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Businet is a network of over 200 international higher education institutes (both private and public universities and colleges) that share a common ethos regarding internationalization.

Businet provides an environment that encourages the sharing of good practice and encourages co-operation between like-minded individuals and like-minded organisations.

The work of Businet benefits the member institutes themselves, the staff of those member institutes as well as the students.

Erasmus, European Funding

OLC partner on an Erasmus EU Project called T3W - The Third Way. The Coordinator partner is TU Dresden, a German University and the Grant Agreement No. 2019-1-DE02-KA202-006465. The Project started on 01.09.2019 and will deliver novel and inspiring online training for the charity sector.

The focus of training is improving the competence, entrepreneurial leadership and project management of the third sector across Europe. Massive Online Open Course shall be created and access made available to subscribing organizations and individuals.


University of Bolton

Dr Chris Bamber, OLC Managing Director is committed to supporting and continuing research at the highest level. He set up in 2016 with Dr David Bamber, Professor John Sharp and more recently joined Dr Roshan Panditharathna a group of Director of Studies that focus on researching all aspects Organisational Excellence. The University of Bolton employs OLC these OLC staff and ex-colleagues to supervise doctoral students in the Greater Manchester Business School and the Centre for Islamic Finance, while OLC provides the Collegiate Community for Doctoral Supervision.

National University of Political Studies and Public Administration

The Romanian, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Faculty of Management publish the Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy, an international journal that works closely with OLC to develop research articles and special editions supporting research activities in the context of Higher Education.

Dr Enis Elezi and Dr Chris Bamber are editors of the journal and have recently commissioned a special edition for HE contextualized publications. Dr Roshan Panditharathna, Mr Abneer Samuel and Dr Shajib Ullah colleagues of OLC are collectively working with the editors to produce world class publishable research articles.


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