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The Open University
Business Fundamentals: Customer Engagement
Learn how to design your activities to engage customers through relationships instead of a one-off sale.
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Newcastle University
Cyber Security
This three-week online course explores practical cyber security including privacy online, payment safety and security at home
The Open University
Finance Fundamentals: Investment Theory and Practice
Explore the links between investment theory and practice. Examine investment strategies and performance. How do experts manage?
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Durham University
Leading and Managing People-Centred Change
Learn how to bring people with you as you lead or manage organisational change and navigate challenges to keep them on-board.
The Open University
The Digital Economy: Finance for Business Growth
Learn how to develop a funding strategy for your business; explore different types of finance and learn when, and how, to use them
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The Open University
Managing Public Money
Explore and understand how you can manage public money effectively to create and demonstrate value for citizens.
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Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management
Learn the basics of project planning and management so you can run effective projects at work or in daily life.
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UNESCO UNITWIN Complex Systems Digital Campus
Systems Thinking and Complexity
Learn how to use systems and complexity thinking to address a variety of social, managerial and policy problems.
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Purdue University
Improve Your Intercultural Competence
Develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to thrive in diverse workplaces.
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Queensland University of Technology
Social Media Analytics
How can you discover what’s being said about the things that matter to you on social media platforms, including Twitter?
The Open University
Business Fundamentals: Effective Networking
Learn how to build and sustain your network to enhance your professional relationships and open up career opportunities.
The Open University
Business Fundamentals: Project Management
Gain the basic skills to manage all phases of project lifecycles effectively, using the most appropriate methods and tools.
The Open University
Finance Fundamentals: Financial Services after the Banking Crisis
Explore the UK financial services landscape, how financial firms and their products are regulated and how consumers are protected.
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Kogod School of Business at American University
The Data Explosion and its Impact on Fraud Detection
Explore the origins of the current data explosion and learn the implications on fraud and fraud detection.
The Open University
The Digital Economy: Effective Supply Chain Management
Learn how to manage supply chains effectively in the digital era.
The Open University
The Digital Economy: Success through Market Segmentation
Explore how and why market segmentation can be used to improve business performance.
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Queensland University of Technology
Business Process Management
Understand the importance of process thinking today. Improve organisational performance through business process management (BPM).
The Open University
Management and Leadership: Leading a Team
Develop a business plan and build a team with one of two courses in the Management and Leadership program.
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University of Twente
Supply Chain Innovation
Understand how new technologies can make supply chains more sustainable and learn how to deal with today's trends.
Complex Information
Purdue University
Communicating Complex Information
Understand how to communicate complex information to lay audiences and develop your professional communication skills.
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City University of Hong Kong
Foundation of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in China
Discover how Chinese culture influences discovery, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship with this free online course.
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University of Bath
Modern Building Design
Learn how climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design and professional practice in construction.
RMIT University
Online Business: Customer Profiling for Success
Understand how to find and retain the most valuable customers with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
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Université Libre de Bruxelles
Commercialization of Social Enterprises
Find out how to avoid mission drift when transitioning a social enterprise or microfinance venture into a for-profit organisation.
Complex and Uncertain
University of Groningen
Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World
This course will teach you the first principles of complexity, uncertainty and how to make decisions in a complex world.
University of Leeds
Innovation: the Fashion Industry
Understand how big fashion retailers innovate and discover the story behind a favourite piece of your clothing.
University of Leeds
Innovation: the Food Industry
Learn how innovation has changed the food industry, the way we shop and how we manage the global issue of food waste.
University of Leeds
Innovation: the World's Greatest
Understand what innovation means and consider the history and developments of innovations that are important in our daily lives.
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Eindhoven University of Technology
Introduction to Process Mining with ProM
Learn how to use the free, open source process mining framework (ProM) to analyse, visualise, and improve processes based on data.
University of Leeds
Starting a Business 1: Vision and Opportunity
Interested in starting a business? This course will help you define your vision and discover opportunities to make it happen.
University of Leeds
Starting a Business 2: People and Networks
Find out how working with people and exploring networks can help you take your business to the next level.
University of Leeds
Starting a Business 3: Customers and Competitors
Find out how understanding and targeting your market can help your business stand out from the crowd.
University of Leeds
Starting a Business 4: Business Processes
Understand how business works and performance can be improved so that you can take your business forward and manage growth.
University of Leeds
Starting a Business 5: Managing Finances
Find out how forecasting and managing your finances can lead to a profitable and sustainable business.
University of Leeds
Starting a Business 6: Funding Your Business
Raising funds in an important when starting a business; find out which source of funding is most suitable for your business idea.
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The Open University
Managing My Investments
Gain the skills to manage your investments: analyse portfolio risk and plan your pension, with this free online course.
RMIT University
Online Business: Planning for Success
Take your online business from ideation to implementation with one of four courses in the Online Business Success program.
The Open University
Finance Fundamentals: Managing the Household Balance Sheet
This course explores household assets (investments and property) and liabilities (debts) and examines how these should be managed.
Middlesex University Business School
Social Enterprise: Growing a Sustainable Business
Learn how to grow a sustainable social enterprise in this free online course from Middlesex University Business School.
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The Open University
Managing My Money
Gain the skills to manage your personal finances: managing budgets, debts, investments, property purchase, pensions and insurance.
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