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  • Small Business Saturday and The Open University Business School Creative commons image Icon Government of Alberta under Creative-Commons license

    Small Business Saturday and The Open University Business School

    The annual celebration of the businesses which power the economy takes place each December - and the OUBS is proud to...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Dec 2015

  • Small Business Saturday and The Open University Business School

    Small Business Saturday and The Open University Business School Creative commons image Icon Government of Alberta under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Dec 2015
    The annual celebration of the businesses which power the economy takes place each December - and the OUBS is proud to support the event.
  • Can I use 'we' and 'I' in my essay? Introducing corpus linguistics Creative commons image Icon Emanuele Rosso under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jan 2014

  • Can I use 'we' and 'I' in my essay? Introducing corpus linguistics

    Can I use 'we' and 'I' in my essay? Introducing corpus linguistics Creative commons image Icon Emanuele Rosso under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Jan 2014
    An introduction to using a corpus to get answers in linguistics.

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  • Creativity and innovation

    This free course offers an introduction to factors that are important in creativity and innovation at work. It addresses different ideas about the...

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    6 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    26 Jun 2017

  • Creativity and innovation

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    Advanced level Duration 6 hours Updated 26 Jun 2017
    This free course offers an introduction to factors that are important in...
  • Neighbourhood nature

    There is a fascinating world of nature all around us which we can see if we know how to look for it. Wherever you live, be it in a city or the...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Apr 2017

  • Neighbourhood nature

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    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 06 Apr 2017
    There is a fascinating world of nature all around us which we can see if we know...
  • Learning to Learn

    Learning and change can mean big decisions and asking important questions. This free course, Learning to learn, is a friendly starting point...

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    80 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Oct 2016

  • Learning to Learn

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    Introductory level Duration 80 hours Updated 13 Oct 2016
    Learning and change can mean big decisions and asking important questions. This...
  • Succeed in the workplace

    Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be returning after a break? If so, then this free course, Succeed in the...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Oct 2016

  • Succeed in the workplace

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    Succeed in the workplace Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: 4maksym/iStockphoto
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 12 Oct 2016
    Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be...
  • Maths for science and technology

    Youre about to start a course in science and technology and you're wondering whether your level of maths is going to be enough to get you through....

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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Jul 2016

  • Maths for science and technology

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    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 27 Jul 2016
    Youre about to start a course in science and technology and you're wondering...
  • Extending and developing your thinking skills

    Diagrams, mind-maps, tables, graphs, time lines, flow charts, sequence diagrams, decision trees: all can be used to organise thought. This free...

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Jun 2016

  • Extending and developing your thinking skills

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    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 02 Jun 2016
    Diagrams, mind-maps, tables, graphs, time lines, flow charts, sequence diagrams,...
  • Revision and examinations

    Do you get stressed at the thought of an examination? Does the idea of revision fill you with dread? This free course, Revision and examinations,...

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Apr 2016

  • Revision and examinations

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    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 01 Apr 2016
    Do you get stressed at the thought of an examination? Does the idea of revision...
  • Safari - skills accessing, finding and reviewing information

    We constantly need to find and use information, not only in the academic world but also in the course of our everyday lives and work. This free...

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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Apr 2016

  • Safari - skills accessing, finding and reviewing information

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    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 01 Apr 2016
    We constantly need to find and use information, not only in the academic world but...
  • Learning to learn: Reflecting backward, reflecting forward

    This free course, Learning to learn: Reflecting backward, reflecting forward, gives you an opportunity to review what you have learned, and allow...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Mar 2016

  • Learning to learn: Reflecting backward, reflecting forward

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 22 Mar 2016
    This free course, Learning to learn: Reflecting backward, reflecting forward,...
  • Key skill assessment unit: Information technology

    Skills in information technology (IT) cover a broad range, from using software packages effectively to developing a critical understanding of the...

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    50 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Mar 2016

  • Key skill assessment unit: Information technology

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    Introductory level Duration 50 hours Updated 22 Mar 2016
    Skills in information technology (IT) cover a broad range, from using software...

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    Developing research skills in science

    Course Course
    Developing research skills in science
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    This module builds on your undergraduate level science to develop a strong...

    Communication skills for business and management

    Course Course
    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    This OU level 1 module will develop your language and skills for communicating...

    Recruiting and retaining the best people

    Course Course
    Introductory level Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 01 May 2018
    It will give you the opportunity to explore a range of approaches to planning...

    Developing high trust work relationships

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    Introductory level Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 01 Nov 2017
    This course is specifically designed to enable individuals to develop their...

    Advanced routing - CCNP 1

    Course Course
    Advanced routing - CCNP 1
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 12 Apr 2018
    As a Cisco Academy, we can offer you the opportunity to study the Cisco Certified...

    Dissertation (HRM)

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 19 Oct 2017
    This is the final module in the MSc in Human Resource Management (HRM). This...

    MA History part 2

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    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    MA History part 2is primarily focused on the planning and writing of a...

    Dissertation (Finance)

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 19 Oct 2017
    This is the final module in the MSc in Finance. This module will enable you to...

    MA Creative Writing part 2

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 21 Sep 2017
    This module is the second part of the MA in Creative Writing. You will build on...

    MA Classical Studies part 2

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 21 Sep 2017
    This module forms part 2 of the MA in Classical Studies and allows you to apply...
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