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OU’s OpenLearn joins forces with Money Saving Expert to launch its Academy of Money

The Open University has partnered with the UK’s biggest consumer website, (MSE) to launch a free, six-part course, which will give the nation the skills and knowledge to master their finances.

12th June 2020
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Collaborating in Extraordinary Times

The Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership (CVSL), one of the academic centres of excellence in the OU Business School, is actively taking part this month in both Volunteers’ Week and Small Charity Week.

8th June 2020

Essential reading on some legal and business education hot topics

The Business and Law Schools boast a wide range of academic experts with a wealth of expertise in teaching and learning online.

29th May 2020
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Learning at Work Week – it’s more important than you know

Whatever the “new normal” turns out to be post-Covid19, the ability to prepare for and adapt to change with resilience are important survival skills for the 21st Century and learning is integral to that. Liz Moody, Head of Executive Education and OUBS Academic, discusses Learning at Work Week.

18th May 2020
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A post-pandemic business world needs The Bottom Line

This month sees the start of a new nine-part series of the OU/BBC collaboration The Bottom Line on Radio 4, presented by OU honorary graduate Evan Davis.

18th May 2020
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Appeal for volunteers for study on working with endometriosis

PhD research student Victoria Williams is exploring the experiences of those working with endometriosis and the influence of menstrual policy.

5th May 2020
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Professor of Public Leadership receives lifetime achievement award

Professor Jean Hartley has been recognised with an international lifetime achievement award for her outstanding record of teaching, research and publication on public leadership and management, over more than two decades.

23rd April 2020

Curiosity and Unlearning - Overcoming the inertia to learn

If there was anything logical about human behaviour we would all see the current strange times as the ideal the opportunity to learn about new things, pursue new hobbies or interests - albeit from the confines from our homes. 

14th April 2020
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Turning to Easter eggs to get through these dark times? Here's the bitter truth about chocolate

Turning to Easter eggs to get through these dark times? Before you fill your shopping trolley (online or virtual) with chocolate, we OUBS academic Cristiana Bernardi urges you to consider whether it’s ethically produced.

9th April 2020
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Social innovating for a better tomorrow

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how society can innovate at speed. And while the focus for now is on helping each other, this social innovation demonstrates how we can all make an impact. Let’s start thinking now about how we can use this to improve society going forward, says OUBS academic Professor George Frynas.

9th April 2020

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