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Free online short course for researchers and practitioners

The Open University Business School and the University of Delhi’s Faculty of Management Studies have developed a free online short course to introduce learners to the concept of empowerment in organisational research.

21st January 2020
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Sky’s the limit for Garry with new media partnership

The Open University has launched a new media partnership with Sky and Channel 5 as part of its wider ‘Ambition’ advertising campaign. A series of OU and Sky co-branded TV adverts tell the stories of four students who have landed new jobs with Sky, demonstrating the credibility of an OU qualification and the employability of OU students with respected organisations.

20th January 2020
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50 Years of the OU: Reflections on my own learning journey - Dr Zoe Lawson, MBA

As 2019 draws to a close, so too does the 50th anniversary year of The Open University.

Since its inception back in 1969, the OU’s raison d’être has been to make education available to all. And what a huge success it has made of this, educating students across 157 countries and becoming the largest academic institution in the UK. As I reflect upon my own OU experience, I’m proud to say that I have been, and continue to be a part of this inclusive and life-changing institution.

20th December 2019
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Open Impact Conference aims to increase access to higher education in Africa

The conference, which forms part of the OU’s 50th anniversary celebrations, has attracted some 150 delegates from various parts of Africa and the rest of the world, offering an opportunity to collaborate and co-create an ambitious vision for learning for the next 50 years and beyond.

12th December 2019
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Business and Law achievements feature in anniversary year annual report

The OU’s 2018-19 Annual Report, published this week, celebrates some of the highlights of an outstanding 50th anniversary year.

4th December 2019
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Responsible management for the challenges of modern ‘liquid’ society

Executive Dean of the Business and Law Schools, Professor Devendra Kodwani,hosted a lecture for new and returning Business and Law School students Wednesday 20 November. This new initiative took place in the Berrill Theatre and for an online audience via YouTube Live.

2nd December 2019

It's not just 'women's issues': the cost of women's reproductive health in the workplace

In this Business Network Breakfast Briefing, OUBS PhD student Victoria Williams discussed invisible reproductive health conditions, such as endometriosis, and life-changing stages like menopause, and why industries should support employees with these conditions.

12th November 2019
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Alumni – have your say!

Look out for the survey invitation hitting your inboxes soon.

8th November 2019
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New OU / BBC series – Inside the Supermarket

A six-part weekly series from the OU / BBC which is looking behind the scenes of one of the high street’s most well-known supermarkets, Sainsbury’s, hits our screens in a primetime slot.

5th November 2019
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Understanding mortgages with OUBS and MoneySavingExpert on OpenLearn

A new free course, Understanding mortgages, has been produced by The Open University Business School in collaboration with the hugely popular MoneySavingExpert (MSE). The course, the first of six due to be made available over the coming months, recently launched on the OpenLearn digital platform. 

31st October 2019

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