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Thinking about how I work with other professionals free course icon Level

Education & Development 

Thinking about how I work with other professionals

This work-based free course, Thinking about how I work with other professionals, encourages early years practitioners to think about the values and principles underpinning how they work with other professionals. It explores beliefs about teamwork, examines frameworks for professional communication and concludes with identifying possible changes in practice.

Free course
6 hrs
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Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams free course icon Level

Science, Maths & Technology 

Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams

This free course, Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams, offers an introduction to working in virtual project teams. It explains the terms and concepts related to teams and projects, and highlights the complexity around the interaction of people and technology.

Free course
4 hrs
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Knowledge in everyday life free course icon Level

Education & Development 

Knowledge in everyday life

This free course, Knowledge in everyday life, is designed to help those working with children between the ages of 3 and 8. You will be encouraged to explore your knowledge, feelings and attitudes in language, mathematics and science in order to understand the place that these subjects have in the life of both individuals and society as a whole.

Free course
12 hrs
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Money & Business 

Conversations and interviews

This free course, Conversations and interviews, explores how to ask and answer questions in interviews and conversations.

Free course
5 hrs
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Stakeholders in marketing and finance free course icon Level

Money & Business 

Stakeholders in marketing and finance

This free course, Stakeholders in marketing and finance, comprises two sections introducing the idea of customers and stakeholders for financial information. It also contains two activities in which learners are asked to relate the ideas discussed to their own work practice.

Free course
2 hrs
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Developing high trust work relationships free course icon Level

Money & Business 

Developing high trust work relationships

Learn about trust in the organisational context. This free course, Developing high trust work relationships, introduces the concept of trust, what it means to you and how it may affect your organisation.

Free course
2 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Diversity and difference in communication

Interpersonal communication in health and social care services is by its nature diverse. As a consequence, achieving good or effective communication whether between service providers and service users, or among those working in a service means taking account of diversity, rather than assuming that every interaction will be the same. This free course, Diversity and difference in communication, explores the ways in which difference and diversity impact on the nature of communication in health and social care services.

Free course
16 hrs
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Languages 

Intermediate German: Understanding spoken German

This free course, Intermediate German: Understanding spoken German, is aimed at intermediate learners of German with an interest in language and culture. The six-hour-course is designed to develop your understanding of spoken German through video portraits of people in the German cities of Hamburg and Passau. It introduces you to naturally spoken language, and gives clear advice on how to use video resources as a useful and enjoyable learning tool. Through completing varied activities you will improve your understanding and active use of the language, and develop the confidence to access further resources and take your German studies to a higher level.

Free course
6 hrs
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The interplay between leading and learning free course icon Level

Education & Development 

The interplay between leading and learning

Leadership in learning contexts is not confined to those who have it as part of their job title. Everyone has opportunities for leading - be it of learners, of colleagues in curriculum or project development, or more formally. Everyone also has the opportunity for learning. This free course, The interplay between leading and learning, explores the complex set of interactions between those involved for example, teachers and pupils, trainers and trainees, youth workers and young people.

Free course
8 hrs
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The concept of innovation free course icon Level

Money & Business 

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 invention? How are organisations affected by innovation: are all of the outcomes positive? You will learn how to analyse this concept and its impact on resources, capabilities and competencies.

Free course
3 hrs
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The ‘why’ and ‘what’ of educational leadership and management free course icon Level

Education & Development 

The ‘why’ and ‘what’ of educational leadership and management

This free course, The 'why' and 'what' of educational leadership and management, introduces you to researching educational leadership and management and how undertaking research can contribute to both good practice and the building of leadership capacity.

Free course
8 hrs
Supply chain sustainability free course icon Level

Money & Business 

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 they operate, they also have to consider issues of sustainability in their supply chain strategies. These issues are a consideration beyond those of environmental sustainability and also encompass social sustainability (ethics and wellbeing), financial sustainability, and network sustainability. This free course, Supply chain sustainability, introduces four sustainability perspectives and discusses how these perspectives can ------ the sustainability of any supply chain.

Free course
8 hrs
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