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CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings #7

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
The Guardian University Awards 2017

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

The Open University Business School in the News

Recent coverage of The Open University Business School in the media.

8th 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

The stories we tell ourselves: narrative, emotion and fantasy in strategic decision-making

This session considered tools for strategic decision-making in uncertain times which draw on an understanding of human strengths in adaptive reasoning and the decision-traps we are prone to; drawing on cases such as Nokia and the design of the Thames barrier.

25th January 2017
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The learning propositions for millennials

We now have at least four generations in workplace, but do they really want different things from their development?

24th January 2017

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Upcoming Events

Sep 12

Rapid internationalisation and performance: Is the sky the limit?

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 -

08:00 to 10:00

Juniper and Medlar, The Hub, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Open University Business School London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 -

18:30 to 21:30

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

Oct 6

AOUG Foundation for Education Research Awards and Lecture

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 12:00

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

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