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Global Context.

Examine where your business ideas fits within the world - and the world or business.

Global Context.
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    8 hours

Critically evaluate case examples in relation to business processes and operations management in global contexts and apply this knowledge within a business development setting.

What topics will you cover?

  • Globalisation - what it means
  • The effect on business, positive and negative
  • Business Performance
  • Competitor Analysis

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at people who want to move into business management. It will be of particular interest to those looking to progress into senior roles or those with an interest in developing new business ideas.

Who will you learn with?

Returning to Coventry University after 28 years in the automotive industry is a great opportunity for me to apply some practical knowledge alongside some of the theoretical models.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established

    1992
  • Location

    Coventry

Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps, but you can complete them as quickly or slowly as you like
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control

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