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Closing the skills gap – the recurring challenge

Britain suffers from stubborn skills shortages, which Brexit will only make worse. So how can business, education and government work together to solve things?

25th October 2016
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Elite Business Schools join forces to strengthen leadership development for the voluntary sector

The Open University Business School and Cass Business School, University of London, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work collaboratively to further expand the provision of online leadership development for the voluntary sector.

25th October 2016
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Learning at Work Week Impact Awards

The winners of the 2016 Learning at Work Week Impact Awards have been announced by the Campaign for Learning. The awards, co-sponsored by The Open University Business School, are open to all organisations who participate in Learning at Work Week, which takes place in May each year.

19th October 2016
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The Open University Business School certified by EOCCS

The Open University Business School’s course Leadership and management in intercultural contexts, is one of the first courses to be certified by EOCCS (Online Course Certification System).

18th October 2016

Can quotas make gender equality happen in politics? Lessons from business

The number of women MPs in the British parliament is the highest it’s ever been. There are 191 women among the 650 MPs, up a third from the 2010 election. This has to be good news.

28th September 2016

Momentum’s first conference season will test its ability to turn protest into power

The British Labour Party’s annual conference in Liverpool finds it at a political and ideological crossroads. Yet a conference happening at the same time in the same city could be just as historically significant.

27th September 2016
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Private and not-for-profit organisations can learn from public sector leadership

What is happening in public leadership now which might be of interest to leaders everywhere and to HR managers who are tasked with finding or developing them?

26th September 2016

Investing in your Business - The Future of Finance Professionals

The Open University Business School held an exclusive event in London on 7 September 2016. The event was an opportunity to explore the changing dynamics of the finance profession. Wol Kolade, Managing Director at private equity firm Livingbridge and David Miller, Investment Director at Quilter Cheviot joined as guest speakers.

15th September 2016
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New free MOOC in public leadership

With public leadership under more scrutiny and pressure than ever before, whether that leadership is by politicians, public servants or community activists, the new free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) 'An Introduction to Public Leadership' from The Open University Business School, on the FutureLearn social learning platform is a new asset to help leaders and aspiring leaders.

8th September 2016
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The Open University Business School shortlisted for Times Higher Education Awards

The Open University Business School has been shortlisted in two prestigious categories of the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2016.

6th September 2016

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