Online Course in Business Studies in United Kingdom

View all Online Courses in Business Studies in United Kingdom 2017

Business Studies

Courses are individual units of study that can be taken singly or as a series of classes concentrated in a specific area of study. Individual classes can vary in length, cost, and number of sessions per week.

Students who would like to work in the world of commerce should highly consider taking business studies. This academic program will help students develop skills in employee management, money management, marketing, leadership, and business ethics.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Online Course in Business Studies in United Kingdom

Read More

ACCA Online

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF)
Online Full time Part time 6 - 30 months September 2017 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

Study your whole ACCA qualification online with LSBF - powered by InterActive. You can choose from Live Online Classes - including tuition and revision, or study in the standard way with HD video recorded lectures. [+]

Online Courses in Business Studies in United Kingdom. ACCA Online Study your whole ACCA qualification online with LSBF - powered by InterActive. You can choose from Live Online Classes - including tuition and revision, or study in the standard way with HD video recorded lectures. You will benefit from award-winning tutors and study materials trusted by PwC, KMPG and Deloitte. Course Requirements Standard entry: Minimum requirements are 2 A Levels and 3 GCSEs or equivalent in five separate subjects, including English and Mathematics. Access to ACCA via FIA or AAT qualification: No other academic qualifications required. Gain exemptions from ACCA papers F1 – F3. Graduate entry: Degree holders from ACCA-accredited institutions may be exempt from up to 9 exams. Other relevant degrees may also qualify you for exemptions. English language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 overall and each component or equivalent. Duration 6 - 30 months per course/selection of exams [-]

Advanced Property Development - Level 4 Course

Distance Learning Centre
Online Part time 200 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Advanced Property Development - Level 4 Course teaches the student what is involved in this highly challenging business area, teaching important skills and how to undertake a successful project. The course also covers subjects such as Health and Safety, Project Management and Construction and will help students you to tackle large projects and ensure you have the skills to see the development through to the end. [+]

The Advanced Property Development - Level 4 Course teaches the student what is involved in this highly challenging business area, teaching important skills and how to undertake a successful project. The course also covers subjects such as Health and Safety, Project Management and Construction and will help students you to tackle large projects and ensure you have the skills to see the development through to the end. You will be assessed on coursework which is detailed in the course materials. Most coursework consists of short paragraph answers to set questions. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post. The course is split into 4 separate units: Unit 1: Introduction to Property Development Unit 2: Principles of Project Management Unit 3: Construction Materials and Science Unit 4: Health and Safety On successful completion on this course students will receive an accredited Level 4 Certificate Award. Prerequisites There are no particular entry requirements. Course Duration & Support Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12 month period. As the course is self study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer. Assessment You will be assessed on coursework which is detailed in the course materials. Most coursework consists of short paragraph answers to set questions. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email... [-]

Property Development - Level 3 Course

Distance Learning Centre
Online Part time 180 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Distance Learning Centres Property Development Level 3 Course acts as a unique introductory guide for anyone with ambitions to set up in the property development business. If you don't know where or how to start, this course is absolutely right for you. [+]

Online Courses in Business Studies in United Kingdom. Distance Learning Centres Property Development Level 3 Course acts as a unique introductory guide for anyone with ambitions to set up in the property development business. If you don't know where or how to start, this course is absolutely right for you. Before entering the challenging world of property development, there is a need to get a good grounding in the subject before embarking on what can be a very exciting and potentially rewarding career, and that's what this unique course gives you. The course will take you step-by-step through the thought and learning processes involved in getting on the property development ladder. The course has the following lessons: Unit One - Introduction Unit Two - The Credit Crunch Unit Three - Property Research Unit Four - Property & the Law Unit Five - Types of Property Unit Six - Finances Unit Seven - Plans & Drawings Unit Eight - Building Regulations Unit Nine - Planning Unit Ten - Project Management Unit Eleven - Renovation of Properties Unit Twelve - Buying a Property at Auction Unit Thirteen - Buying Off Plan Properties Unit Fourteen - Buy to Let Unit Fifteen - Marketing your Property Unit Sixteen & Seventeen - Buying Property in Scotland and Abroad Unit Eighteen & Nineteen - How to Start & Run a Business Unit Twenty & Twenty One - Recruiting & Managing Staff Effectively On successful completion of this course students will receive an accredited Level 3 Certificate... [-]

