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Facebook for Business - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 2 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Facebook is the world’s largest social network. With over a billion users it’s very likely that a proportion of your target customer audience will have a Facebook account. In the ‘Social Media for Business’ course you’ll have been encouraged to research and investigate the preferred social media platforms used by your target audience, so you should have a good idea at this point if Facebook is one of the right platforms for you. [+]

Online Courses in Business in United Kingdom. Facebook is the world’s largest social network. With over a billion users it’s very likely that a proportion of your target customer audience will have a Facebook account. In the ‘Social Media for Business’ course you’ll have been encouraged to research and investigate the preferred social media platforms used by your target audience, so you should have a good idea at this point if Facebook is one of the right platforms for you. Using Facebook in your business is about providing an effective means for your customers to interact with you and connect their friends to your business. Recommendation is the most powerful way a potential customer can be connected to a business, particularly when it’s being recommended by a friend. So if you know that a trusted friend likes a particular brand, you’re much more likely to engage with that brand. Facebook is essentially a platform designed to facilitate social interaction between people with whom you’ve already established some mutual recognition. What you will Learn / Course Modules An Introduction to Facebook Setting up a Facebook Brand Page Administrating your Facebook Brand Page Adding Content to your Brand Page Custom Applications Getting People to your Brand Page Facebook Advertising Getting Website Traffic from Facebook [-]

LinkedIn for Business - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 1 hour August 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

Linkedin is a very well established and respected social network with over 259 million users in more than 200 countries. It’s known as “Facebook in a Suit” or the most professional level of Social networking for businesses. [+]

Linkedin is a very well established and respected social network with over 259 million users in more than 200 countries. It’s known as “Facebook in a Suit” or the most professional level of Social networking for businesses. Linkedin is a very valuable tool to find the key decision makers within certain companies. It’s used for finding the best point of contact, gaining familiarity with their background before a call or sales pitch, making such contact much more effective. It’s a social network for professional people. Normally a person would create a Linkedin profile that would include career details and would update their information periodically as to their current appointment. It would often include a personal statement, personal web address and possibly testimonials from employers and members of staff. If the person has particular interests both professionally and personally they may subscribe to one or more interest groups to receive updates and discussion opportunities. What you will Learn / Course Modules Introduction to LinkedIn Company Policies Relating to LinkedIn How LinkedIn Works Setting up your LinkedIn Profile [-]

Twitter for Business - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 2 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Twitter is a social media platform that is used by a wide range of people, from celebrities, who use it to communicate with their fans to companies and brands who can use it to engage their customers and attract new ones. It is also used by people for the social aspect – to chat and share information with friends. [+]

Online Courses in Business in United Kingdom. Twitter is a social media platform that is used by a wide range of people, from celebrities, who use it to communicate with their fans to companies and brands who can use it to engage their customers and attract new ones. It is also used by people for the social aspect – to chat and share information with friends. In fact, there is no restriction to who or what can have a Twitter account and often a larger company such as Starbucks will also have individual accounts for each product such as Frappuccino’s and even individual store locations. Using Twitter successfully requires a significant commitment of time – being active is key to your success. It’s all about the image you create, and the best‐viewed companies are the responsive ones. Twitter is a real‐time information sharing network where users can share messages, news, images, opinions and links via short bursts of information called ‘tweets’ – these tweets have a character limit of 140 including spaces, which may sound very short but you might be surprised at how much you can get into a little space and how much influence that can have. Even though Twitter is a fairly simple service, it’s still important to understand the mechanics of it thoroughly What you will Learn / Course Modules An Introduction to Twitter Getting Started on Twitter Using Third-Party Applications Being Social [-]

Course in Social Enterprise: Business Doing Good

FutureLearn
Online Full time Part time 3 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course is a must for anyone who wants to understand more about what social enterprise is and its relation to sustainable development. You will learn how to evaluate social enterprise in the context of global and local problems. If you work with social enterprise or are thinking about launching a social enterprise, this course provides a valuable foundation. [+]

