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Camelford case study

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Camelford case study Creative commons image Credit: Roger A Smith under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 19 Sep 2013
How did clear thought help during the water contamination disaster at Camelford?

Oxfam: Challenges for a complex charity

Oxfam: Challenges for a complex charity Creative commons image Credit: Oxfam at the UN Millennium Development Goals Summit / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Sep 2013
Oxfam is a large and complex charity to manage. We ask some questions about the challenges it faces to remain successful in a competitive...

From Beirut to Manhattan

From Beirut to Manhattan Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Sep 2013
Culture affects business and management around the world, and business models may need to change to succeed. Here we explore the differences...

The challenges of managing in a global economy

The challenges of managing in a global economy Copyrighted image Credit: Michael Brown | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 02 Sep 2013
International trade has exploded over the last 30 years. Are managers ready for the challenges of working in different business environments?

Rewarding failure

Rewarding failure Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory level Updated 29 Apr 2013
When bankers get a hundred times more than the average private sector worker’s pension, what kind of signal does that send? 

Systems explained: Sir Geoffrey Vickers

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Systems explained: Sir Geoffrey Vickers Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Nov 2012
One of the pioneers of systems thinkiing shares his vision.

Business Thinkers

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Business Thinkers
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Oct 2012
Join the dots of the business world to discover how influential thinkers in business are connected with our Business Thinkers interactive 

Boardroom Lottery

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Boardroom Lottery
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2012
What are your chances of reaching the top of the career ladder based on your gender, age, ethnic group and more? Play our Boardroom Lottery...

The pub industry in the 21st Century: Business realities behind the brand

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The pub industry in the 21st Century: Business realities behind  the brand Creative commons image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Mar 2012
Are brewers finding it hard to balance the manufacturing, retailing and property owning parts of their businesses? Greene King's Rooney Anand...

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Marketing in the 21st Century

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Marketing in the 21st Century Copyrighted image Credit: © Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. Copyright © Boeing
Masters level Duration 6 hours Updated 10 Feb 2014
This unit offers a managerial perspective of how to deliver more effective marketing in an organisation, regardless of whether it is based in the...

Project management: the start of the project journey

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Project management: the start of the project journey Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Masters level Duration 35 hours Updated 14 Jul 2011
The unit introduces projects, what they are, how they come about, responses to problems and planning. It explores the role of key players including...

Managing the software enterprise: The organisational and business context

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Masters level Duration 5 hours Updated 12 Jul 2011
This unit relates software to the organisation that it supports, drawing on basic ideas from organisational theory and management. We see how...