Course Structure and Faculty

The Executive MBA – Global typically runs for a total of 21 months and is broken down into three stages. We provide 21 hours of contact time for each module to give you the hands-on support you need to excel. The full study schedule can be found at the bottom of this page.

Stage 1 Modules - Fundamental Business Foundations

18 days’ attendance over 5 months

Compulsory modules
Managing Processes and Systems

Lay the foundation for future success with a thorough grounding in the design and implementation of goods and services delivery.

Managing Financial Resources

Next, you will study how to effectively analyse, plan, control and monitor your organisation’s finances.

Managing People

From our Copenhagen campus, you will develop an awareness of the issues and practices that affect people management.

Personal Development - Stage 1

Your own future direction is the sole focus of Stage 1’s final module. Reflect upon your own learning and performance, and plan for your personal and professional development.

Stage 2 Modules - Strategy and Context - Managing Stakeholders

29 days’ attendance over 6 months

Compulsory modules
International Business with Global Immersion Study (US/China)

You will visit China or the US as part of this module to work with a start-up, NGO or charity. Use this exciting opportunity to apply this module’s core strategic concepts and frameworks in real life..

Strategy

You will return to the UK to get to grips with the fundamental principles of strategic thinking and decision making.

Strategic Marketing

Next, you will examine integral marketing strategies for the international stage. This module has a particular focus on ethical and socially responsible marketing strategies.

Reputation and Responsibility with Global Immersion Study (South Africa)

This is the most life-changing module for most participants. You will travel to South Africa to help a start-up or NGO understand and improve its key stakeholder relationships. You will oversee this project from start to finish, and see the real-life impact of its implementation.

Personal Development - Stage 2

Your own future direction is the sole focus of Stage 2’s final module. Reflect upon your own learning and performance, and plan for your personal and professional development.

Stage 3 Modules - Taking Leadership to a Higher Level

13 days’ attendance over 4 months - You will also complete a final project or dissertation and assignments.

Compulsory modules
Leadership and Change

As you enter the final stage of your MBA degree, you will deepen your understanding of key leadership models.

Management Research Challenge

This is a project-based module, where you will investigate a significant management problem and produce a set of actionable solutions.

Personal Development - Stage 3

Your own future direction is the sole focus of Stage 3’s final module. Reflect upon your own learning and performance, and plan for your personal and professional development.

You also have the choice of taking additional taught and online modules, or a further international study visit module.

Optional Elective Modules
Taught and Online Elective Modules

Taught and online electives include: Corporate Finance, Brand Strategy, Managing International HRM, Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability, and Digital Marketing

International Study Visit Elective Module

Destination and dates to be confirmed.

Study Schedule

“Henley enables a richness of learning and a huge amount of what you learn comes from the individual experiences of the other programme participants and the collective wisdom of the cohort"

Andrew Todd, MBE.