Learn how to add real value to your business
Do you have a business idea? Can your idea make a difference?
This course delves into the use of business model thinking and other business techniques to develop big business ideas into business opportunities.
You’ll learn how to assess the viability of your business idea and the value it could add to your business.
You’ll understand how businesses of all sizes can add value in a global market, and have real societal impacts and benefits. You’ll also understand the importance of a vision, mission and value proposition for your business.
What topics will you cover?
- Business model thinking
- Creating value
- Business strategy
- Business success and responsibility
When would you like to start?
Date to be announced
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Demonstrate business model thinking as applied within the context of developing a new business idea
- Justify the value that your business will add
- Assess the viability of your business idea
- Evaluate the importance of a vision, mission and value proposition for your business
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for those looking to move into business management. It will be of particular interest to those looking to progress into senior roles or with an interest in developing new business ideas.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.
What's different about this course?
Since 2017 you have been able to take a degree on FutureLearn. This free course is a bit like a starter course for a degree — it should give you a flavour of the degree subject but can also be your first step towards a degree qualification.
If you enjoy this course you can apply to join the program it’s part of to start working towards a degree on FutureLearn.
Don’t worry, you can still take the course without doing a full degree!
How do degrees work on FutureLearn?
Which program and degree is this course part of?
This course is part of the program Business Models and Processes , which is one of the building blocks that leads to degrees in Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (Cyber Security Management), Master of Business Administration (Health Care Sector), Master of Business Administration (Artificial Intelligence), Master of Business Administration (Sustainable Tourism), and Master of Business Administration (Marketing).
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