Henley Business School Announces MBA Business Management Scholarship Winners
on: August 24, 2009, 11:59 am
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.
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,
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