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Jun 19

Breakfast Briefing: The Future of Work 4.0: Disruptive technologies, opportunity or threat?

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 08:00 to 10:00

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

Contact: OU Events

Join us on 19 June 2018, for the latest Business Network Breakfast Briefing where Dr Peter Bloom will explore the challenge of working smart with disruptive technologies and intelligence.

Jun 14

Student Hub Live: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences New Curriculum Showcase

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 13:00 to 17:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

This October the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) are launching a range of exciting new curriculum which can be studied from October 2018. This includes three new BA Honours qualifications; Music, Criminology and Economics!

Student Hub Live: Moving on up – transitioning between and beginning OU study

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 09:30 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Summer break is almost here! Are you submitting final assignments but also beginning to think about next steps in October? 

Jun 13

Public Leadership Perspectives: Leadership and Change in the Age of Sustainability

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 17:45 to 20:00

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

Contact: Michelle Stevens

Join Professor Jean Hartley, Professor Bernard Burnes and Dr Steven Chase for the latest in this series of Public Leadership Perspectives events.

What is the Future of Professional Knowledge and Learning? An Unconference

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:30

The Open University in London, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London, NW1 8NP

Contact: CKOP Events Team

We invite you to join us in conversations, develop future research collaborations, and plan practical actions that address the future of professional work. 

Jun 12

OUBS London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:30

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 5

Is the world going quants mad? Lessons from financial experts and history

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 17:45 to 19:00

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

Contact: OU Events

Are we headed for a quants quake? Join us on Tuesday 5 June 2018 at Church House Conference Centre, London from 17:45 – 19:00 where our keynote speakers Dr Paul Wilmott and Russell Napier explore the importance of understanding financial history.

May 27

Are We Data?

Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Tate Exchange, Bankside, London

Contact: Are We Data team

‘Are We Data?’ questions the relationship between place and place-less ‘big data’. Using an immersive installation, we explore whether digital data can really reveal ‘who we are’.

May 26

OUBS Alumni Informal Networking Event: Berlin

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 18:00 to 21:00

The Zollpackhof, Berlin

Contact: Henssler Tillmann

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

Are We Data?

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Tate Exchange, Bankside, London

Contact: Are We Data team

‘Are We Data?’ questions the relationship between place and place-less ‘big data’. Using an immersive installation, we explore whether digital data can really reveal ‘who we are’.

MBA Speaker Event in Cologne: “Working under Pressure: Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace”

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 11:00 to 14:00

Hilton Cologne, Marzellenstrasse 13-17, 50668 Cologne

Contact: Sabine Sage

This workshop will look at what causes us to become stressed at work and offers ideas and insights as to how to better manage our interactions with others, decreasing the levels of pressure we feel.

May 25

Who Are We Book Launch: Communities of Solidarity: The Story of Pikpa Refugee Camp

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:30

5th Floor Tate Exchange Tate Modern, Blavatnik Building, 5th Floor, Bankside, London SEl 9TG

Contact: Who Are We? Project Team

This event is part of Who Are We? at Tate Exchange in collaboration with Lesvos Solidarity and The Open University.

Student Hub Live: Talking all things exams

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 13:00 to 15:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

We will be in the Student Hub Live (SHL) studio discussing all things exams related! Whether you have an exam coming up and want a little extra support, or you have some good advice for those feeling a bit nervous, this is a great opportunity to share tips and gain practical advice from SHL guests and fellow students. 

Are We Data?

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Tate Exchange, Bankside, London

Contact: Are We Data team

‘Are We Data?’ questions the relationship between place and place-less ‘big data’. Using an immersive installation, we explore whether digital data can really reveal ‘who we are’.

Student Hub Live: Understanding Brexit

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 09:30 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

What is Brexit, where does it come from, and what could it mean in everyday life? A team of OU academics will be in the Student Hub Live studio to discuss what has happened since the vote, how Brexit is already changing us, and what to expect in the future.

May 24

Are We Data?

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Tate Exchange, Bankside, London

Contact: Are We Data team

‘Are We Data?’ questions the relationship between place and place-less ‘big data’. Using an immersive installation, we explore whether digital data can really reveal ‘who we are’.

