Henley’s Executive programmes rise high in the Financial Times European Business Schools rankings 2014

1 December 2014

Henley’s Executive programmes rise high in the Financial Times European Business Schools rankings 2014

Today’s published table sees Henley rise 17 places to number 36 in Europe with the 2nd biggest jump of any business school into the UK top 10. 

Today’s published table sees Henley rise 17 places to number 36 in Europe with the 2nd biggest jump of any business school into the UK top 10. The FT ranking is based on the strong performance in the MBA and Executive Education surveys that examine a range of criteria related to the quality and impact of the Henley Executive learning experience.

 Henley’s strength in this table can be attributed to outstanding results achieved in the key measures used by the Financial Times in their rankings across the UK, Europe and Worldwide.  A few highlights include:

 

Career progress  

  •   Number 1 position in the UK for aims achieved, placed in the world top 10
  •   Number 3 in the UK for salary increase, in the world top 20

 International credentials

  • 42% of Executive MBA students are international
  • Ranked 22 in Europe for the proportion of international faculty members
  • Top 10 in the world for International Executive Education Custom Clients*
  • Campuses and offices in 16 countries

 Diversity

  • Number 1 in the UK for percentage of women faculty, number 5 in the world
  • Number 2 in the UK for percentage of women students, number 11 in the world 
  • 40% of participants on Executive Education Open enrolment programmes are female

 Quality of faculty and research

  • 84% of full-time faculty hold a PhD
  • Number 4 in the UK for the number of PhD and DBA graduates

 Course design and teaching methods

  • Number 1 in the UK for course design of Executive Education Open enrolment programmes*
  • Number 4 in the UK overall position, the highest achieved in 12 years for Executive Education Open enrolment programmes*

 

Professor John Board, Dean of Henley Business School, commented: “next year we will be celebrating 70 years helping individuals and organisations around the world excel in ever more challenging times, so it is gratifying that this final major ranking of the year reports so favourably. It is a recognition that our students and teaching staff are among the very best in the world and a reflection of continued innovation and investment while staying true to our ethical beliefs.”   

 

 

Links to full stories and tables: 

 

FT European Business Schools 2014 

FT Executive MBA World ranking 2014

Economist Full-time MBA World ranking 2014 

FT Executive Education World ranking 2014

 

Methodology

This is a composite ranking based on five of the FT’s rankings including the Executive MBA, Full-time MBA, Masters in Management, and Executive Education Open and Custom programmes.

 

*All bullet point statistics relate to the FT Executive MBA World ranking 2014 apart from those with asterisks, which appear in the FT Executive Education World ranking 2014

 

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