Building Your Business
Flexible Distance Learning Opportunities for Entrepreneurs and their Staff

A resource which Open University have developed specifically for  micro / SMEs is now available.

The Open University has partnered with Invest Northern Ireland to offer a range of free business-focused training. 

Recognising the impact of Covid 19 on SMEs and entrepreneurs across Northern Ireland, The Open University and Invest Northern Ireland have collaborated to develop a new social learning platform offering free flexible, distance learning content to support upskilling in industry.  

This new, innovative business learning hub enhances learning and development opportunities for SMEs across Northern Ireland by giving access to best practice learning on entrepreneurial leadership across three core themes:

  • Leadership and management;
  • Entrepreneurship development;  and
  • Digital skills.

The hub contains advice from The Open University on how to make the best use of online learning and provides content that is relevant and practical for businesses users. For any queries please contact

The courses are free, and access is unlimited for all businesses and their employees.

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