What is the Management Challenge?

The Management Challenge is the summation of the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) programme at Henley Business School.
The Management Challenge is a major research-based project, which investigates a significant management problem or issue that is important to management today and leads to actionable recommendations. In the Management Challenge, the student is required to show mastery in both the theory and practice of the topic area within which the chosen problem or issue is located. Mastery will be expected to be demonstrates through:
  • a critical and in-depth review of current thinking in the chosen topic area that informs
  • an empirical investigation of the problem or issue leading to conclusions and recommendations grounded in appropriate evidence, followed by
  • a reflection on the theoretical, practical and personal learning from conducting the Management Challenge
The Management Challenge provides the opportunity to conduct an in-depth investigation into a topic of the students own choosing.