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One in five parents suffer from arithmophobia

Research reveals that despite 84% of parents admitting that maths is the most important school subject to help in everyday life, almost a third couldn’t help their children with maths homework beyond the age of nine.

24th October 2018
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The Bottom Line is back to bring business alive

A new eight-part series of the OU/BBC collaboration The Bottom Line begins on Radio 4 on Thursday 4 October evening.

1st October 2018
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OUBS is joint top UK institution in Global Online MBA Rankings

The Open University Business School’s MBA remains as the (joint) top UK institution in CEO Magazine’s Global Online MBA Rankings.

24th September 2018

Webinar recording: Fraud Prevention & Detection: The Impact of Corporate Governance, Internal Controls and Culture

The webinar takes you beyond the headlines, looks past the standard internal controls, and grapples with why fraud is still able to be so prolific in a modern society with all the latest tools and technology to prevent such occurrences.

21st September 2018

What role could financial services play in increasing social mobility?

Liz Moody, Jerome Monne and Professor Janette Rutterford co-author a white paper which highlights how many financial services products, policies and practices currently work against social mobility for disadvantaged and vulnerable people in the UK and beyond.

13th September 2018

Stock market crashes linked to higher rates of suicide – new research

Tomasz Piotr Wisniewski, Professor of Finance, The Open University Business School, co-authors an article about research into the correlation between stock market crashes and rates of suicide.

13th September 2018

FutureLearn course launch will continue helping young adults with their personal finance

True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (True Potential PUFin), a centre of excellence for personal finance in The Open University Business School (OUBS) is launching its Managing My Money for Young Adults free online course on FutureLearn on Monday 24 September.

11th September 2018

Improving the governance of European public agencies

Professor Edoardo Ongaro led the preparation of the proposal and is on the steering committee of the ‘Co Production and Co Governance: Strategic Management, Public Value and Co Creation in the Renewal of Public Agencies across Europe’ project, or COGOV for short.

23rd August 2018

Baseline Survey Report published: Implementing the Transformation of Police Training, Learning and Development

The ‘Implementing the Transformation of Police Training, Learning and Development’ Project released their Baseline Survey Report this week. The project is led by the London Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC), working in collaboration with The Open University’s Centre for Policing Research and Learning.

23rd August 2018

We live in a populist age – but who are ‘the people’?

We live in a populist age – but who are 'the people'?

10th August 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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