Financial Times places Henley among Europe's highest ranked business schools

7 December 2015

Financial Times places Henley among Europe's highest ranked business schools

Henley retained its top 10 UK position among schools including Oxford Said, Cambridge Judge and London Business School in this year’s executive rankings – Henley is now number 35 in the Financial Times European business schools 2015 ranking.

Henley retained its top 10 UK position among schools including Oxford Said, Cambridge Judge and London Business School in this year’s executive rankings – Henley is now number 35 in the Financial Times European business schools 2015 ranking.

Today’s published table is based on the strong performance in the Executive MBA (EMBA) and Executive Education surveys that examine a range of criteria related to the quality and impact of the Henley Executive learning experience.

 The key areas of note from these surveys include:

 Career progress  

  • Ranked 3 in the UK for aims achieved
  • Number 6 in the UK for salary increase after EMBA graduation

International credentials

  • Ranked 9 in the UK for the proportion of international faculty members and international students
  • 31% of EMBA students are international
  • Number 5 in the UK for international participants (Executive Education Open programmes)*
  • Number 2 in the UK for international Clients (Executive Education Custom programmes)*

Diversity and quality

  • Ranked 1 in the UK for percentage of women faculty
  • Number 1 in the UK for percentage of women students
  • 40% of participants are female (Executive Education Open programmes)*
  • Number 3 in the UK for the number of PhD and DBA graduates
  • 88% of full-time faculty hold a PhD 

Course design, teaching methods, satisfaction

  • Ranked 2 in the UK for course design*
  • Number 1 in the UK for repeat business and growth*
  • Number 3 in the UK for aims achieved*
    (The above three ranking statistics are for the Executive Education Open programmes)

Professor John Board, Dean of Henley Business School, commented:

"We are delighted that this final major ranking of the year places us so highly, reflecting our improvements in all published results this year across everything we do. It is a recognition that our students and teaching staff are among the very best in the world. 

This year we celebrate our 70th Anniversary – we were established to improve the quality of management and business leadership, so it is particularly gratifying that now with 70,000 alumni across 150 countries, our network continues providing students and alumni with a priceless source of advice and opportunity around the world – at every level of learning."

*All bullet point statistics relate to the FT Executive MBA World ranking 2015 apart from those with asterisks, which appear in the FT Executive Education World ranking 2015.


Further information

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.

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