We’re 19 years into the 21st century. That’s 19 years since we faced the millennium bug, 19 years since Sony launched the Playstation 2, and 19 years since Nokia released their infamous mobile handset, the 3310.
It’s safe to say that, these days, the world of business and technology is almost unrecognisable compared to the year 2000.
With the emergence of AI, automation, and the internet of things among many others, keeping your professional skills ahead of the curve has never been more important.
With Unlimited, you can earn certificates in as many emerging and established areas of the business landscape as you like, all in your own time.
Below are five of our favourite business and management courses for professionals looking to upskill and get ahead ➡️
We all negotiate on a daily basis. On a personal level, we negotiate with friends, family, landlords, and employers, but negotiation is also the key to business success.
Discover the four steps to successful negotiation, and practice strategies to negotiate better in your professional and personal life.
You’ll explore the use of power and psychological tools during negotiation, and learn how to apply your new skills to a business deal.
Join this course if: you want to negotiate strong business deals respectfully and successfully.
The workplace of the future offers new challenges and opportunities, shaped by technological change and trends towards globalisation.
Explore the key global changes impacting the world of work and learn what these changes may mean for future careers.
You’ll discover the implications of radical new developments like 3D printing, the internet of things, cryptocurrencies and the circular economy, so you can identify and progress towards clearly defined career goals.
Join this course if: you’re ready to forge a career in the workplace of the future.
Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management with Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia
Virtually every organisation runs projects, either formally or informally. Learn what a project is, what it isn’t, and why that matters. You’ll explore why projects fail, how to measure success, and how to plan and develop a project plan so that your projects run more effectively.
You’ll discover the language and frameworks for scoping projects, sequencing activities, utilizing resources, and minimizing risks.
Join this course if: you want to run projects efficiently and smoothly at work.
Nailing the technical aspects of your role doesn’t mean managing people comes easy. Line managers play a critical role in organisations, from the day-to-day management of people to the implementation of company policy.
Learn about best practice processes in recruitment and induction, identify market trends that will impact your organisation, and explore different management styles.
You’ll discover how to develop teams and individuals so that they’ll be happier and more productive at work.
Join this course if: you’re looking to find and develop your own management style.
So you’ve got a great business idea, now what?
Learn how to use business model thinking and other business tools to develop your big ideas into big business opportunities.
Probe your mission, vision and value proposition, as you assess the viability of your idea and the value it could add to your business. Discover how businesses of all sizes can add value in a global market, and make a social impact.
Join this course if: you want to make your big business idea a reality.