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How to save your local

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Updated 02 Nov 2014
Regulars of a village pub in Suffolk have clubbed together to run their ailing local. Is this a blueprint to revive community spirit, asks Paul...

How to save your local

How to save your local Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain Updated content
Updated 02 Nov 2014
Regulars of a village pub in Suffolk have clubbed together to run their ailing local. Is this a blueprint to revive community spirit, asks Paul...

The Quarterly Survey of Small Business in Britain - Competing in the EU

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Oct 2014
Dr Richard Blundel introduces the latest survey findings of the Quarterly Survey, focusing on small and medium-sized businesses competing...

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Introducing a framework for strategy

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Masters level Duration 10 hours Updated 12 Feb 2014
If you’re currently engaged in strategic decision-making, or will be in the future, this unit will stimulate your imagination and inform your...

Marketing communications as a strategic function

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Masters level Duration 6 hours Updated 11 Dec 2013
Marketing communications help to define an orgaisation's relationship with its customers. This unit emphasises the strategic importance of such...

Entrepreneurial behaviour

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Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 10 Dec 2013
Have you ever wanted to start your own business? This unit will give you the opportunity to consider and reflect on the personal aspects involved...