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22 November 2018

Open University Free 'Badged’ Courses.

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The Open University are now offering free ‘badged’ courses. Badges demonstrate interest in a subject, evidence of professional development or a commitment to studies. Badged courses are highly engaging and cover a range of core subjects and professional competencies essential for the modern workplace.

 

Badged courses cover a range of core subjects and professional competencies for the modern workplace.

 

These are 24 hours of FREE online learning (ca 3 hours per week over 8 hours). Your badge and Statement of participation are downloadable from your OpenLearn Profile and can be shared on social media and displayed in LinkedIn or other eportfolio platform.

 

There are 8 employability courses listed below – other  free online courses are also available such as ‘Introduction to cyber security’, ‘Learning to code for data analysis’, ‘Supply Chain Management’ (see final link below for a full list).

 

Employability Badged Online Courses Available Now

 

Developing Career Resilience

http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-business/developing-career-resilience/content-section-overview

 

Understanding Your Sector

http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-business/understanding-your-sector/content-section-overview

 

Leadership and followership

http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/learning/leadership-and-followership/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab

 

Succeed in the workplace

http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/succeed-the-workplace/content-section-overview

 

In Production- due to go live in the next 2 months

 

Communication in the workplace

Working in diverse teams

Mentoring and coaching

Personal branding

                                                                                   

Full list of badged courses (and links to other free modules)

 

http://www.open.edu/openlearn/get-started/badges-come-openlearn

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