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Creativity and innovation

This free course offers an introduction to factors that are important in creativity and innovation at work. It addresses different ideas about the cause of creativity and some key approaches to innovation in organisations.

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6 hrs

Money & Business

Creativity and innovation

This free course offers an introduction to factors that are important in creativity and innovation at work. It addresses different ideas about the cause of creativity and some key approaches to innovation in organisations.

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Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis

This free course, Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis, is designed to develop your writing skills for business. You will be taken step by step through the process of writing a SWOT analysis, with clear advice on selecting key information from a case study text, making concise notes, choosing an appropriate structure and using language effectively. You will learn how to write a formal report including recommendations, based on a case study analysis of the British company, Brompton Bicycle.

Free course
8 hrs

Money & Business

Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis

This free course, Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis, is designed to develop your writing skills for business. You will be taken step by step through the process of writing a SWOT analysis, with clear advice on selecting key information from a case study text, making concise notes, choosing an appropriate structure and using language effectively. You will learn how to write a formal report including recommendations, based on a case study analysis of the British company, Brompton Bicycle.

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Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis

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Managing my financial journey

This free course, Managing my financial journey, explores the history of the financial services industry in the UK and its transformation following the global financial crisis. The institutional landscape following the crisis, recent developments to financial products and the regulation of the industry are examined.

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12 hrs
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Money & Business 

Introduction to financial services

As part of a review of content this course will be deleted from OpenLearn on 24 July 2017. It has been replaced by the new course 'Managing my financial journey'. You may also be interested in other free Money & Business courses. This free course, Introduction to financial services, examines the history of the development of financial services in the UK and the ways in which the sector is regulated. It will help you to understand how financial crises affect the UK and most other major economies and the consequences for the sector.

Free course
6 hrs

Money & Business

Introduction to financial services

As part of a review of content this course will be deleted from OpenLearn on 24 July 2017. It has been replaced by the new course 'Managing my financial journey'. You may also be interested in other free Money & Business courses. This free course, Introduction to financial services, examines the history of the development of financial services in the UK and the ways in which the sector is regulated. It will help you to understand how financial crises affect the UK and most other major economies and the consequences for the sector.

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Introduction to financial services

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Using voluntary work to get ahead in the job market

This free course, Using voluntary work to get ahead in the job market, explores how engaging in voluntary work can enhance your employment opportunities

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12 hrs

Money & Business

Using voluntary work to get ahead in the job market

This free course, Using voluntary work to get ahead in the job market, explores how engaging in voluntary work can enhance your employment opportunities

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Using voluntary work to get ahead in the job market

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Society, Politics & Law 

Better regulation or austerity politics? Undoing social protection

A move away from enforcement of rules governing business promised 'better regulation' - but, argues the OU's Steve Tombs, the result is a loss of specialist expertise, a reduction in prosecutions - and risks to public health.

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Employee-owned firms: More engaged and productive employees?

Do employee-owned firms produce more positive employee behavioural outcomes? If not, why not?

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Money & Business 

Developing career resilience

This free course, Developing career resilience, will help you to understand the factors that influence career resilience and offer examples and tactics for you to develop your own resilience further.

Free course
24 hrs
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