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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 qualification 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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OUBS is joint top UK institution in Global Online MBA Rankings

The Open University Business School’s MBA remains as the (joint) top UK institution in CEO Magazine’s Global Online MBA Rankings.

24th September 2018
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Upcoming Events

Oct 17

Student Hub Live (SHL) event: Academic Writing 101

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:30

Online with Student Hub Live

Oct 24

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Webinar

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:30 to 13:00

Jun 27

11th International Critical Management Studies Conference

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 09:00 to Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 17:00

The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

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