LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL
London Business School is is one of the top business school with 30,000+ international alumni in 130 countries. Its single biggest advantage is its location in one of the world’s most important business cities. The faculty, like the city is incredibly diverse, chosen from 32 countries.Sir Andrew Lieberman, The Dean of the school is a management accountant by training and was the ex-President of CIMA, which is important because of London’s prominence as a center of world finance. The school offers many MBA programs along with the London experience. Apart from best business education the school also offers facilities like IT, rooms, theatre, fitness center and a library. The school holds European Foundation for Management Development Equips accreditation and also from AACSB.
Programs offered by LBS:
A variety of programs are offered at LBS under the guidance of efficient faculty. A list of the Master Programs at LBS is:
Dubai-London Executive MBA
Masters in Finance
Masters in Management
Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy
Apart from masters programs, LBS also offers Executive Education and PhD.
Admissions at LBS:
For admission in MBA a good undergraduate degree or equivalent is required. Minimum work experience of 3 years is needed. Applicants with a work experience of less than 3 years can only be admitted if they have superior academic credentials. The CV or the resume should not me more than one page. GMAT scores accepted range from 600 to 800.The average GMAT score for the MBA class of 2010 is 697. But a low GMAT score won’t eliminate an applicant. Two referees are required,who can be either your current employer or your colleague. The application fee of LBS for MBA is ?150.
Applications for the MBA programme starting in August 2010 have now been closed. For the programme commencing in August 2011 the applications will start from September 2010. Application deadlines for August 2010 are here.
CLASS PROFILE OF MBA 2010:
The class profile of MBA 2010 had people from all over the world. The class had an average work experience of 5.6 years and expectedly, the most popular prior work experience was in Finance.
Average Age: 28.6
Age Range: 23-34
Average Work Experience: 5.6
Work Exp Range: ? ? 2-12
Primary Nationalities: 60
% non UK : 91%
GMAT Range: ? ? ? ? ? 600-800
GMAT Average: 694
% Female: 25%
RECRUITMENT AT LBS:
There are two types of recruitment at LBS: Online and Recruitment and Networking events. A lot of recruitment events take place in autumn and spring where recruiters can coordinate activities to recruit LBS students. Once registered online, these recruiters also have an access to the CV’s of all the students as well as alumni. The online recruitment system is known as the Career Central . The Corporate Partnership Programme helps organizations to connect with LBS. A student from LBS earns a mean salary of ?63,136 with a mean signing bonus of ?17,551.
INDIANS AT LBS:
There is India Club at London Business School that connects India with London. This club helps Indians at LBS feel at home. People from the India Club at LBS celebrate all Indian festivals. The official website of this club provides all information exclusively an Indian may need.
INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM OF LBS:
London Business School has over 30 top business schools from all over the world as it partners. every year approximately around 35% of students spend their last term abroad. This helps them to build networks and experience new culture. Top B schools like Kellogg School of Management and MIT Sloan are a part of the International Exchange Programme. IIM Bangalore and Indian School of Business are Indian partners of LSB under this programme.
Get more details about International Exchange programme here.
Some of its notable alumni include Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group, Shirish Apte – CEO, Central and Eastern Europe, Citigroup Inc., Sanjay Mehta – Managing Director and CEO, Essar Shipping & Logistics Limited.
London Business School can be contacted on E-Mail at: mbainfo [ at ]london.edu