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Welcome to The Open University Business School

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A pioneer in flexible learning for over 30 years, The Open University Business School delivers transformational, high quality business and management education. We are proud to be part of an elite and exclusive group of just 1% of business schools worldwide that are triple accredited.

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Quality assured business school

We have a global reputation as a leading provider of qualifications and work with a number of influential professional bodies and international partners to ensure that our curriculum meets the needs of students and employers in the UK and worldwide.

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Study with us

It’s an exciting time to study business and management. Organisations are looking for dynamic managers with adaptable skills to help them succeed.

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Explore our research

Research is at the heart of The Open University Business School, underpinning all our activities from teaching to consultancy, advisory and policy work.

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Alumni and careers network

If you have a postgraduate business and management qualification from OUBS, you automatically belong to our well-connected global community of over 92,500 alumni.

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MBA Sponsorship Business Case Builder

Your employer could contribute towards your MBA study fees. Generate a personalised, compelling business case for your employer, with our interactive tool.

Academic Departments

Teaching and research is organised around four academic departments, each focusing on business research into a key management discipline:

I chose the OU Business School because of its reputation, triple accredited status and flexibility

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News

The Institute of Leadership & Management

Top global thought-leaders offer new approaches to urgent business challenges at International Leadership Week 2020

The Institute of Leadership & Management announces its line-up for International Leadership Week (16-19 November 2020) today, inspired by the unprecedented events of this year and the work of the late management philosopher Peter Drucker.

19th October 2020
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Upcoming Events

Oct 27

Student Hub Live FAST TRACK: Studying at the OU – essential information to get on track

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 12:00 to 13:00

Online with Student Hub Live

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