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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

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New short course helps business leaders navigate uncertainty

The Open University (OU) has launched a new microcredential short course aimed at senior managers and leaders to equip them with the skills needed to make effective decisions and harness opportunities during periods of uncertainty.

21st December 2020
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Upcoming Events

Jan 18

Student Hub Live - Starting your OU studies

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 12:45 to 13:45

Online with Student Hub Live

Jan 21

Grace Blakeley: Recovering from the Corona Crash with a Green New Deal

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 18:30 to 19:45

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