for-profits and government

Don't Break the Bank

Costs are a fraction of most traditional education and certification courses.  Professional, short videos respond to visual-learning needs, creating a satisfying experience

Here’s what people are saying about Econblox

Econblox has been in business since 2004, originally pioneering the streaming of short films and educational video on the web. We have worked with students, small businesses, corporations, governments and universities since the beginning. We know how important visual-learning is to most people and we are experts at producing and delivering educational video. Thousands of students have used our professionally-produced videos and animations to learn about economics. We now offer stand-alone Business Economics Specialist Certifications to motivated people who want to advance their careers.

Emilie Johnsson

Graduate, Concordia University

Fast Film Tempo

"The videos are very concise and to the point...the application of real world examples makes them very easy to follow ... perfect length."

Ryan Besse

Graduate, McGill University

Real World Examples

"The films have a fast tempo that respond to students' attention spans and will help many tremendously. The animations are clear, sleek, and understandable."

Daniel Rivet

Executive Director

Consistently Engaging

"These guys demonstrated time and time again, their understanding of what it takes to create truly successful and engaging educational videos."

What you will learn in the BESt™ online program:

The Business Economics Specialist program contains three levels.  L1 and L2 cover the topics of applied Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.  You choose your path.  In Level 3,  we help you apply these business principles in live situations of your choice.  And we work with you to improve your networking.

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Microeconomics Level (L1 or L2)

In this stream, we first concentrate on economics topics that deal directly with the situations and decisions facing companies at both a strategic and tactical level.  Examples of topics that we cover include principles of supply and demand, consumer behavior, pricing to maximize profit, costs of production, competition and market structure.  We then move on to Macroeconomics for Level 2.  See a complete list of these topics.

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Macroeconomics Stream (L1 or L2)

In this stream, we first work on economics topics that affect companies, consumers, investors, government, interest rates, saving, and economic cycles at a country and international level.  This work helps you better understand the context in which you and your company are working.  Successful investors that understand this content gain an important advantage.  We then move on to Microeconomics for Level 2.  See a complete list of these topics

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Level 3 - Networking and Professional Development

In Level 3, we help you apply business economics principles that you learned in L1 and L2 to live situations of your choice.  In L3, we also show you the principles of business networking and help you begin or improve your lifelong business networking skills.

Great Business Videos Anywhere - Examples

This Natural Monopoly lecture video is just under two minutes in length and was shot in High Definition in Boston, near Fenway Park. The featured instructor is a lecturer at Northeastern University.

This Opportunity Cost in International Trade video is four and a half minutes in length and was shot in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The featured instructor is a lecturer at Northern Michigan University.

This Natural Monopoly key concept video is 37 seconds in length and was produced in Montreal. Animations are short and simple.

This short GDP Deflator vs. CPI video helps students understand the difference between these two measures of price levels.

What topics do these business economics videos cover?

  • Microeconomics (165 short videos and animations)
  • Macroeconomics (130 short videos and animations)
  • Math Basics for Economics (8 videos)

See a full listing of topics covered and videos

Sample Econblox Video Listing

Bonus

Enroll to get these Bonuses!

Unlike many online courses, you are not left to figure it out for yourself.  Econblox works with you so that you can succeed.  Here are three members-only bonuses that help get you to where you want to go, at no extra cost.

Bonus 1
Members-only privileges

Enrolling in the Econblox BESt™ program also gives you exclusive access to our members-only Facebook group and experienced internal advisors.


We show you how to build the business and social networks that will help you advance your career. We also support you with workbooks, reminders, exam preparation, and 1-on-1 coaching calls.

Bonus 2
Evergreen access to certification

If you have paid for any level of Econblox BESt™ courses and failed to meet your test objective, you have the right to re-take the test, at the then prevailing exam cost, to demonstrate that you have mastered the material.


Perhaps you achieved a 70% grade in your first exam attempt but want to try again to meet the 75% BESt™ accreditation level.  You can do so once during any six month period!

Bonus 3
Library and content access

Access to the complete and updated Level 1 and 2 Econblox libraries as long as you remain a member of our community. 


For a nominal annual fee of $95 we provide professional development courses,  coaching content and counselling content that supports your ongoing efforts to move your career forward.

