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Gain valuable skills to manage finances at home and at work

Being able to budget and plan financially, and weigh up the risks and rewards associated with borrowing and investment options are valuable skills in both your personal life and career.

With the Finance Fundamentals program from The Open University Business School, you can develop these skills, helping you get your own finances in shape and understand financial management principles that you can use at work.

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 professional and personal 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.

Courses

To get an award you will need to get a Certificate of Achievement for each course on this program. This means upgrading some courses to qualify for a certificate and buying a certificate separately on others. You will always need to complete at least 90% of each course and score an average of 70% or above on any tests to qualify for a Certificate of Achievement, regardless of whether you upgrade or buy the certificate separately.

Once you have qualified for and bought all Certificates of Achievement you will receive a FutureLearn Award.

This program will require 16 weeks of learning and cost a total of £196.00 + shipping.

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Charges to your account will be made in GBP. Prices in local currency are provided as a convenience and are only an estimate based on current exchange rates.

Delivered by expert academics

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

Learning outcomes

When you successfully complete the program, you will:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of principles, concepts and terms central to personal finance;
  • analyse, explain and improve financial decision-making;
  • interpret, communicate and use financial information in a way appropriate to your purpose and audience;
  • use numerical skills for learning and working;
  • and articulate and engage with relevant professional and ethical issues in personal finance.