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  • What happens to the poorest in a cashless society? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: itkannan4u

    What happens to the poorest in a cashless society?

    By Dana Kornberg

    The race to contactless transactions and virtual currency puts those with least at the most risk, warns Dana Kornberg

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Aug 2017

  • What happens to the poorest in a cashless society?

    What happens to the poorest in a cashless society? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: itkannan4u
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Aug 2017
    The race to contactless transactions and virtual currency puts those with least at the most risk, warns Dana Kornberg
  • What do you need to know about Donald Trump's nominee to oversee US banking? Creative commons image Icon Fed Building: AgnosticPreachersKid / Randal Qaurles image US Treasury handout under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    What do you need to know about Donald Trump's nominee to oversee US banking?

    By Jay L Zagorsky

    Randal Quarles has been nominated by Donald Trump to take over at the US Federal Reserve. But who is Randal Quarles -...

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    02 Aug 2017

  • What do you need to know about Donald Trump's nominee to oversee US banking?

    What do you need to know about Donald Trump's nominee to oversee US banking? Creative commons image Icon Fed Building: AgnosticPreachersKid / Randal Qaurles image US Treasury handout under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Updated 02 Aug 2017
    Randal Quarles has been nominated by Donald Trump to take over at the US Federal Reserve. But who is Randal Quarles - and what might he do at the Fed?
  • An American Classic: How Spam became a success Creative commons image Icon Brent Moore under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    An American Classic: How Spam became a success

    By Dr Ayalla A. Ruvio

    Fritter away a few minutes with the story of how chopped meat in a tin became a branding success. What can we learn...

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    11 Jul 2017

  • An American Classic: How Spam became a success

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    An American Classic: How Spam became a success Creative commons image Icon Brent Moore under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Updated 11 Jul 2017
    Fritter away a few minutes with the story of how chopped meat in a tin became a branding success. What can we learn from the constant reinvention of a...
  • Better regulation or austerity politics? Undoing social protection Creative commons image Icon Tom Pennington under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Better regulation or austerity politics? Undoing social protection

    By Prof Steve Tombs

    A move away from enforcement of rules governing business promised 'better regulation' - but, argues the OU's Steve...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jun 2017

  • Better regulation or austerity politics? Undoing social protection

    Better regulation or austerity politics? Undoing social protection Creative commons image Icon Tom Pennington under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Jun 2017
    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...
  • If Wannacry caused so much disruption, how come it raised so little money? Creative commons image Icon Christiaan Colen under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    If Wannacry caused so much disruption, how come it raised so little money?

    By Bill Buchanan

    Hundreds of thousands of computers locked across the globe - but Wannacry raised less than other ransomware attacks....

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 May 2017

  • If Wannacry caused so much disruption, how come it raised so little money?

    If Wannacry caused so much disruption, how come it raised so little money? Creative commons image Icon Christiaan Colen under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 May 2017
    Hundreds of thousands of computers locked across the globe - but Wannacry raised less than other ransomware attacks. Bill Buchanan explains why.
  • Privatising Thames Water Creative commons image Icon Richard Ellis under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Privatising Thames Water

    By Michael Pryke

    How did a public utlity turn into a financial instrument?

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 May 2017

  • Privatising Thames Water

    Privatising Thames Water Creative commons image Icon Richard Ellis under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 May 2017
    How did a public utlity turn into a financial instrument?
  • Turning rebellion into money: The upstarts who sell out Creative commons image Icon Duncan C under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Turning rebellion into money: The upstarts who sell out

    By Scott Taylor

    Brew Dog is the latest edgy upstart to take the money and run. Scott Taylor explains how ethics can make small...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Apr 2017

  • Turning rebellion into money: The upstarts who sell out

    Turning rebellion into money: The upstarts who sell out Creative commons image Icon Duncan C under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Apr 2017
    Brew Dog is the latest edgy upstart to take the money and run. Scott Taylor explains how ethics can make small businesses an attractive target for bigger...
  • Why do call centre staff use your name all the time, Chris? Creative commons image Icon Bryce Johnson under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Why do call centre staff use your name all the time, Chris?

