Catalyse the transformation of our key stakeholders into visionary global professionals, equipping them with innovative sustainable practices, nurturing cutting-edge insights, skills, & unwavering self-assurance, empowering them to excel & create a lasting, positive impact in our ever-evolving world.


Global leadership in empowering entrepreneurial spirits through robust, innovative & inclusive educational journey, fostering a diverse community of future leaders committed towards sustainability & creating a transnational impact.




  1. Widening participation & access
  2. Career readiness & entrepreneurship
  3. Partnership development
  4. New study centres/ campuses
  5. Degree awarding powers


  1. Student journey
  2. Quality of education
  3. Diversification of course offer
  4. Global impact
  5. Research excellence


  1. Technology empowerment
  2. Professional development
  3. Inclusivity & wellbeing
  4. Financial Sustainability
  5. Community engagement


  • Data-Driven Decision-Making with Unwavering Objectivity
    Anchoring our strategies in concrete data & empirical evidence, ensuring precision & accountability in every business choice.
  • Empowerment for Excellence
    Empowering our stakeholders with the triple rewards of recognition, responsibility, & opportunities for personal & professional growth.
  • AI-Powered Digital Transformation
    Catalysing our evolution through cutting-edge AI-driven digital transformations, positioning us as sector leaders in innovation & efficiency.
  • Unyielding Transparency
    Committing to openness & transparency as for our operations, building trust & fostering collaboration with all stakeholders.
  • Pioneering Innovation
    Cultivating a culture of innovative thinking & a forward-looking mindset to drive progress & stay ahead in the dynamic business landscape.
  • Teamworking, Mentorship & Coaching
    Nurturing a culture of mentorship & coaching, fostering talent development & lifelong learning.
  • Championing Business Sustainability
    Demonstrating our unwavering commitment to responsible, sustainable practices that benefit not only just us but also the world at large.
  • Pursuit of Uncompromising Quality
    Prioritising quality over quantity in all our endeavours, consistently delivering exceptional results.
  • Exquisite Attention to Detail
    A commitment to meticulous attention to fine details in all aspects of our operation, ensuring precision & excellence.
  • Flexibility & Adaptability
    Fostering a culture of adaptability & agility, allowing us to swiftly respond to evolving business dynamics.
  • Professional Resilience & Agility
    Equipping our team with the resilience & agility needed to navigate the ever-changing professional landscape efficiently & effectively.
  • Lean & Constructive Mindset
    Embracing a lean approach to business, driving efficiency & fostering a critical but constructive mindset for growth & development.
  • Proactive, Predictive, Prepared
    Remaining proactive & well-prepared by making predictive assessments, ensuring key stakeholders are always ahead of the curve.
  • Championing Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity
    Upholding the principles of equality, diversity, & inclusivity to create an inclusive & equitable environment for all.
  • Real-World Relevance & Community Impact
    Empowering the communities we serve with vital skills for professional success & acknowledging education’s positive impact on lives.



OBC has been a dedicated signatory of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), a United Nations-backed initiative, since 2021. OBC’s commitment to PRME reflects its dedication to incorporating sustainability and responsible business practices into its academic programs. Adhering to PRME’s key principles, OBC ensures that its students receive an education that emphasises the importance of serving society and safeguarding the environment. OBC’s alignment with PRME underscores its focus on nurturing future leaders equipped with the skills to balance economic, environmental, and social goals, contributing to the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). OBC is committed to active participation in this global movement to transform management education and create responsible decision-makers committed to advancing sustainable development in the business world.
OBC holds an accreditation in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), underscoring its unwavering commitment to responsible business practices. CSR, for OBC, is not just a mere philanthropic gesture; it signifies a comprehensive approach to its business management. It involves the seamless integration of social and environmental considerations into the institution’s day-to-day operations and interactions with all its stakeholders. OBC aligns with the “Triple-Bottom-Line-Approach”, emphasising the balance between economic, environmental and social imperatives. The institution places importance on key CSR issues, such as effective environmental management, eco-efficiency, stakeholder engagement, human resource standards, community relations and gender balance. OBC recognises that CSR is a strategic business management concept, distinct from mere charity, sponsorship or philanthropy. By adhering to CSR principles, OBC aims to reap various competitive advantages, including improved student base utilising its widening participation agenda, cost savings through efficient operations, enhanced brand image, greater stakeholder satisfaction and more effective risk management processes. The BRONZE accreditation symbolises OBC’s dedication to responsible and sustainable business practices, reinforcing its mission to create a positive impact on society and the environment while fostering business success.
OBC achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first private higher education institution in the UK to attain associate membership with the prestigious Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS). This reflects OBC’s steadfast commitment to delivering exceptional business education while adhering to CABS’ rigorous standards. OBC places great emphasis on forging close partnerships with professional bodies and industry experts to ensure its programs remain at the forefront of the ever-evolving business world. As a member of CABS, OBC aligns with the mission of supporting and championing business schools to benefit business and society. This affiliation allows OBC to contribute to the dynamic UK business school sector and engage in dialogue with business and government to shape policies and create opportunities. It further underscores OBC’s commitment to fostering Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), adapting to the changing landscape of higher education, promoting sustainability, and ensuring that students gain essential skills.
OBC attained the matrix standard, a certification under the ownership of the Department for Education (DfE). This standard stands as evidence of the College’s resolute dedication to providing top-tier information, advice, and guidance (IAG) services that enable individuals to unlock their maximum potential. At OBC, its IAG approach goes beyond information provision; it fosters a culture of well-being, supporting mental, emotional, and social health. OBC prioritise equity, diversity and inclusion in its practices, creating an inclusive environment where all are celebrated. Moreover, data security and privacy are paramount in OBC’ services, ensuring the utmost confidentiality and protection of personal information. OBC is dedicated to offering
OBC maintains the NNECL Quality Mark, emphasising its steadfast dedication to delivering extensive assistance to students with care experience. This accreditation signifies OBC’s dedication to inclusivity and the success of such students throughout their academic journey. The Quality Mark process has been instrumental in allowing OBC to assess and enhance its provision for care-experienced students. It covers all aspects of the student lifecycle, from outreach to graduation, including the institution’s culture, leadership and plans for continuous improvement. OBC is resolute in its mission to create an inclusive and supportive environment that ensures the well-being and success of all its students, including those with unique needs.
OBC maintains membership with the Institute of Higher Education (IHE), the formal representative body for independent providers of higher education, professional training, and pathways in the UK. OBC’s affiliation with IHE reflects its dedication to championing diversity, flexibility, innovation, student focus and collaboration within the higher education sector. This alignment with IHE’s mission and values underscores OBC’s commitment to prioritizing the interests and well-being of students, ensuring their voices are heard and their needs are protected. OBC actively contributes to IHE’s strategy, focusing on leadership, innovation, staff development, international education and collaborative efforts to enhance the quality and accessibility of higher education. By upholding these shared values and objectives, OBC reaffirms its dedication to providing excellent education in the UK’s diverse and dynamic academic landscape.