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Narendra Laljani

Executive Fellow

Programme Director, Executive Management Programme
Director, The Henley Partnership

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Specialisms

  • Strategic thinking, 
  • Innovation, 
  • Building market focused organisations, 
  • Strategy education

Narendra Laljani is a management educator, consultant and CEO coach with 25 years' experience in leadership development and helping organisations to become more effective. He has worked at board level with international corporations and has also taught on several leading MBA programmes. He is Director of The Henley Partnership and the Executive Management Programme at Henley Business School.

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Doctor of Business Administration, Cranfield University, England, 2008
  • Master of Management Studies, University of Bombay, India, 1980

Teaching, research and administration responsibilities in the Henley Business School

  • Director, The Henley Partnership
  • Director, Executive Management Programme
  • Strategy faculty, Henley MBA

Areas of specialty

  • Strategic thinking,
  • Innovation and execution
  • The challenges of building market-focused organisations, and leader development

Experience

  • Management development projects for a diverse range of clients, including BBC, Mölnlycke and Sinopec
  • Consultancy at board level with a large number of international organisations, including Bauer Media, LexisNexis and Western Union.

Research focus

Executive development processes. He is the author of ‘Making Strategic Leaders’ (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), which explores high-impact individual development and offers new insights into strategic leadership. His most recent publication, The Future of Management Development: A Manifesto, appeared in ‘Management Development that Works’ (Libri Publishing, 2015).

Teaching, research and administration responsibilities in the Henley Business School

  • Director, The Henley Partnership
  • Director, Executive Management Programme
  • Strategy faculty, Henley MBA

EMP: Post-Programme Activities

To enable you to effectively implement your learning, support from the Programme Director and Henley continue after your course is completed. This includes: Embedding your personal action plan with support...

EMP: Back In Organisation (8-10 weeks)

Between modules you will the opportunity to consolidate and apply the skills and techniques you have learned. You will also have a 1:1 executive coaching session and additional reading during...

EMP: Pre-Programme (3-4 weeks)

Three to four weeks before your course starts, you will:Collect 360-degree feedback on your strengths and areas for improvementIdentify a learning partner within your organisation to support you during the...

EMP: Module 2 (5 days residential)

Module 2 is delivered on site at Greenlands and focuses on leading organisations effectively. Topics include:...

EMP: Module 1 (5 days residential)

Module 1 is delivered on site at Greenlands. These immersive, practical sessions focus on leading self, leading others, and leading the change process. Topics include:...

Most recent news & media

  • Making Strategic Leaders, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. This monograph explores executive development theory and practice, and offers a model of influential development processes, and explores its implications for the leader development industry
  • The Future of Management Development: A Manifesto in Management Development that Works, Libri Publishing, 2015

Doctor of Business Administration, Cranfield University, England, 2008

Master of Management Studies, University of Bombay, India, 1980

2015- Managing Director, Milan Consulting Group Limited

2010-2015 Dean of Graduate Studies, Ashridge Business School

2004-2010 Director of Executive Education, Ashridge Business School

1995-2004 Client/Programme Director, Ashridge Business School

1980-1995 Various general management positions with ICI PLC in India and Europe