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Managing a team through triumph and despair

Managing a team through triumph and despair Copyrighted image Credit: Pariyawit Sukumpantanasarn | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 May 2014
In sport, how does a manager help their team to cope with success and particular failure? Simon Rea explores some of the tactics.

Learning from coaching stories

Learning from coaching stories Copyrighted image Credit: Getty Image
Updated 07 May 2014
What can we learn from the coaching of champions like Mo Farah, the Arsenal football team and Roger Federer? Ben Oarley finds out.

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The business of football

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The business of football
Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 09 Jul 2014
Welcome to this free new OpenLearn course produced by The Open University working in partnership with The Football League Trust. If you are...

Creativity and innovation

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Creativity and innovation Copyrighted image Credit: © Stock Connection/Jupiterimages UK Ltd
Masters level Duration 6 hours Updated 04 Jun 2014
This unit offers an introduction to factors that are important in creativity and innovation at work. It addresses different ideas about the cause...

Marketing in the 21st Century

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Marketing in the 21st Century Copyrighted image Credit: © Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. Copyright © Boeing
Masters level Duration 6 hours Updated 10 Feb 2014
This unit offers a managerial perspective of how to deliver more effective marketing in an organisation, regardless of whether it is based in the...

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CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

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CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football) Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 02 Aug 2014
The Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management (Sport and Football) – designed in partnership with the Football League Trust - will...

Certificate in Professional Practice in Delivering Public Services

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Certificate in Professional Practice in Delivering Public Services Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 600 hours Updated 02 Aug 2014
This certificate course is designed to give professional recognition to employees working in public service delivery. Developed in partnership with...

BA (Honours) Business Management (Sport and Football)

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BA (Honours)  Business Management (Sport and Football) Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 02 Aug 2014
Do you want to combine your passion for football with your desire to obtain a business degree? The Open University degree in Business Management ...