The Henley Executive MBA
The Executive MBA can be studied part-time over a period of 21 months, or completed within 15 months via the accelerated option on a part-time or full-time basis.
This is the MBA at the heart of Henley in the UK. It is established, trusted and favoured by industry, adding a powerful dimension to you as a manager and leader.
The Executive MBA programme emphasises the importance of your personal development as a manager and includes personal support and business coaching. Also included is one international study visit for either programme (one week each in Stage 3). During the Executive MBA programme you will work on company-based projects in high-performance learning groups. This programme is ideal for those managers who aspire to senior roles and wish to maintain their career path, adding benefit to their organisations whilst studying for an Executive MBA.
The Executive MBA has three equal stages that build towards your final qualification. Together they cover business management from every practical and theoretical angle, giving you powerful tools and decision-making techniques for your career.
- Stage 1 - Managing the organisation
- Stage 2 - Making choices
- Stage 3 - Making a difference
Personal development is a strong focus at Henley. Each stage has an assessed element to help you reflect and understand your personal development throughout your MBA journey.
Each module also offers an interesting range of specialist electives which are relevant to Henleys areas of research. This allows you to tailor your Executive MBA to meet your own needs and interests and keeps you up to date with the latest thinking.
Stage one - You will gain a better understanding of the changing reality of management and leadership in the 21st century and the role you play as a manager. There are three core modules in the first stage:
- Managing People and Performance
- Managing Processes, Systems and Projects
- Managing Financial Resources
Stage two - You will gain a better understanding of the changing reality of management and leadership in the 21st century and the role you play as a manager. There are three core modules in the first stage:
- Strategic and International Business
- Corporate Finance and Governance
- Strategic Marketing
Stage three - has four elements. You will complete two core modules:
- Leadership and Change
- Reputation and Responsibility
You will also complete a module on business research methods The Manager as Investigator which will prepare you for your final research-based project known as the Management Challenge. This final project will provide you with an opportunity to draw on and build on what you have learnt on your MBA and apply a range of knowledge and skills to a real organisational issue or problem.
Personal Development is a key aspect to the Henley MBA and is integrated throughout all three stages of the programme.
- Executive MBA