About us

download brochureWelcome to the Henley Forum for Organisational Learning and Knowledge Strategies (known as the Henley Forum). We help  our members develop dynamic organisations, to survive and thrive in challenging and rapidly changing conditions.  

The Forum brings together business practitioners, industry thought-leaders and world-class academics to develop new insights to these challenges. Our ongoing programme of workshops, seminars, discussion groups and highly focused research projects tackles current, real-world knowledge,  learning and change issues affecting organisations.

Events in 2016 - 17

-         Weds, 20 April: Activating organisational dynamics 

-          Thurs, 23 June: Embedding resilience 

-          Weds, 20- Thurs, 21 July: Advanced Course in Knowledge Management [open to non-members]

-          Thurs, 6 October: Encouraging agility 

-          Tues, 29 November: Enabling active collaboration 

-          *** NEW *** Tues, 24 – Weds, 25 January: Advancing your OD Practice [open to non-members]

-          Weds, 1 & Thurs, 2 March 2017: Our 17th  Henley Forum conference [open to non-members]     

See our Henley Forum Calendar 2016-17 for a full list of activities

Henley Forum Conference, 24 - 25 February 2016; Click here for an overview


Henley Forum Knowledge

Knowledge Flow

This regular magazine is curated by the Henley Forum team as a way of bringing topics of interest to the attention of subscribers. It offers a blend of short reads and easy viewing and listening links; an easily digestible and visually appealing collection of material from reputable sources.

Knowledge in Action leaflets

Download free summaries of research output for Knowledge in Action.

Knowledge Works

The book "Knowledge Works", published in 2011, contains all the practical tools, techniques, frameworks and cases that members created together over ten years. These are the basis for improving organisational efficiency, innovation and agility - creating an effective learning organisation. For more information se the book website.

Henley Forum current projects

  1. Embedding change effectively
  2. Navigating the maze (developing partnering skills)
  3. Technostress

Corporate Membership

Membership is by annual subscription and gives your organisation benefits including:

  • Two day strategic conference with global thought leaders (2 places)
  • Four themed meetings (2 places)
  • Two day Advanced KM course (2 places)
  • Two day Advanced course in Organisational Development (1 place)
  • Three research projects, generating new, practical knowledge
  • Two Action Learning groups
  • Personal coaching
  • Networking with other business practitioners
  • Sharing of best practice and benchmarking
  • Members' website with over 15 years of original research and resources
  • Access to the Henley Business School e-library
  • 10% off open programmes
  • and more…

Benefits of Membership

Members list 2016

Membership Application form

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For more information please contact Marina Hart by email at henleyforum@henley.ac.uk or by phone on +44 (0) 1491 418 723.

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Sharon Varney - Henley Forum Director, contact by email at sharon.varney@henley.ac.uk or by phone on 07946 581875.