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New 12 month MSc degree option

In order to introduce more choice for our students, we are pleased to inform you that from September 2014, we will offer a new option on all our MSc programmes. You will be able to choose from the following: The existing 9 month MSc programme running from September 2014 to June 2015 ‚Äď with graduation for successful candidates in JulyContinue reading

Outstanding academic achievement awards 2014

Following the Graduation Ceremony on Thursday 10th July 2014,¬†ICMA¬†Centre students were rewarded for their effort and performance and congratulated by their peers and staff at the Graduation reception. The winner of the longstanding¬†ICMA¬†Centre¬†MSc¬†Academic Achievement Award 2014, was Tatiana¬†Rua¬†Darte¬†who received a cash¬†prize¬†for excellent academic performance in an¬†ICMA¬†Centre¬†MSc¬†programme. Whilst undergraduates, Amy Ho and¬†Mirco¬†Balatti¬†Mozzanica¬†shared this year’s¬†BSc¬†Academic Achievement Award 2014. George Cotton, was alsoContinue reading

Congratulations to all our graduates!

Congratulations to all of our graduates who graduated yesterday and who  now join our 4,000 strong global alumni network with over 115 countries represented. The ceremony was held in the Great Hall at London Road campus and the sun kept shining throughout the day. Graduates and their families were invited back to the ICMA Centre for a champagne reception with a light buffet and strawberriesContinue reading

ICMA Centre Academics’ research featured in CFA Digest

Dr Ioannis Oikonomou and Professor Chris Brooks’ work on the connection between corporate social performance and fixed income securities was recently recognised for its academic rigor and practical significance as its summary was included in the latest issue of CFA Digest, a periodical publication of the CFA Institute (available at this link http://www.cfapubs.org/doi/full/10.2469/dig.v44.n6.8). In the words of the CFA institute: “The goalContinue reading

Third edition of the ICMA Centre Stock Market Competition a success

Following last year’s success, the ICMA Centre at Henley Business School hosted the third annual Stock Market Competition in its world class trading rooms. Comprehensives, academies and independent schools all battled it out to win the competition and experience life on a trading floor. The competition was hugely popular this year with twice the number of entrants. 53 teams formedContinue reading

The ICMA Centre, Henley Business School retains its strong position in the FT Masters in Finance world rankings

This strong performance was achieved at a time when eight UK based schools each saw their position slide.¬† The ICMA Centre’s specialist Masters in Finance programmes are part of Henley‚Äôs wider continued high rankings, key to which has been several ingredients: 1. Employment success Alumni voted Henley into the world‚Äôs top 20 for the effectiveness of its careers service inContinue reading

Congratulations to PhD students Lisa and Hanyu!

Congratulations to ICMA Centre PhD students Ms Lisa Schopohl and Mr Hanyu Zhang for receiving a Scholarship for the Advanced Risk & portfolio Management Bootcamp, August 11-16 at New York University awarded by the GARP Partnership for Risk Education, in collaboration with SYMMYS. The two ICMA Centre students were chosen from a very competitive field covering six continents. During their exciting week in New York, Lisa and Hanyu will have the chance to interact withContinue reading

Annual PhD Student Presentations at the ICMA Centre

Doctoral researchers and academics at the ICMA Centre were especially busy this week with the annual PhD presentations taking place on Thursday and Friday. Each year, every doctoral researcher in the ICMA Centre provides an outline of the progress they have made in 20 minute conference-style presentations moderated and assessed by academic faculty and followed up by lively discussions andContinue reading

Ranked first in Accounting and Finance degrees in the Guardian University league tables

Yesterday the Guardian newspaper released its full league tables by subject for 2015, with the University of Reading ranking in the top ten across all programmes offered at the Henley Business School. The ICMA Centre underlined its excellent reputation for finance programmes as the University of Reading ranked first in ‚ÄėAccounting and Finance‚Äô with a Guardian score of 100/100. TheContinue reading

Henley Business School among the best in the Complete University Guide Rankings 2015

This year’s ranking sees another successful set of results for Henley Business School, with good improvements and a top 20 position across Henley Business School range of programmes for accounting, finance, business and management, real estate and planning. Real Estate & Planning ranks number 2 among all UK universities for the third year running in the subject of Land &Continue reading