Course in Social Enterprise: Business Doing Good This course is part of the Social Enterprise program, which will enable you to turn your social enterprise idea into action. Can business do good? In this course, we explore different models of social enterprise and the local and global problems that they aim to address. Where could this course take me? This course is a must for anyone who wants to understand more about what social enterprise is and its relation to sustainable development. You will learn how to evaluate social enterprise in the context of global and local problems. If you work with social enterprise or are thinking about launching a social enterprise, this course provides a valuable foundation. What and how will I learn? Social Enterprise: Business Doing Good includes a mix of theory, practical information and case studies from around the world. You will assess different definitions and models of social enterprise and evaluate their social impact. Video interviews with experts and practitioners, articles and discussion steps will offer you the opportunity to learn and engage with other learners on key concepts and ideas. By the end of the course, you will understand the key concepts related to social enterprise and how to assess the social impact of a social enterprise model. Continue learning with the Social Enterprise program This course is one of three in the Social Enterprise program prepared by Middlesex University Business School, in collaboration with researchers at the Jindal Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship and the social enterprise Living in Minca, and with funding by the British Council. The program will enable you to understand what it takes to launch and run a sustainable social enterprise. When you complete all three courses and buy a Certificate of Achievement for each, you will earn a FutureLearn Award as proof of completing the program of study. Requirements This course is intended for anyone interested in learning more about social enterprise, including entrepreneurs, charities, working professionals and students. [-]

Course in Business Process Management: An Introduction to Process Thinking

FutureLearn
Online Full time Part time 3 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course exposes you to “process thinking”. As you engage with the course you will become aware of how business processes are around you everywhere, and the key role they play both in your personal and professional life as you provide and consume products and services. [+]

Online Courses in Business in United Kingdom. Course in Business Process Management: An Introduction to Process Thinking What are the main ingredients of a business process and how can business process management (BPM) be effectively used to improve organisational performance? In today’s dynamic business environment, every organization manages a large number of business processes. Business processes determine what gets done, when and how, allowing organizations to achieve their strategic goals. This course exposes you to “process thinking”. As you engage with the course you will become aware of how business processes are around you everywhere, and the key role they play both in your personal and professional life as you provide and consume products and services. You will learn about the benefits of systematically managing business processes through BPM, how this differs from related disciplines, and the key phases of a BPM project. Professor Marcello La Rosa from the Queensland University of Technology’s BPM Discipline is supported by a team of international experts to lead this short course. You will also have the opportunity to engage with other learners from around the world to share your insights and experiences. See the world through a business process management lens Every organisation runs a large number of business processes. This free online short course begins by posing the question: “How can we leverage knowledge of business processes to improve organisational performance in this complex, changing world?” Week 1: “What?” and “Why?” In Week 1 we will introduce business process management and process thinking through a real-world case study and answer the question about the “What?” and “Why?” of business process management. Week 2: Process identification, modelling and analysis In Week 2 we will look at the BPM lifecycle in more depth. You will become skilled in looking at business operations through a business process lens. In particular, we will focus on the first three phases of the lifecycle: identification, discovery (with a focus on modelling) and analysis. Week 3: Process redesign, automation, monitoring and controlling In Week 3 you will continue to elaborate on the idea of value-driven thinking as you learn about the next phases in the lifecycle: redesign, implementation (with a focus on automation), and monitoring and controlling. Requirements Everything you need to succeed in this course is provided, or can be downloaded for free. The course is designed to provide a short introduction to the BPM lifecycle for beginning business professionals and anyone interested in business processes. There is no special prior experience or knowledge required to join in. [-]

Course in Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World

FutureLearn
Online Full time Part time 7 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

By completing this course you will have developed skills and knowledge that will enhance your decision-making skills in order to act in a complex world and under uncertainty. [+]

