Introductory online course

Free online business course delivered by Exeter University that can be your first step towards a professional accountancy qualification.

Discovering Business in Society

Discovering Business in Society is a free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) that has been sponsored and accredited by ACCA and is delivered through the FutureLearn platform. 

It is free to study and open to anyone in the world with access to the internet. The aim of the eight week course is to give an overview of the principles of business and for those interested in entering the finance profession and seeking a route to ACCA membership, the MOOC can be a starting point. 

The Discovering Business in Society MOOC will cover a range of topics, including:

·         Purpose and types of business organisation

·         The changing world of business

·         Environmental and regulatory factors

·         Economic factors

·         Internal organisation and governance

Those individuals who are successful in completing the optional assessment can claim exemption from the ACCA F1 paper, Accountant in Business. 

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