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MBA Structure

Henley MBA


Managing the organisation

High-level learning outcomes:
  • Mastery of functional and operational management (core business) functions 
  • Understanding operations, systems, processes, financial management and people management
  • Understanding of interdependence and variables in roles and business
  • Mastery of case study exam techniques and assignment writing


Making choices – context and stakeholders

High-level learning outcomes:
  • Mastery of strategic management functions and a broader worldview
  • Understanding strategic functions and ethical business sustainability
  • Elevating levels of critical thinking, sense-making, decision making and action taking
  • Managing the interface between the operational and strategic domains of business
  • Mastery of assignment writing techniques and argument formation

Making an impact

High-level learning outcomes:
  • Mastery of higher levels of thinking and doing around ambiguity, complexity and change
  • Understanding moral and reputational (normative) issues
  • Mastery of academic writing techniques, argument formation and research methodologies
  • Bringing all learning together through academic and applied thinking approaches in the Management Research Challenge

Online electives (students to choose one from the list below):
  • Africa rising
  • Brand strategy
  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate responsibility
  • Digital marketing
  • Financial technology
  • International human resource management
  • Managing in a project-based environment
  • Relationship marketing
  • Sustainability
  • International study visit*
*Students have the option of taking part in an international study week at an additional cost.

Key programme features
  • All textbooks and relevant study materials provided 
  • Online tutor support 
  • Regular face-to-face workshops
  • Collaborative online activities 
  • Personal tutor 
  • Web-based support systems for administration and programme delivery
  • Access to the e-library 
  • Access to the college library and other support systems 
  • Electronic assignment submission and marking
  • Membership of a learning team for motivation and study support 
  • Work-based assignments and projects