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Online retail business is booming

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Updated 17 Apr 2014
Trace the growth of online shopping and e-commerce in Europe and the Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) nations.

Annihilating annuities

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Updated 16 Apr 2014
They look like a trap, but we may miss them when they‘re gone, writes Alan Shipman.

Food: A nation of haves and have-nots

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Updated 11 Apr 2014
The latest evidence about the growth in food banks reminds us that the Coalition's policies are making the situation worse, writes Dick Skellington.

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Introduction to Bookkeeping and Accounting

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Introduction to Bookkeeping and Accounting
Introductory Level Duration 8 hours Updated 21 Jan 2014
This unit provides an introduction to the essential numerical skills required for accounting and bookkeeping. It also explains the fundamental...

Understanding and managing risk

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Understanding and managing risk
Masters Level Duration 20 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
The unit provides an introduction to financial risk management. The processes of risk identification, risk measurement and risk management are...

Introducing corporate finance

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Masters Level Duration 20 hours Updated 24 Jul 2012
This unit introduces you to the importance of finance and the role it plays in organisations. It explains the different functions of money and the...

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Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting

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Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 100 hours Updated 30 Apr 2013 Register by 25 Jul 2013
This short course will give you a good grounding in double-entry bookkeeping and the production of basic financial statements, and an introduction...

Financial accounting

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Financial accounting Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Apr 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
Develop an understanding of the role and importance of accounting, of the frameworks underpinning accounting and audit practice, and the skills to...

Management accounting

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Management accounting Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Apr 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
Develop your understanding of the fundamental principles, practices, techniques and limitations of management accounting and apply your knowledge...