By Onwueme Paul
The Lagos Business School, located along Lekki Express way is a prestigious school of the Pan African University in Lagos Nigeria. Founded in 1991 by devotees of Opus Dei, the Lagos business school is a brand associated with excellence, prestige and success. It is a world class post graduate institution offering business and management related courses such as MBA, Executive MBA and PHD in business and a number of other year round training programs.
LBS is a community of people committed to creating and transmitting management and business knowledge based on a Christian conception of the human person and of economic activity and relevant to Nigeria and Africa at large. It strives to be a world-class business school which will have a significant impact on the practice of management.
According to the financial times, the Lagos business school is one of the best in world, ranked 53rd in the world (for the year 2010) and number 3 in Africa. A qualification obtained from this institution is highly regarded globally especially within Nigeria. The Lagos business school has a total of 16 faculties with highly experienced and qualified teaching staff either employed full time or part time by the school’s management many of whom are highly accomplished entrepreneurs and managers who bring their experience and knowledge of both fields to bear in the class rooms which by the way are highly stimulating and conducive for learning.
The faculty comprises; Accounting, Business Ethics, Corporate Governance, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, HR management, Management Information System, Marketing, Operations Management, Social and Political Environment of business strategy.
In addition to MBA, Executive MBA and PHD, there are many sandwich courses which the School offers year round and obtainable at the School’s academic calendar on its website which is located at lbs.edu.ng/. The school holds seminars and workshops for top business executives and entrepreneurs with state of the art facilities and equipments to back the knowledge and information being disseminated.
Some the institutions famous Alumni include; Ibukun Awosika (Entrepreneur Extra ordinare, Owner and founder of the chair center in Lagos Nigeria).
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