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Community engagement will help to support the future of the voluntary sector

Key issues facing leaders in the voluntary sector will be discussed at an inaugural conference in Milton Keynes in March.

19th February 2018
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The five-minute management idea: employees as stakeholders

Graeme Salaman and John Storey are authors of the book: A Better Way of Doing Business? Lessons from the John Lewis Partnership, shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year in the Management Futures category. In this article, they ask what is the future for management and business? 

12th February 2018

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

During this Breakfast Briefing on 16 January 2018, Hugh McFaul, Lecturer in Law at The Open University Law School, showcased Open Justice's use of digital innovation in teaching and research to support the development of student employability skills and to promote access to justice.

9th February 2018
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Join the Swedish flatpack revolution in new OU / BBC documentary

A new three-part OU / BBC documentary, Flatpack Empire, is shining a light on the famously secretive Swedish furniture retailer IKEA.

1st February 2018
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The Open University Business School to host ICMS 2019

The Open University Business School in collaboration with VIDA, the Critical Management Studies Women's Association, has been selected, from a shortlist of excellent proposals, to host the 11th International Critical Management Studies 2019 conference around the theme of “Precarious Presents, Open Futures”.

31st January 2018
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Applications welcomed to join the Alumni Council

Do you want to give something back by becoming a member of The Open University Business School’s Alumni Council?

25th January 2018
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Digital technology supports social justice and improved employability

Our Open Justice Centre is utilising digital technology with a new ‘virtual’ law clinic offering supervised free online advice to members of the public, as well as a virtual reality app to aid the presentation skills of our students.

19th January 2018
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Brexit's impact on City of London employment

In the lead up to Brexit we might be able to learn both something about the City and something about how well we adapt to change.

10th January 2018
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Last call for applications for the Future Leader Fund

Applications close on Monday 1 January 2018.

20th December 2017
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The need for data empowerment

A critical question is how big data can be simultaneously empowering for employees and beneficial to employers.

8th December 2017

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Upcoming Events

Feb 22

Munich Community Event: Business Talk - Managing Innovations in an Obsolete Industry

Thursday, February 22, 2018 -

17:30 to 20:00

Hilton Munich Park, Am Tucherpark 7, 80538 München (DE)

Mar 1

Conference: Society for Evidence Based Policing

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 10:00 to Friday, March 2, 2018 - 16:00

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

Mar 13

OUBS London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 -

18:30 to 20:30

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

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