• Assessing the need for a quality framework designed specifically for managing the provision of online distance education in developing countries 

      Inglis, Alistair (2010-11)
      Quality assurance and quality improvement processes employ quality frameworks to ensure comprehensive coverage of the factors affecting students’ experiences of learning. The importance of quality frameworks has increased ...
    • Financial Management 

      Ganamotse, Gaofetoge N; Tariq, Adeelah; Sekatle, Rapelang D; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      Financial management is an introductory course which provides the applied and realistic view of financial management for today’s’ entrepreneurs. It is the basis of fundamental concepts of business finance, investment and ...
    • Graduate Diploma in Open School Operation and Management 

      Mitchell, Jean; Roman, Martsie; Richards, Griff; Helder, Ralph; Carbol, Barry (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015)
      This diploma is a seven-module diploma that can be adapted for separate certificate programmes. // The diploma includes: Module 1 - Foundations, History and Evolution of ODL and Open Schooling; Module 2 - Open School Systems ...
    • Graduate Diploma in Open School Operation and Management 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      This diploma is a seven-module diploma that can be adapted for separate certificate programmes. // The diploma includes: Module 1 - Foundations, History and Evolution of ODL and Open Schooling; Module 2 - Open School Systems ...
    • Management Accounting 

      Caplan, Dennis; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      The Management Accounting course will prepare future entrepreneurs to effectively manage the resources, equipment, facilitates, finances and inventory of a business. We will explore costing systems, inventory control, ...
    • A Management Model in Open and Distance Learning at the Polytechnic of Namibia to Ensure Competitive Advantage and Optimum Benefits 

      Mowes, Delvaline (2010-11)
      Even before independence in 1990, it was recognised that Open and Distance Learning (ODL) has the potential to address Namibia’s educational and training needs in a cost-effective manner. ODL has the flexibility to accommodate ...
    • The Open Schools Handbook A Resource Guide for Managers 

      Du Vivier, Ed (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009)
      This book is one in a developing series of handbooks for practitioners in open and distance learning (ODL). The series covers the key roles and functions of ODL systems from the practitioner perspective. The purpose is to ...
    • Organizational Behaviour 

      Ollivierre, Loraine; Powley, Roger; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      This is a preparatory course aimed at gaining valuable knowledge in the theoretical aspect of organizational behaviour and exposing students to the application of the organizational principles, practices, techniques and ...
    • Principles of Management 

      Powley, Roger; Edwards, Cindy; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      Within this fast‐paced world, the role of managers is ever changing. Hence as a manager in the 21st century, you must be prepared for the challenges presented by a highly dynamic and rapidly changing business environment. ...
    • Project Management 

      Walter, Sasae; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      After completing this course you should be able to: discuss the nature of project management and how it differs from general business management; examine how project management can be used to support business growth; explain ...
    • Risk Management 

      Carbol, Barry; Powley, Roger; Millette, Sherwyn; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03)
      This Risk Management course is designed to prepare future entrepreneurs to understand and mitigate risks associated with their new business venture. When starting a new business, it is important to understand the need for ...
    • Teaching methodology for professional programmes in ODL: An exploratory study of the Management Programme of IGNOU 

      Agrawal, Neeti; Singh, Leena (2010-11)
      ODL system since its inception has gone a long way in terms of imparting education to the learners through different modes of teaching. Many professional and skill based programmes like MBA, MCA, etc. are being offered by ...
    • Team Management 

      Powley, Roger; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      The Team Management course will prepare future entrepreneurs to effectively form, motivate and manage business teams to achieve the vision and business goals of the new venture.