May 23

Student Hub Live event: Exam workshops - part two

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 19:45 to 21:15

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Are you ready for your Exam? Think you could do with little extra support? Student Hub Live can help!

The Future of Work 4.0: Disruptive technologies, opportunity or threat?

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 17:00 to 19:00

The Open University Scotland, Jennie Lee House 10 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh, EH3 7QJ

Join us at The Open University Scotland, Edinburgh for an exclusive twilight event on Wednesday 23 May, where Dr Peter Bloom will explore the challenges of working smart with disruptive technologies and intelligence.

Are We Data?

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Tate Exchange, Bankside, London

Contact: Are We Data team

‘Are We Data?’ questions the relationship between place and place-less ‘big data’. Using an immersive installation, we explore whether digital data can really reveal ‘who we are’.

May 22

Who are we? Floor Plans (journeys from there to here)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 15:00 to 17:00

Blavatnik Building, Level 5, Tate Modern, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG

Contact: Who are we? Project Team

Join the Who Are We? project on Tuesday 22 May, 3:00-5:00pm, in London for an interactive writing workshop. Writing prompts will be given to start a conversation about ‘how did I get here and if this is here, where was there?’ 

Are We Data?

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Tate Exchange, Bankside, London

Contact: Are We Data team

‘Are We Data?’ questions the relationship between place and place-less ‘big data’. Using an immersive installation, we explore whether digital data can really reveal ‘who we are’.

May 17

FinTech Panel Event: IN-COmpany With Digital Storytellers

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 18:30

Leaders focused on international expansion will be sharing their growth stories at the next FinTech Panel Event.

May 16

Student Hub Live event: Exam workshops - part one

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 19:45 to 21:15

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Are you ready for your Exam? Think you could do with little extra support? Student Hub Live can help!

May 14

Learning at Work Week - Webinar: How empowered are you? Why you and your employer should care!

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 12:30 to 13:00

Online

Contact: OUBS Alumni Team

In support of Learning at Work Week, The Open University Business School is offering a webinar on 'Modern Empowerment’. During this webinar, we’ll explore empowerment and answer the important question of why both you and your employer should be concerned.

May 9

Student Hub Live event: EMA workshops - part two

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 19:45 to 21:15

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Are you ready for your EMA? Think you could do with little extra support? Student Hub Live can help!

May 8

OUBS London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:30

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.

May 4

Munich Community Theme Meeting - Used Ratios

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 18:00

OUBS alumni in Munich will be gathering to discuss and apply business ideas and models.

May 2

StudentHubLive event: EMA workshops - part one

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 19:45 to 21:15

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Are you ready for your EMA? Think you could do with little extra support? Student Hub Live can help!

The Future of Work 4.0: Disruptive technologies, opportunity or threat?

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:00 to 17:15

Crowne Plaza London The City, 19 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6DB

Contact: OUBS Events Team

Join us for an exclusive event on Wednesday 2 May, 12.00 - 17.10, where we will explore the challenges of working smart with disruptive technologies and intelligence.

Apr 25

Webinar: The opportunities and challenges of present day empowerment - how might empowerment be different in the future?

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:30 to 13:00

Online

Contact: OUBS Alumni Team

This free webinar is run in partnership with the Campaign for Learning and is aimed at HR and learning and development professionals. In this session we will explore the opportunities and challenges posed by the rise of empowerment and consider how empowerment might be different in future.

Apr 18

FinTech Panel Event: IN-COmpany with FinTech Unicorns

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 18:30

London

Leaders focused on international expansion will be sharing their growth stories at the next FinTech Panel Event.

The Open University Law School Symposium: Belonging

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 09:30 to Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 17:00

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

Contact: Citizenship and Governance Event Team

Join the Citizenship and Governance Strategic Research team on 18 - 19 April 2018 for an interdisciplinary Symposium on Belonging.

Apr 10

OUBS London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:30

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.

Mar 22

CVSL Conference 2018: Putting Leadership and Collaboration into Practice in a Changing Voluntary Sector

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 09:45 to 16:15

The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes

Contact: OU Events team

The Open University Business School's Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership is holding its second conference at The Open University.

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