Critical Issues in Business Course

Learn the knowledge and skills necessary to study the pervasive issues in the business context today.

Short Course on Critical Issues in Business

The course ‘Critical Issues in Business’ will provide you the knowledge and skills necessary to study the pervasive issues in the business context today. The course also helps you adopt a critical perspective throughout in studying these issues. The course content is designed under 04 lessons which helps you understand the business leadership and skills required for leadership, entrepreneurship, globalization and power, sustainability and ethics, globalization and the international agenda and organisational culture, diversity, inclusion and exclusion.

You are not required to demonstrate previous experience or knowledge to succeed in this course. As future decision makers it is important to work on novel and hypothetical scenarios and know the required tools and theories to identify and analyse the dynamic global business environment. Such frames the overall aim of this short course on Critical Issues in Business.

However, remember to build dialogue with your online class mates and share your ideas and understanding of each of the lessons and topics. Please also ensure that each week you complete the assigned tasks and activities to reap the full benefit of this course.

Finally, the summative assessment will consolidate your learning over the 04 weeks which requires you to answer a key question covering the key learning outcomes of this course. The assessment requires you to submit a report worth 2,000 words answering the set question.

How it works


Business leadership and Skills


Sustainability and Ethics




Organisational Culture: Diversity, Inclusion & Exclusion

Your Tutor for the Short Course on Critical Issues in Business

Online Learning Tutor

Asanthi Kodituwakku

Asanthi Kodituwakku is a lecturer and course leader at LSM, with industry experience in Marketing and Management over a decade. She is a Chartered Marketer, Certified Management Accountant and a Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK. Having completed her Master’s from Anglia Ruskin University, she works as a supervisor for the MBA and MA students while managing and overlooking the Undergraduate programmes at LSM

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