Henley MBA receives formal re-accreditation from AMBA

From: Henley Business School
Published: Wed Dec 16 2009

The Henley MBA has now received formal re-accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) for the maximum possible term of five years. The accreditation covers all 3 modes of study for the Henley MBA - Full-time, Executive and Flexible Learning, a distance learning programme.

Commendations from AMBA leading to the re-accreditation cover a variety of aspects including leadership of the business school, programme content, ambitions, staff, and student interaction. Highlight commendations include:

- "The skilful management of the merger with Reading, which has created the possibility of a large and diversified major business school."

- "The thematic coverage and integration of personal development (in the MBA programme)"

- "A good balance of assessment provided through the use of 'assessment bundles' and the quality of feedback provided to students."

Henley was also praised for the evident enthusiasm and accessibility of staff and their responsiveness to student needs, as well as the overall quality of leadership of the School, including the role of the Subject Area Leaders in managing teaching resources and ensuring quality and consistency of standards in the delivery of the MBA.

Further recommendations from AMBA, are all encouraging and support the School in its agreed plans to develop the MBA further.

"I am absolutely delighted with the commendations made by AMBA" said Professor Chris Bones, Dean of Henley Business School. "It is a really excellent outcome for the School and supports all of the work that many in the school have been involved with over the last few years to develop our MBA. The recommendations will be taken on board and we will continue to focus on exceeding the expectations of all."

The Henley MBA is a leading business management course that can be achieved through a number of modes - the Full Time MBA, the Executive MBA and the Flexible Learning MBA, a distance learning MBA.

About Henley Business School
Henley Business School was formed from the merger of Henley Management College and the Business School at the University of Reading. It is one of the longest established Business Schools and the world's third largest supplier of MBA courses. It delivers business management training to managers in more than 140 countries worldwide with around 7,000 people studying at any one time.

Henley Business School is one of Europe's largest full service international business schools, with a comprehensive range of management training courses from undergraduate to board level. Encompassing the world-ranked Henley MBA, executive MBAs and distance learning MBAs, DBAs, PhDs, MScs, BScs, BAs and its internationally renowned open and tailored executive education, it provides leadership development and learning opportunities from the start of a career through to senior executive levels. With expertise in the development and delivery of leadership and management solutions to the challenges of our times, it is also one of the very few top business schools to hold triple accredited status (AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB).

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