About The Instructor and Program Director, Jay Moulton

Jay is a corporate finance and turnaround specialist, who has successfully applied Econblox principles to his own businesses and to others across North America. Jay has actively represented shareholders’ interests as a director or as an advisor to the Board of Directors of 25 different companies, beginning with the highly successful leveraged buy-out of Plastifab Industries, a leading plastics manufacturer.

In the Econblox project, Jay worked with hundreds of economics professors, teachers, consultants, PhDs, filmmakers, animators, and students to identify and illustrate the real-world economics concepts that give learners the biggest headaches, then to solve those problems with some of the best educational videos on the planet.

A graduate of the Harvard Business School MBA program, Jay is an Electrical Engineer and graduate of The Royal Military College of Canada. He is an accredited professional electrical engineer, a Past-President of the Harvard Business School Club of Montreal and a Governor of the Harvard Club of British Columbia. Jay actively mentors ambitious business and not-for-profit leaders and draws great energy from the Harvard University undergrad applicants that he interviews each year.

Here’s what people are saying about the course instructor

Where else can you get access to an experienced Harvard MBA and his team?  Jay has worked with hundreds of talented business people over his career.  Here are a few of their comments about working with Jay.

Terry Whipple

Executive Director,

Juneau County Economic Development Corporation,  Wisconsin

Incredible career event!

Jay showed up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to turn around my employer, a failing environmental remediation company.  I worked closely with Jay to accomplish the task.  We turned the company around in 9 months! Understanding economics, and its application in the real world, is an essential business skill and was key to my career advancement.  The Econblox videos are some of the best educational videos I have ever seen.

Sandy Liu

Marketing Executive and Entrepreneur

Fantastic training for highly applicable cross-sector skillsets

As a Harvard MBA who has worked extensively with not-for-profit organizations, it was great to find Jay. He is an experienced, multi-industry veteran, with relevant not-for-profit experience. His ability to transform complex business concepts and networking know-how to easily digestible courses is remarkable. These skills prove to be just as essential to career success in the not-for-profit sector as they are in the for-profit sector. I was able to quickly apply these learnings to both advancing my own career and leading my not-for-profit clients to success.

Robert Prasher

Enterprise Account Executive

Mentorship really makes a difference!

In the last five years, I have worked in corporate sales for companies including Microsoft, Xerox and Bell. I have excelled in my sales career because of my continuous education and ambition to do more. Combining my motivation and skill set with Jay's insights and experience has really helped me advance my corporate career and networking results.  Econblox's business economics course helped me better understand my clients' businesses. Econblox videos are superior to any other educational videos that I have seen.  I found that most online courses were not designed to be delivered online and didn’t engage.  Not this one! I highly encourage you to test drive these Econblox courses to see how they work for you.

This Course Can Help You Excel in Your Dream Career

Comparable accreditations cost much more than what the certified Business Economics Specialist program costs. We can offer a fair and low price, with great customer care, because we chose to invest in the professional videos, sophisticated learning platforms, and streamlined web-based systems that deliver our programs. Even our proctored exams are online.  We have been transforming education for quite a while.


In contrast to most programs, our Level 3 activities focus on working with you to take the key steps that empower your career advancement. Practical application of your skills to developing the career that you want is not what higher education institutions or most online courses do.

Compared to a Masters degree, the BESt™ certification is only a fraction of the cost. Although it's not the same as a Masters Degree, in our opinion, a BESt™ certification is actually far more practical. You will actually learn in our BESt™ program why we think that the higher education industry is facing massive disruption and why it is imperative that North American schools restructure their program delivery.

Compare our costs,  about $2,000 USD for BESt™ accreditation spread over three levels, to the costs that you would pay for a year at a traditional school, $25,000 to $40,000 per year.  

In the end, what matters is how you translate your investment in knowledge into a career that satisfies you. We focus on the practical application of the business principles and key concepts that you learn in our courses to advance your career.

LEVEL 1 MICRO StreAm

BESt™ certification - Level 1

$

895 USD

  • Coaching Calls
  • Access to All Modules
  • Three one-on-one development sessions
  • Access to Private Facebook Group
LEVEL 1 Macro Stream

BESt™ certification - Level 1

$

895 USD

  • Coaching Calls
  • Access to All Modules
  • Three one-on-one development sessions
  • Access to Private Facebook Group
Level 1 - Micro Stream

BESt Program - Level 1 Micro Stream - 6 payments

$

150

/month

  • Coaching Calls
  • Access to All Modules
  • Three one-on-one development sessions
  • Access to Private Facebook Group
Level 1 - MACRO Stream

BESt Program - Level 1 Macro Stream - 6 payments

$

150

/month

  • Coaching Calls
  • Access to All Modules
  • Three one-on-one development sessions
  • Access to Private Facebook Group

Course Enrollments close on July 4th 2020

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30-DAY 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE

If you are not completely satisfied with our videos, course content, and support, just let us know within 30 days of signing up for the course or program, and we will refund 100% of your signup payment.

