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  • 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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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    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.
  • 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

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    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.
  • Northern Ireland’s Brexit border: the promise of invisibility Creative commons image Icon henrikjon under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    30 Aug 2017

  • Northern Ireland’s Brexit border: the promise of invisibility

    Northern Ireland’s Brexit border: the promise of invisibility Creative commons image Icon henrikjon under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2017
    What is happening with Northern Ireland's border and Brexit - and where are the negotiations going?
  • 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.
  • Can science make you a better leader? Creative commons image Icon Pedro Ribeiro Simões under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Can science make you a better leader?

    By Professor Amanda Shantz, Professor Katie Bailey

    We're going through a period where trust in leadership is at an all time low. Does science have any advice for those...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Aug 2017

  • Can science make you a better leader?

    Can science make you a better leader? Creative commons image Icon Pedro Ribeiro Simões under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Aug 2017
    We're going through a period where trust in leadership is at an all time low. Does science have any advice for those who would be out in front?
  • Relationships at work

    By Dr Peter Bloom

    There remains serious controversy over whether one should form relationships at work. Peter Bloom explains.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2017

  • Relationships at work

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Mar 2017
    There remains serious controversy over whether one should form relationships at work. Peter Bloom explains.
  • The Bottom Line: Winter 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Bottom Line: Winter 2017

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

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    Radio Programme

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    16 Feb 2017

  • The Bottom Line: Winter 2017

    The Bottom Line: Winter 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 16 Feb 2017
    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.
  • OpenLearn Live: 5th December 2016 Creative commons image Icon Ross Beresford under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 5th December 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The banker who lives on as a great detective; Sherlock's mind palace in our own heads; and a little Japanese for the...

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    05 Dec 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 5th December 2016

    OpenLearn Live: 5th December 2016 Creative commons image Icon Ross Beresford under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Updated 05 Dec 2016
    The banker who lives on as a great detective; Sherlock's mind palace in our own heads; and a little Japanese for the Twitter era. Learning and research from...
  • Theresanomics explained Creative commons image Icon Policy Exchange under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Theresanomics explained

    By Dr Peter Bloom

    Combining social justice concerns with social and economic conservatism, championing nostalgia and 'Britishness'—Dr...

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    10 Oct 2016

  • Theresanomics explained

    Theresanomics explained Creative commons image Icon Policy Exchange under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Updated 10 Oct 2016
    Combining social justice concerns with social and economic conservatism, championing nostalgia and 'Britishness'—Dr Peter Bloom explains Theresanomics.
  • Free Course: An Introduction to Public Leadership Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Rawpixelimages | Dreamstime.com - Diverse Multiethnic People with Different Jobs

    Free Course: An Introduction to Public Leadership

    Do you want to gain some fantastic resources to help aid your understanding of leadership in the public service?...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Aug 2016

  • Free Course: An Introduction to Public Leadership

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    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 courses,...

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  • Management: perspective and practice

    What does it mean to be a manager? Being a manager is a complex and challenging activity. This free course, Management: perspective and practice,...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    06 Dec 2017

  • Management: perspective and practice

    Management: perspective and practice Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission Updated content
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 06 Dec 2017
    What does it mean to be a manager? Being a manager is a complex and challenging...
  • Discovering management

    This free course, Discovering management, introduces you to the role of the manager. It covers management activities looking at leadership, human...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    06 Dec 2017

  • Discovering management

    Discovering management Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission Updated content
    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 06 Dec 2017
    This free course, Discovering management, introduces you to the role of the...
  • Technology, innovation and management

    Develop a critical understanding of technological innovation and management. This free course, Technology, innovation and management, will provide...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    04 Aug 2017

  • Technology, innovation and management

    Technology, innovation and management Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: David Parker / Science Photo Library / Universal Images Group
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 04 Aug 2017
    Develop a critical understanding of technological innovation and management. This...
  • What is strategy?

    Thinking about strategy generates many controversial questions. This free course, What is strategy?, focuses on practitioner views of strategy. You...

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    Free course

    5 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    02 Aug 2017

  • What is strategy?

    What is strategy? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Joe Cicak/iStockphoto.com© Joe Cicak/iStockphoto.com
    Advanced level Duration 5 hours Updated 02 Aug 2017
    Thinking about strategy generates many controversial questions. This free course,...
  • Creativity and innovation

    This free course offers an introduction to factors that are important in creativity and innovation at work. It addresses different ideas about the...

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    6 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    26 Jun 2017

  • Creativity and innovation

    Creativity and innovation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Stock Connection/Jupiterimages UK Ltd
    Advanced level Duration 6 hours Updated 26 Jun 2017
    This free course offers an introduction to factors that are important in...
  • Understanding operations management

    Operations management is one of the central functions of all organisations. This free course, Understanding operations management, will provide you...

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    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    25 May 2017

  • Understanding operations management

    Understanding operations management Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 25 May 2017
    Operations management is one of the central functions of all organisations. This...
  • The importance of interpersonal skills

    To succeed in management you need good interpersonal skills, you need to understand how to deal with other people. This free course, The importance...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 May 2017

  • The importance of interpersonal skills

    The importance of interpersonal skills Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 25 May 2017
    To succeed in management you need good interpersonal skills, you need to...
  • Developing high trust work relationships

    Learn about trust in the organisational context. This free course, Developing high trust work relationships, introduces the concept of trust, what...

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    Free course

    2 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2016

  • Developing high trust work relationships

    Developing high trust work relationships Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Adapted from http://accocladecommunications.wordpress.com
    Intermediate level Duration 2 hours Updated 12 Sep 2016
    Learn about trust in the organisational context. This free course, Developing high...
  • Three principles of a coaching approach

    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...

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    Free course

    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Aug 2016

  • Three principles of a coaching approach

    Three principles of a coaching approach Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © GlobalStock/iStockphoto.com
    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 18 Aug 2016
    This course provides a good sense for three of the core skills required of an...
  • Difference and challenge in teams

    This free course looks at how teams ‘travel’ together on a journey of development. Those journeys are hardly ever smooth. The course encourages you...

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    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Aug 2016

  • Difference and challenge in teams

    Difference and challenge in teams Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © alphaspirit/Shutterstock.com
    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 18 Aug 2016
    This free course looks at how teams ‘travel’ together on a journey of development....