Course in Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World Leaders must be able to act in a complex world and under uncertainty. This course is a first step to develop yourself into one of the future’s key decision makers or to enhance your decision-making skills. First, this course will address what complexity is and will define uncertainty. Next, we cover a number of tools and methods to understand and be able to navigate through the complex and uncertain world. The need for a multidisciplinary approach will be emphasised throughout the course. Guest lecturers from different faculties will explain, provide applications and examples from their respective fields of study for a more comprehensive understanding of the different elements of complexity. For example, complexity can be beautifully explained by the use of insects and brains and many other natural and social phenomena. The same ideas can be applied to economic and financial systems. After introducing the first principles, guest lecturers will cover interdisciplinary aspects of complexity. These are graph theory and networks, emergent behaviour, agent-based modelling, evolutionary dynamics, cellular automata and self-organisation, complexity in history, decision making under uncertainty, heuristics and biases and subsequently entrepreneurship. Finally, relating this all back together in two case studies will conclude the course. The first case study is financial stability and crises and the latter is growth and development of cities. By completing this course you will have developed skills and knowledge that will enhance your decision-making skills in order to act in a complex world and under uncertainty. This course has received a major update in 2016 with added content on agent-based modelling, entrepreneurship and city planning. Requirements Anyone should be able to participate in course. However, basic knowledge of economic, financial institutions, mathematics and logic will be helpful. The course will be taught at undergraduate level. [-]

Diploma in Business and Commercial Acumen - Level 4, 5 & 6

E-Careers
Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Ensure you have both the theoretical knowledge and business experience with this advanced course that will delve deeper into the learning objectives relevant to making decisions in the business world. [+]

Online Courses in Business in United Kingdom. What are the objectives of this course? This course is the only training programme delivered online that gives learners both the skills and experience using a unique concept of simulation based learning to teach the theory, giving real life examples using simulation and role play to also build practical skills through our very own Experiential Learning Environment. To introduce students to the 54:70 Success Matrix™ and the main skills for success. To understand the importance of business acumen and how to quantify and develop it to be successful. To understand what makes a business and a business person successful. To understand how to analyse a business and make good decisions. To understand the link between commerciality and successful corporate leaders & decision makers. To reflect on key strengths as well as areas for improvement and plan for further development. To develop proficiency in applying the methodology in the workplace to assess any businesses (external or internal) and identify opportunities. Throughout the course you will work on developing fundamental skills and experience in line with the 54:70 Success Matrix™: Self-awareness Problem solving Enterprising Team player Business Astuteness Decision Judgement Communication Technology appreciation Self-management Who is it intended for? This course is for you if you are interested in taking your level of business-savvy to the next level. If you’re a school leaver, aspiring tycoon or current business manager or owner, this course will give you massive benefits you will be able to input into key business decisions. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you have completed this course you will receive the skills to make key business decisions to an industry standard, therefore your career prospects, in terms of both job roles and earning potential, will significantly rise. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

IASSC Accredited Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training

E-Careers
Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the process improvement framework Lean Six Sigma with this course with a licensed affiliate. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Fully accredited by the IASSC, this Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course will give students the necessary knowledge and techniques they need to lead a process improvement team. You will be able to deploy resources and apply the correct methodologies to perform useful statistical experiments to help identify new efficiencies and savings. The Define phase during which projects are outlined, elements of waste are identified and the management decisions required to move forward. The Measure phase which is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Analyse phase uses statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to model how processes may be improved and the potential value of each improvement without affecting existing systems. The Improve phase helps students to identify the changes that will deliver the greatest business benefits before putting those plans into action. The Control phase monitors each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits. The results will then be able to demand what actions should be taken. Who is it intended for? Master the process improvement framework Lean Six Sigma with this course with a licensed affiliate. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt goes hand-in-hand with many other project and quality management courses. The Black Belt can lead you into roles such as lead analyst, business process manager and senior project manager. These roles can command salaries of up to £72,000. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

IASSC Accredited Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training

E-Careers
Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn the fundamental knowledge behind the world’s foremost quality and process management methodology with a licensed affiliate. [+]

