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All modules in Business and Management

Choose from modules giving you a broad introduction to business and management, or focus on a particular subject ranging from accounting to strategy management.

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Business and Management modules

OU level 1

  1. An introduction to business and management
  2. Business data analytics and decision making
  3. Communication skills for business and management
  4. Discovering mathematics
  5. Fundamentals of accounting
  6. Introducing statistics
  7. You and your money

OU level 2

  1. Developing leadership
  2. Exploring innovation and entrepreneurship
  3. Shaping business opportunities
  4. Understanding customers
  5. Financial accounting in context
  6. Financial analysis and decision making

OU level 3

  1. Business management: financial accounting for non-financial roles
  2. Business management: fundamentals of management accounting
  3. Business management: improving organisational practice
  4. Business management: marketing principles and practice
  5. Business management: people management and leadership
  6. Business management: project management
  7. Climate change: transforming your organisation for sustainability
  8. Creating futures: sustainable enterprise and innovation
  9. Doing economics: people, markets and policy
  10. IT systems: planning for success
  11. Leadership in a changing world
  12. Marketing in action
  13. Strategic management

Access modules

  1. Business and law Access module
  2. Science, technology and maths Access module
  3. Science, technology and maths Access module: fast track

Short courses

  1. Analytical thinking for problem solving
  2. Behavioural insights for the workplace
  3. Business agility foundations
  4. Business agility intermediate
  5. Business design for the digital world
  6. Chinese business culture essentials
  7. Collaboration skills for the workplace
  8. Communication skills in the digital world
  9. Creating a successful and sustainable business
  10. Creative thinking for the workplace
  11. Data in digital transformation
  12. Design thinking in the digital world
  13. Develop a purpose driven approach in the workplace
  14. Developing a coaching culture
  15. Developing strategy to manage uncertainty
  16. Developing team leader skills
  17. Digital marketing analytics and measurement
  18. Digital marketing content creation
  19. Digital marketing strategy
  20. Digital transformation design thinking
  21. Digital transformation foundations
  22. Digital transformation performance
  23. Digital transformation readiness
  24. Email marketing eCRM
  25. Evaluating financial performance
  26. Innovation for digital transformation
  27. Introduction to business and workplace coaching
  28. Introduction to digital marketing
  29. Introduction to digital transformation
  30. Leadership in the digital world
  31. Managing a budget
  32. Managing change in the digital world
  33. Managing uncertainty through monitoring and control
  34. Managing uncertainty through policy implementation
  35. Online display advertising
  36. Organisational behaviour in the workplace
  37. Search marketing
  38. Social media marketing
  39. Start your own business
  40. The impact of storytelling in business
  41. Understanding financial statements