Registration for this module requires that you hold all four Certificates of Achievement from the four FutureLearn MOOCs in the Digital Economy program (Effective Supply Chain Management, Success through Market Segmentation, Selling through Customer Insight, and Finance for Business Growth). You will be asked to provide proof of this via email once you have registered on the module. Find out more about the Digital Economy program.
If you wish to study this module as part of an OU qualification, you will need to make sure that you meet the entry requirements for that qualification. If you begin an OU qualification with this module, please note that the compulsory module MBA stage 1: management: perspectives and practice (B716) or the fast-track version of this module MBA stage 1: management: perspectives and practice (BXFT716) must be your next choice. See the Qualifications section for more details.
The module requires 102 hours of study over three months in addition to the 48 hours of MOOCs study.
Please note that the learning design of the module does not include tutorial support. You will have access to ‘light touch’ advice from a learning advisor, but please be aware that (as with the MOOCs you bring to the module as prior learning) you need to be a proactive learner to benefit from the materials and activities supplied (peer-review, case studies, readings and online discussion).
Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you will need a minimum score of 6.5 under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Please see their website for details.
If you have any doubt about the suitability of the module, please speak to an adviser.