Online Courses in Business in United Kingdom. What are the objectives of this course? Lean Six Sigma is a modern managerial concept and is the combination of two separate methodologies; Lean and Six Sigma. Lean is a methodology designed to improve business by preserving quality and value, but with less work and Six Sigma is a system designed to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of errors using statistical methods. The Define phase defines how projects are chosen, elements of waste are then identified and action items are defined. The Measure phase is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Control phase then helps to monitor each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits, then how to action on the results. Who is it intended for? The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is for anyone who wants to understand basic Lean Six Sigma concepts and function as an important member of any project, process or quality management team. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an ideal place to start if you want to whet your appetite in process improvement strategies, you can then use this foundation to go onto further studying goals to suit your career development. Usually certified Yellow Belts will have job roles such as business process analyst and process improvement co-ordinator, averaging a salary of £29,000. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Course in Net that Job: How to Write a CV Online

FutureLearn
Online Full time Part time 3 weeks October 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Find out how to write a CV online that will help you stand out and net your dream job, with this free online CV writing course. [+]

Course in Net that Job: How to Write a CV Online Writing a CV is a very personal thing – it’s a story about your past that employers will use to decide if you have a future with them. This free online course will guide you through the CV writing process, helping you create a CV online that will help you net your dream job. Find out how to write a CV online By the end of this course, you’ll be able to improve your existing CV, not only by making it more digital and putting your CV online, but also through being more aware of what makes a good CV and what makes a bad one. In Weeks 1 and 2, we’ll be looking at all of the key skills you’ll need to perfect your CV – the idea is that you’ll build up these key skills so that you’ll be able to see a clear improvement in your CV writing. In Week 2, we’ll consider how much technology you want your as part of your CV to be, so that, by the end of the course, you’ll be in a great position to put your CV online and net that job. Get CV writing advice from experts and learners around the world Throughout the course, you’ll get cv writing advice from Willie McGuire, Rille Raaper and Viktoria Nikolova – a team of CV experts from the University of Glasgow. You’ll also be able to connect with a huge numbers of other job hunters around the world, who are all bursting with ideas – ideas that you can use in your own CV writing. Requirements There are no prior requirements for this course. [-]

Certificate in Business and Commercial Acumen - Level 3

E-Careers
Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Improve your business and commercial acumen with the only training programme delivered online that gives learners both the skills and experience using a unique concept of simulation based learning. [+]

Online Courses in Business in United Kingdom. What are the objectives of this course? The courses utilises the 54:70 Success Matrix™ which is an invaluable concept for individuals to find the perfect balance between skills and experience. It allows students to make success a consistent tangible result of business. To introduce students to the 54:70 Success Matrix™ and the main skills for success. To understand the importance of business acumen and how to quantify and develop it to be successful. To understand what makes a business and a business person successful. To understand how to analyse a business and make good decisions. To understand the link between commerciality and successful corporate leaders & decision makers. To reflect on key strengths as well as areas for improvement and plan for further development. To develop proficiency in applying the methodology in the workplace to assess any businesses (external or internal) and identify opportunities. Throughout the course you will work on developing fundamental skills and experience in line with the 54:70 Success Matrix™: Self-awareness Problem solving Enterprising Team player Business Astuteness Decision Judgement Communication Technology appreciation Self-management Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone. It can be configured to fast track business and commercial capabilities of people who have minimal business experience, or as an ideal tool for aspiring or actual entrepreneurs. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you have completed this course you will receive the skills to make key business decisions to an industry standard, therefore your career prospects, in terms of both job roles and earning potential, will significantly rise. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Business Analysis Foundation Training and Exam

E-Careers
Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified and prove your mastery in the fundamental concepts of business analysis with this Business Analysis Foundation Training and Exam Package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Define business analysis and learn more about what it entails. Understand more about the competencies of a business analyst. Get to grips with strategy analysis. Work your way through the business analysis process model and the various investigative techniques that are used. Take a look at strategy analysis and management. Learn how to model business systems and processes. Demonstrate how to gather, document, manage, model and deliver the various requirements that have been established. Learn how to make a business and financial case and appreciate how changes in a business can be implemented in order to see successful improvement. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to formalise their knowledge and skills in business analysis into an industry-recognised qualification. It is also for anyone who is looking to go into business analysis and needs to get their foot in the door. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? People with the Business Analysis Foundation Qualification can function in roles such as business analyst and financial analyst. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Business Analysis Foundation Training

