London Business School

Introduction
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London Business School enjoys its reputation as one of the world's leading business schools with teaching and research that is both rigorous and challenging.

We are a truly global school

We provide our students and executive programme participants with the global business capabilities required for success.

We are consistently ranked as one of the top business schools in the world, and are committed to becoming the pre-eminent global business school.

We offer the finest teaching

Our world-class faculty conduct and share rigorous, influential research. We aim to operate to the highest standards in all we do. Two requirements, in particular, stand out if we are to fulfil our mission. Rigorous, relevant, innovative and insightful research is a must. Rigorous, relevant, innovative and inspirational teaching has to be at the heart of all our programmes.

We are based in the world's most vibrant city

London is the world's best connected city, with 300-plus languages spoken everyday. Voted Europe's best city for business for 16 consecutive years, London has more international banks than any other city and twenty per cent of the world's cross border banking.

London accounts for forty three per cent of the global foreign equity market, conducts over half of all the European Union's investment banking services and is the only insurance centre where all 20 of the world's top 20 insurance and reinsurance companies have offices.

Seventy five per cent of the Fortune 500 companies are located here.

We celebrate the most diverse community

London Business School's 1,400-plus students and 5,000-plus executive education participants, come from 130-plus countries. Our 92 world-renowned faculty come from more than 20 countries and produce world-impacting research including the annual Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and Global Investment Returns Yearbook.

We have over 40 Corporate Partners and our students are employed by over 200 different companies each year.

Our 27,000 international alumni lead big businesses, run governments, transform communities and start new businesses in more than 120 countries around the world. The London Business School range of programmes can transform your future.

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Programs

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Courses

Accelerated Development Programme

Campus Part time 4 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom London

ADP recognises your needs at this key stage in your development and offers you the unique opportunity to test your range of abilities to think, feel, behave and speak like a general manager. [+]

Programme overviewToday´s manager - tomorrow´s leader  Many talented managers 'derail' when making the transition into general management. Specialist knowledge, technical skills and high levels ofmotivation have made them successful to date, but new capabilities are now required to be effective at the next level. Taking on a broader, more strategic role requires an ability to work with multiple realities that arise out of cross-functional tensions and conflicts. Building trusting relationships, developing broader networks and influencing through more levels in the organisation means managing through a different kind of conversation.

 

The Accelerated Development Programme (ADP) recognises your needs at this key stage in your development and offers you the unique opportunity to test your range of abilities to think, feel, behave and speak like a general manager. ... [-]


Achieving Strategic Agility

Campus Part time 6 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

This intensive business strategy programme provides a toolbox of practical techniques to seize opportunities and manage risks in unpredictable markets. [+]

Programme overview

"Ask yourself, can your company harness the winds of change?"

This intensive business strategy programme provides a toolbox of practical techniques to seize opportunities and manage risks in unpredictable markets.

 

This programme explains how companies can survive and thrive in volatile markets by quickly seizing unforeseen opportunities, responding to threats that endanger their very survival and out-manoeuvring rivals.

 

The five-day programme combines a range of real-world case studies, interactive lectures, multi-media presentations, and sessions with executives to maintain engagement and foster learning.

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Advanced Corporate Finance

Campus Part time 5 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

The course will take you into the realm of complex financial decision-making and teach how to identify the standard tools. [+]

Programme overview

Learn how to tackle intricate valuation and corporate financing decisions effectively

 

Advanced Corporate Finance will take you into the realm of complex financial decision-making. You will be confronted with a series of real business case studies drawn from various industries and countries which feature an array of financial decisions.

 

The aim is to identify which of the standard tools are suitable in each business situation, which are not, and which need to be adapted in order to accommodate the complexities of real business.

 

This being an advanced course, knowledge of standard valuation and financing tools, as covered in the Corporate Finance Modular Programme, is assumed.... [-]


Corporate Finance Evening Programme

Campus 30 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom London

Acquire the toolkit needed to succeed as a finance professional Finance professionals face increasingly complex tasks in today's fast-paced business environment. [+]

Programme overview 

Acquire the toolkit needed to succeed as a finance professional Finance professionals face increasingly complex tasks in today's fast-paced business environment. To be successful, they need to master a wide range of corporate finance tools and understand how to use them.

 

The Corporate Finance Evening Programme enables you to acquire these tools in three terms, with ten evenings per term (Mondays or Wednesdays).

Financial Accounting and Analysis (term 1), explains how to read and interpret financial statements

Corporate Finance and Valuation (term 2), looks at valuation techniques and their applications

Corporate Financing and Risk Management Policy (term 3), concentrates on the use of financial instruments to fund businesses and manage risk. ... [-]


Corporate Finance Modular Programme

Campus Part time 3 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom London

The Programme enables you to acquire tools in three self-contained modules, gives you ample time to absorb the material. [+]

Programme overview 

Acquire the toolkit needed to succeed as a finance professional

Finance professionals face increasingly complex tasks in today's fast-paced business environment. To be successful, they need to master a wide range of corporate finance tools and understand how to use them.

