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Introducing Fiscal Responsibility and Monetary Policy

Introducing Fiscal Responsibility and Monetary Policy Copyrighted image Credit: Tameek | Dreamstime.com
Updated 28 May 2014
Alan Shipman introduces the video collection where leading economists summarise their views on fiscal responsibility and competing approaches to...

OU on the BBC: Bankers

OU on the BBC: Bankers Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Updated 26 Apr 2013
Bankers is a brand new series which will lift the lid on the recent banking crisis while asking: can we turn back the clock? 

OU on the BBC: Bankers - Episode 1

OU on the BBC: Bankers - Episode 1 Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Updated 26 Apr 2013
The Bankers series kicks off with the inside story of the scandal that ripped through the banking industry last summer and took down Bob Diamond

The Bottom Line - Alternatives to banking

The Bottom Line - Alternatives to banking Copyrighted image Credit: Robin Lund | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Updated 13 Feb 2013
Evan Davis and guests discuss the financial alternatives to banking. 

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Managing my money

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Managing my money
Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 01 Oct 2014
Gain the skills to manage your personal finances: managing budgets, debts, investments, property purchase, pensions and insurance.

Management: Perspectives and Practice

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Management: Perspectives and Practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2012
Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 22 Feb 2012
HR, Marketing, Finance, Operations and Project Management are all key functions of an organisation. These short audio perspectives give an insight...

The three-way catalytic converter

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The three-way catalytic converter Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Advanced level Duration 12 hours Updated 01 Jun 2011
This extract is concerned primarily with the chemistry that underpins the operation of the three-way catalytic converter that is placed in the...

The Future For Finance

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The Future For Finance Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2010
Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 04 Jun 2010
The financial crisis of 2008 has been widely blamed on poor regulation of financial institutions and the bonus driven casino culture. So what...

Contemporary Issues in Finance

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Contemporary Issues in Finance Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 16 Jul 2009
The complex field of finance is relevant to everybody in one way or another and is particularly relevant to all aspects of management....

Financial strategy and private finance initiative

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Financial strategy and private finance initiative Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 29 Jun 2009
Does a hospital have to be owned and managed by the same sector that provides its services? In the early 1990s, the Private Finance Initiative was...

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Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management

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Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Oct 2014
This certificate will introduce you to business and management and help you to develop the skills required for further study in this area. The...

Foundation Degree in Financial Services

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Foundation Degree in Financial Services Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 24 Oct 2014
With global financial markets and personal finances making the headlines daily, there’s never been a more exciting time to study finance and...

Diploma of Higher Education in Computing and IT

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Diploma of Higher Education in Computing and IT Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 24 Oct 2014
In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise and play – and computing and IT skills are increasingly essential...

Diploma of Higher Education in Financial Services

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Diploma of Higher Education in Financial Services Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 24 Oct 2014
With global financial markets and personal finances making the headlines daily, there’s never been a more exciting time to study finance and...

Diploma of Higher Education in Business

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Diploma of Higher Education in Business Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 24 Oct 2014
How are businesses organised? How do they develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? And how do these factors impact on a business...

Foundation Degree in Business

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Foundation Degree in Business Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 24 Oct 2014
How are businesses organised? How do they develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? And how do these factors impact on a business...

BSc (Honours) Computing and IT

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BSc (Honours) Computing and IT Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 24 Oct 2014
Computing and IT skills have become fundamental to the way we live, work, socialise and play. This degree course opens up the world of technology...

BA (Honours) Leadership and Management

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BA (Honours) Leadership and Management Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 24 Oct 2014
This degree course provides an innovative and accessible introduction to leadership and management in business, and explores their impact on...

BA (Honours) Business Studies

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BA (Honours) Business Studies Copyrighted image Credit: iStock Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 24 Oct 2014
How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What’s involved in essential business functions such as marketing, accounting...

Business functions in context

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Business functions in context Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Oct 2014 Register by 10 Sep 2015
A practice-based course about how five essential organisational functions – human resources; marketing; operations management; information...