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Jun 22

Business Legitimacy – Staying on the “right” side of public opinion and how to avoid controversy

Thursday, June 22, 2017 -

16:00 to 19:00

Jury’s Inn, 1 Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3UD

Ever questioned what makes your business legitimate, or thought about how you navigate your business through challenges when its legitimacy is questioned? Want to stay on the “right” side of public opinion when facing adversity? 

Jun 14

Alumni event - Clarity by Museum of Walking

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -

18:30 to 20:00

Birdcage sculpture beside the German Gymnasium, St Pancras Way, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4TB

Contact: Andrew Stuck

A personalised mobile workshop on foot designed for people that want to gain clarity in thinking and practise creative problem solving techniques that enable better decision taking. Within the workshop there will be space for individual reflection and collaboration with others.

Jun 13

Open University Business School London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 -

18:30 to 21:30

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

Contact: Nicholas Pope

This is an informal event in a pub in Central London. Pop in for a quick drink or stay for longer. Friends and colleagues are welcome.

Jun 7

Career Webinar: Sustainable creative management

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 -

12:30 to 13:30

Online

Contact: OUBS Alumni Team

This webinar will lead you to improve your own and others’ capacity to respond practically and creatively to problems and opportunities. It will enable you to explore the creative issues that matter to you.

Jun 1

Open University Business School Berlin Alumni Informal Networking Event

Thursday, June 1, 2017 -

18:30 to 21:30

Zollpackhof, Elisabeth-Abegg-Straße 1, 10557 Berlin, Germany

Contact: Tillmann Henssler

This is an informal get together for alumni and students in Central Berlin.

May 23

Breakfast Briefing: The Ethics of Neoliberalism: The Business of Making Capitalism Moral

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 -

08:00 to 10:00

Hub Suite (Juniper & Medlar), The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Contact: Events team

Dr. Peter Bloom will be presenting the dangers of this “ethics” and how managers as well as organisations can help to foster an alternative and more genuinely progressive culture for their employees.

May 18

Webinar: Chartered Management Institute - benefits for alumni and students

Thursday, May 18, 2017 -

12:00 to 13:00

Online

Join us for a lunchtime webinar that will explain how you can benefit from our innovative partnership with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

May 17

Learning at Work Week: The Case for Curiosity Webinar

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -

12:30 to 13:00

Online

Contact: OUBS Alumni Team

In support of Learning at Work Week and this year’s theme of ‘curious and creative’, The Open University Business School is offering a special webinar on the ‘curious learner’. During this webinar, we’ll explore the valuable role that curiosity plays in learning generally but specifically in a work context. 

May 9

Open University Business School London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -

18:30 to 21:30

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

Contact: Nicholas Pope

This is an informal event in a pub in Central London. Pop in for a quick drink or stay for longer. Friends and colleagues are welcome.

Career Webinar: Management beyond the mainstream

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -

12:30 to 13:30

Online

Contact: OUBS Alumni Team

During this webinar you will gain exposure to alternative forms of organisation, decision-making, adaptive leadership and other management thinking ‘outside the box’.

Apr 27

Webinar: The Challenges of Global L&D

Thursday, April 27, 2017 -

12:30 to 13:00

Online

Contact: OU Events team

This free webinar is run in partnership with the Campaign for Learning and is aimed at HR and learning and development professionals. During the webinar we'll discuss what we mean by "Global L&D", along with the challenges and how L&D professionals should respond.

Apr 26

AMBA Spring Accredited MBA Fair 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 -

17:30 to 20:30

Grange City Hotel, London, UK EC3N 2BQ

Contact: AMBA

Come and meet our admissions team on 26 April in London at AMBA’s spring accredited MBA fair. You can find out about our MBA courses and get one-to-one advice from us directly.

Apr 25

An Evening with Sir Nicholas Forwood QC

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 -

17:30 to 20:00

Church House Westminster, Deans Yard, Westminster, London, SW1P 3NZ

Contact: OU Law Events

The Open University Law School is pleased to invite Business and Law students and alumni to hear leading EU judge, Sir Nicholas Forwood QC, speak about his career and challenges in EU competition law. 

Career Webinar: Marketing in the 21st Century

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 -

12:30 to 13:30

Online

Contact: OUBS Alumni Team

This webinar looks at the challenges of marketing, the role of branding and the development of communities and ways your organisation can achieve competitive advantage.

Apr 11

Open University Business School London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 -

18:30 to 21:30

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

Contact: Nicholas Pope

This is an informal event in a pub in Central London. Pop in for a quick drink or stay for longer. Friends and colleagues are welcome.

Apr 6

OU MBA online information session

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 19:00

The online information sessions are a brilliant opportunity to gain an understanding of various aspects of MBA study

2nd International Public and Political Leadership (PUPOL) Conference | Leadership for Public and Social Value

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 09:00 to Friday, April 7, 2017 - 17:30

Michael Young Building, The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Contact: Michelle Stevens

Registration is now open for the 2nd International Public and Political Leadership (PUPOL) Conference, organised by The Open University Business School on 6th and 7th April 2017 at The Open University, Milton Keynes. 

Mar 30

MBA Arena - Venture Capital: The New Superhero?

Thursday, March 30, 2017 -

18:15 to 21:00

Balderton Capital offices, London

Contact: Sandy Khan

Some would say Venture Capital is one of the sexiest forms of financing a business. It’s also one of the most expensive. A rare opportunity to meet VCs at a VC!  Not to be missed if you aspire to work in or with venture capital.

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