This course will be helpful to MBA aspiring professionals and students interested in Master’s studies in business and management, because achieving results will be a major part of their professional routine.

This is a free online course which will be taught in English. The course does not require any specific skills or experience. It is suitable for anyone with the passion and willingness to get involved.

The aim of the course is to recreate an atmosphere that enables you to unlock and explore your ideas, and make them become a reality. The course will allow you to share your ideas with other thinkers and doers - with people starting out with their projects and experienced entrepreneurs. This will encourage you to think more, to create change and solve problems in your world. The course will also encourage you to take steps to switch on your creativity, thus enabling you to create, develop and share ideas. All these skills are really indispensable for business professionals, and are certainly useful in our everyday personal lives as well.

The course will explore and answer the following questions:

  • Are you passionate about something that you’d like to change?
  • Have you ever wanted to change something, but didn’t know how to make it happen?
  • How can you make change happen?

About the course

Those who complete the course will be able to create meaning out of their problems and find the confidence to do something with an idea, or address the challenges,  that arise, no matter how big or small.

Start date: 30 March, 2015

Length: 4 weeks

Professor:  Katie Wray

University: Newcastle University

Platform: Future Learn