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Open to business

Learn about our work with public, private and third-sector organisations, and how we can help your organisation to excel.

Open to business

At The Open University, we’re not just academic experts. We work with organisations to understand their business challenges, and provide outstanding learning and development solutions. Unlock the potential of your workforce through our flexible online learning, shaped around your needs.

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Apprenticeships

High quality work-based learning, delivered at scale and flexibly to suit your organisation’s needs.

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Staff Development & Learning

Our training solutions include apprenticeships, short courses, certificates, diplomas and other qualifications.

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Case Studies

Learn about the business solutions we provide and what organisations say about working with us.

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Education Partnerships

Building quality higher education capacity and capability worldwide.

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Why The Open University?

Learn why more than 2,400 organisations have chosen us to provide their training solutions.

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Recruit OU students

Our students provide employers with a wealth of experience and personal qualities, including resilience, motivation and time management.

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Vocational Qualifications

Ensure the skills and knowledge you demonstrate in your job meet national industry standards.

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Latest L&D Trends and Research

Resources designed to keep you informed of the latest L&D topics and trends.

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I want to be an apprentice

Learn how you can become a degree apprentice.

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