Making Decisions OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate Business Course on Decision Making by The Open University

Published Feb 12, 2009

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'Business Language: Making Decisions' is about the process of making business decisions. This OpenCourseWare project by Open University follows case studies involving the process of relocation. Students taking a Bachelor of Business Administration may take this course.

Business Language: Making Decisions: Course Specifics

Degree Level Free Audio Video Downloads
Undergraduate Yes Yes No Yes

Lectures/Notes Study Materials Tests/Quizzes
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Business Language: Making Decisions: Course Description

Relocation, the process of moving to a new site, is a common process in the business world that can have a significant impact on an entire company and its community. This course uses case studies involving relocation to study the process of making decisions in a business environment. In it, students study how to effectively prepare for a meeting by utilizing specific figures of speech. They also learn to take messages within an office environment. Additionally, the course focuses on soliciting and receiving employee suggestions and taking down minutes, or recorded notes, in a business meeting. Other topics covered include summarizing decisions and expressing action points, using specific verb phrases. This is estimated to be a 4-hour class.

'Business Language: Making Decisions' consists of notes or lectures, audio clips, student activities and a discussion forum. To access this free online course, visit the business languages course page.

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