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Economist Full-time MBA ranking 2014

Last week’s results place Henley Business School at 34th in the world, 8th in Europe and 2nd in the UK. This demonstrates a consistent and strong improvement over the last three years and sees Henley ranked as one of only three British Business Schools in the world’s top 40. The Economist ranks the world’s top 100 schools based on two surveys: The composition and qualityContinue reading

Dr Andreas Hoepner featured in recent FT wealth report

A recent Financial Times special wealth report titled ‘Newly floated companies can prove lucrative’ featured the ICMA Centre’s Associate Professor of Finance, Dr Andreas Hoepner. The article dated 19 September 2014 noted the rise of companies being floated on the stock market in recent years. Author, Jeremy Hazlehurst, analysed the merits of investing in initial public offerings (IPOs) surmising they canContinue reading

ICMA Centre Russia Scholarship 2014

The ICMA Centre is pleased to announce the ICMA Centre Russia Scholarship 2014. Part of the triple accredited Henley Business School, the ICMA Centre was formed as the first active collaboration between the securities industry and a university finance department.  Offering a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education, the ICMA Centre’s aim  is to deliver the highest standard inContinue reading

RESULTS 2014

From everyone at the ICMA Centre we would like to welcome you to the University of Reading! If you have a firm or insurance offer for an undergraduate programme at the University of Reading and you’re waiting for your results, or if you’ve recently received them, then we have put together this page to guide you through the next steps inContinue reading

ICMA Centre Professor elected an Honorary Fellow of the International Institute of Forecasters

Professor Michael Clements has been elected an Honorary Fellow of the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), in recognition of major contributions to the field of forecasting. The IIF is a non-profit organisation ‘dedicated to developing and furthering the generation, distribution, and use of knowledge on forecasting’ (see http://forecasters.org/about/ for a full description of the Institute’s objectives). Michael joins two Nobel Prize winners and a Knight! Michael is Professor of EconometricsContinue reading

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 – 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