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Will Brexit mean London loses its financial dominance?

Will Brexit mean London loses its financial dominance? Creative commons image Scorpions & Centaurs under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Sep 2016
The decision to leave Europe could, some worry, mean that London will cease to lead as a finance centre. No need to worry, says Simeon Djankov.

Taxes and privacy: A tech business reading list

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Taxes and privacy: A tech business reading list Creative commons image Quagmire's Photos under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2016
Tax judgements, privacy concerns, wonky algorithms, Labour's digital plans and antitrust worries. OpenLearn brings you a quick guide to a busy day...

Free Course: An Introduction to Public Leadership

Free Course: An Introduction to Public Leadership Copyrighted image Copyright: © Rawpixelimages | Dreamstime.com - Diverse Multiethnic People with Different Jobs
Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 17 Aug 2016
Do you want to gain some fantastic resources to help aid your understanding of leadership in the public service? OpenLearn has a range of...

Taking part in the voluntary sector

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Taking part in the voluntary sector
Updated 02 Aug 2016
This course is for people who are interested in being involved or progressing in the voluntary sector.

Planning a better future

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Planning a better future
Updated 02 Aug 2016
This course is for anyone considering changing jobs, wishing to move up the ladder or return to work after a break. 

OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016 Creative commons image Charles Rawding under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Jul 2016
The Post Office service which delivers lovers alongside love letters; and what is the Named Person scheme? Free learning from across the day.

What does Brexit mean for imports and exports?

What does Brexit mean for imports and exports? Creative commons image Danny Howard under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jul 2016
When the UK has left the European Union, it's probable international trade will require new layers of bureaucracy and increased customs activity,...

OpenLearn Live: 25th July 2016

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jul 2016
A bus ride that took a country in a new direction and Yahoo gets sold. Free learning from across the day.

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Developing high trust work relationships

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Intermediate level Duration 2 hours Updated 12 Sep 2016
Learn about trust in the organisational context. This free course, Developing high trust work relationships, introduces the concept of trust, what...

Three principles of a coaching approach

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Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 18 Aug 2016
This course provides a good sense for three of the core skills required of an effective coach. Whether or not you recognise the use of a 'coaching...

Difference and challenge in teams

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Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 18 Aug 2016
This free course looks at how teams ‘travel’ together on a journey of development. Those journeys are hardly ever smooth. The course encourages you...

Commercial awareness

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Commercial awareness Copyrighted image Copyright: © Image Flow/Shutterstock.com
Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 16 Aug 2016
This short course encourages you to look across your organisation, at your place within it and the value you create. It considers how getting...

Finding information in business and management

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Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 15 Aug 2016
This free course, Finding information in business and management, will help you to identify and use information in business and management, whether...

Preparing a project

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Preparing a project
Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 10 Aug 2016
Managing projects is something most managers will find themselves doing at some point in their career. This free course, Preparing a project, aims...

Managing virtual project teams

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Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 28 Jul 2016
Many projects are now ‘virtual’, i.e. some or all of the team are located remotely and may be working in different time zones. The project manager...

Project governance and Project Management Office (PMO)

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Project governance and Project Management Office (PMO) Copyrighted image Copyright: © iStock.com / Rawpixel
Advanced level Duration 7 hours Updated 28 Jul 2016
Whether a project is large or small, innovative or similar to other projects, governance and administrative support will be needed. The type of...

Employment relations and employee engagement

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Employment relations and employee engagement
Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 20 Jul 2016
This free course, Employment relations and employee engagement, looks at raising levels of employee engagement, which is the latest in a long line...

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CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

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CertHE in Business Management (Sport and Football) Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Sep 2016
The Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management (Sport and Football) – designed in partnership with the Football League Trust - will...

BA (Honours) Business Management (Sport and Football)

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BA (Honours)  Business Management (Sport and Football) Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Duration 3600 hours Updated 23 Sep 2016
Do you want to combine your passion for football with your desire to obtain a business degree? The Open University degree in Business Management ...

Dip HE in Business Management (Sport and Football)

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Dip HE in Business Management (Sport and Football) Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Sep 2016
The Open University’s Diploma of Higher Education in Business Management (Sport and Football) – designed in partnership with the Football League...

Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management

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Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 1200 hours Updated 23 Sep 2016
This certificate will introduce you to business and management and help you to develop the skills required for further study in this area. The...

Professional Certificate in Management

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Professional Certificate in Management Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 700 hours Updated 23 Sep 2016
If you’re new to management, or you need to develop your managerial abilities and understanding, the Professional Certificate in Management is for...

Professional Certificate in Accounting

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Professional Certificate in Accounting Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 600 hours Updated 23 Sep 2016
This Professional Certificate in Accounting is ideal if you want a route into the accountancy profession, or if you need fundamental accounting...

Diploma of Higher Education in Retail Management

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Diploma of Higher Education in Retail Management Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Sep 2016
Retail is a dynamic, global industry – with innovative new markets constantly emerging to keep pace with increasingly sophisticated consumer...

Foundation Degree in Retail Management

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Foundation Degree in Retail Management Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Sep 2016
Retail is a dynamic, global industry – with innovative new markets constantly emerging to keep pace with increasingly sophisticated consumer...

Diploma of Higher Education in Leadership and Management

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Diploma of Higher Education in Leadership and Management Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Sep 2016
How do leadership and management theories and ideas influence the way organisations and individuals think and work? If you want to contribute to...

Diploma of Higher Education in Business

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Diploma of Higher Education in Business Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Sep 2016
How are businesses organised? How do they develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? And how do these factors impact on a business...