Courses tagged with "Business & Management" (494)

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Starts : 2017-05-01
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edX Free English Business & Management DelftX EdX

The world is changing rapidly and full of uncertainties. The future success of a business model depends on how well it is adapted to changing circumstances. Do you want to become aware of the relevant developments in technology, markets and society? And understand how this affects your business?

This business and management course will teach you how to stress test your business model. You will learn how to identify the relevant trends and uncertainties and how they impact your business model. You will analyse the strong and weak parts of your business model and look for opportunities to make your business model more robust and future proof.

You will learn through real-world examples from well-known companies and interact with fellow entrepreneurs. By the end of this course, you will be able to stress test your own business model to analyse its future success.

 

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Starts : 2017-04-24
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edX Free English Business & Management EdX Wharton

Maintaining a competitive advantage takes more than great timing or a single solution. Sustainable advantage requires a well-designed and well-executed strategy. This course was created to give you the tools and frameworks you need to develop and execute a successful strategy.

You’ll learn how to evaluate your own strategy, as well as how to locate sources of potential competitive advantage from a perspective that encompasses the internal, external, and dynamic fit of your strategy. You’ll also learn how to enhance your ability to assess the strategic impact of the moves of your competitors and how to maintain competitive advantage, understand the general drivers that create and sustain competitive advantage, and how to identify organizational barriers to change.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to assess and redesign your current strategy and develop plans for effective implementation to give your firm a competitive advantage.

Starts : 2017-09-04
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edX Free English Business & Management Communication CurtinX EdX

For marketers, an understanding of how a consumer selects, purchases, uses and disposes of products and services is pertinent to successfully managing the marketing function.

In this course, you will learn about the role of consumer behaviour within marketing. We will discuss how this behaviour is shaped by the social and cultural environment, as well as a number of psychological factors.

You will learn about decision-making processes in consumption behaviour in different buying situations. This will develop your ability to integrate marketing processes at a higher level.

Concepts drawn from various disciplines such as psychology, economics and anthropology will be examined.

This course is part of the CurtinX MicroMasters Credential in Marketing in a Digital World that is specifically designed to teach the critical skills needed to be successful in this exciting field. In order to qualify for the MicroMasters Credential you will need to earn a Verified Certificate in each of the five courses.

Starts : 2015-09-21
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Coursera Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare English Business & Management Education Health & Society Medicine

This course aims to help high school students, recent graduates, and those considering career transitions explore health care career options and learn strategies for entry into the health care workforce and health related fields.

Starts : 2017-10-24
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edX Free English Business & Management EdX Engineering Social Sciences WageningenX

The necessity to collaborate between various companies, sectors, and industries is one of the biggest challenges in order to create a sustainable supply chain. All around us we see new interesting collaborations: for instance, farmers and car industry collaborating on producing and using bio plastics. Until now, analysis of such network collaborations have hardly been studied and underpinned with hard numbers. In this course we learn how to assess collaboration networks in a structured, systematic (quantitative) way.

External factors like regulations, policies, culture, geography and characteristics of sectors are another big influence on the performance of such collaboration networks. We develop a framework which allows to assess the challenges and benefits of such systems.

Starts : 2017-02-03
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edX Free English Business & Management DelftX Design EdX Engineering

Our global society is not sustainable. We all know about the challenges we’re facing: waste, climate change, resource scarcity, loss of biodiversity. At the same time, we want to sustain our economies and offer opportunities for a growing world population. This course is about providing solutions we really believe in: a Circular Economy.

In this course we explore the Circular Economy: how businesses can create value by reusing and recycling products, how designers can come up with amazingly clever solutions, and how you can contribute to make the Circular Economy happen. 

You will learn to re-think the economic system you’re experiencing every day, and act upon it. Be a leader in this major paradigm shift! Shape a more circular future together with our global network.

The course is led by TU Delft and co-created with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Sustainability.

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Starts : 2015-04-27
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Coursera Free Closed [?] Business Spanish Business & Management Social Sciences

¿Te has preguntado alguna vez qué criterios utilizan las empresas para contratar o retribuir a las personas? ¿Por qué no siempre entendemos los planes de promoción?. El objetivo de este curso es conocer algunas herramientas prácticas en materia de Recursos Humanos y aprender a gestionar personas y liderar el talento con la mayor eficacia posible.

