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  • What is a boiler room scam, and how can I protect myself? Creative commons image Icon bitchcakesny under cc-by-nc licence under Creative-Commons license

    What is a boiler room scam, and how can I protect myself?

    By Martin Upton

    Boiler rooms involve the aggressive selling of worthless investments to private investors by unauthorised overseas...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Mar 2017

  • What is a boiler room scam, and how can I protect myself?

    What is a boiler room scam, and how can I protect myself? Creative commons image Icon bitchcakesny under cc-by-nc licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Mar 2017
    Boiler rooms involve the aggressive selling of worthless investments to private investors by unauthorised overseas firms.
  • What is shareholder activism? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Ximagination | Dreamstime.com

    What is shareholder activism?

    By Dr Henry Lahr

    Dr Henry Lahr discusses activist investors, who look for underperforming companies where they can buy a...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Oct 2016

  • What is shareholder activism?

    What is shareholder activism? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Ximagination | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Oct 2016
    Dr Henry Lahr discusses activist investors, who look for underperforming companies where they can buy a stake in the business then lobby for...
  • Are women under-represented at tech accelerators? Creative commons image Icon Kevin Hale under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    Are women under-represented at tech accelerators?

    By Maura McAdam

    Tech accelerators are successful at helping start-ups power forward - but are they just creating new boys' networks?

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Oct 2015

  • Are women under-represented at tech accelerators?

    Are women under-represented at tech accelerators? Creative commons image Icon Kevin Hale under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2015
    Tech accelerators are successful at helping start-ups power forward - but are they just creating new boys' networks?
  • Managing my investments: your questions answered Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Alain Lacroix | Dreamstime.com

    Managing my investments: your questions answered

    In these videos, experts Martin Upton, Jonquil Lowe and Janette Rutterford sit down to answer a number of...

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    Video

    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jun 2015

  • Managing my investments: your questions answered

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    Managing my investments: your questions answered Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Alain Lacroix | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 16 Jun 2015
    In these videos, experts Martin Upton, Jonquil Lowe and Janette Rutterford sit down to answer a number of pressing questions learners studying Managing...
  • Free course: Managing my investments Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Aprescindere | Dreamstime.com

    Free course: Managing my investments

    OpenLearn is a great place to get an idea of what to expect from Open University study; trying one of our free...

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    Article

    Updated on:

    06 Mar 2015

  • Free course: Managing my investments

    Free course: Managing my investments Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Aprescindere | Dreamstime.com
    Updated 06 Mar 2015
    OpenLearn is a great place to get an idea of what to expect from Open University study; trying one of our free courses, such as Managing my investments is an...
  • Can the world really work without a bank? Creative commons image Icon Catherine Pain under Creative-Commons license

    Can the world really work without a bank?

    By Simon Dixon

    A new phenomenon - crowd funding - will mean a bankless world could be possible. And for the first time what...

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    Article

    Updated on:

    17 Jun 2014

  • Can the world really work without a bank?

    Can the world really work without a bank? Creative commons image Icon Catherine Pain under Creative-Commons license
    Updated 17 Jun 2014
    A new phenomenon - crowd funding - will mean a bankless world could be possible. And for the first time what gets funded could reflect the values of...
  • Stefan Szymanski on the business of football Creative commons image Icon AtomicShed under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license

    Stefan Szymanski on the business of football

    By Professor Stefan Szymanski

    When it comes to the business of football, you get what you pay for. Stefan Szymanski provides an insight into...

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    Article

    Updated on:

    11 Apr 2014

  • Stefan Szymanski on the business of football

    Stefan Szymanski on the business of football Creative commons image Icon AtomicShed under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Updated 11 Apr 2014
    When it comes to the business of football, you get what you pay for. Stefan Szymanski provides an insight into the professional side of the sport.
  • The pros of being predictable Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    The pros of being predictable

    By Dr Leslie Budd

    Nigel Wilson, Group CEO of Legal & General, discusses the advantages of being seen as 'dull but worthy'.

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    Video

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Jul 2013

  • The pros of being predictable

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    The pros of being predictable Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Updated 31 Jul 2013
    Nigel Wilson, Group CEO of Legal & General, discusses the advantages of being seen as 'dull but worthy'.
  • Mobile Africa Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Mobile Africa

    By Dr Leslie Budd, Michael Joseph

    Michael Joseph, Managing Director of Mobile Money at Vodafone, discusses how mobile phone technology is contributing...

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    Video

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Feb 2013

  • Mobile Africa

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    Mobile Africa Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Updated 13 Feb 2013
    Michael Joseph, Managing Director of Mobile Money at Vodafone, discusses how mobile phone technology is contributing to major developments in Africa.
  • How to make investment decisions Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    How to make investment decisions

    By Professor Janette Rutterford, Jon Moulton

    To invest or not to invest? Jon Moulton shares stories of success and failure from his life as an investor of private...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Oct 2012

  • How to make investment decisions

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    How to make investment decisions Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Oct 2012
    To invest or not to invest? Jon Moulton shares stories of success and failure from his life as an investor of private equity.
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