This unit supports those in the public and private sectors who are working with rural co-operatives in Africa and elsewhere in a development setting. The unit provides a framework for analysing and promoting rural co-operative resilience and includes case studies of four co-operative unions in Malawi (coffee, timber and savings and credit). The activities suggest how participants can use the framework in other contexts.
The material here is derived from a discontinued Open University course: The United States in twentieth century culture. The material is presented in designated sections and primarily as a series of audio files. No other materials are supplied for this course.
This course introduces you into the science of the Cosmos, a general idea of physics which makes it works, the elements of the Cosmnos and a wide idea of the Solar System.
This unit concentrates on the relationship between development law and the role of the World Bank. In this context the unit briefly refers to the concept of sustainable development and it will evaluate the role of this concept within international trade.
This unit deals with the role and the functions of the World Trade Organization (WTO. It will attempt to critically address the salient agreements regulated by the WTO as well as the institutional structure within which the WTO functions. Finally, it covers the area of subsidies under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and the WTO Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures.
The World Wide Web is a fantastic resource, providing answers to any question imaginable. Learn how search the web for useful information, whilst staying safe from online threats.
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This course aims at teaching students some techniques for translating texts between Arabic and English. It also provides some translated texts, detecting translation errors, translating some culture-specific idioms, expressions.
This site provides all the resources you need to get started with Sense and the SenseBoard.
Have you ever wondered what ‘management’ means? What kinds of ideas and activities are involved? What or who makes a good manager? Or a bad one? This unit provides a taste of the Open University's Understanding management course which could point you towards some of the answers to these questions.
As a health or social care professional you may provide care for people with Parkinson's. It is likely that you will mostly come into contact with people with Parkinson's who are at the complex phase and this will be the focus on this course.
This area is aimed at anyone interested in the field of management and entrepreneurship. Its content has been developed and adapted by lecturers and students of the Graduate Program in Management and Entrepreneurship of the Federal University Fluminense (UFF), Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.