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Critical social work practice

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Critical social work practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Advanced level Duration 3 hours Updated 13 Apr 2010
This series of tracks looks at social work practice around the world and compares attitudes and management techniques within the social work field....

Air Pollution

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Air Pollution Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 26 Mar 2010
How we can be sure our air is safe to breathe? This album introduces the principles and concepts of air quality management and looks at how we...

Waste Management

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Waste Management Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 26 Mar 2010
How much do you think about what you throw away? A waste management cycle is essential for a sustainable future. This album considers the policy...

Business operations

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Business operations Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Masters level Duration 1 hour Updated 26 Mar 2010
This series of tracks examines the operations management in four service industries. Each has unique problems associated with their sector but they...

Supply chains: healthcare

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Supply chains: healthcare Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2010
Introductory level Duration 55 mins Updated 11 Jan 2010
From surgical tools to obstetric instruments, personalised colostomy bags to hip implants, the UK's National Health Service requires an astonishing...

Supply chains: Smart cars

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Supply chains: Smart cars Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 05 Dec 2009
What happens when you bring the best of two famous brands together? What sorts of innovations can emerge, and how is a brand image created for the...

Supply chains: the supermarket

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Supply chains: the supermarket Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 05 Dec 2009
How does a large supermarket chain expand into new markets? How does it adapt to new cultural values and consumer preferences? This album tells the...

Capacities for managing development

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Capacities for managing development Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Masters level Duration 1 hour 30 mins Updated 20 Oct 2009
The way forests around the world are managed is undergoing radical change. In the UK, local communities are buying forested land, to preserve...

Changing the way we work

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Changing the way we work Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 09 Oct 2009
What does the future hold for our working lives? This album explores the ways in which organisations are changing; the breaking down of traditional...

Combating air pollution

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Combating air pollution Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 09 Oct 2009
What’s in the air you breathe and how do you know it’s safe? Pollution control is vital since nobody has a choice when it comes to inhaling the air...

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Foundation Degree in Leadership and Management

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Foundation Degree in Leadership and Management Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 May 2015
How do leadership and management theories and ideas influence the way organisations and individuals think and work? If you want to contribute to...

BSc (Honours) Environmental Management and Technology

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BSc (Honours) Environmental Management and Technology Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 23 May 2015
How can we best manage the environment, given the pressures that threaten its future? How do we design more sustainable practices and use...

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 23 May 2015
This degree course provides an innovative and accessible introduction to leadership and management in business, and explores their impact on...

Leading work with young people in practice

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Leading work with young people in practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 23 May 2015 Register by 17 Sep 2015
This hands-on, work-based course focuses on effective leadership and management practice in working with young people, and develops your practical...

People, work and society Access module

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People, work and society Access module Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 23 May 2015 Register by 10 Sep 2015
Increase your confidence, improve your study skills, and prepare yourself for a range of qualifications in children and young people; health; law;...

Managing 1: organisations and people

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Managing 1: organisations and people Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 23 May 2015 Register by 10 Sep 2015
The first of three practice-focused courses leading to the Professional Certificate in Management. Investigates organisational behaviour and human...

Managing across organisational and cultural boundaries

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Managing across organisational and cultural boundaries Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 23 May 2015 Register by 10 Mar 2016
This course explores aspects of organisational behaviour and inter-organisational relations, examining the different contexts in which work,...

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 23 May 2015 Register by 10 Sep 2015
A practice-based course about how five essential organisational functions – human resources; marketing; operations management; information...

Managing 2: marketing and finance - online version

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Managing 2: marketing and finance - online version Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 23 May 2015 Register by 10 Sep 2015
This practical course from our Professional Certificate in Management programme covers topics in marketing and finance through activities and...

Managing 3: the integration challenge

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Managing 3: the integration challenge Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Advanced level Duration 100 hours Updated 23 May 2015 Register by 10 Sep 2015
Consolidate the key learning points from your previous management studies and integrate organisational, people, customer and financial based...