The Corporate Finance Modular Programme enables you to acquire these tools in three self-contained modules, set six to eight weeks apart to give you ample time to absorb the material.

Financial Accounting and Analysis (module 1) explains how to read and interpret financial statements

Corporate Finance and Valuation (module 2) looks at valuation techniques and their applications... [-]


Credit Risk Management

Campus Part time 5 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

Provide with the overview of credit risk market and practical application of modelling techniques. [+]

Programme overview

 Providing insight and applications essential to the informed practitioner

Combining technical depth with real-world relevance, the programme has been designed to provide participants with a balanced overview of the credit risk market, the instruments traded and the practical application of modelling techniques.

 

Credit Risk Management presents an in-depth understanding of credit risk and credit related instruments, and hands on experience in using data and models to assess credit risk to value the associated derivatives.

 

It aims to provide a balance between developing, on one hand, a sound conceptual framework and, on the other, market understanding and insight.... [-]


Customer Focused Marketing: The Key to Unlocking Profits

Campus Part time 5 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

This marketing programme equips managers from both marketing and non-marketing functions with the necessary fundamental marketing tools and knowledge required to deliver strategic growth across the business. [+]

Programme overview

Please note: This programme was previously known as Building the Customer Focused Organisation

 

This marketing programme equips managers from both marketing and non-marketing functions with the necessary fundamental marketing tools and knowledge required to deliver strategic growth across the business.

 

Participation in this marketing programme will help you design, execute and evaluate customer-focused marketing strategies by helping you deliver customer value across the organisation; create integrated solution across functional silos; differentiate yourself across all touchpoints; and capture long-term value from customers. ... [-]


Developing Strategy for Value Creation

Campus Part time 6 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

Developing Strategy for Value Creation is for senior executives or general managers who want to gain experience in using strategic tools and frameworks. [+]

Programme overview"Get the tools, break the rules, make a difference"

This business strategy programme will introduce you to a broad range of strategy tools and frameworks, providing you with the opportunity to explore their application in a wide variety of competitive situations.

But this business strategy programme goes further. Basic competence in using strategic frameworks is not enough for you to succeed. As industry boundaries change, new technologies are introduced and markets are deregulated, businesses need to look beyond traditional sources of advantage. In addition to competing for existing value, we'll discuss approaches for breaking the rules that most businesses take for granted and consider how to develop new sources of value.... [-]


Emerging Leaders Programme

Campus Part time 4 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom London

The Emerging Leaders Programme (ELP) is an intensive 4 week course designed for newly-graduated ambitious individuals who know that in the new global business arena you have to arm yourself with all the possible knowledge and qualifications to land the best job opportunities. [+]

Emerging Leaders Programme The Emerging Leaders Programme (ELP) is an intensive 4 week course designed for newly-graduated ambitious individuals who know that in the new global business arena you have to arm yourself with all the possible knowledge and qualifications to land the best job opportunities. The aim of this programme is to empower graduates with the latest skills and techniques required in the workplace, and create an awareness of the global business arena. The ELP is structured around a mixture of case studies, group discussions and lectures. Students are engaged and assessed on a daily basis through presentations and analysis of core business areas, including international ventures, business strategies, marketing and new media and management. The full Emerging Leaders Programme lasts 4 weeks and covers the following subject areas: Strategy and Decision Making Course dates Global Business Opportunities Course dates Marketing and Business Development Course dates Personal Organisation and Leadership Course dates [-]

Essentials of Leadership

Campus Part time 5 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

Essentials of Leadership explores the six demands of leadership and how core leadership skills can be learnt and applied. The intensive five day leadership programme will take you from the personal dimensions of your own leadership style and capability through to the organisational dimensions of leading change and shaping corporate culture. [+]

Programme overview"Why should anybody be led by you?"

 

Essentials of Leadership explores the six demands of leadership and how core leadership skills can be learnt and applied. The intensive five day leadership programme will take you from the personal dimensions of your own leadership style and capability through to the organisational dimensions of leading change and shaping corporate culture.

 

Through a comprehensive 360-degree feedback survey, you'll explore your own ability to be an effective leader. You'll learn where to focus your energies in order to have greater influence back at the office. And importantly, you'll understand where you can act with confidence, knowing where colleagues see your strengths as a leader.... [-]


Financial Seminar for Senior Managers

Campus Part time 5 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

The Financial Seminar for Senior Managers programme will improve your knowledge of financial management providing you with a comprehensive study of best practice in corporate financial management at a senior level. [+]

Programme overview'Improve your knowledge of financial management'

 

If you're from a non-financial background and need to understand and evaluate financial information in order to make decisions, this intensive five-day financial management programme is exactly what you need.

