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E.g., 2016-06-29
E.g., 2016-06-29
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This course will highlight the critical legal and business issues entrepreneurs face as they build and launch a new venture. We will explore real world scenarios, and address the legal and business issues that entrepreneurs face, from the moment they conceive of the "million dollar idea" to all of the important junctures along the path to success.

Average: 4.8 (18 votes)
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El presente curso está diseñado para los participantes desde cualquier parte del mundo puedan conocer la importancia de los Sistemas de Información en las empresas, la toma de decisiones gerenciales, y como realizar de una forma más efectiva las operaciones gerenciales y empresariales.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Sep 5th 2016

Learn practical marketing strategies and tools that enable enterprises to stand out in a competitive marketplace. Want to learn how successful businesses use marketing to increase revenue, share and profitability? In an increasingly competitive market, marketing skills are vital to help organizations stand out, win customers, build loyalty and sustain long term impact and returns.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
Jun 15th 2016

La gestión de personas y de equipos en el mundo profesional es un factor clave en la consecución de objetivos y en la mejora continua de las organizaciones. En este MOOC el deporte nos muestra una manera de abordar el liderazgo y la gestión de equipos que es fácilmente transferible a cualquier otro entorno profesional.

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Jun 7th 2016

Social sector leaders must connect their impact work with the right business model to achieve sustainability. With finite resources and limited staffing, organizations that are more focused on immediate needs rather than long-term sustainability can find developing the right business plan challenging. This course teaches nonprofit organizations, social entrepreneurs, corporate entrepreneurs and social change leaders how to use financial modeling and creative approaches to market-based funding to scale the impact of their work. This course will be valuable for organizations of all shapes and sizes, and particularly useful for those in the early stages of development.

Average: 7 (3 votes)
Jun 7th 2016

What skills should international students develop for career success in Germany? This employability MOOC sets out to make a difference for the over 300,000 internationals enrolled at German universities. Join us to give your Karriere a good push!

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Jun 7th 2016

One simple idea can lead to job creation, innovative new technologies and the establishment of lasting institutions. Learn how to develop and launch your own social venture in this course, which shows students how social entrepreneurship can be one of the greatest forces for positive change in the world.

Average: 7.7 (3 votes)
Jun 6th 2016

Understand how big fashion retailers innovate and discover the story behind a favourite piece of your clothing. The course introduces a case study showing how Marks & Spencer has been a key innovator in fashion, introducing new fabrics that make our lives easier and more comfortable. You will see how M&S continues to drive innovation to bring consumers new and better products. You will also consider your own clothing and its innovation story, producing and sharing with other learners your research and findings on how a favourite item of clothing is the result of innovative developments in the industry.

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Jun 6th 2016

Interested in starting a business? This course will help you define your vision and discover opportunities to make it happen.

Average: 7 (3 votes)
Jun 6th 2016

Learn how IoT works, and how to create a successful product or company using it, with this free online course. Entrepreneurs love it, large corporations love it, universities and now even governments love it – welcome to the exciting and emerging world of the Internet of Things (IoT). Decades ago, we connected computers and got today’s powerful Internet. However, it’s only been over the last few years that we’ve started to connect everyday objects using machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies, to create the Internet of Things.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)
Jun 6th 2016

Gain the skills to manage your personal finances: managing budgets, debts, investments, property purchase, pensions and insurance. With real incomes falling and personal debt at a record high, there has never been a better time to improve your personal financial skills – ‘Managing my money’ aims to do just that.

Average: 5.4 (7 votes)
Jun 6th 2016

Learn how innovation has changed the food industry and the way we shop, and think about the global issue of food waste. This course considers the ways in which the food industry has evolved over the past 70 years and has created the industry of convenience we have today.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
Jun 6th 2016

Understand what innovation means and consider the history and developments of innovations that are important in our daily lives. This course is just one of a series about ‘innovation’.

Average: 10 (5 votes)
Jun 6th 2016

Find out how working with people and exploring networks can help you take your business to the next level. This course is the second in a series of six about ‘starting a business’.

Average: 4.1 (9 votes)
Jun 6th 2016

Find out how understanding and targeting your market can help your business stand out from the crowd.

Average: 8 (5 votes)
Jun 6th 2016

Understand how business works and performance can be improved so that you can take your business forward and manage growth.

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Jun 6th 2016

Find out how forecasting and managing your finances can lead to a profitable and sustainable business. The management of finances is crucial to a successful business; financial information provides the evidence to support your decisions about a business and helps to justify those decisions when you present them to other people.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Jun 6th 2016

Find out what Cultural Intelligence (CQ) is, and why good leaders and managers need it, in this free online course. Cultural Intelligence (CQ) is the natural evolution from the well-established notions of IQ (intelligence quotient) and EQ (emotional intelligence). Good leaders need all three to lead effectively.
CQ is the ability to cross divides - whether country, generation, gender, sector or background - and to thrive in multiple cultures.

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Jun 6th 2016

Raising funds in an important when starting a business; find out which source of funding is most suitable for your business idea. A successful business requires funding to get it started. There are many ways to get your business up and running, from the informal such as personal savings and borrowing, borrowing from friends and family, to the more formal avenues like bank loans, raising equity to crowd-funding.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Jun 6th 2016

This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of financial statements with an emphasis on the balance sheet. However, to understand accounting driven financial statements, it is important to recognize that accounting is less about counting and more about measuring. “What is it that is being measured?” Well, as the course unfolds, you will learn about the three measurement questions and how the balance sheet helps to answer the first two of these questions.

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