Henley Business School MBA jumps 15 places in Economist World Rankings
Release Date 10 October 2012
Henley Business School at the University of Reading has been ranked number one in the world for "Potential to Network". Overall the leading international business school climbed 15 places in the prestigious Economist Which MBA? 2012 rankings to 12th in Europe and 42nd in the world. The triple-accredited school continues to dominate across several key categories:
Number 1 in the world for ‘Potential to Network'
The Henley alumni community continues to expand both in numbers and reach. The school now boasts alumni groups in 41 countries, providing one of the greatest opportunities for students and alumni to build relationships and create genuine business contacts on an international scale.
Number 1 for ‘Student Quality'
Ranked number one for three years running on 'student quality and climbing 14 places for ‘Student Diversity', students valued the balance of their cohort in terms of management experience, internationalism and gender.
‘Personal Development and Educational Experience'
Henley continues to improve, climbing two places this year to 13th in the world. This outstanding score was influenced by students' assessment of faculty quality, programme content, overseas exchange programmes and facilities.
Career and Salary
One of the notable features of this year's rankings was the rise of 34 places in the percentage of those who had secured employment after three months of graduating, and Henley MBA graduates remain firmly in the top quartile for ‘Salary Level'.
Professor John Board, Dean, Henley Business School comments: "Not only do these results confirm the Henley Full-time MBA as one of the world's finest, with world-class faculty and students, excellent links with industry and an international alumni community, they prove that Henley remains a leading player in a complex global MBA market. This news testifies to our continuous commitment to improve the all-round quality of the MBA experience."