 

The Financial Seminar for Senior Managers programme will improve your knowledge of financial management providing you with a comprehensive study of best practice in corporate financial management at a senior level.

 

The programme has ambitious objectives. Focusing on key aspects of financial management, it'll take you through best practice in today's organisations and show you how this area is evolving. It'll also give you a well-grounded insight into the topical area of managing shareholder value.... [-]


Financing the Entrepreneurial Business Programme

Campus Part time 5 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

Gives practical skills to navigate every stage of the process involved in securing investment for high growth businesses. [+]

Programme overview

 

Financing the Entrepreneurial Business gives participants the practical skills to navigate every stage of the process involved in securing investment for high growth businesses. During the programme, you will:

learn to value privately-held companies and select and structure the right financing option explore how entrepreneurs and investors work together and analyse how each contributes to ensuring the success of a business evaluate the different exit strategies available.

Unique among entrepreneurial finance programmes, this programme is taught from the perspective of both entrepreneurs and investors alike.

 

 

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Foundation and Endowment Asset Management

Campus Part time 6 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

This course develops skills in managing the investment assets of foundations, endowments, universities, charities and so on. [+]

Programme overview

 

Foundation and Endowment Asset Management develops skills in managing the investment assets of foundations, endowments, universities, charities, and philanthropies. The programme provides insights into domestic and international investment in all the main asset classes. Themes covered include:

asset allocation portfolio construction investment styles manager selection performance measurement sustainable spending 

Real-world cases studiesThe programme includes contemporary, real-world case studies that explore how endowments may best be managed. Some of these cases are ongoing situations that confront current CEOs, CFOs and CIOs. Guest speakers are invited into the classroom while participants discuss the case.... [-]


Hedge Funds Programme

Campus Part time 3 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

To explain why hedge funds have been so attractive in recent years and contemplate whether this performance is sustainable. [+]

Programme overviewAdvanced knowledge of the latest research issues

 

The Hedge Funds Programme seeks to explain why hedge funds have been so attractive in recent years and contemplates whether this performance is sustainable.

 

Beginning with an overview of the hedge fund industry, it reviews the various hedge fund investment models in existence. Advances in research are introduced to establish a comprehensive framework that encompasses a wide range of hedge fund strategies.

 

This framework is then used to demonstrate how hedge fund investment models differ from those of mutual funds and how alphas can be measured.  The programme draws on the research work carried out at the BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre.... [-]


High Performance People Skills for Leaders

Campus Part time 6 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

High Performance People Skills for Leaders will help you to understand the impact that you have on other people and show you how you can develop strategies to improve your people skills. [+]

Programme overview'Achieve success through maximising people skills'

 

High Performance People Skills for Leaders will help you to understand the impact that you have on other people and show you how you can develop strategies to improve your people skills.

 

This is a hands-on, practical leadership development programme that creates a supportive learning environment in which you can examine and discuss the challenges and successes you face in the day-to-day management of your staff.

The week's schedule for your leadership development ensures that your individual learning needs and management challenges are recognised.

 

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Human Resource Strategy in Transforming Organisations

Campus Part time 5 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

This Human Resource Strategy programme is designed to give those who manage the people side of the business a winning advantage. The programme brings executives up to date with the latest thinking and research [+]

Programme overview"Putting people at the strategic centre"

As business strategies change, the Human Resources function is faced with immense challenges. Building strong partnership skills with business leaders and managing complex change processes is increasingly critical.

 

This Human Resource Strategy programme is designed to give those who manage the people side of the business a winning advantage. The programme brings executives up to date with the latest thinking and research on key HR topics, such as how companies can manage cooperatively across boundaries and what it takes to build world class 'signature processes'. At the same time, this programme significantly strengthens personal skill sets, creating aligned and living strategies as well as identifying areas for action. ... [-]


Investment Management Evening Programme

Campus 30 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom London

Focus on financial instruments and portfolio management topics and provide important insights to investment professionals. [+]

Programme overview

 

Understand the theory and practical implications of investment management

Our Investment Management Programme focuses on topics where research on financial instruments and portfolio management provides important insights to investment professionals. The programme is structured over three terms with ten evenings per term (Tuesdays).

 

On completion, you will have a toolkit enabling you to select individual instruments, to evaluate investment strategies and to measure performance effectively.