Course in Real Estate

International Career Institute
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

A career in the real estate industry is known for being highly lucrative but intensely challenging. Without solid training and insider tips, you may not even get your foot in the door. [+]

A career in the real estate industry is known for being highly lucrative but intensely challenging. Without solid training and insider tips, you may not even get your foot in the door. This is why you need to take ICI’s real estate program. Our course is guided by TAFE and set with real estate industry standards to give you the best background when establishing a career in real estate. Course Outline Students assume the position of an employee at the Virtual Realty agency. Real-life scenarios are presented and students will interact with the staff and clients of Virtual Realty as they go through the course activities. The course is divided into four segments: Property sales Property management Agency services Business practices There is also an elective unit in State Registration to Practice. Career Prospects This career route is perfect for people who view competition as a challenge rather than a hindrance. If you are one of these individuals and you have exceptional communication and people skills, then you won’t regret a career in the real estate industry. Real estate agents are expected to be knowledgeable in buying and selling as well as assess, manage, or lease properties. They are a great asset to their clients and act on these tasks on their behalf. Real estate industry beams with many tricks and secrets so you need to be cautious when selecting a course. [-]

Course in Project Management

International Career Institute
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Project management is a fast-growing profession and this is very understandable because almost every industry rely on project managers to oversee works from inception to completion. Government departments and private companies alike need dependable and capable individuals to lead their projects to success. [+]

Online Courses in Business Studies in United Kingdom. Project management is a fast-growing profession and this is very understandable because almost every industry rely on project managers to oversee works from inception to completion. Government departments and private companies alike need dependable and capable individuals to lead their projects to success. If you wish to gain the skills required to become a project manager, enrol in ICI’s project management course and achieve a rewarding profession that is desired in many industries. Course Outline Introduction to Project Management Project Management Scope and Formulation Planning Projects Task Delegation Project Implementation Project Evaluation Project Management Skills Leadership Skills Personnel Development Career Prospects More and more organisations today utilise teams and project-based methods to achieve specific goals. And to lead such teams, project managers are needed. Individuals who can demonstrate skills in managing valuable resources like manpower, money, and time will find project management a perfect career choice. While many industries have a need for project managers, the ones that are most dependent on these professionals are: telecommunications information technology health education government (all levels) media marketing Building and many more. Whether you want to start a career as project manager or you are already employed but want to advance in position or transfer to project management departments, you will appreciate the education and training you will receive from ICI. [-]

Course in Bookkeeping

International Career Institute
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Employment opportunities are plenty for people with bookkeeping skills. If you have a penchant for keeping things organised and can crunch numbers fairly, ICI can help you become qualified to grab those opportunities. [+]

Employment opportunities are plenty for people with bookkeeping skills. If you have a penchant for keeping things organised and can crunch numbers fairly, ICI can help you become qualified to grab those opportunities. Our bookkeeping program is designed by carefully considering government and bookkeeping industry standards. It is developed with professional bookkeepers and taught in a practical and easy to understand approach. Course Outline The course trains you vital bookkeeping tasks such as: Preparing financial statements Maintaining asset and inventory records Developing and implementing policies and practices relevant to bookkeeping activities Establishing and maintaining a cash accounting system Establishing and maintaining an accrual accounting system Carrying out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks Communicating in the workplace Using technology in the workplace Applying principle of professional practice to work in the financial services industry Introduction to bookkeeping and bookkeeping principles Career Prospects Bookkeepers can look forward to a bright future as they are in demand in every business and industry. They also enjoy flexibility in employment as they have the option to be a professional contract bookkeeper or a permanent paid bookkeeper under these circumstances: Employed by a tax agent or public accountant Employed by a bookkeeping company or franchise Employed by an enterprise Self-employed with own bookkeeping business The law requires businesses of any scale to ‘keep books’ of their financial transactions. Hence, qualified bookkeepers will not run out of opportunities to earn. Aside from becoming bookkeepers, our graduates can apply as collections officers, accounts assistants, and payroll... [-]

