Welcome to the ICMA Centre

Part of the triple-accredited Henley Business School, the ICMA Centre is the product of the first active collaboration between the securities industry and a university finance department. The Centre has a global reputation for its excellence in undergraduate, postgraduate and executive educationas well as pure and applied research and consultancy.

The practical application of finance theory is one of the ICMA Centre’s key advantages and is why students and financial institutions alike choose the Centre for their education and training needs. This integration of theory with practice is achieved through the use of the Centre’s three state-of-the-art dealing rooms. All equipped by Thomson Reuters, the terminals run the latest industry simulation software such as StockTrak as well as the Centre’s own simulation software platform ICTrader.


Latest news

ICMA Centre strengthens link with CFA

The ICMA Centre was happy to host Mr Nick Bartlett of the CFA Society of the UK this week. Mr Bartlett (Director of Education in CFA Society, UK) addressed students of the BSc Finance and Investment Banking and discussed the process, benefits and market value of both the CFA and IMC accreditations in connection with the recent evolutions in theContinue reading

Alcohol, tobacco, and gambling: Do “sin stocks” really outperform other publically listed companies? – Award winning paper by ICMA Centre academics

Award winning research “The Price of Sin Aversion” by ICMA Centre Associate Professor of Finance Andreas Hoepner and co-author Hampus Adamsson has hit the headlines this week, with the Financial Times featuring an article about it in their paper on Monday. Hoepner and Adamsson’s paper brought to question the idea that “sin stocks” like alcohol, tobacco, and gambling outperformed otherContinue reading

ICMA Centre PhD student wins best student paper at Principles for Responsible Investment Conference

PhD student Lisa Schopohl has won a PRI-Sycomore AM Award for the most outstanding research in responsible investment in the Best Student Paper category. The prizes were awarded at the PRI in Person conference, a week-long programme with a focus on responsible investment. Part of the triple-accredited Henley Business School, the ICMA Centre saw it’s students Xue Li and MarcusContinue reading

Undergraduate open days at the ICMA Centre

Thinking of applying for a Finance degree at Henley Business School’s internationally recognised ICMA Centre? Our open days will give you the opportunity to experience the Henley Business School for yourself and find out about the courses you are interested in. When are they? Our next Open Days will take place on Saturday 3 and Saturday 17 October 2015. BeContinue reading