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MBA student’s global award success

Open University Business School MBA student James Markey has won a prize at the Santander X Global Awards, Santander’s prestigious international university entrepreneurship competition with his company UNI SIM.

7th June 2023

OpenLearn launches Open Sanctuary Hub, a collection of free resources to support refugees

The OpenLearn Open Sanctuary Hub is a collection of existing and new free resources - articles, videos, audio, and courses – that directly support refugees, people in the asylum system and the wider community.

11th May 2023
University of Cagliari students

Learning different ways to do HR in different organisations and countries

Italian MSc Human Resource Management (HRM) students from the University of Cagliari were at the OU’s campus in Milton Keynes for two days in late April as part of a UK trip.

9th May 2023

Business School recognised in AACSB’s ‘Innovations That Inspire’ initiative

The Open University Business School has been recognised in AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International’s Innovations That Inspire member spotlight programme which highlights impactful and visionary institutions creating value for tomorrow’s business world.

20th April 2023

At chocolate time, we’ve discovered what the brands that score best on child labour and the environment have in common

What distinguishes a company that makes “good” chocolate (chocolate untainted by child labour, modern slavery, deforestation and the overuse of agrichemicals) from one that merely makes chocolate?

29th March 2023

Centre for Policing Research and Learning Annual Report 2022

We are pleased to announce the Annual Report 2022 for the Centre for Policing Research and Learning at The Open University.

23rd February 2023

OU researchers secure €350,000 for social innovation research

Researchers from the OU's Faculty of Business and Law are collaborating with universities, research centres and small and medium-sized enterprises across Europe on a new project to decarbonise the continent.

22nd February 2023

New OU/BBC co-production showcases some of Scotland’s most remarkable women

A new three-part series ‘The Women Who Changed Modern Scotland’ will tell the story of women who had a role in shaping Scotland over the last 50 years. The series is supported by the Faculty of Business and Law with relevance to a number of qualifications and modules.

21st February 2023

New Director for PolicyWISE

The Open University confirms the appointment of Dewi Knight to the role of Director of PolicyWISE, the OU’s major new public policy initiative, whose academic home will be in the Faculty of Business and Law.

17th February 2023

The UK government may have rejected menopause protections – but workplaces are more supportive than ever

Jo Brewis, Professor of People and Organisations, discusses the progress made by some UK work places to support people experiencing menopause and explores what more can be done.

8th February 2023

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