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The Open University Business School

The Open University Business School

The Open University Business School - Online MBA

The Open University Business School - Inspire others to achieve

When you come to The Open University, you join one of the most prestigious centers of learning in the world. For over 30 years, The Open University Business School has been helping professionals realize their goals through postgraduate business programs that are innovative, creative and grounded in practical exercise.

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The Values, The Mission, The Vision

The Open University Business school operates to deliver transformational business and management education to a diverse audience of  professionals worldwide. Its curriculum is grounded in cutting-edge research and relevance to the real world. The Open University and its programs strive to embody their name and provide education that is open, accessible and flexible.

The Open University Business School values are:


  • Play a role in society via accessible higher education
  • Promote social justice through knowledge and skill development


  • Lead through innovation and research
  • Seek out ways to improve and inspire learning
  • Teach to world-class standards


  • Respond to the needs of professionals, their employers and their communities
  • Support students in their learning and future success

The Best in International Accreditation - Triple accredited status

The Open University Business Schools teaching methods are internationally acclaimed for their academic rigor, real-life application and invaluable contribution to graduates' careers and personal development. The business school and its MBA program are accredited by the AACSB, the AMBA and EFMD (EQUIS). This makes the business school among the few internationally that hold triple accredited status.

The Open University - Triple Accredited - AACSB, AMBA & EQUIS

The Open University Business School MBA

The Open University Online MBA places a powerful emphasis on strategic analysis, interdisciplinary skills, creativity and innovation to deliver both personal career goals and organisational success.

The MBA provides an executive experience that is founded on a practice-based learning method. This methodology enables delegates to learn from their fellow program members and work colleagues. Proven over the years, this methodology develops candidates' leadership and management skills, with a focus on preparing them for the unique challenges of business today.

90,000 Alumni and Counting

As a graduate of The Open University Business School, alumni and industry connections come second to a high quality education. The Open University Business School alumni network is open to all who have achieved a postgraduate business or management qualification from the business school. With 90,000 members and counting, the benefit of strategic relationships to professionals across many sectors and continents is invaluable.

Alumni gain access to exclusive alumni networking events where they can meet past and current candidates and professional and career development advice from The Open University Business School's expert team of advisers. 

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The Open University Business School

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MK7 6BJ Milton Keynes

Phone no: +44 300 303 0266

MBA Reviews by students

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Miquel Vidal, United States of America
20 Aug 2015
Flexibility, affordability and the availability

The OU’s flexibility, affordability and the availability of distance-learning were key factors for me to think about taking such an endeavour, the OU’s MBA triple accredited pro...

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Martina Gibbons, Republic of Ireland
20 Aug 2015
Provided much-needed flexibility around a a full-time job, family...

I chose The Open University because it offered me a huge amount of flexibility around a full-time job, family, and all the other commitments that one has in life.

Matt Krise, United States of America
20 Aug 2015
I wanted to enrich my education with people from different backgrounds and countries...

I wanted a more worldly perspective, so I thought the ability to enrich my education with people from different backgrounds and countries would be a way to understand their pers...

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