Executive MBA or MBA – what should I consider?

This is the second part of a mini-series in which we take a closer look at the Executive MBA and MBA. After showing the differences between the programmes, we now come to factors that should be considered when studying one of the programmes.

What to consider when studying the Henley Executive MBA Global?

As always, it is important to inform yourself before studying a programme with any school. Henley’s tradition in developing the leadership of the future, both with academic rigour as well as insightful personal development has proven to be one of the best programmes in the world and the reputation of the Henley MBA is recognised world-wide.

Potential candidates to the Henley Executive MBA Global are often concerned about adding to their busy full-time work schedules. The programme certainly is challenging and will require commitment. At the same time and with the necessary motivation, the Henley Executive MBA Global is designed to fit into a working schedule. With its on-point applicability, the curriculum can and should be integrated into work projects. Programme participants are asked to use the theory learned during the workshops and apply it into their working routines, where they experience first-hand the transformative aspects of the programme.

The workshops on the Global programme follow a 6-week module rhythm, starting with some pre-workshop tasks, working through the workshop (the German programme runs its workshops usually from Thursdays to Sundays to limit time away from work), and then blend the learning with online resources to write personal assignments.

What does it cost?

The Henley Executive MBA Global costs €46.500 for the full period. This includes all tuition, as well as accommodation and meals during workshop days.

While we see many participants paying for the programme themselves, in many cases participants’ employers participate in supporting their employees, either financially, by giving extra time or providing specific case-studies within the organization to work on. Henley works with many employers on a regular basis to bring newest learning into the organisations. In some cases, such employers also book entire intakes (8 – 15 participants) for themselves exclusively to further educate their management teams.

Next week we will answer one of the most important questions regarding the MBA and EMBA – how do you profit from that? For any further questions and information, please contact Christoph.Raudonat@henleybschool.de

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The University of Reading and Henley Business School in Germany are closely monitoring the situation regarding the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 and we have established a senior group to direct the University’s response.

Our priority is to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our staff, students and visitors and minimise disruption to University activities. We are following all government advice including health advice from Public Health England, the Health Authorities in Germany and travel advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as well as the German Foreign Ministry.

For all programme participants and customers of Henley Business School Germany, we advise that it remains safe for most people to continue to go to work, school and other public places, as long as you comply with the guidelines provided by state authorities, of which a list of links can be found here below. We only ask you to stay away from public places (self-isolate) if advised to do so by a medical professional or other competent authority.

So far we have not been advised of any wider health implications for programme participants in Germany-based courses. However, if you have been traveling recently to affected areas and suspect that you might have been exposed to the virus, please do notify us early so that we can put in place the necessary measures for alternative access to course materials and lectures as you may need to self-isolate and not be able to participate in face-to-face workshops.

Information for the public on the outbreak of coronavirus, including the current situation in Germany and information about the virus and its symptoms is available on the Bavarian Health Ministry info page on the COVID-19 outbreak (in German).

We continue to reassure our customers that for the time being our programmes continue to run as planned. We have equipped our offices with extra hand sanitizers and increased the level of cleaning in the workshop spaces. Should you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. Should the situation change, we will inform all current programme members and customers directly as well as via this website.

We thank all our customers for their support and understanding in these trying times.

Who counts as case of suspicion and what are the current risk areas?

Telephone hotlines & further information

  • Corona hotline of the central Bavarian Health Authority, Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit (LGL): 09131/ 6808-5101
  • Corona hotline of the City of Munich’s Health Authority (Referat für Gesundheit und Umwelt): 089 233/ 47819 (8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

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