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Organisations and management accounting

This free course, Organisations and management accounting, examines the nature of organisations, specifically their objectives and structure. Organisational objectives and structure determine management functions and responsibilities within the organisation.

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12 hrs
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Different types of business

A small grocery store run by one person and perhaps their family must pose quite different challenges from a multinational corporation with operations in many different countries. This free course introduces different types of business, depending on industry sector, size and type of ownership and discusses some of the ways in which businesses differ from each other.

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3 hrs
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Understanding operations management

Operations management is one of the central functions of all organisations. This free course, Understanding operations management, will provide you with a basic framework for understanding this function, whether producing goods or services or in the private, public or voluntary sectors. In addition, this OpenLearn course discusses the role of operations managers and the importance of focusing on suppliers and customers.

Free course
4 hrs
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Collective Creativity

Can the boundaries of the 'creative class' be broken down? Should they? How do creative people contribute to society and the economy?

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Money & Business 

Film: Creative or Cultural?

How does the UK view the importance of the creative and cultural impact of the creative industries, and which is more important?

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Money & Business 

Porter’s Value Chain and the Business of Film

What is Porter's value chain? How can it assist in the analysis of film production and distribution?

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You and your money

An important aspect of personal finance is the way in which individuals and households manage their debt, how much it costs and the different types of credit they can or cannot access. This free course, You and your money, explores these issues, with respect to the wider, changing, social and economic context.

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12 hrs