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Business Fundamentals: Project Management (FutureLearn)

Gain the basic skills to manage all phases of project lifecycle effectively, using the most appropriate methods and tools. Whatever the type or scale of your project, delivering great results, on time and within budget, is always a challenge. This online course introduces you to the essential skills and [...]

The Digital Economy: Finance for Business Growth (FutureLearn)

Learn how to develop a funding strategy for your business; explore different types of finance and learn when, and how, to use them. Every business needs cash to grow and develop. Some businesses are able to find enough cash from their own operations to take advantage of growth opportunities. [...]

Business Fundamentals: Customer Engagement (FutureLearn)

Learn how to design your activities to engage customers through relationships instead of a one-off sale. When did you last do business with someone you didn’t trust? Or who broke a promise? Building a relationship with your customer involves time, communication and commitment, but the benefits are a sure [...]

Modern Empowerment in the Workplace (FutureLearn)

The 21st century is transforming the workplace. Explore the role of human resources (HR) in this modern empowerment era. The 21st century has seen a transformation of work and the workplace. The negative aspects of this change often get most attention – from job insecurity to diminished labour rights. [...]