E-Careers
Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the fundamental concepts of business analysis with this Business Analysis Foundation course. [+]

Online Courses in Business in United Kingdom. What are the objectives of this course? Define business analysis and learn more about what it entails. Understand more about the competencies of a business analyst. Get to grips with strategy analysis. Work your way through the business analysis process model and the various investigative techniques that are used. Take a look at strategy analysis and management. Learn how to model business systems and processes. Demonstrate how to gather, document, manage, model and deliver the various requirements that have been established. Learn how to make a business and financial case and appreciate how changes in a business can be implemented in order to see successful improvement. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to go into the business analyst industry or for current business analysts looking to gain a better understanding of the fundamental concepts. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? People with the Business Analysis Foundation course knowledge can function in roles such as business analyst and financial analyst. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

IASSC Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training & Certificate

E-Careers
Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified and master process improvement framework Lean Six Sigma with the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training course and examination. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Who is it intended for? Fully accredited by the IASSC, this Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course will give students the necessary knowledge and techniques they need to lead a process improvement team. You will be able to deploy resources and apply the correct methodologies to perform useful statistical experiments to help identify new efficiencies and savings. The Define phase during which projects are outlined, elements of waste are identified and the management decisions required to move forward. The Measure phase which is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Analyse phase uses statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to model how processes may be improved and the potential value of each improvement without affecting existing systems. The Improve phase helps students to identify the changes that will deliver the greatest business benefits before putting those plans into action. The Control phase monitors each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits. The results will then be able to demand what actions should be taken. Requirements Get certified and master process improvement framework Lean Six Sigma with the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training course and examination. What marks this course apart? The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt goes hand-in-hand with many other project and quality management courses. The Black Belt can lead you into roles such as lead analyst, business process manager and senior project manager. These roles can command salaries of up to £72,000. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Course in Business Fundamentals: Effective Networking

FutureLearn
Online Full time Part time 4 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Learn how to build and sustain your network to enhance your professional relationships and open up career opportunities. [+]

Online Courses in Business in United Kingdom. Course in Business Fundamentals: Effective Networking This course is part of the Business and Finance Fundamentals and Business Fundamentals programs, which will enable you to master this subject in depth. Networking is a fundamental skill, which will help you take control of your career. This free online course introduces the principles of networking as a fundamental skill to help develop your personal brand in the world of work. Build your network and personal brand online and in the real world You will craft, and receive feedback on, an elevator pitch, a short statement about your role and talents. You will learn how to analyse the value of your connections, whether you are looking for a new job or seeking ways of being more effective in your current position. The course will also cover strategies for self-presentation, keeping in touch with your connections and ensuring that your networking relationships are based on mutual benefit and trust. As well as honing your interpersonal skills in essential areas such as giving and seeking information, the course will cover the fundamentals of creating and managing your digital presence for networking on social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook. Develop fundamental business and finance skills This course has been developed by The Open University Business School – a pioneering institution that is triple accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. It is one of eight from The Open University, designed to help you gain fundamental business and financial skills, including communication, networking, relationship building, project management, personal financial planning and management, investment and financial services. You can complete this course as part of one of these two programs: Business Fundamentals: four courses, which will boost your employability and effectiveness at work, and enable you to earn a FutureLearn Award. Business and Finance Fundamentals: eight courses; holders of FutureLearn Certificates of Achievement for all eight courses can earn 30 UK credits towards The Open University Business School’s BA in Business Management by passing a linked Open University assessment module (requiring separate OU registration and fee). Requirements This course is intended for anyone looking to enhance and develop their professional network in order to open up opportunities and strengthen their professional relationships. The course does not require any previous experience of studying networking. For further information about registration, the final assessment course, your eligibility and the BA in Business Management, visit the Open University website. The Open University does not operate in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. This means that Learners based in those countries will not be able to convert their participation in this Program to Open University course credits. [-]