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Hard Evidence: what do SMEs think about #indyref?

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Hard Evidence: what do SMEs think about #indyref? Creative commons image Credit: Stuart Antony under CC-BY-NC licence New content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Sep 2014
With banking giant RBS announcing they'd quit an independent Scotland, a recent survey shows the opinion of smaller businesses.

MK Dons manager Karl Robinson on leading a winning team

MK Dons manager Karl Robinson on leading a winning team Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Updated 27 Aug 2014
As MK Dons hit the headlines beating Manchester United 4-0, find out what manager Karl Robinson thinks on how empowering your team is a crucial...

The energy dilemma

The energy dilemma Creative commons image Credit: Lee Haywood under CC BY-SA 2.0 license
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Aug 2014
How can the Government balance voter and industry expectations of the energy market in the lead up to the next election? 

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The business of football

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The business of football Updated content
Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 17 Sep 2014
Welcome to this free new OpenLearn course produced by The Open University working in partnership with The Football League Trust. If you are...

Stakeholders in marketing and finance

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Stakeholders in marketing and finance Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 2 hours Updated 03 Sep 2014
This unit comprises two sections introducing the idea of customers and stakeholders for financial information. It also contains two activities in...

Managing My Money alumni

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Managing My Money alumni
Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 30 Jun 2014
The Managing My Money alumni is an area that encourages insightful discussions and topical debates with other learners through our alumni forum and...

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Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Certificate of Higher Education Open Copyrighted image Credit: Irochka | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 18 Sep 2014
If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this certificate course is ideal. It’s part of our unique Open...

BA/BSc Open degree

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Duration 3000 hours Updated 18 Sep 2014
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...

CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 18 Sep 2014
The Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management (Sport and Football) – designed in partnership with the Football League Trust - will...