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Henley Business School announces MBA business management scholarship winners


Henley Business School has announced the winners of its Henley Full-Time MBA and part time Henley Executive MBA annual 100% MBA scholarships, after carefully assessing a large number of applications from talented managers.

The MBA scholarships are for two candidates who have been judged to offer the most value to the intake by demonstrating their exceptional academic attainment, management experience and other skills that will add value to these world-ranked business management courses for experienced professionals.

The 2009 Henley Business School/Times Executive MBA Scholarship has been awarded to Patricia Rocha-Salume who works for The Learning Trust in Hackney.

The Henley Executive MBA is a two-year, part-time programme for experienced, practising managers looking to complete their MBA alongside full-time employment and significantly enhance their management training and leadership skills.

Dr Susan Rose, Associate Head of School - Professional Studies, explained: "Patricia joins us with a wealth of life and cultural experience and is passionate about her own learning and development being taken back into the workplace and being applied to improve the business practices in the public sector.

“I have no doubt that she will bring a very distinctive perspective to the Henley Executive MBA programme in which our focus is on developing leaders with real character and integrity and the ability to make the right decisions for themselves as well as the communities with whom they go on and work with in life. Patricia’s story and aspirations are consistent with how a great MBA can create benefits not just for the individual but for those around them too.”

The Henley Full-time MBA Scholarship has been awarded to Bijayananda Panda of Pune, India who will be joining Henley with a very strong management record in data engineering and consultancy, together with international experience of project leadership across many European countries. The Henley MBA, a world-ranked business management course for experienced professionals, is designed especially for managers with considerable experience and plenty of achievements to share.

Dr Giampiero Favato, Programme Director for the Henley Full-Time MBA and Henley Executive MBAs said: “Bijay will provide an outstanding contribution to teamwork on the Henley Full-Time MBA and I am delighted to welcome him to the programme.”

There is only one Henley MBA but it can be achieved through a number of modes - the Distance Learning MBA, the Executive MBA and the Full-Time MBA. The Henley MBA is a leading business management course that is ranked number one in the world based on student quality, faculty quality and potential to network.

Lucy Carter, MBA Brand Manager, said: “In the current economic situation it is fantastic to see so many skilled candidates wanting to develop their management skills and trusting Henley Business School to deliver the learning and environment that best delivers that.”

Limited places are still available for those wishing to apply for the September start MBA programmes at Henley Business School.

About Henley Business School
Henley Business School was formed on 1st August 2008 following a merger between Henley Management College and the Business School at the University of Reading. It is one of the longest established European business schools and the world’s third largest supplier of MBA courses. Henley Business School delivers business management courses, designed to develop leadership capability and enhance business performance, to managers in more than 112 countries worldwide, with over 5,400 people studying for a Henley MBA at any one time.

Henley Business School is one of Europe’s largest full-service business schools and offers a comprehensive range of management courses, from undergraduate business degrees to executive education. Its portfolio also encompasses the world-ranked Henley MBA, Executive MBA and Distance Learning MBA, The Henley Doctor of Business Administration, PhD opportunities, and postgraduate Masters courses in business. With expertise in the development and delivery of solutions to the evolving management and leadership challenges of our times, it is also one of the very few international business schools to hold triple accredited status (AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB).

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