Course in  e-Business

International Career Institute
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

The e-business course offered by ICI hones the skills required in establishing and managing an e-commerce division of a huge company or a simpler e-business. It was prepared by leaders in the e-business sector covering a wide range of lessons that will guarantee a strong foundation for your e-business career. [+]

Online Courses in Business Studies in United Kingdom. The e-business course offered by ICI hones the skills required in establishing and managing an e-commerce division of a huge company or a simpler e-business. It was prepared by leaders in the e-business sector covering a wide range of lessons that will guarantee a strong foundation for your e-business career. Course Outline Understanding e-Business – Learning the nature of e-business, its benefits, and how to start one. Planning e-Business – How to search for opportunities and everything involved in setting up an e-business. Building e-Business – Developing a website and choosing people to help you in this aspect. Protecting e-Business – Preparing for risks that may affect your business. Managing e-Business – Management, maintenance, and legal issues concerning your e-business. Improving e-Business – All about getting your business another step ahead. Career Prospects Build an astounding career in the industry dubbed as the future of commerce – e-Business. Because the course is specialised, ICI graduates reportedly fared better than other employees when it comes to e-business tasks. After course completion, you can consider a career in fields such as: Information Technology Website Management Marketing and e-Marketing Information and Communications Advisory Services E-Business Consultancy Project Management Customer Service and Sales Supervision Commerce Strategy Office/Administrative Alternatively, you can put up a business of your own and benefit from being your own boss! Steer your business in the right direction and enjoy the liberty of choosing your work hours. Professionals equipped with e-business skills can... [-]

Course : The Business of Film

FutureLearn
Online Part time 6 weeks October 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

Explore the intriguing world of film production and find out about the complexities of development, distribution and finance. [+]

Making a film is a creative exploit, but just like any other business, the aim is also to make money. The Business of Film has been created by The Open University, in association with Pinewood Studios – the leading provider of studio services to the global screen-based industries. The studios are where Star Wars: Episode VII – the Force Awakens and the 24th James Bond film Spectre were recently filmed. Using the value chain concept and important independent film case studies, the course provides a practical and in-depth exploration of the key business decisions. Why do films fail? Why are intellectual property and copyright important? Why do films get public funding? What is the relationship between marketing, box office returns and overall film success? As well as providing step-by-step guidance on the main processes, this course will also discuss these fascinating questions. Join us to gain an understanding of the questions you should be asking and the relationships you need to build to ensure the smooth running of your production. The course will go live on 5 October 2015 to coincide with the 59th BFI London Film Festival. What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you'll be able to... Demonstrate and understand the contribution of film to the economy and how this business model is changing in the digital era. Apply and understand the processes in selecting and selling a film idea within the changing concept of ownership in a digital world. Apply and understanding the impact... [-]

Course in Understanding Financial Crisis: Business Cycles and Policy

FutureLearn
Online Part time 5 weeks June 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Discover the relationship between history, financial crises and business cycles, with this free online course. [+]

Online Courses in Business Studies in United Kingdom. Economic crises often have severe consequences - for everyone from governments and corporations to you and I. But crises can be seen as an essential part of an evolving economy, along with structural adjustments and institutional changes. In this course you will learn more about the role of financial crises, their history and how they can be interpreted. Explore the history of financial crisis Can we learn from the history of crises? With this course we’ll see financial crisis from a historical perspective - investigating different incidences of crisis in relation to context. By the end of the course you should be able to define and describe various economic and financial crises, and interpret such crises from a historical perspective. Understand the relationship between financial crises and business cycles Financial crises and business cycles are often closely interrelated. Various crises have evolved in different ways, depending on expectations, economic conditions, as well as institutional conditions, but we can also see some common patterns from historical examples. Could financial crisis be part of a natural business cycle? Learn how to effectively analyse financial crises Throughout the course you’ll develop your ability to identify and explain the various relationships between political action, economic theory, and economic cycle. This will lead to you being able to interpret various crises and their causes, their historical paths, and consequences in political and economic terms. The central theme of this course is why and how business cycle slumps... [-]

