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Open Educational Resources (OER): Business

This guide will provide resources to free and open education resources


Business Online Textbooks

  • BookBoon
    BookBoon provides textbooks in Finance, Management and Organization, Marketing and Media, and Strategy. The books can be downloaded for free but do contain some minimal advertising.
  • Flat World Knowledge
    Flat World Knowledge titles sell for $19.99 and students have the option of ordering a print version of the textbook. Topics covered include Accounting & Tax; Business Communication; Business Law; Finance; General Business; Information Systems; Management; and Marketing.
  • University of Minnesota Open Academics
    This collection of e-textbooks includes books on accounting and finance, business and management, computer science, economics, and math and statistics. The books are openly licensed, complete, and suitable for adoption. There is also a paid option for students who want to get a print edition.

Course Modules

GlobalEdge Online Course Modules for International Business

These modules focus on issues pertinent to international business and include a case study or anecdotes, a glossary of terms, quiz questions, and a list of references when applicable. Subject areas covered include: Doing Business In; Culture; Exporting; Market Research and Entry; Functions; Legal Aspects; Agricultural Business; Institutions and Trade; Microfinance; and Entrepreneurship.