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Jan 17

Climate Outreach Webinar: Growing Green; SME perspectives on sustainable growth in a low carbon economy

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -

13:00 to 14:00

Online

This webinar is an opportunity to hear about - and discuss the implications of - the results from a pilot project which brought together small and medium enterprises (SMEs) together for two workshops in Oxford in the summer of 2017. 

Jan 16

DAF Lunchtime Research Seminar: The Shareholder Wealth Effects of Modern Slavery Reporting Requirements

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 -

12:30 to 14:00

Meeting Room 2 (MYB2), Michael Young Building, The Open University Business School, Walton Hall, MK7 6AA

Contact: FBL DAF Conferences Team

This seminar, held by the Department for Accounting and Finance, discusses the findings of "The Shareholder Wealth Effects of Modern Slavery Reporting Requirements", a report based on a research paper co-authored with Paul Cousins.

Open Justice: Digital innovation to support social justice and improve employability

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 -

08:00 to 10:00

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

Contact: OUBS Business Network Team

Join us for our next breakfast briefing and hear from one of our law academics from the Open Justice Centre at The Open University Law School, Hugh McFaul.

Jan 10

Are you an OUBS Alumni in the South West area? Do you want to network with alumni peers?

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 -

19:00 to 21:00

Graze Bath, 9 Brunel Square, Bath, BA1 1SX

Contact: OUBS Alumni Team

Join the inaugural South-West meeting.

Student Hub Live workshop: New Year's resolutions, Get your study priorities sorted!

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 -

18:45 to 21:30

Contact: Student Hub Live

The focus of this new hour-long evening workshop will be on re-prioritising your study goals and reconsidering time management. 

Jan 9

Open University Business School London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 -

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.

Dec 14

Help us teach young adults to manage their money

Thursday, December 14, 2017 -

12:00 to 12:30

Online

Join this short online info-event and play your part in supporting young adults to manage their money more effectively.

Dec 9

Community and Speaker Event in Munich: The German economy - applying the MBA across its public and private sectors

Saturday, December 9, 2017 -

14:00 to 17:00

Hilton Munich Park, Am Tucherpark 7, 80538, München, Germany

Contact: Sabine Sage

Join other OU Business School students, graduates and MBA candidates to discuss these questions and to reflect on how the MBA is regarded in Germany.  

Dec 6

Festive Networking: Career prospects workshop for the New Year

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 -

17:30 to 19:00

116 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5ED

Contact: OUBS Alumni Team

Join us for our popular Festive Networking event being held on Wednesday 6 December at the Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall, London.

Dec 1

Munich Community Annual Christmas Dinner

Friday, December 1, 2017 -

19:00 to 23:00

Eden Hotel Wolff Restaurant, Arnulfstr. 4, 80335 München

Contact: Katharina Schubert

The Annual Munich Community Christmas Dinner will take place on Friday 1 December at the Eden Hotel Wolff, located directly at the Munich main station.

Online round table discussion: Globalisation, technology in business and society

Friday, December 1, 2017 -

13:00 to 15:00

Online

Contact: OUBS Alumni Team

Join this interactive forum and tell our panel the key challenges and differences arising from the influences of globalisation and rapid technological change from your perspective and your country.

Nov 23

Thought Leaders in Management and Leadership: ‘Rapid Internationalisation and Performance: Is the sky the limit?’

Thursday, November 23, 2017 -

16:00 to 18:00

CMI Offices, 77 Kingsway, Holborn, London, WC2B 6SR

Contact: CMI Events Team

This complimentary event, held in partnership with CMI, will be led by Dr Raquel Garcia-Garcia, Lecturer in Strategic Management at The Open University Business School. 

CVSL / VSSN Event: Leading through challenging times: can the sector respond to the wider crisis of political and civil society leadership?

Thursday, November 23, 2017 -

10:00 to 16:30

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

Leadership is back on the agenda, following a range of influential inquiries and reports calling for strengthened leadership in and of the voluntary sector, alongside improved governance and accountability.

Nov 14

Exclusive Invite Only Event - True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance Annual Conference 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 -

12:30 to 16:45

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

Contact: PUFin Event Team

The conference is an opportunity to hear new insights and research from speakers drawn from government, industry and consumer organisations. The focus of the conference is Financial Education, what works and what does not.

Nov 8

Student Hub Live Online Event: Essay Writing Workshops

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -

18:45 to 21:30

Contact: Student Hub Live

These workshops are for all students, at all levels, anyone who is either writing an essay, or interested in essay writing. The aim of the workshops will be to give you some practical advice and support.

Nov 6

EU3leader webinar: What on earth is leadership anyway?

Monday, November 6, 2017 -

12:00 to 13:00

Leadership. Does it feel like a fuzzy concept? It may, but its practice matters more than ever. What challenges do leaders of third sector face nowadays? What competences do they need to be successful leaders?

Nov 2

OU Wales and Introbiz Event: Rapid internationalisation and performance: is the sky the limit?

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 14:00

Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, CF10 2EQ

The Open University will be exhibiting at this year’s Business Expo 2017 and are delighted to announce that we will also be hosting a business briefing during the day’s seminar series.

Oct 26

Webinar - Rapid internationalisation and performance: Is the sky the limit?

Thursday, October 26, 2017 -

12:30 to 13:30

Online

Join us online for this academic led webinar examining the change in speed of international expansion amongst multinationals.  

Oct 24

Student Hub Live Online Event: Essay Writing Workshops

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -

18:45 to 21:30

Contact: Student Hub Live

These workshops are for all students, at all levels, anyone who is either writing an essay, or interested in essay writing. The aim of the workshops will be to give you some practical advice and support.

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