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Teenage tycoons

Teenage tycoons Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Jul 2006
Political parties are united on the need to encourage young people to become entrepreneurs, But are teenage tycoons born or made?

Radical innovation

Radical innovation Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2006
Sometimes a new idea changes the landscape, and even well-established companies struggle to cope. This course extract from Managing Knowledge...

Ethical Science

Ethical Science Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Dec 2005
Can science be ethical as well as innovative? Should it even try? Barbara Brockbank considers the issues.

Is Microsoft finally breaking the mould?

Is Microsoft finally breaking the mould? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Nov 2005
The launch of Microsoft’s Xbox 360TM challenges some of our assumptions about firms and their capacity to innovate new products.

Managing innovation

Managing innovation Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Oct 2005
Creativity can make or break an organisation. How do companies get the creative juices flowing? What drives innovation and what factors stop it in...

Lifecycle of the Car Industry

Lifecycle of the Car Industry Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Oct 2005
PY Gerbeau discusses 'The Lifecycle of the Car Industry' in the BBC/Open University's Rules of the Game.

Are You An Entrepreneur?

Are You An Entrepreneur? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jun 2005
We examine the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.

10 things to consider

10 things to consider Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jun 2005
Take a look at our checklist for entrepreneurs.

Have You Got a Good Idea?

Have You Got a Good Idea? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jun 2005
What turns a good idea into a success, and where do good ideas come from?

The 15% rule

The 15% rule Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Apr 2005
You have to make time for innovation, says Joyce Fortune in response to the third of Lord Broer's Reith Lectures.