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Welcome to The Open University Business School

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A pioneer in flexible learning for over 30 years, The Open University Business School delivers transformational, high quality business and management education. We are proud to be part of an elite and exclusive group of just 1% of business schools worldwide that are triple accredited.

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Quality assured business school

We have a global reputation as a leading provider of qualifications and work with a number of influential professional bodies and international partners to ensure that our curriculum meets the needs of students and employers in the UK and worldwide.

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Study with us

It’s an exciting time to study business and management. Organisations are looking for dynamic managers with adaptable skills to help them succeed.

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Explore our research

Research is at the heart of The Open University Business School, underpinning all our activities from teaching to consultancy, advisory and policy work.

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Alumni and careers network

If you have a postgraduate business and management qualification from OUBS, you automatically belong to our well-connected global community of over 92,500 alumni.

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MBA Sponsorship Business Case Builder

Your employer could contribute towards your MBA study fees. Generate a personalised, compelling business case for your employer, with our interactive tool.

Academic Departments

Teaching and research is organised around five academic departments, each focusing on business research into a key management discipline:

Completing my MBA enabled me to change my life. It gave me the competence and confidence to start my own successful business. I use concepts from the MBA every day to help my business and our clients.

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News

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Pandemic prompts new ways of working

In 2021, the awards invited entrants to show how they inspired a lifelong learning culture, innovated in learning and development, supported business and organisational goals, or connected their people to virtual learning.

27th October 2021
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Upcoming Events

Nov 2

Student Hub Live: Lost in translation: Navigating the challenges of communicating in a globally connected world

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Nov 9

Student Hub Live: Introduction to essay writing (Beginners)

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

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