Starts : 2017-02-06
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edX Free English Business & Management Communication EdX LouvainX Philosophy & Ethics

Driven by global crises in financial, economic, and governance systems, companies all over the world devote massive resources to their corporate social responsibility (CSR). But what is CSR? What does it mean, and what does it involve? Do stakeholders really care, and if they do, how should companies communicate with them? In uncertain modern climates, CSR is a crucial driving force of a (r)evolution in business.

If you are interested in the relationship between business and society, this course is for you! It is especially relevant for industry, public policy, and academic professionals working on CSR, as well as students following a traditional business curriculum who are interested in key value questions. The content is also accessible for consumers who are curious about how to make informed decisions while pursuing their own well-defined, long-term, responsible consumption goals.

This course addresses CSR in two ways:

  • As a reflection of corporate self-awareness
  • As a source of innovation and a means to deal with heightened competitiveness, demands for sustainable development, and shifts in international governance

By presenting insights from CSR experts, from both academia and practice, this course provides a way for managers, consumers, and citizens to acquire in-depth insights and critical perspectives on companies’ CSR activities and communications. The multi-industry case study structure of this course enables participants to confront the challenges facing today’s managers as they seek to develop and communicate their own CSR initiatives. Dedicated discussion forums also are available for participants to present personalized CSR cases.

To help participants manage and communicate about CSR with various internal and external stakeholders, this course seeks to:  

  • Support current and future business leaders in their efforts to make responsible leadership, sustainable production, and consumption central to their corporate vision.  
  • Help citizens to function more effectively as informed watchdogs and responsible consumers. 

Starts : 2017-03-13
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edX Free English Business & Management Communication EdX ThunderbirdX

Understand and master strategies for interpersonal encounters, including conflict resolution, in multicultural environments.

Working in a global, cross-cultural role requires effective communication with individuals and groups from different parts of the world. Your success depends on your ability to work effectively with people who may understand and react to situations differently. Therefore, your ability to communicate effectively is a critical requirement. This course uses a dynamic and engaging approach to develop the skills for effective communication in international business settings. We will cover techniques and methods for handling interpersonal encounters in multicultural environments.

You will leave the course with stronger communication skills, knowledge, insights and experiences necessary to be a successful international manager.

Starts : 2015-04-06
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Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Business & Management

Communication, both verbal and nonverbal, is at the foundation of everything we do and say, and is especially important in the 21st century workplace. The focus of this course is to heighten your awareness of workplace communication, and equip you with new interpersonal skills.

Starts : 2016-10-27
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edX Free English Business & Management EdX FullbridgeX

In many careers, the foundation of your professional success is your ability to inform, persuade, and build relationships at work. In this self-paced career development course, you’ll practice communicating, forming teams, and planning projects in a variety of contexts. By the end of the course, you will have the skills and knowledge you need to become influential in the workplace.

This is the second course in Fullbridge’s four-part Career Development XSeries, designed to prepare you to succeed in the modern workplace.

Starts : 2017-06-27
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edX Free English Business & Management EdX UPValenciaX

La innovación es un término de moda desde hace años. No son pocas las personas que proponen la innovación como la receta mágica para todos o casi todos los males de las empresas de nuestros días, de hecho, es habitual encontrar en los medios de comunicación especializados en economía o empresas afirmaciones que vinculan la posibilidad de supervivencia de las organizaciones, al modo en que potencian, gestionan y explotan la innovación.

Sin embargo, la innovación la realizan las personas y, por desgracia, no es tan sencillo encontrar modelos que nos permitan analizar los comportamientos de nuestros trabajadores que ayudan a fomentar la innovación en la empresa.

En el curso te presentaremos un modelo de competencia de innovación compuesto de tres dimensiones que aplicaremos para que auto-evalúes tu competencia o la de las personas que están desempeñando un puesto de trabajo en tu organización. De este modo, podrás detectar necesidades y establecer acciones de formación personalizadas, así como recoger evidencias de los resultados de las posibles intervenciones realizadas para fomentar la innovación.

Este curso forma parte del MicroMasters Program de UPValenciaX “Liderazgo y trabajo en equipo en grupos de mejora continua”, diseñado para prepararte como líder y gestor de equipos de mejora continua en entornos de lean manufacturing y 6-sigma.

