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Henley Business School – University of Reading

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Henley Business School

Henley is one of the few business schools worldwide to hold triple-accredited status from the three major awarding bodies. The School has over 65 years' experience in developing managers and research underpins its strategy and fees directly into its teaching at every level.

Although Henley's core expertise is based in the UK, the School has associates in over 20 countries around the world, providing an international dimension to its research activities and outputs. Henley also enjoys established partnerships with a wide range of global organisations and institutions.

Internationally-renowned expertise

Home to a faculty of around 150 academics, many of whom are internationally-renowned thought leaders in their field, Henley is one of the largest business schools in Europe with a unique blend of expertise in business and management, real estate and finance.

Research spans the School's 15 leading research centres, ranging from the John Madejski Centre for Reputation and the John H Dunning Centre for International Business to the Centre for HR Excellence and the Henley Centre for Customer Management. Each year Henley's research centres organise and participate in a wide range of high profile research seminars, conferences and events worldwide.

Business-focused research

Henley's research is both academic and applied, and is often conducted in close collaboration with business professionals and its corporate partners. A key aim of Henley's research is to help practising managers to manage better. The School's research outputs include leading-edge management tools, techniques and case studies illustrating best practice as well as research papers published in academic journals and research reports.

With expertise spanning all major areas within the field of business, Henley is excellently positioned to service the needs of any organisation, in any sector or country, no matter what those needs are. The School's clients include major multinational organisations, the UK and overseas governments, charitable and not for profit groups, international agencies and non governmental bodies.

Postgraduate research

Henley offers a wide range of opportunities for PhD study with researchers working in areas including business ethics, business history, entrepreneurship and innovation, finance, human resource management, international business, informatics, leadership and management, marketing and reputation, organisational behaviour, real estate, planning and sustainability.

The School also offers The Henley Doctor of Business Administration programme, designed for experienced senior executives, consultants and academics, and is the largest producer of DBA graduates in Europe.

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