    By Dr Anna Kristina Hultgren

    Chris, if you've had to deal with a call centre you might have noticed they use your name a lot. Do you know, Chris,...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • Why do call centre staff use your name all the time, Chris?

    Why do call centre staff use your name all the time, Chris? Creative commons image Icon Bryce Johnson under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    Chris, if you've had to deal with a call centre you might have noticed they use your name a lot. Do you know, Chris, why they do this? Well, Chris, The OU's...
  • How did United Airlines get their PR response so wrong? Creative commons image Icon ERIC SALARD under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    How did United Airlines get their PR response so wrong?

    By Morgen Witzel

    After a passenger was filmed being dragged from a plane, it felt like United were being dragged against their will...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • How did United Airlines get their PR response so wrong?

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    How did United Airlines get their PR response so wrong? Creative commons image Icon ERIC SALARD under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    After a passenger was filmed being dragged from a plane, it felt like United were being dragged against their will into apologising. Morgen Witzel explains...
  • Language is collateral damage in the gig economy Creative commons image Icon FaceMePLS under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Language is collateral damage in the gig economy

    By Dr David Hann

    As Deliveroo instructs its managers to avoid words that might make their team sound like employees, David Hann...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Apr 2017

  • Language is collateral damage in the gig economy

    Language is collateral damage in the gig economy Creative commons image Icon FaceMePLS under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Apr 2017
    As Deliveroo instructs its managers to avoid words that might make their team sound like employees, David Hann explores how some words have their own agendas.

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  • Products, services and branding

    In this free course, Products, services and branding, you will find out about how organisations manage their products and services. This will...

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    In this free course, Products, services and branding, you will find out about how...
  • Investment risk

    Risk, in a financial context, is a synonym for uncertainty. This free course will allow those with some background knowledge of the area to explore...

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    6 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    Risk, in a financial context, is a synonym for uncertainty. This free course will...
  • Building relationships with donors

    Legacy fundraising and big-gift seeking are part of the professional fundraiser's role. This free course, Building relationships with donors, will...

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    Legacy fundraising and big-gift seeking are part of the professional fundraiser's...
  • Entrepreneurial behaviour

    Have you ever wanted to start your own business? This free course, Entrepreneurial behaviour, will give you the opportunity to consider and reflect...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    28 Feb 2017

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    Have you ever wanted to start your own business? This free course, Entrepreneurial...
  • Liquidity management

    In this free course you will focus on liquidity management, one of the fundamental aspects relating to risk management that has come under intense...

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    7 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    20 Oct 2016

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    Advanced level Duration 7 hours Updated 20 Oct 2016
    In this free course you will focus on liquidity management, one of the fundamental...
  • Understanding different research perspectives

    This free course, Understanding different research perspectives, explores the development of the research process looking at the different...

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    9 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2016

  • Understanding different research perspectives

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    Understanding different research perspectives
    Advanced level Duration 9 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    This free course, Understanding different research perspectives, explores the...
  • Preparing a project

    Managing projects is something most managers will find themselves doing at some point in their career. This free course, Preparing a project, aims...

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    10 Aug 2016

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    Managing projects is something most managers will find themselves doing at some...
  • Discovering development management

    Discovering development management is a free course that sets out to build up the basic capacities for managing the multiple challenges of...

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    3 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    14 Jul 2016

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    Discovering development management is a free course that sets out to build up the...
  • Planning a project

    Gantt charts, critical path analysis, SMART objectives and estimation skills are just some of the topics covered in this free course, Planning a...

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    Gantt charts, critical path analysis, SMART objectives and estimation skills are...
  • Different types of business

    A small grocery store run by one person and perhaps their family must pose quite different challenges from a multinational corporation with...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2016

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    A small grocery store run by one person and perhaps their family must pose quite...