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Sanna Marin: should we judge a leader on their age?

  • 8 Sep 2022
Finnish prime minister Sanna Marin has faced scrutiny in recent weeks after photos of her partying were leaked to the media. Emerita Professor Claire Collins questions whether Marin's age has anything to do with the criticism.

The clearer the marketing strategy, the faster the actions

  • 7 Sep 2022
The Strategic Marketing module of the Henley EMBA – Global was one of those things that I have been waiting for the most in my studies. I’m in charge of marketing in my current company, so I was really hoping to get some more clarity into my marketing thinking and to get new inspiration for planning our marketing efforts for the coming years.

New PM needs self-awareness to deal with the electorate’s concerns

  • 2 Sep 2022
Dr Chris Dalton, Associate Professor of Management Learning at Henley Business School, claims Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak may well be taking on a poisoned chalice when one of them takes office on Monday.

Taking and giving a 360° view of a South African NGO

  • 24 Aug 2022
Matti Takovaara shares his experiences and learnings from the Global Immersion Study Visit in Cape Town, South Africa, as part of the Reputation and Responsibility module of the Henley Executive MBA. The study visit gives students hands-on experience of how NGOs operate in the local environment and allows them to utilise the skills learned so far.

Openness, curiosity and humbleness – the mix for a great immersion learning experience

  • 15 Aug 2022
Due to COVID-19, the Global Immersion Study Visit that is part of the Henley Executive MBA’s International Business module was postponed until nearly the end of Anna Hjelt's studies. Here she shares her experiences and insights from the trip to Madrid and Lisbon in June 2022!

A moment of reflection with the learning team after stage 1

  • 8 Jul 2022
The end of stage 1 from the Executive MBA provided a great opportunity to reflect on the journey so far. I wanted to involve my learning team in this reflection, and you can find their thoughts, opinions and experiences in a short interview.

The intensity of everything in New York

  • 21 Jun 2022
During our recent Global Immersion Study Visit as part of the Henley EMBA – Global, we spent a week in New York City, consulting our case companies and learning about how business works in Manhattan. This was a great opportunity to reflect on the similarities and differences between the US and Finland on the approach to business and work life.
Calculations or courage – which is more important for internationalisation? - Henley Business School Finland

Calculations or courage – which is more important for internationalisation?

  • 20 May 2022
Internationalisation and entering new markets is usually preceded by diligent analysis of available information and weighing of options. My own experience of working with small and medium-sized enterprises is that the final decision to expand internationally is often more a mental or emotional question.

What will Elon Musk do with Twitter?

  • 11 May 2022
Billionaire Elon Musk has recently acquired Twitter. In our latest Leading Insights, Professor George Alexandridis asks, will he finally set the blue bird free?
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How to choose the right Executive MBA programme?

  • 28 Apr 2022
An Executive MBA is a big investment of both time and money. Therefore, it is essential to choose the programme that best fits your needs. Here are four tips on how to decide whether a programme is suitable for you!
The social aspect of learning - Henley Business School Finland

The social aspect of learning

  • 19 Apr 2022
One of the most interesting personal developments during my Executive MBA journey so far is how the focus of learning changes from accumulating knowledge to the social nature of knowledge and meaning. You could say that an individual can know something but this piece of knowledge only becomes meaningful in a particular social context.
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What to look for in an Executive MBA?

  • 21 Mar 2022
Are you considering studying an Executive MBA to update your knowledge, advance your career or develop yourself as an individual? Here are a few things to think about when selecting the right programme for you.