The best part is:

If you think there's a slight chance that an Econblox course or program can work for you, you should enroll today.

Because you can try the material, ask us questions...and see if it's right for you over the next 30 days. No guess work needed. Use the material, ask questions, and see for yourself.

If it works, you will have made a huge step forward in advancing your life-journey of success. If it doesn't work, we refund your money.

That is a win-win proposal!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much time will I need to invest in the BESt program?

Level 1 requires about 60 hours of study. Level 2 requires another 60 hours of study. Level 3 takes about 60 hours of your time. The more time you invest in your networking, the more you will advance. You do it all on your schedule.

Do I have to achieve a minimum grade?

You need a minimum of 60% to pass each level. To achieve the BESt certification you need to achieve 75% or more. In the event that you do not achieve a grade that satisfies you, you can re-take the proctored test once every 6-month period at the then cost of the test.

Is this a degree or diploma program?

No, it is not. It is a practical, real-world certification that you successfully learned key business principles, on your schedule, using tools that are designed for visual learners. Econblox is a for-profit, private company that provides certification, coaching, and a knowledge platform that can boost your career and help you grow wiser in an increasingly complicated world.

Is there a deadline for achieving the BESt certification?

No, there is no deadline. You learn on your schedule. You pay for Level 1 and Level 2 learning as you progress. After 18 months, you pay $95 per year to retain access to the BESt content, continuing to learn and update your skills at your own pace.

How does the proctored testing work?

Once you have completed the Level 1 or Level 2 material to your satisfaction, you schedule your exam date and time with our proctoring service. You then take a 90-minute, remotely proctored exam at your computer in a quiet setting. You will need a simple computer camera - the same equipment you would require for a Skype or Zoom call.

What happens in Level 3?

In Level 3, we provide you with further online training that focuses on helping you apply your business economics skills in a real-world setting. You choose where you want to apply your knowledge. We can set up internships or create other projects in which you apply your skills - all in a non-threatening environment. Or, choose to apply your new skills in your current job. Level 3 also helps you develop and apply your business networking skills. 

How fast can I complete the training?

You choose your pace. Each level takes between 40 to 60 hours to complete.  That's an estimated 150 hours to complete all levels. If you have a pre-existing knowledge base, it may take you less time.  Could it be completed in less than 2 months?  Yes, it's quite possible.  Most enrollees will work on the program part-time and complete in 6 to 12 months.

How much does Level 3 cost?

Level 3 costs $295 USD.

LEVEL 1 Micro Stream

First level of BESt™ certification

$

895

  • Coaching Calls
  • Access to All Modules
  • Three one-on-one development sessions
  • Access to Private Facebook Group
Level 1 Macro Stream

First level of BESt™ certification

$

895

  • Coaching Calls
  • Access to All Modules
  • Three one-on-one development sessions
  • Access to Private Facebook Group
LEVEL 1 - MICRO STREAM

BESt Program - Level 1 Micro Stream - 6 payments

$

150

/month

  • Coaching Calls
  • Access to All Modules
  • Three one-on-one development sessions
  • Access to Private Facebook Group
LEVEL 1 - MACRO STREAM

BESt Program - Level 1 Macro Stream - 6 payments

$

150

/month

  • Coaching Calls
  • Access to All Modules
  • Three one-on-one development sessions
  • Access to Private Facebook Group

We are dedicated to your success

Whatever your background, don't worry about what you have done to date. What you do today is what counts. Begin with your goal in mind, then take action. Some of the most successful business people with whom I have worked, only had a high school education. Others had PhDs. The successful ones know how to apply basic business principles. Join our BESt™ program and we'll help you understand some of those key business principles and we'll work with you to practically apply them so that your career can become a success too!

Want to find out more?

Econblox (A division of Toteflix Inc.)

Phone:  778-373-6149

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