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How tempting is an MBA Apprenticeship?

The latest CBI Education and Skills survey is clear – UK businesses remain concerned about filling high skilled jobs and predict this will only get harder as Brexit becomes a reality.  A key component of the Government strategy for plugging this gap in high-level skills is the Apprenticeship levy.

5th April 2017
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The challenges of global L&D

Organisations are demanding more and more from their learning functions, but is L&D up to the job?

20th April 2017
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Failure to focus on cross-border learning risking profit, people and performance

Business performance is at risk because learning programmes have failed to keep up with globalisation, according to a new report from The Open University Business School.

19th April 2017
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OUBS ranked seventh in Global Online MBA Rankings

The Open University Business School's MBA is ranked joint seventh in the Global Online MBA Rankings 2017, alongside Rochester Institute of Technology: Saunders in North America and MIP Politecnico di Milano in Italy. For UK institutions, we are ranked number one.

5th April 2017

Leadership for Public and Social Value International Conference

The Open University Business School are very excited to be hosting this year’s Leadership for Public and Social Value International Conference this week on 6 – 7 April 2017.

3rd April 2017
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The Open University Business School wins at the Guardian University Awards

The Open University Business School has won the Business Partnership category for its collaboration with financial services company True Potential LLP at the Guardian University Awards 2017.

30th March 2017
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Do you really want a workforce of critical thinkers?

Is having a workforce full of critical thinkers an impossible dream – or a nightmare to be avoided?

21st March 2017

Do employers really want their employees to be critical thinkers?

During this Breakfast Briefing on 14 March 2017, Dr Alex Wright, Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management at The Open University Business School, explained his research project idea that would examine how critical thinking is understood among employers and practitioners. 

14th March 2017
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How to resist the political rise of the global nativist

The rise of the global natives raises a profound challenge to progressives. How to build a mass movement and consciousness that is international, anti-capitalist and post-colonial? Where is the direct response to a right wing global movement whose populism is championing nationalism, corporate power and ethnic division?

1st March 2017
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Losing Political Office

The Open University Business School held an exclusive event in London to celebrate the launch of Losing Political Office by Dame Jane Roberts, Research Fellow at The Open University, as part of our Public Leadership Perspectives series.

1st February 2017

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Upcoming Events

Apr 25

Career Webinar: Marketing in the 21st Century

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 -

12:30 to 13:30

Online

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

Apr 26

AMBA Spring Accredited MBA Fair 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 -

17:30 to 20:30

Grange City Hotel, London, UK EC3N 2BQ

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