Founded in 1945, Henley was the first business school to be established in the UK and is one of the oldest and most respected schools in Europe.
We are consistently ranked among the world’s top 50 business schools by the Financial Times and The Economist.
We are also among an elite group of business schools - the top 1% in the world – to be triple-accredited for the quality and capability of our faculty and output.
As part of the University of Reading, Henley operates within an academic institution that is placed within the top 1% of all global universities.
We aim to empower individuals to become great professionals and outstanding business leaders who think with clarity and act with confidence and conviction.
We always seek to improve upon everything we do and be recognised for:
We will be an engaging, focused and distinctive business school
We equip our students with a deeper and broader understanding of what is current, relevant and right in business – and in doing so, enable them to become highly capable, responsible leaders.
By combining the latest theories, knowledge and practices with a passionate determination to help our students be the best they can be. We are all about business but even more so, we are all about you.
Each and every one of us has different motivations and a unique set of abilities. At Henley we make it our business to help you fulfil your potential by unlocking the real and even more capable person within. We will engage with you on every level to give you the confidence, skills and focus to tackle your challenges and attain your goals.
Henley is a full-service business school. We deliver programmes to students and professionals at every stage of their life in the business world.
Our programmes are enriched by our knowledge, research and commercial experience - and are continually revised to ensure they remain as relevant as they can be.
Henley is widely recognised for its diversity and international reach:
Our industry connections bring learning and career opportunities with leading organisations such as:
Our alumni association has 56,000 members in over 150 countries offering networking potential and the chance to keep up-to-date with latest thinking.
The Henley MBA was rated by the Economist as No1 in the world for potential to network.
Many of our faculty are internationally-renowned and widely published in their respective fields and are engaged in academic and applied research. A large number of our academics draw upon their experiences as leaders and consultants to international organisations at the highest level.
Research at Henley is both pure and applied and is driven through six academic areas and 14 internationally-recognised research centres. We work closely with governments and organisations internationally and help to drive the global research agenda across a uniquely broad range of fields.
With 150 research-led faculty members, widely published academics and cited experts regularly featuring in the national media, the faculty members at Henley Business School are world-leading. Some are practitioners in the industries they teach, giving our students real-time access to business insights and expertise.