Starts : 2017-04-04
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edX Free English Business & Management EdX UPValenciaX

Cuando hacer las cosas bien no es suficiente, necesitamos convertir la mejora continua en un lema diario para todos los trabajadores de la empresa. Para ello necesitamos conocer técnicas que nos ayuden a realizar esta tarea de manera más sistemática para que, por un lado tengamos mejores resultados y, por otro, no nos dispersemos con las urgencias de un día a día caótico. En este curso, aprenderás a definir problemas/oportunidades, y a convertirlas en un proyecto de mejora.

Descubrirás cómo construir un equipo que se haga cargo de estos proyectos y conocerás y practicaras diferentes técnicas para la resolución de problemas en grupo. Al finalizar el curso serás capaz de participar en grupos de resolución de problemas quesean capaces de mejorar la eficiencia de las organizaciones. 

Starts : 2014-04-11
23 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Business & Management Economics & Finance

In this six-modules course you will learn how firms behave in situations in which strategic decisions are interdependent, i.e. where my actions affect my competitors' profits and vice versa. Using the basic tools of game theory, we will analyze how firms choose strategies to attain competitive advantage.

Starts : 2014-06-09
26 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Visual & Performing Arts English Business & Management Information Tech & Design

The Content Strategy MOOC is for professionals at all levels of a for-profit, non-profit, volunteer or government organization who want to significantly improve their abilities to understand audiences and develop strategic words, pictures, graphics, and videos to convey their organization’s most important goals.

Starts : 2015-06-01
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Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Business & Management Information Tech & Design

Professionals at all levels of an organization will learn the best ways to grow an audience they want and need by smartly implementing their important, strategic stories and information.

Starts : 2015-08-03
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Coursera Free Closed [?] English Business & Management Information Tech & Design

The Capstone Project will let you demonstrate all that you have learned throughout the Content Strategy MOOCs. It is an exciting learning experience that takes you through developing an effective Content Strategy package to meaningfully understand its scope and impact.

Starts : 2014-10-20
31 votes
Coursera Free Business Spanish Business & Management Economics & Finance Social Sciences

¿Cuál es la importancia de las empresas familiares en el mundo?, ¿cómo garantizar su continuidad y permanencia?, ¿cómo mejorar la comunicación entre sus miembros? y ¿cómo lograr sucesiones exitosas? Este curso brinda estas respuestas a través de la identificación de estrategias para la profesionalización de las empresas familiares.

Starts : 2017-01-10
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edX Free English Business & Management EdX HarvardX Law Philosophy & Ethics

Learn about contracts from Harvard Law Professor Charles Fried, one of the world’s leading authorities on contract law. Contracts are promises that the law will enforce. But when will the law refuse to honor a promise? What happens when one party does not hold to their part of the deal? This version of the course adds new units on Interpretation, Agency, Partnerships, Corporations, and Government Regulation. 

We are exposed to contracts in all areas of our life — agreeing to terms when downloading a new computer program, hiring a contractor to repair a leaking roof, and even ordering a meal at a restaurant. Knowing the principles of contracts is not just a skill needed by lawyers, it illuminates for everyone a crucial institution that we use all the time and generally take for granted.

This contract law course, with new materials and updated case examples, is designed to introduce the range of issues that arise when entering and enforcing contracts. It will provide an introduction to what a contract is and also analyze the purpose and significance of contracts. Then, it will discuss the intent to create legal relations, legality and morality, and the distinction between gifts and bargains. The course also investigates common pitfalls: one-sided promises, mistake, fraud, and frustration. With the knowledge of what makes contracts and how they can go wrong, Professor Fried will discuss remedies and specific performance. Finally, Professor Fried will introduce how contracts can create rights for third parties. 

The course’s instructor, Charles Fried, has been teaching at Harvard Law School for more than 50 years and has written extensively on contracts. Not only is Professor Fried a leading authority on contract law, but he also utilizes a story-telling approach to explaining the topic, which creates a unique and interesting class experience.


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Starts : 2016-01-04
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Coursera Free Closed [?] English Business & Management Education Humanities Social Sciences

Coaching can inspire and motivate people to learn, change and be effective leaders, among other roles in life. Although most attempts are “coaching for compliance” (coaching someone to your wishes or expectations), decades of behavioral and neuroscience research show us that “coaching with compassion” (coaching someone to their dreams and desires) is more effective.