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Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting free course icon Level 1 icon

Money & Business 

Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting

Learn about the essential numerical skills required for accounting and bookkeeping. This free course, Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting, explains the fundamental rules of double-entry bookkeeping and how they are used to produce the balance sheet and the profit and loss account.

Free course
8 hrs
Collaborative problem solving for community safety free course icon Level 1 icon

Money & Business 

Collaborative problem solving for community safety

This free course, Collaborative problem solving for community safety, offers a range of techniques for community police officers, other community-based public service professionals and members of community groups working to solve problems collaboratively and creatively. It examines some of the ways which OU specialists in creative problem solving recommend to tackle difficult problems, and how to implement them in a community setting.

Free course
16 hrs
Entrepreneurship – from ideas to reality free course icon Level 2 icon Badge icon

Money & Business 

Entrepreneurship – from ideas to reality

This free course, Entrepreneurship: from ideas to reality, is about starting and running your own business. Using case studies it will take you through the decisions from generating initial ideas through to deciding what you will do and how to establish your business and grow it. It will guide you through business models, funding options, business types and the influence of location and importantly assessment of your own skills, values and attitudes to risk. It is focused on practical advice from real entrepreneurs, and will signpost learners to where they can find additional support and how they can further develop their own capabilities.

Free course
24 hrs
Making creativity and innovation happen free course icon Level 2 icon

Money & Business 

Making creativity and innovation happen

Creativity and innovation address ways of doing things better and differently. This free course, Making creativity and innovation happen, focuses both on individual creativity – where it comes from and how it can be developed – as well as creativity and the related concept of innovation at an organisational level. It considers how organisations can more effectively tackle the challenges posed by creativity and innovation in order to be more successful.

Free course
10 hrs
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5 things you might like to know about the Bank of England article icon

Money & Business 

5 things you might like to know about the Bank of England

The Bank of England is the central bank of the UK, but do you know anything about it? Take a look at these 5 facts...

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TV, Radio & Events 

The Bottom Line 2019

Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.

Radio Programme