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Upcoming events

The Open University Business School organises regular events in numerous cities around the world. Upcoming events are listed below.

Cancellation Policy: No refund will be given to delegates who fail to attend or whose cancellation we receive less than 10 working days prior to the specified event. For residential events cancellation terms are on the booking form.

(Research) After The Referendum - What Is The UK's Place In The World?
Join us for the next Public Leadership Perspectives event with keynote speaker: Lord David Blunkett, former Home Secretary. Tuesday 5th July.
Location: The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
Date: Tuesday, 5th July 2016
(Alumni) Mean Business - Networking and workshop event for new and aspiring managers
Join this event hosted by The National Museum of Computing, identifi global and CLICK Training who present a straight-to-the point skill pill for new and aspiring managers.
Location: The National Museum of Computing, Block H, Bletchley Park, Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, MK3 6EB
Date: Tuesday, 5th July 2016
(Alumni) Career Webinar: Coaching for Performance
Join Phil Hayes from Management Futures and Hugh Reynolds at the OU Business School for an informal but insightful online session looking at how organisations can embed a ‘coaching approach’ in their culture. Hear about the rewards and challenges in undertaking a coaching journey, and gain some practical advice on improving your own coaching conversations.
Location: Online
Date: Monday, 11th July 2016
Cardiff MBA open day

In the fast-paced world of business it pays to keep your management skills up-to-date but how do you find the time for this extra personal development? With the Open University MBA you can take your career further without having to take time off work.

Location: Open University in Wales, 18 Custom House Street, Cardiff CF10 1AP
Date: Tuesday 12 July 2016, 12:00 - 18:00
(Alumni) Open University Business School London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In
Come along for this is an informal event in a pub in Central London. Pop in for a quick drink or stay for longer. Friends and colleagues are welcome.
Location: King’s Head pub, 10 Strafford Street, London W1S 4RX
UK region: London
Date: Tuesday, 12th July 2016
(Research) Gender, Peace and Security post-2015: challenges and opportunities
Call for papers for the 3rd Women in War and at War Conference, organised by The Open University Law School, The University of Warwick and Aberystwyth University on 15th and 16th September 2016 at The Open University, Milton Keynes. Abstracts of a maximum of 250 words should be submitted by 20th June 2016 to the organising committee, Authors of selected abstracts will be informed by 15th July 2016. Conference registration will open on 1st August 2016.
Location: Michael Young Building, The Open University, Milton Keynes
Date: Thursday, 15th September 2016