The Economist has released its annual ranking of the world’s best MBAs. The Economist’s ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and covers all parts of the globe.
Institutions are sorted and ranked into four categories before finding an overall score:
- The opening of new career opportunities
- Personal development and educational experience
- Increase in salary
- Potential to network
Among all universities and business schools in Europe, Henley Business School is ranked ninth in the list of best business schools for MBA.
Graduates of the Henley MBA programme have gone on to enjoy careers for big companies including Mars Foods, Lloyds Banking Group, KPMG, Microsoft, and PwC.
The Henley MBA with its diverse student body – 83% of students are international – provides a highly international and truly rewarding learning experience.
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Pia Aaltonen-Forsell is CFO of Outokumpu, the largest stainless steal producer in Europe. She does not have the most obvious background for a CFO: she is Master of Social Sciences in economics. She thinks that her background is a great asset, since as a CFO you need to understand the economy in general, not just business.
One of the key sets of skills that are strengthened during the Henley EMBA journey are research skills. These are particularly necessary in the composition of the final thesis. But what is the work life relevance of academic research skills? How can I benefit from the research experience in my everyday work?
The EMBA programme in general and the Personal Development module has been a great opportunity to constructively challenge my views and beliefs about myself. I’ve found myself increasingly disagreeing with some identity labels that I previously considered useful and accurate.