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About our business school

The Open University Business School is triple accredited (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS).

For more than 30 years ambitious executives like you have been realising their potential through our innovative, practice-based courses. Their quality is underpinned by the latest leading-edge research and enriched by a global network of partnerships.

Our internationally-recognised teaching and learning methods take education right to the heart of leadership and management practice. Tutors are experienced business professionals, and because our distance learning approach allows managers to continue at work while studying, you can apply new knowledge and skills right from the start.

Over 90,000 people from more than 100 countries have already graduated with The Open University Business School, making us the largest management school in Europe. We invite you join them or to sponsor your staff to join them.

Values

Inclusive

  • We play a unique role in society, making Higher Education open to all
  • We promote social justice through the development of knowledge and skills

Innovative

  • We lead the learning revolution, placing innovation at the heart of our teaching and research
  • We continuously seek new and better ways to inspire and enable learning
  • We create world class research and teaching

Responsive

  • We respond to the needs of individuals and employers and the communities in which they live and work
  • We are dedicated to supporting our students’ learning success

Our Mission

To deliver transformational business and management education to a diverse audience, that is relevant to the workplace, is founded on rigorous research and practice and has beneficial social and economic impact.

Our Vision

The Open University Business School will continue to be a leader in open, accessible and flexible business and management education.