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Gain insights into three emerging trends that are disrupting traditional business practices

The Business Futures program covers three emerging business trends – the Sharing Economy, Sustainable Business through Green HR, and Omni-channel shaping retail and supply chains. Each of these are disrupting traditional business practices, offering huge potential for enterprises that are prepared to respond to these trends.

This program will ensure you’re versed in each of these areas, so that you will have the knowledge to create change in your own workplace and consider how these trends might affect the future of work.

The Business Futures Program is accessible on desktop, tablet or mobile and delivered in bite-sized chunks, providing a flexible way to enhance your knowledge in understanding what drives the sharing economy, how to think sustainability through Green HR, and what is shaping and disrupting retail and supply chain.

When you complete all three courses in the program, and buy a Certificate of Achievement for each course, you will be eligible to undertake a final assessment course. This assessment can lead to the award of 12 credit points towards an approved RMIT University College of Business Master’s degree, including the Master of Commerce or Master of Human Resource Management.

Courses and assessment

Complete 90% of each course and score an average of 70% or above on any tests within it, to be eligible to buy a Certificate of Achievement for it. Complete all courses and buy all Certificates, to be eligible to take a final assessment course. Pass the final assessment course to earn 12 credits, applicable to RMIT's Master or Commerce of Master of Human Resource Management.

This program will require 9 weeks of learning, plus 3 weeks of assessment, and cost a total of £457.00 + shipping.

Learn from expert academics and successful entrepreneurs

RMIT has established a solid reputation for excellence in business leadership, drawing on knowledge from both research and firsthand experience of business environments.

On this program you’ll learn from a mix of successful entrepreneurs and leading academics who are experts at identifying and utilising emerging business trends.

Learning outcomes

The Business Futures Program has been designed for anyone looking to improve their business skills and increase their knowledge of business trends. Completing all three courses in this program will enable you to

  • Understanding contemporary international business issues and their evolution from a sustainability perspective;
  • explain the principles and practices of international business and examine the complexities affecting various stakeholders;
  • understand the range of processes and institutions affecting international business within the globalised economy;
  • and assess the socio-political, ethical, regulatory and environmental issues multinational corporations in the global marketplace.