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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 which is quality assured; we are proud to be part of an elite and exclusive group of the top 1% of global business schools who 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 from OUBS, you automatically belong to our powerful global community of over 90,000 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 award-winning interactive tool.

I chose the OU Business School because of its truly international orientation and I also liked the blended learning approach which enabled me to keep up with my job and study at the same time.

Read more Priya E. Abraham, OU student

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

News

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The Open University Business School to host ICMS 2019

The Open University Business School in collaboration with VIDA, the Critical Management Studies Women's Association, has been selected, from a shortlist of excellent proposals, to host the 11th International Critical Management Studies 2019 conference around the theme of “Precarious Presents, Open Futures”.

31st January 2018
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Upcoming Events

Feb 22

Munich Community Event: Business Talk - Managing Innovations in an Obsolete Industry

Thursday, February 22, 2018 -

17:30 to 20:00

Hilton Munich Park, Am Tucherpark 7, 80538 München (DE)

Mar 1

Conference: Society for Evidence Based Policing

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 10:00 to Friday, March 2, 2018 - 16:00

The Open University, The Hub Lecture Theatre, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Mar 13

OUBS London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 -

18:30 to 20:30

Champagne Charlie's, The Arches, 17 Villiers St, Charing Cross, London WC2N 6NG

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