A pioneer in flexible learning for 40 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.
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.
It’s an exciting time to study business and management. Organisations are looking for dynamic managers with adaptable skills to help them succeed.
Research is at the heart of The Open University Business School, underpinning all our activities from teaching to consultancy, advisory and policy work.
If you have an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification from OUBS, you automatically belong to our well-connected global community of over 100,000 alumni.
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SCiLAB is our centre for pedagogical research and innovation, operating within and outside The Open University.
Teaching and research is organised around five academic departments, each focusing on business research into a key management discipline:
Everyone at the OU is so, so helpful, from the tutors to the amazing group of students. It really is a great sense of community. They’re always there if I need any help or assistance.
Although it’s distance learning, you’re never alone.Carly McCluskey Read more
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 19:00 to 20:00
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