Course in Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree

FutureLearn
Online Part time 6 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

Develop your understanding of genealogy. Uncover your ancestors’ past and create a meaningful family history or family tree. [+]

This online course will develop your understanding of genealogy techniques and how to communicate your family history. You’ll start by defining what you want to research, before considering the best ways to find and analyse sources, and store and record what you find. You’ll look at the challenge of locating the right ancestor, including the potential of DNA testing in genealogy. Finally, we’ll introduce the main tools that genealogists use to communicate their research, including creating a family tree, and show you how to write a meaningful family history, incorporating historical context. What topics will you cover? A consideration of the differences between primary, derived primary and secondary sources. An understanding of the importance of knowing who made a document and why and how they were created. Lateral ways to approach research including the FAN/cluster technique and mind mapping. Primary source databases including searching techniques to deal with name change or spelling differences; these include the use of wildcards. An introduction to main source types including civil, church, census and military records to give a sense of the typical type of data these records contain and how to use them. Review the content of major international and selected local and specialised databases and consider ways to evaluate datebases. The principles of the Genealogical Proof Standard including how to establish proof and how to evaluate evidence. The use of DNA testing in genealogical research with a focus on Y-testing techniques. An exploration of secondary and primary sources which provide historic and... [-]

Course : What Influences Property Value?

FutureLearn
Online Part time 2 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

Explore the factors that influence property values and house prices with this online course. [+]

Online Courses in Business Studies in United Kingdom. Gain new insights into the property market Our homes provide shelter, sanctuary and comfort, but they’re also a source of wealth. So what makes some properties more valuable than others? Find out with this course. You’ll unlock the mystery of property values, looking at the influences that inflation and interest rates can have on house prices; and exploring the differences between price, market and investment values. You’ll also learn about the influence proximity to various amenities have on property demand and demographics; and interpret data on property prices. What topics will you cover? Our homes provide shelter, sanctuary and comfort, but they’re also a source of wealth. This online course asked: what makes some properties more valuable than others? In this course, we unlocked some of the mysteries of property values; reflected on whether house prices always rise; explored property related career options; considered the influence of interest rates and inflation on house prices; explored the influence of proximity to various amenities and demographics on property demand; and accessed and interpreted some data on property prices. What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you'll be able to... Become familiar with the language of property Explore a variety of career and investment opportunities in property Explore diverse characteristics of land that influence its value Access and interpret some data on property prices Who is the course for? This course is for anyone who wants to learn more about property, wants... [-]

Course in The Digital Economy: Selling Through Customer Insight

FutureLearn
Online Part time 4 weeks June 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

No matter how sophisticated your marketing is, if it doesn’t result in attracting customers, then your business is set to fail. This free online course applies fresh thinking to how marketing and selling activities combine to create customers who keep coming back. [+]

No matter how sophisticated your marketing is, if it doesn’t result in attracting customers, then your business is set to fail. This free online course applies fresh thinking to how marketing and selling activities combine to create customers who keep coming back. Build a holistic view of your customers Perspectives on the role and behaviour of customers are changing, with marketers drawing on increasingly powerful information systems to build a holistic view of consumers. In this course, you will develop an understanding of how customer relationship management breeds business development success and will critically evaluate accepted wisdom on how marketing influences customers. You will also learn how selling has transitioned from being a ‘foot in the door’ to having a ‘finger on the pulse’, using insight-driven approaches to win those all-important sales. Thrive in the digital economy The Digital Economy: Selling Through Customer Insight is one of four courses from The Open University about the digital economy, designed to help experienced managers get to grips with today’s technology-enabled business environment. The course has been developed by The Open University Business School – a pioneering institution that is triple accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. Holders of FutureLearn Certificates of Achievement for all four Digital Economy courses can earn 15 UK credits towards The Open University Business School’s flexible MBA by passing a linked Open University assessment module (requiring separate OU registration and fee). What topics will you cover? How technologies such as big data, the cloud and open-source are driving... [-]

