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The OU and Innovate Finance launch world’s first FinTech 101 course

This new course provides examples of the technologies  and how they can help to democratise finance and promote social inclusion, ultimately contributing to the future sustainability of financial services.

4th August 2015

Growing trend for coaching drives development of new online course

Coaching for Performance is a new, supported online course created by the Executive Education team at The Open University Business School in conjunction with coaching specialist, Management Futures.

15th July 2015

OU/BBC launch interactive attitude to money test

The BBC has launched an interactive test to shed light on people’s relationship with money. The test is based on a scientific survey of more than 100,000 people, which looked at their attitudes to money and what financial consequences this could have.

13th July 2015

Outstanding students celebrated in annual awards

The achievements of outstanding students and alumni have been celebrated in The Open University Business School’s annual Achievement Awards 2014/15 during a special ceremony held in Milton Keynes.

18th June 2015

Culture & identity in business: negotiating a marketing perspective

Our Breakfast Briefing on 7 July 2015, saw Dr Andrew Lindridge talk about Culture and identity in business and the emergence of China as a key market for many prestigious European brands.

18th May 2015

Using values to motivate your staff

The Breakfast Briefing took place on 6 May 2015 and saw Dr Sarah Williams, OU associate lecturer and principal associate of the Sustainable Business Company explore the role of values in making sense of complex ideas.

6th May 2015
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The OU combines open access with research excellence

The Open University’s results in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) demonstrate world leading research excellence in many of its subjects.

18th December 2014

Managing SMEs: research insights and implications for practice

Dr Richard Blundel, Senior Lecturer in Enterprise Development, shared insights from The Quarterly Survey of Small Business in Britain. In these video highlights, Richard reports on what SME owners and managers see as the best and worst aspects of owning and/or managing their own business

7th October 2014

Furthering the UK's Financial Know-How

Martin Upton, Director for The True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance at The OU Business School introduces us to the Centre.

6th May 2014

Sport as the Local Economic Game Changer

With the awarding of Milton Keynes as a venue for the 2015 World Cup we explore the challenges now face the UK’s fastest growing sub-region.

13th February 2014

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Upcoming Events

Jan 22
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 22

CVSL Conference 2018: Putting Leadership and Collaboration into practise in a changing voluntary sector

Thursday, March 22, 2018 -

09:45 to 16:15

The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes

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