 

Equity portfolio Management (term 1), introduces key investment management concepts in the context of equity portfolio management... [-]


Market Driving Strategies 

Campus Part time 5 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

Designed to reinvigorate strategic marketing thinking, Market Driving Strategies moves beyond the current logic of market driven companies such as "the customer is king" and "relationship marketing". [+]

Programme overview"Who's driving your market? You, your customers or your competitors?"

 

From market driven to market driving, this marketing programme examines how enterprising companies can cultivate successful market driving innovations that deliver a leap in value to their customers.

 

Designed to reinvigorate strategic marketing thinking, Market Driving Strategies moves beyond the current logic of market driven companies such as "the customer is king" and "relationship marketing". Although listening to your customers is important, this marketing programme explains how you can also educate them to understand the leap in benefits you are offering, thus driving the market forward rather than letting it drive you.... [-]


Mergers & Acquisitions

Campus Part time 4 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

The Mergers and Acquisitions programme is designed for senior executives and those with responsibility for acquisitions. [+]

Programme overview

'Manage the mergers and acquisitions process to create shareholder value.'

The Mergers and Acquisitions programme is designed for senior executives and those with responsibility for acquisitions. This four-day programme aims to help you frame and implement mergers and acquisitions strategies to develop competitive advantage and shareholder value. Developed in conjunction with Columbia Business School, Mergers and Acquisitions at London Business School is distinctly international in focus.

 

Drawing on experienced faculty and practitioners from both sides of the Atlantic, this programme will provide you with the necessary frameworks and tools to enable you to participate with confidence in all stages of the acquisitions process.... [-]


Negotiating and Influencing Skills for Senior Managers

Campus Part time 6 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

This programme will strengthen and enhance your personal negotiation style, skill set and required knowledge. [+]

Programme overview

'Discover and strengthen your personal negotiation style'

Negotiation is a core skill that senior managers use in everyday business life. The outcomes of negotiations have a lasting impact on organisational practices, performance and culture. Yet, we often negotiate without adequate preparation. We also negotiate without realising that we are in fact doing so.

 

This can result in sub-optimal outcomes and poor relationships.

The Negotiating and Influencing Skills for Senior Managers programme uniquely helps you understand yourself as a negotiator – understanding your own style and how to play to your strengths. By focusing on you as an individual the programme emphasis is placed upon skill development and understanding personal style through coaching and practice in negotiation simulations. During your intensive 5 days on the programme we will cover theories and strategies to analyse, plan and manage for negotiations, frameworks to incorporate a range of situations and use the latest research and theory to further highlight and develop concepts.... [-]


Private Equity

Campus Part time 3 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

This programme aims to provide a primer on the structure and practice of institutional private equity investment. [+]

Programme overview

 

Understanding the private equity financing processThe Private Equity Programme at London Business School aims to provide a primer on the structure and practice of institutional private equity investment. 

The objective is to provide an understanding of the private equity financing process, building familiarity with the structure and key institutional features of the global private equity industry.

 

Private Equity Institute, London Business School – the first of its kind in EuropeThe Institute's vision is to advance the understanding of private equity and venture capital by conducting objective, reliable research and providing a forum for exchanging accurate, meaningful information on current trends and challenges. The advantage of being within a cab's ride of the headquarters of some of the world's leading private equity practitioners has enabled it to engage and foster relationships with key stakeholders on all levels.... [-]


Proteus

Campus Part time 1 week August 2017 United Kingdom London

Proteus is an innovative leadership development programme, providing participants with personal and professional renewal through creative experiences at the intellectual cutting edge. [+]

Programme overview"The most innovative and challenging leadership programme in the world"

 

Do you have a thirst for understanding and challenging intellectual ideas beyond the boundaries of business education?

 

Do you wish to review your professional legacy, your life goals and your business vision?

 

Do you want a programme that offers something truly original, that takes you out of the classroom and into other worlds of experience and knowledge?

 

Proteus is an innovative leadership development programme, providing participants with personal and professional renewal through creative experiences at the intellectual cutting edge. It brings together experts from outside the usual realms of business education, along with world-class academics from London Business School. ... [-]


Strategic Talent Management

Campus Part time 4 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

This programme will help you link your key talent management processes to the successful execution of four core capabilities. [+]

Programme overview

"Prepare your people to lead in this uncertain world"

The Strategic Talent Management programme develops a process that builds the four core capabilities required for competitive success: enterprise and business strategy; the brand promise; organisational culture and leadership team composition. The Strategic Talent Management programme will help you to view talent management as a strategic intervention – one that will help you link your company's talent management processes to a series of competitive capability requirements needed to win in today's fast paced world.

 

The aim of this programme will be to help you link your key talent management processes to the successful execution of these four core capabilities. It will help you think more strategically about how sourcing and assimilation, development and deployment, and engagement and retention will contribute to Group success.... [-]