Course in The Digital Economy: Finance for Business Growth

FutureLearn
Online Part time 4 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

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. Others might need to use external sources of finance, like a bank loan. How does a business make robust decisions about borrowing? [+]

Online Courses in Business Studies in United Kingdom. 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. Others might need to use external sources of finance, like a bank loan. How does a business make robust decisions about borrowing? Evaluate how to fund your business investment Whether you are managing a micro business, a small- or medium-sized company, or a large corporation, this free online course will guide you through the finance options to help you evaluate what type of funding is suitable for your business investment and how to develop a funding strategy to make the right decision about the type of borrowing for your business. You will consider the role of traditional and alternative finance options and learn to use financial statements to asses the financial health of a business. You will also learn to use cash flow forecasts to help you make decisions about managing a business’ finances. Throughout the course, there are interviews with business experts and business managers, who will show you how to make successful financing decisions. Thrive in the digital economy The Digital Economy: Finance For Business Growth is one of four courses from The Open University about the digital economy, designed to help experienced managers get to grips with today’s technology-enabled business environment. The course has been developed by The Open University Business School – a pioneering institution that is triple accredited by AMBA, EQUIS... [-]

Course in Social Enterprise: Growing a Sustainable Business

FutureLearn
Online Part time 3 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

This course is a must for anyone who wants to understand how to scale and sustain a social enterprise. You will learn how to evaluate and diagnose your current business model, identify your challenges, and develop strategies to grow your social enterprise, and evaluate its impact. [+]

Is your social enterprise sustainable? Is it scalable? This course helps you evaluate your model and develop a plan to take it to the next level. Where could this course take me? This course is a must for anyone who wants to understand how to scale and sustain a social enterprise. You will learn how to evaluate and diagnose your current business model, identify your challenges, and develop strategies to grow your social enterprise, and evaluate its impact. What and how will I learn? Social Enterprise: Growing a Sustainable Business includes a mix of theory, practical information, and case studies from around the world. You will learn how to map your stakeholders, consider partnership opportunities, and manage change. You will also consider different marketing and communications strategies, how to find talent, and different sources of funding and investment. By the end of the course, you will be prepared to take your social enterprise to the next level. Learn more 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... [-]

Course in Challenging Wealth and Income Inequality

FutureLearn
Online Part time 4 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

From religious leaders to heads of state, everyone is talking about economic inequality. What form can such inequality take in different countries? What impact does it have on society? And why should it matter to you? [+]

Online Courses in Business Studies in United Kingdom. From religious leaders to heads of state, everyone is talking about economic inequality. What form can such inequality take in different countries? What impact does it have on society? And why should it matter to you? Has the baby boomer generation had it all? This free online course will explore the growing concerns surrounding rising inequality in income and wealth in developed countries. You’ll scrutinise claims that the baby boomer generation has had it all, in terms of pension deals and affordable houses, while social and political changes have left younger generations struggling to find security for their accommodation and retirement income. You’ll examine the causes and implications of growing economic inequalities and what can be done about them, by individuals, communities and governments. Can we create a fair deal for everyone? This four-week course is extremely timely: everyday a news report mentions the growing gap between rich and poor. In many countries, politicians and social movements are arguing about austerity policies and the future of the welfare state and public services, and how to come out of the crisis with a fair deal for everyone. You’ll explore many different alternatives to achieve a more equal world for generations to come. Your course guides are Dr Jerome De Henau, Senior Lecturer in Economics at The Open University, and Jonquil Lowe, Lecturer in Personal Finance at The Open University. What topics will you cover? What is meant by ‘inequality’ and how it is... [-]