Programme details


4 weeks


July 2024


Equivalent prices:
$2,350 USD
€ 2,250 EUR
$3,200 CAN
$3,550 AUS




The course is made up of 4 core modules that cover the fundamentals of how business works over 4 weeks – leading to a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Cambridge.

This includes an hour’s live session with the module professor or the course tutor, and an hour of lively discussion with tutors and peers, as well as engaging online activities and resources.

Students complete all 4 core modules to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Cambridge.

Learner making notes.

Customised learning journey

Students can also create a personalised learning journey by choosing 2 elective modules from a wide range of topics to fit their interests – leading to a Certificate of Achievement with distinction.

Core modules

Introducing the world of business – from how businesses come into being to who runs them and how business leaders navigate challenging choices.

Exploring the dynamic world of business economics – looking at economic science, supply and demand, production theory, market forces, and understand what makes perfect pricing.

Investigating the secrets of how businesses recruit, select, evaluate and motivate effective teams. What makes an employee fit into an organisation, and what creates job satisfaction?

Looking at who our customers are, how they make decisions, and how can businesses adapt to customers’ changing needs in the digital age?

Optional modules

  • Process Thinking and Operations Management
  • Business and Globalisation
  • Fundamentals of Strategy
  • The Financial Value of Anything
  • Accounting, Reporting and Transparency
  • Socially Responsible Leadership
  • Managing Sustainability
  • The past, present and future of money
  • Becoming an Entrepreneur

Download our course brochure

Explore the programme, meet our world-leading professors, and discover our customisable course modules.

Brochure for individuals

Brochure for organisations

Talk to an enrolment advisor

If you have any questions about this course, we have a team of friendly Enrolment Advisors at Cambridge Online who are on hand to help. Book a conversation at a time to suit you.

Book a place

Registrations for July 2024 are now open. Sign up now to start your Cambridge journey today.