Dangerous derivatives are amid John Board’s exploration interests, and the dean of Henley Organization School weighs threat really diligently when selecting how a lot of its programme portfolio ought to be govt training.
“Executive training is really dependent on the financial cycle. When a recession is coming, the first point major companies slash [is schooling],” he states. “Equally, as the economy recovers, govt training cash flow rises. But that makes it a really unsafe current market to be in.”
Prof Wide, who is celebrating ten many years as dean, is not fearful to rebalance the school’s offering and mitigate threat when essential. He was a vocal supporter of the 2008 merger amongst Henley and the College of Studying, some 20km absent in southern England. Then, a calendar year ago, he determined to “press pause” on Henley’s flagship MBA, as faculties all over the world observed a dip in applications for