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  • 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:

    01 Sep 2017

  • 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 01 Sep 2017
    An introduction to using a corpus to get answers in linguistics.
  • 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.

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  • Facilitating group discussions

    Gain an insight into facilitating meetings and discussions in the workplace. In this free course, Facilitating group discussions, you will look at...

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    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Feb 2018

  • Facilitating group discussions

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    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 09 Feb 2018
    Gain an insight into facilitating meetings and discussions in the workplace. In...
  • What is good writing?

    Does the idea of essay writing put you off the idea of studying? This free course, What is good writing?, will help you to realise that essays are...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Jan 2018

  • What is good writing?

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 24 Jan 2018
    Does the idea of essay writing put you off the idea of studying? This free course,...
  • Reading and note taking – preparation for study

    Reading and note taking are two essential study skills. How do you read? This free course, Reading and note taking preparation for study, will...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jan 2018

  • Reading and note taking – preparation for study

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 23 Jan 2018
    Reading and note taking are two essential study skills. How do you read? This free...
  • 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:

    04 Jan 2018

  • Succeed in the workplace

    Succeed in the workplace
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Jan 2018
    Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be...
  • 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 Sep 2017

  • Learning to Learn

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    Introductory level Duration 80 hours Updated 13 Sep 2017
    Learning and change can mean big decisions and asking important questions. This...
  • 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:

    02 Aug 2017

  • Neighbourhood nature

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    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 02 Aug 2017
    There is a fascinating world of nature all around us which we can see if we know...
  • 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

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    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...
  • Essay and report writing skills

    Writing reports and assignments can be a daunting prospect. Learn how to interpret questions and how to plan, structure and write your assignment...

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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 May 2017

  • Essay and report writing skills

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    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 26 May 2017
    Writing reports and assignments can be a daunting prospect. Learn how to interpret...
  • The importance of interpersonal skills

    To succeed in management you need good interpersonal skills, you need to understand how to deal with other people. This free course, The importance...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 May 2017

  • The importance of interpersonal skills

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    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 25 May 2017
    To succeed in management you need good interpersonal skills, you need to...
  • 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...

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    Developing research skills in science

    Developing research skills in science Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module builds on your undergraduate level science to develop a strong...

    Communication skills for business and management

    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This OU level 1 module will develop your language and skills for communicating...

    Recruiting and retaining the best people

    Introductory level Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 01 May 2018
    It will give you the opportunity to explore a range of approaches to planning...

    Management practice

    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 15 Mar 2018
    This module introduces management ideas and uses activities to build on your...

    Youth: policy in practice

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This online module continues the development of the critical, practical and...

    Developing high trust work relationships

    Introductory level Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 01 Nov 2017
    This course is specifically designed to enable individuals to develop their...

    Doing economics: people, markets and policy

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module teaches economic theories that explain the behaviour of people in...

    Dissertation (HRM)

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 18 Oct 2018
    This is the final module in the MSc in Human Resource Management (HRM). This...

    MA History part 2

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    MA History part 2is primarily focused on the planning and writing of a...

    Dissertation (Finance)

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 18 Oct 2018
    This is the final module in the MSc in Finance. This module will enable you to...
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