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    Quick Facts

    Medium Of InstructionsMode Of LearningMode Of Delivery
    EnglishSelf StudyVideo and Text Based

    Course Overview

    This course on Understanding Modern Business and Organisations teaches candidates about the impact of the four aspects of knowledge, technology, globalization and business ethics on modern business enterprises. 

    The course is geared towards preparing candidates for the job market by teaching them the basics of how businesses work. Candidates learn about the trend in industries to shift away from manual labour towards a knowledge-based economy with innovative technological advancements. Globalization-related issues in business and business ethics related to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and environmental, social, governance goals (ESG) are also discussed in this course.

    Upon completion of the course, the candidates will have the knowledge of how industries work and will also have a better understanding of the environment where they work and thrive.

    The Highlights

    • 6 week-long course
    • The course is fully online
    • Weekly only 6 hours of study required
    • Course designed by University of Strathclyde Glasgow
    • Peer reviews
    • Group discussions with other candidates
    • Candidates who choose a paid plan are eligible for a certification

    Program Offerings

    • Online course material
    • peer reviews
    • group discussions
    • Interaction With international candidates
    • Thinking-intensive curriculum

    Courses and Certificate fees

    Fees InformationsCertificate AvailabilityCertificate Providing Authority
    INR 3274yesFuturelearn

    The course Understanding Modern Business and Organisations is under the Study UK Campaign. This means that candidates from eligible countries who complete the required five-course steps can get a digital certificate for this course for free.


    Course Fee 

         Plan benefits

    Understanding Modern Business and Organisations by FutureLearn


    • Access the course material for 8 weeks

    ₹770/month (upgrade)

    • Access the course as long as it stays up on FutureLearn

    • Access to the course tests

    • Digital Certificate of Achievement for successful candidates

    ₹3,274 (unlimited)

    • Access this course and numerous other short courses and tests on FutureLearn for a year

    • Get a printable Digital Certificate of Achievement for successfully completing any short course

    • Life-long access to the course material for all your successfully completed courses as long as it exists on FutureLearn

    • Complete your chosen short courses in your own time within the one year

    What you will learn

    Business Management

    On completing the Understanding Modern Business and Organisations course candidates will have an in-depth understanding of

    • Candidates will learn the structure of management and the leadership hierarchy in contemporary business organizations
    • They will study knowledge economy creations, technological advancement in businesses, application of business ethics for CSR and ESG and the impact of globalization on major firms
    • Participants will understand the basics of the financial crisis and its causes and effects
    • Candidates will analyze how organizations reinvent themselves as communities
    • They will have the opportunity to interact with diverse international students and learn about the industries and organizations in those countries
    • Candidates will be asked to share their own experience with businesses in the social, cultural or economic context
    • Candidates can review their peers’ essays and also hear comments about their own ideas on modern businesses and organizations

    Who it is for

    • There is no specific prerequisite knowledge for this course. Anyone who wants to learn about the working of modern enterprises, CSR, ESG, knowledge economies, technological developments, impacts of globalization can study this course
    • The course is mainly designed for graduates and job seekers to hone their skills before entering the job market
    • The course is at a graduate level of complexity and thinking intensive, so people with a basic experience in a business environment will also find this course useful

    Admission Details

    Candidates looking to gain admission to the Understanding Modern Business and Organisations course by FutureLearn have to complete the following steps:

    • Open the FutureLearn website from your browser and select the Understanding Modern Business and Organisations course from the course list
    • Then select your preferred plan to join the course. Candidates can choose the free plan or the paid plans with extra benefits
    • Then have to register for the course by giving their name, their age, their email and a password
    • Candidates who choose a paid plan will have to complete payment requirements 
    • Candidates are now successfully enrolled for the course and can start learning

    The Syllabus


    University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

    1: How to get a course certificate for the Understanding of Modern Business and Organisations course from FutureLearn?

    Candidates who chose the 94$upgrade plan or the 279.99$ unlimited plan from FutureLearn are eligible for certification. But this course is under the Study UK Campaign, so candidates from eligible countries who successfully complete all five-course requirements can also get a digital certificate for free.

    2: What happens if I cannot understand a course topic?

    There is an ‘Ask Viktor’ section in the course curriculum where participants can discuss any questions with the course instructor Viktor Dorfler. There are also opportunities for students to review and anise each other’s work to gain a better understanding of course topics.

    3: What are some related courses offered by FutureLearn?

    FutureLearn offers some related courses like ‘Starting a Business 6: Funding your Business’, ‘Starting a Business 2: People and Networks’, ‘Starting a Business 3: Customers and Competitors’. 

    4: How can I contact FutureLearn?

    The FutureLearn website offers a ‘support’ option where participants can find the answers to all their queries regarding the course.

    5: How can I use this course to improve my job prospects?

    Understanding Modern Business and Organisations course from FutureLearn gives a clear concept about the structure of contemporary business houses and the four main factors affecting their course of development. This knowledge will improve a candidate’s job prospects and candidates who earn digital certification can add it to enhance their resume.


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