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  • Why are public companies vanishing in America? Creative commons image Icon Anthony Quintano under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Why are public companies vanishing in America?

    By René M Stulz, Kathleen Kahle

    Since 1997, the number of public companies in the US has been in decline. Why - and does it matter?

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Nov 2017

  • Why are public companies vanishing in America?

    Why are public companies vanishing in America? Creative commons image Icon Anthony Quintano under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Nov 2017
    Since 1997, the number of public companies in the US has been in decline. Why - and does it matter?
  • Was British business always planning for Brexit? Creative commons image Icon Colin Campbell under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Was British business always planning for Brexit?

    By Richard Whittington, Christian Stadler, Julia Hautz

    Although businesses made - largely - pro-remain statements during the referendum, their strategies suggest they were...

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    5 mins

    Updated on:

    02 Nov 2017

  • Was British business always planning for Brexit?

    Was British business always planning for Brexit? Creative commons image Icon Colin Campbell under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    Although businesses made - largely - pro-remain statements during the referendum, their strategies suggest they were expecting to leave, says new research.
  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success? Creative commons image Icon Kārlis Dambrāns under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    02 Nov 2017

  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success?

    Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success? Creative commons image Icon Kārlis Dambrāns under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    A visit to the Huawei campus finds a company open to naps in the office but against bombast. It's a formula that appears to be working.
  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments Creative commons image Icon gabrielmillaire under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    By Edward George, Helena Vieira

    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Nov 2017

  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    Banks as utilities and the future of payments Creative commons image Icon gabrielmillaire under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Nov 2017
    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and digital strategy across African markets.
  • The Bottom Line Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Bottom Line

    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.

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    5 mins

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    05 Oct 2017

  • The Bottom Line

    The Bottom Line Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Oct 2017
    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.
  • Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: FranciscoFdez

    Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

    By Loizos Heracleous

    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets...

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    14 Sep 2017

  • Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

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    Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: FranciscoFdez
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets. Loizos Heracleous explores Apple's...
  • Hidden histories: Britain's oldest family businesses Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Balsons Personal Archive - Used with permission

    Hidden histories: Britain's oldest family businesses

    Uncover the extraordinary history of three of Britain’s longest-running family businesses with this BBC Four series.

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    14 Sep 2017

  • Hidden histories: Britain's oldest family businesses

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    Hidden histories: Britain's oldest family businesses Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Balsons Personal Archive - Used with permission
    Introductory level Updated 14 Sep 2017
    Uncover the extraordinary history of three of Britain’s longest-running family businesses with this BBC Four series.
  • Has footballer price inflation run out of control in the Premier League? Creative commons image Icon Alex Fau under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    25 Aug 2017

  • Has footballer price inflation run out of control in the Premier League?

    Has footballer price inflation run out of control in the Premier League? Creative commons image Icon Alex Fau under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    The English Premier League is starting to suffer financial strains familiar in Mugabe's Zimbabwe. As the transfer window prepares to slam shut, Josh McLeod...
  • The many forms of workplace bullying Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Rodw

    The many forms of workplace bullying

    By Frances McGregor

    Workplace bullying can take many forms - and can sometimes be hard to spot. Frances McGregor tells you all you need...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • The many forms of workplace bullying

    The many forms of workplace bullying Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Rodw
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Workplace bullying can take many forms - and can sometimes be hard to spot. Frances McGregor tells you all you need to know.
  • 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

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  • Campaigns and organisations

    If you've ever been involved in campaigning for change, you probably know that getting the desired result is much harder than it seems. Moreover,...

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    If you've ever been involved in campaigning for change, you probably know that...
  • 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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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    20 Mar 2017

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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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    6 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    12 Mar 2017

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    Advanced level Duration 6 hours Updated 12 Mar 2017
    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

    Updated on:

    28 Feb 2017

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    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 28 Feb 2017
    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

  • Liquidity management

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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

  • Preparing a project

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 10 Aug 2016
    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

    Updated on:

    14 Jul 2016

  • Discovering development management

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    Advanced level Duration 3 hours Updated 14 Jul 2016
    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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    09 Jun 2016

  • Planning a project

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 09 Jun 2016
    Gantt charts, critical path analysis, SMART objectives and estimation skills are...