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    Exploring career mentoring and coaching

    This free course, Exploring career mentoring and coaching, will explain what mentors and career coaches do and how a colleague or expert who can...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 May 2019

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    This free course, Exploring career mentoring and coaching, will explain what...
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    Developing career resilience

    This free course, Developing career resilience, will help you to understand the factors that influence career resilience and offer examples and...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 May 2019

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    This free course, Developing career resilience, will help you to understand the...
  • 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

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    08 May 2019

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    The importance of interpersonal skills
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    To succeed in management you need good interpersonal skills, you need to...
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    Managing and managing people

    This free course, Managing and managing people, will introduce you to the world of management. We will be looking at a range of topics, including...

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    30 Apr 2019

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    This free course, Managing and managing people, will introduce you to the world of...
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    Speeches and speech-making

    This free course, Speeches and speech-making, explores an aspect of language use where 'voices' and 'texts' converge: the art of speech-making.

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Jan 2019

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    This free course, Speeches and speech-making, explores an aspect of language use...
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    Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness

    This free course, Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness, explores the personal skills that underpin so much work in sport...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    05 Dec 2018

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    Communication, management and your own context

    In management the ability to communicate clearly and confidently is of key importance. This free course, Communication, management and your own...

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    31 Oct 2018

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    In management the ability to communicate clearly and confidently is of key...
  • Supply chain sustainability

    To survive in today’s competitive environment, organisations need not only have an efficient and effective supply chain for the context in which...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Oct 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 17 Oct 2018
    To survive in today’s competitive environment, organisations need not only have an...
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    How teams work

    This free course, How teams work, provides an introduction to working in virtual project teams by explaining terms and concepts related to teams...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    24 Apr 2018

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    The concept of innovation

    Just what is innovation? This free course examines the issues surrounding the concept of innovation. What is the difference between innovation and...

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    3 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    09 Apr 2018

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    MSc in Systems Thinking in Practice

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    MSc in Systems Thinking in Practice
    Updated 31 Jan 2019
    This MSc course explores the way we think about and approach tasks or situations....

    Postgraduate Diploma in Systems Thinking in Practice

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    Postgraduate Diploma in Systems Thinking in Practice
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    This diploma course develops your ability to approach and tackle complex, messy...

    Postgraduate Certificate in Systems Thinking in Practice

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    Postgraduate Certificate in Systems Thinking in Practice
    Updated 31 Jan 2019
    This certificate may change the way you think about the situations you face. You...

    BA (Honours) Business Management (Leadership Practice)

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    BA (Honours) Business Management (Leadership Practice)
    Updated 31 Jan 2019
    You will need a computer with internet access to study for this qualification....

    BA (Honours) Business Management

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    BA (Honours) Business Management
    Updated 31 Jan 2019
    How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What's...

    BSc (Honours) Combined STEM

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    BSc (Honours) Combined STEM
    Updated 31 Jan 2019
    STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The flexibility...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Business Management

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Business Management
    Updated 31 Jan 2019
    How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What's...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management
    Updated 31 Jan 2019
    This flexible qualification starts with you: where you are now, and where you want...