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On completion of the Business Management (Innovation and Enterprise) (Honours) course from The Open University UK, you will be able to apply your learning to tackle economic, social and environmental challenges and pursue varied career opportunities in tech start-ups, social enterprises, corporations and public sector organisations.

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Overview

What roles do innovators and entrepreneurs play? How do you negotiate creative solutions to ‘real world’ problems? What makes for a convincing new venture proposal? 

In this specialist route available in the Business Management (Innovation and Enterprise) (Honours) course from The Open University UK , you will develop an interdisciplinary perspective on the management of business organisations and a distinctive combination of skills, knowledge and understanding around innovation, enterprise and related fields such as creativity and design.

Key features of the course

  • Explores and analyses the interdisciplinary nature of business management
  • Explores how innovation and entrepreneurship operate in a wide variety of contexts
  • Has a strong emphasis on creativity, design-thinking and tackling big societal challenges
  • Equips you with a range of skills valuable to a broad range of organisations and for your own innovative and entrepreneurial venture

Skills for career development

This degree course will help you develop a broad set of skills that are of high value to employers, including the ability to:

  • understand key business functions such as marketing, human resources, information management, accounting and finance, and operations in their wider organisational and social context
  • put together reasoned arguments and question assumptions
  • draw together, analyse and critically evaluate information
  • understand the nature of leadership skills and behaviours within organisations
  • communicate effectively, clearly and accurately with others
  • use ICT to research, identify and present information
  • manage time and take responsibility for your own personal development.

Career relevance

The skills and knowledge you’ll develop by studying this degree will equip you to follow a number of career paths, and are recognised by employers as having great value for work in management and business. A qualification in business management can lead to opportunities in a wide range of areas such as:

  • middle and senior management positions across all sectors
  • advertising and marketing
  • accountancy
  • human resources
  • banking, including investment banking
  • sales and retail
  • management consultancy
  • business journalism
  • transport and logistics.

Accreditation

The Open University Business School is one of the few institutions worldwide that are triple-accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), and Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication skills for business and management
  • Design thinking: creativity for the 21st century
  • Discovering mathematics
  • Fundamentals of accounting
  • Management practice
  • You and your money 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification.
  • With the exception of the Accounting route, there is the option to study a mathematics module at Stage 1. Whether that module is right for you will depend on your experience and confidence with mathematics. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

Current fee for 120 credits – which is equivalent to a year's full-time study – is £6,192.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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