MSc in Management for Future Leaders | progression from apprenticeship
Further develop your future leaders' business acumen and management skills with the final stage of the MSc in Management for Future Leaders.
At a glance
- Advance the learning of individuals who have successfully completed the Senior Leader Apprenticeship | Future Leaders and the Postgraduate Diploma in Management for Future Leaders
- Includes a range of elective modules and a final management project
- Develop learners' management skills to the highest level
- Subject area(s)
- Business & Management
- Course length
- Up to approximately 8 months
- Suitable for
- Employees whose seniors recognise their high potential; recent graduates who have been awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Management for Future Leaders
The programme is tailored to expand individuals’ management capabilities through additional modules. This enables them to achieve their Henley MSc Management for Future Leaders.
Please note: an MSc Management for Future Leaders cohort may not be immediately available, and a learner may need to wait for 6–12 months following their Senior Leader Apprenticeship. All workshop and assignment submission dates are subject to change by Henley Business School. Henley Business School reserves the right to postpone an intake start date if the minimum number of students is not reached.
Deepen the knowledge and skills developed on the Senior Leader Apprenticeship | Future Leaders
Develop your employees' management and leadership skills, enabling them to maximise their contribution to your organisation
There are three modules in the final stage of this programme. Two of these are compulsory:
Global Business Context: Challenges and Prospects (MQM2GBC)
Learners will develop an awareness of contemporary global trends and developments and gain a critical insight into their implications on current and future business scenarios. Students learn to identify potential challenges and prospects for business and society relevant to their context and propose suitable solutions.Read more
Students gain an appreciation of the complex and dynamic nature of global business developments faced; the variety of factors influencing the choices and compromises that have to be made in international businesses, and the implications of those for the future viability and effectiveness of the organisations concerned.
The module covers various aspects of the global business environment including:
Looking at their impact upon business operations and strategy.
Professor Elena Beleska-Spasova
|20 [10 ECTS credits]|
Final Management Project/Dissertation (MQM3FMP)
The Final Management Project (FMP) is a major project. Here the learners have the opportunity to demonstrate practical business research skills in identifying a significant organisational issue, problem or gap in management knowledge, design an appropriate data collection and analysis process and present supported recommendations for practice or contribution to knowledge.
Dr. Filipe Morais
|30 [15 ECTS credits]|
The remaining module is chosen from a range of electives, which may include:
This module enables participants to critically evaluate the potential impact of sustainability on a sector, consider the implications, and propose changes to enhance sustainability.
Dr Peter McManners
The Managing Risks elective examines risk as higher order preparedness in judgements for managing uncertainties, handling crisis and enabling sustainability. In doing so, it provides theoretical and practical insights towards enhancing skills and capabilities for managerial planning and execution of risks through problematic situations or innovative change.
Dr. Nadeem Khan
Leading in the Digital Organisation (MQM2LDO)
The aim of this module is to explore the role of leadership and frontiers in leadership practice in a pervasive digital environment. The module builds awareness of key digital technologies and discusses their impact on managerial practices, processes and strategies.
Professor Norbert Morawetz
|10 [5 ECTS credits]|
Principles of Marketing (MQM2PM)
The module considers fundamentals underlying contemporary marketing, focusing both on theories and practices of marketing. The module focuses on marketing at a strategic level.
Professor Adrian Palmer
|10 [5 ECTS credits]|
Managing Projects (MQM1MPR)
The Managing Projects elective enables learners to:
|10 [5 ECTS credits]|
Managing Service Delivery (MQM1MSD)
This module enables the learner to:
|10 [5 ECTS credits]|
*The module or course content descriptions set out on this page are correct for those being taught in the current academic year. Modules or course content marked as optional are indicative and may be subject to change. Please note, constraints in timetable scheduling may mean you are unable to take some optional modules at the same time as others.
Dr Filipe Morais’s research interests range from corporate governance – including all aspects relating to boards of directors – to strategic and change management. His experience and ties to industry make his research academically sound, highly relevant and impactful.
To join this programme, individuals will need to have successfully completed the following:
- Senior Leader Apprenticeship | Future Leaders, including the end-point assessment (EPA)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Management for Future Leaders. This assessment follows the apprenticeship. Our academic panel assesses the work-based projects and assignments completed as part of the programme. We award the Postgraduate Diploma if these assignments meet our academic standards. After earning this qualification, learners can then complete the MSc Management for Future Leaders.
Joining the MSc Management for Future Leaders requires further study and an additional fee of £4,950.
An early bird discount of 10% is available to all learners who express an interest in progressing onto the MSc Management for Future Leaders before the end of Stage 1 of the Senior Leader Apprenticeship | Future Leaders.
To express an interest, learners should fill in the Expression of Interest form. A link to this form will be provided in the Senior Leader Apprenticeship offer letter and from Canvas.
Once the early bird deadline has passed, the full MSc tuition fee will be applicable. No exceptions or extensions to this deadline will be available.
No discount is available for the Postgraduate Diploma in Management for Future Leaders assessment fee (currently £500).
For clients wishing to run a closed cohort, we have the flexibility to deliver the programme at locations nationwide. If you do not wish to use your organisation's facilities, we are happy to arrange an alternative teaching venue that may be more convenient for your staff.
Open cohorts are also delivered at venues across the country. The first and last workshops are typically taught at our Greenlands campus near Henley-on-Thames. Set in sweeping parkland on the banks of the River Thames, this beautiful campus provides an inspiring and reflective environment for focused work and study.
Through the Henley Business School Library and the virtual learning environment, learners can access a multitude of resources including books, journals, market research reports, dissertations, working papers and company information.
Why choose Henley?
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This programme follows on from the Senior Leader Apprenticeship | Future Leaders and Postgraduate Diploma in Management for Future Leaders.
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Telephone: 0118 378 4030