The Henley Partnership - Thriving as a leader in today’s complex world

Henley Partnership: Masterclass – Thriving as a leader in today’s complex world

This online masterclass guides you through the complexity and chaos of today’s leadership landscape, giving you practical tools you can apply to everyday dilemmas.

– Exclusive to Henley Partnership members –

Thriving as a leader in today’s business environment is one of the biggest challenges ever. Executives must equip themselves with the skills and ability to guide their organisations and teams through complex change and deal with the challenges and pressures that brings. This means leaders are constantly on the spot, and increases the tension they face. The need for adaptive leadership is greater than ever before.

You, as a leader, must be able to guide your people, to successfully engage and collaborate with multiple internal and external stakeholders, and to manage the pressure for the organisation and for yourself.

This online masterclass guides you through the complexity and chaos of today’s leadership landscape, giving you practical tools you can apply to everyday dilemmas.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the event you will have:

  • understood some ways to better deal with the pressures of leadership in today’s world
  • an insight into how to deal with different stakeholders
  • greater awareness of some of your pressure points
  • practical ideas to improve your leadership effectiveness.

Who should attend?

All those in leadership at any level.

“Some really thoughtful and deep points to consider, not only for business life, but also for me in the future as a person.”

Participant, insurance industry


Professor Jean Vanhoegaerden - Henley Business School Finland

Jean Vanhoegaerden is a professor of practice at Ashridge/Hult Business School and is responsible for design and delivery of international executive programmes. In addition, he is responsible for the Leadership and Leading Globally syllabus on MBA and EMBA programmes. Jean is also visiting professor at LBS, Vlerick Business School and HKUST.

His interest is in linking the strategic aspects to the ‘softer areas’ in business. Jean has taught executive courses in North and Latin America, Europe, Singapore, South Africa, Australia and the Middle and Far East, which gives him lots of examples from real-life situations.

How do I book?

This event is exclusive to members of The Henley Partnership. To book please contact your HR or Learning and Development team at your organisation.

Unsure who to contact? Please do not hesitate to contact us at

For this event, up to 3 places per member organisation are available. ‘Up to’ indicates the maximum number per member organisation, it is not an allocation of places. All places are subject to availability at the time of booking.


This events primary theme is leadership and the secondary theme is change.

It is relevant to the development of complex change, challenge, pressure, resilience, collaboration, leadership.

Need help?

Related content

Henley EMBA students - Henley Business School Finland

Executive MBA Online info

  •   12.5.2023 – 09:00 to 10:00
  • Online
Today’s globally connected business world calls for a wider perspective, new skills and different ways of thinking. The Henley Executive MBA (EMBA) – Global is designed to develop outstanding business leaders ready to take on the challenges and opportunities of operating in today’s complex and fast-moving global economy. It develops leaders who are strong, responsible and adaptable.
Career coaching

Henley Elective Week interview: Pasi Syvänen

  • 13 Dec 2022
Henley Executive MBA Elective Week was held by Dr Peter McManners. Read the interesting interview where Pasi Syvänen from Grundium tells how scenario analysis elective gave him tools to test their strategy.

Twitter’s Musk-era: A defence of remote working

  • 18 Nov 2022
Dr Miriam Marra looks at the impact Elon Musk's back-to-office policy will likely have on Twitter's top talent and productivity.