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Famous fictional examples of classical management styles

What makes a manager? In this post we look at a few fictional examples of classical management styles.

Category: Business

5 tips to help you avoid awkward networking

Ahead of the course Business Fundamentals: Effective Networking, we have a look at some top tips to help you ensure your networking runs as smoothly as possible.

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Get ahead with soft skills

As part of Learning at work week, we’re talking all things soft skills: what are they, why are they important and how FutureLearn can help you develop them.

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Entrepreneurs we admire

In this post we share a few of our favourite entrepreneurs, why we admire them and courses to help you develop your own entrepreneurial skills.

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Become a leader

In the first of a new series about taking on new roles we look at key leadership qualities and traits and how you can become a great leader.

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What will the future of business look like?

In this post we imagine what the future might hold for business, from robots to a faster-paced world.

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Our favourite social enterprises

Ahead of our course on social enterprise, we decided to share some of our favourite companies that are making a difference, not just making a profit.

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4 examples of digital transformation in unlikely places

The free online course Digital Transformation of Businesses and Services starts next week. Before it begins, we look at how technology is changing four traditional sectors.