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The Open University Business School receives EOCCS certification for its courses on FutureLearn

We are delighted to announce a suite of eight Business and Finance Fundamentals massive open online courses (MOOCs) has been awarded the EOCCS Certification

17th January 2019

The Bottom Line is back to banish those winter blues

A new nine-part series of the OU/BBC collaboration The Bottom Line begins on Radio 4 on Thursday 31 January.

16th January 2019
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Why it’s time to rip up the political playbook and imagine a truly new global order

What is needed instead are new revolutionary fantasies of shared global progress.

11th January 2019

FutureLearn and The Open University team up with Foreign and Commonwealth Office to Explore Diplomacy in 21st Century

FutureLearn, the leading online social learning platform in Europe, has teamed up with owner The Open University (OU) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to provide a new free course exploring diplomacy in the 21st century.

4th January 2019

Festive Networking: A time for strategic change

Two expert speakers ensured the fifth annual OUBS Festive Networking event in London was both fun and educational.

17th December 2018
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Champion for mid-life working women recognised with award

Professor Jo Brewis has been awarded the Staying On Award 2018 by the Women’s Business Council.

29th November 2018

The challenge of smart contracts

During this Breakfast Briefing on 29 November 2018, Dr Robert Herian, Senior Lecturer in Law at The Open University Law School, discussed the concept of 'Smart Contracts'.

29th November 2018
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Day 227, Year of #Mygration: Welcome to the UK! How long will you be staying?

OUBS PhD Student Jo Vincett outlines the current state of affairs of immigration-related detention in the United Kingdom and the impact on the wellbeing of detainees in immigration removal centres. 

16th November 2018
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Free pilot short courses on offer

The Open University is offering free access to two new short courses of interest to business professionals, as part of a pilot project running until January 2019.

15th November 2018

Bobby Seagull brings ‘Managing My Money for Young Adults’ course to life

Course presenter Bobby Seagull speaks to course producer Martin Upton, as well as two young adults in Nicola and Laura, following the launch of the ‘Managing My Money for Young Adults’ free online course on FutureLearn on 24 September.

31st October 2018

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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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