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The Open University launches scholarship fund

The Open University launches scholarship fund to support carers

The Open University has this week launched The Carers Scholarships Fund, which will provide 50 UK-based carers with a full fee-waiver scholarship of up to £18,000 to study an OU course of their choice. To ensure young adult carers are encouraged to apply, 15 places have been reserved for those between the ages of 18-28.

12th June 2019
James Rees

Charities and voluntary organisations to benefit from new free online course

The OU’s Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership (CVSL) has joined forces with Volunteer Scotland to create Involving Volunteers, a digital learning module aimed at improving the volunteering journey.

10th June 2019
Open University tree carving

11th International Critical Management Studies Conference

The 11th International Critical Management Studies Conference will be held at Walton Hall on Thursday 27 - Saturday 29 June. The conference is proudly hosted by the Department for People and Organisations in collaboration with VIDA (the Critical Management Studies Women’s Association). 

5th June 2019
Hand holding robot

Why you must engage your people with new technologies

Technology has been a great enabler for consumers. However, technology in the workplace is often painted in a negative light as automation expands. The reality is that technology can deliver high levels of engagement and productivity if businesses and organisations are transparent about their reasons for using it.

24th April 2019

Anna goes global over breakfast to make her case

The latest Business Network Breakfast Briefing saw Dr Anna John use examples from all over the world as she explored three approaches to managing political risks to foreign investments.

17th April 2019

Energised and driven workplace learning winners receive their awards

OUBS sponsored the ‘Supporting Business and Organisational Goals’ category for the 2018 Learning at Work Week which had a theme of ‘Networked for Learning’, aiming to highlight the importance and benefits of learning and development at work.

11th April 2019
CEO Magazine Number 5 Badge

OUBS leaps to fifth in CEO Magazine’s Global Online MBA Rankings

The Open University Business School (OUBS) is in the top five in the world – and the leading UK institution – in CEO Magazine’s Global Online MBA Rankings.

20th March 2019
Glasses in front of computer screen

Big data, CSR and sustainability

Big data analytics seems entirely absent in research on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability. Yet the potential of big data to advance environmental and social concerns is enormous.

4th March 2019
Tillmann Henssler AACSB Influential Leader 2019

The Open University Alum Tillmann Henssler Honoured as 2019 AACSB Influential Leader

Fourth annual initiative recognises 33 business school graduates creating lasting impact in the world.

5th February 2019

Dyson's decision to relocate their headquarters to Singapore

Article written by Dr Raquel García-García, The Open University Business School and Professor Jędrzej George Frynas, The Open University Business School.

25th January 2019

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Upcoming Events

Jun 26

Doctoral and Early Career Symposium on Academic Creativity and Openness

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 10:30 to 18:30

The Library, The Open University, Milton Keynes

Jun 27

11th International Critical Management Studies Conference

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 09:00 to Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 14:00

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

OUBS Frankfurt Alumni Networking Dinner

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 19:00

Der Greiche Taverna, Kaiserhofstraße 12, 60313 Frankfurt

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