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  • Business; International Relations and the Political Economy online certificate course

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This course focuses on the core concepts for understanding globalisation and global change; from the disciplines of international relations; political science; political economy and macroeconomics. It addresses real world problems using historical reflection; conceptual discussion and in-depth case studies. Students will explore key events that have shaped the evolution of globalisation; from the 19th century until today. The structure and nature of the course will be shaped by the LSE’s approach to critical thinking and decision making; allowing students to engage with the analytical and problem-solving techniques that characterise the disciplines of international relations; politics; and macroeconomics.

  • MBA Essentials

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This course provides an intensive introduction to the core aspects of business management. It is designed to deliver a broad spectrum of business administration knowledge and theory; to provide students with the practical skills needed to succeed at their place of work. The primary aim of this course is to enable students to confidently step into a management role; perform better in their current business function; or gain a solid understanding of the skills necessary for the daily running of a successful business.

  • LSE Real Estate Economics and Finance Online Certificate Course

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The LSE Real Estate Economics and Finance 8-week online certificate short course explores the foundations of real estate economics; markets; and finance. It aims to provide students with an academically rigorous introduction to the economics and finance of real estate. The course combines current academic economic and financial analyses and research with an applied study of real estate markets. The subject matter therefore equips students with both the theoretical understanding and the practical knowledge necessary to succeed in most real estate markets – as an investor; developer; or real estate practitioner.

  • Managerial Finance online certificate course

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This Managerial Finance course; in essence a “Finance for non-Financial Managers” course; will provide students with a grounding and practical understanding in key financial areas; equipping students with the knowledge and tools to not only understand financial statements; corporate finance and fundamentals like the time value of money; but to also apply these to their own working situations through forecasting methods; project evaluation; realistic performance plans and the monitoring of financial outcomes.

  • Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The LSE Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption 6-week online certificate course will explore the ways that blockchain; fintech innovations; and cryptoassets (including cryptocurrencies; cryptocommodities; and cryptotokens) are changing the way money is used globally and how this change is affecting the financial markets. It aims to provide a fundamental understanding of these concepts so that students can invest in this space with full confidence in their abilities.

  • Automation: Implementation in Business

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The LSE Automation: From RPA to AI course explores how to take emerging technologies that automate work and deploy them in organisations for superior business value. The course first introduces students to the various automation technologies; before taking a strategic approach to automation deployment and management. Topics students will engage with include understanding the risks; benefits; and challenges involved in automation; as well as the management actions and skills development and deployment necessary for strategic implementation at scale.

  • Programme on Negotiation

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The LSE Programme on Negotiation is a 6-week online certificate course designed to give students the theoretical foundation; practical skills and expert insights to improve their negotiation abilities. Learning through a highly interactive and supported online platform; from world-class LSE academics and guest experts; they’ll explore negotiation strategies and techniques; for multiple negotiation situations; as they develop their unique personal development plan – for career and personal growth.

  • Data Analysis for Management

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The LSE Data Analysis for Management 8-week online certificate course explores the foundations of data analysis; with strong applications in business intelligence; marketing and financial modelling. It aims to assist managers with decision-making based on what data presents; while keeping in mind the importance of the reliability of that data as well as the statistical significance of tests. This course introduces students to computer software used to visualise and report on specific insights extracted from data.

  • Public Policy Analysis

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The LSE Public Policy Analysis 10 week online certificate course; establishes a firm foundational understanding of political economy theory; and analytical conceptual frameworks to evaluate the policy process. It empowers participants to develop practical skills and techniques for immediate application in policy-related projects; or organisations.

  • LSE Machine Learning online certificate course

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This course follows a practical approach; focusing on the applications of machine learning in modern business analytics. Minimal familiarity with mathematics; statistics; and computer programming will be assumed to attract students from a wide range of disciplines. This course explores the main ideas behind machine learning algorithms; and illustrate their application by analysing data to inform decisions based on real-world problems; specifically within the business context.

  • Competitive Strategy and Innovation

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This course aims to help strategic leaders to make informed decisions about fostering and resourcing the right innovations for the most positive business impact. Organisations can leverage innovation strategically to gain an advantage over their competitors. Learning to relate organisational resources to market value; students will be encouraged to favour a resourced-based view of the firm; instead of primarily adopting a microeconomic perspective. In order to foster a resource-based perspective; students will become familiar with the study of competition before learning about the fundamental definitions of innovation management – ranging from its applicability to evaluation through to design.

  • Regulation: Theory; Strategy and Practice

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This 8-week online certificate course is designed to provide students with a firm grounding in the key features and processes of regulatory strategy; and offers them the skills to think critically about how regulation ought to be designed and evaluated. The course considers regulation from a practical and multi-disciplinary perspective; while still drawing from fully-researched academic material; and aligning theory and practice. It draws on experience from a host of sectors but is tied to none; therefore allowing students from a range of industries and nationalities to gain highly transferable skills and remain up to date in an increasingly dynamic field.

  • Law and Policy of Data-Driven Decision Making (Title tbc)

    Online Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    Public interest and concern around privacy has led to the development of data protection and privacy laws across the globe. Due to the complexity; far-reaching organisational implications and high fines for non-compliance the implementation of such laws has generated a high amount of interest among organisations who need to comply as well as professionals and new businesses which seek to profit from this change. This course employs a socio-technical lens designed to support students in developing an understanding of the changing legal environment shaping data law and policy. Foundational legal principles are contextualised within theories of how the legal landscape interacts with normative values; economic forces and design or architecture.

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