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Open University program

Business Fundamentals

Develop your communication, networking, relationship building and project management skills with this flexible program of online courses from The Open University Business School.

Business Fundamentals

Gain valuable business skills to boost your employability and effectiveness at work

Being able to communicate with colleagues, network with peers, build relationships with customers and manage projects with success are valuable skills in today’s business environment.

With the Business Fundamentals program from The Open University Business School, you can develop these skills, boosting your effectiveness at work today and your long-term employability tomorrow.

Accessible for free on desktop, tablet or mobile and delivered in bite-sized chunks, the four online courses in this program provide a flexible way to support and demonstrate your continuing professional development (CPD).

When you complete all four courses and buy a Certificate of Achievement for each, you will earn a FutureLearn Award as proof of completing the program of study.

You can also complete these four courses as part of the Business and Finance Fundamentals program for academic credit from The Open University.

Open program

When you complete all courses, upgrade and earn a Certificate of Achievement for each, you will receive a FutureLearn Award as proof of completing the program of study and deeper subject knowledge.

Duration
16 weeks recommended learning
Price
$296 USD (course costs)
Overview
4 courses

How does our pricing work?

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$296 USD - Course Upgrades

Start learning for free

Yes, there's no obligation to upgrade any of the free courses on your program.

If you do choose to upgrade your courses, you'll enjoy the following benefits:

  • Unlimited access to the courses for as long as they exist on FutureLearn
  • Access to tests if the course has any
  • A certificate when you complete the course and score at least 70% on any tests

Please note: In order to take the final assessment and unlock the award or accreditation for the program, you must upgrade and attain a Certificate of Achievement for all of the courses in the program

How do course upgrades work?

Programs are made up of short courses, some of which you can join for free. If you want to spend more time on the material and better demonstrate what you've learned, you may choose to upgrade each course. You can upgrade your courses at any point after you enrol.

When you upgrade a course, you get unlimited access to the course material for as long as the course exists on FutureLearn. This means you can return to the subject whenever you like.

You'll also be granted access to any course tests, and the ability to qualify for a downloadable Certificate of Achievement to show what you’ve achieved.

Please note: In order to take the final assessment, you must upgrade and attain a Certificate of Achievement for all of the courses in the program.

Are these the final prices?

Yes. There are no additional fees. The price you see here includes everything - such as test fees, tuition and any additional accreditation provided by the course.

Delivered by expert academics

The Business Fundamentals program has been developed by The Open University Business School – a pioneering institution triple-accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB.

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