Five tips for Studying a Masters and parenting

Returning to studies after a gap of many years (13 for me) is always challenging. And if you throw in juggling parenthood while you are at it, it is mayhem, to say the least!  When I got my Henley acceptance letter for an MSc in Marketing, I was elated to be accepted and was thrilled to…

What we need is leadership! Yes, but what kind?

Professor David Pendleton While debating leadership with a group of very smart people, I was provoked by a man with a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye. I had just been extolling the virtues of distributed leadership and sharing some compelling evidence about it when my interlocuter wanted to remind me…

Study tips for Masters students

By Janelle Benedict, MSc Digital Marketing student As the end of the academic year approaches at Henley, I have had time to reflect on what I have learnt this year and how I’ve managed to stay afloat during challenging times! The step up from undergraduate to masters level is unquestionably difficult. The amount of work…

Nadia’s MBA journey

Nadia Nagamootoo was the winner of our Women in Leadership scholarship in 2014, hear her experiences on applying and what winning the scholarship has meant for her. Apply now for your chance to win a fully funded place on our MBA programme, with the Women in Leadership scholarship competition 2022.

Five years on: Reflecting on the MBA Women in Leadership scholarship

We sat down with Elizabeth Garber, our Women in Leadership scholarship 2017 winner, to hear about her experiences of applying for the competition and studying for an MBA at Henley. Read on to find out how she juggled family life with the challenges of study and how the MBA has helped her in her career,…

Leading healthy and productive post-pandemic workplaces: Leader resilience

Dr Caroline Rook & Dr Can Ererdi “Do we need more resilient leaders? What does creating team resilience mean? What is a resilient organization, and what does a culture of resilience mean in this context?” These are the questions that the first webinar of the of the Henley Centre for Leadership Leading Healthy and Productive…

An MBA is a journey of self-discovery and personal development

Ivana Vasic Chalmers was the winner of our 2016 Women in Leadership scholarship. Here she shares her top tips from her time studying for her MBA. An MBA gives you a breadth of view. My colleagues came from businesses from all over the world, from non-profit to mass markets, from solo entrepreneurs to global giants…

Can Personal Development start a movement?

Dr Chris Dalton, Henley Centre for Leadership We are coming to the end of our second year with COVID and the last 12 months have provided no shortage of leadership and change subjects worthy of comment from a business school. The climate crisis, the COP26 event in Glasgow, the emergent and unintended consequences of past…

How do I know if I’m doing the right things?

Prof David Pendleton, Professor in Leadership How many hours do you work in a typical week?  Probably too many. Your family would probably like to see you more. Your friends likewise. You may well need to take more exercise, to read around your subject or just for interest, to do those jobs at home that…