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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

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

Strategies for Political and Social Arenas

In this fascinating presentation, Professor Thomas Lawton argues that the most successful organisations will align market and non-market strategy to achieve and sustain competitive advantage.

10th December 2013

Benefits management: Realising benefits from your projects

Professor Elizabeth Daniel gave a presentation on getting the best from your project on 29th November 2012.

29th November 2012

Money and emotions

In these video highlights from the 5th July 2012 Breakfast Briefing , Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, draws on findings from a three year study of traders’ and investors’ decision-making, and on a large survey conducted with the BBC of consumers’ emotional relationships with money.

11th July 2012

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Upcoming Events

May 23

Breakfast Briefing: The Ethics of Neoliberalism: The Business of Making Capitalism Moral

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 -

08:00 to 10:00

Hub Suite (Juniper & Medlar), The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Jun 1

Open University Business School Berlin Alumni Informal Networking Event

Thursday, June 1, 2017 -

18:30 to 21:30

Zollpackhof, Elisabeth-Abegg-Straße 1, 10557 Berlin, Germany

Jun 7

Career Webinar: Sustainable creative management

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 -

12:30 to 13:30

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