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Jan 9th 2017

Understand commercial innovation, how ideas emerge and become reality, with this free online course developed with Marks & Spencer. This short free online course, which benefits from CPD accreditation, is designed for anyone interested in commercial innovation. Whether you run your own business or are a cog in a bigger wheel, work on your own or are part of a large multinational organisation, this course will help you see how you can be an agent for change and help push forward innovation.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

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: 8.9 (9 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

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: 4.7 (11 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

Improve your online research skills and your ability to critically analyse sources of information. In this course, you’ll explore the rich and diverse range of information available to you online, how to use search tools effectively, and the ways in which you can begin to assess information that you might want to use in your studies.

Average: 6.9 (9 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

Find out how understanding and targeting your market can help your business stand out from the crowd. To run a successful business you need to understand who your customers are and importantly, how you are going to reach them.

Average: 7.7 (6 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

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: 6.3 (7 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

Reflect on how you want to present yourself online and take positive steps towards these goals. This course is just one of a series of about ‘learning online’. You can sign up to the other courses in this series through the Going to University collection.

Average: 6 (10 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

Learn about Meyerhold’s form of physical theatre, biomechanics, and understand and perform ‘The Slap’. This short two-week course introduces you to world-renowned Russian director Meyerhold’s technique of biomechanics. It invites you to study and experience first-hand his revolutionary biomechanical étude, ‘The Slap’.

Average: 7.4 (5 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

Get the most out of online learning by reflecting and sharing your learning with others.

Average: 6 (3 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

Understand how business works and performance can be improved so that you can take your business forward and manage growth. A successful business relies on processes and information systems; it is important that an entrepreneur pays close attention to how their business works and how performance can be improved so that they are in a position to take it forward and manage growth.

Average: 3.3 (4 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your first steps towards becoming a science writer. This course will introduce you to the principles of cancer chemotherapy, and how the development of effective medications for the treatment of cancer remains a significant challenge to scientists.

Average: 6.7 (3 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

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: 5.5 (4 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

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)
Jan 2nd 2017

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

Average: 7.9 (7 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

How much do you know about your abdomen and how it works? Discover what you know already and find out more. This course will help you identify the positions of the organs within the abdomen, as well as becoming acquainted with common anatomical terminology used to talk about organs and structures and their position relative to each other.

Average: 8.1 (17 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

Become an effective online learner and develop your online communication skills when working with others. You are probably used to learning online on a daily basis, including turning to your phone for information rather than referring to books.

Average: 8.1 (8 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

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.

Average: 5 (6 votes)
Jan 2nd 2017

Discover just some of the ways that heroism and the First World War is portrayed through art and film. The centenary of the First World War is a time for reflection and exploration. In this short course you will discover just some of the ways that heroism is portrayed through art and film.

Average: 5.5 (13 votes)
Nov 28th 2016

War and conflict can severely disrupt the governance of the environment. What is the impact on both people and the environment? This course explores three basic principles when considering conflict in the natural environment: 1. The economics of the coming spaceship Earth; 2. Scarcity and conflict; 3.The environment as a weapon of war.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Nov 7th 2016

Find out how medical treatments are discovered, tested and evaluated, to improve healthcare for all, on this free online course. Everything we do in healthcare - every tablet that’s prescribed, every treatment that’s given and every test that’s performed - has to be first discovered and then thoroughly evaluated before it can be put into practice.

Average: 9 (1 vote)

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