Lagos Business School

Lagos Business School (LBS) is the graduate business school of Pan-Atlantic University, owned by the Pan-Atlantic University Foundation (PAUF), a non-profit foundation registered in Nigeria. LBS was founded on inspirations from the teachings of St Josemaria Escrivá, the founder of Opus Dei. LBS offers academic programmes, executive programmes and short focused programmes in Management. The LBS main campus is located in Ajah, Lekki, Lagos State.

Lagos Business School LBS
Lagos Business School's Logo.jpg
TypePrivate business school
Established1991
DeanChris Ogbechie
Administrative staff
226
Location, ,
Nigeria
CampusUrban
AffiliationsPan-Atlantic University

The school was established in 1991,[1] LBS has collaborated with other business schools in Africa and around the world on programmes to develop responsible business leaders for Africa and the world.

LBS is a member of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS), the Global Business School Network (GBSN), the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and AACSB International – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

RankingsEdit

 
Lagos Business School
International rankings
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2022
Financial Times - Executive Education - Customized' 75th 68th 64th 48th 41st 41
Financial Times[2]- Executive Education - Open 64th 69th 69th 73rd 69th 50
CEO Magazine[3] - Global Executive MBA (Tier One) - - 70th 36th 50th -
 
Lagos Business School's foyer

On 1 December 2016, LBS received accreditation from AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), becoming the first institution in West Africa to be thus accredited.[4][5] Lagos Business School (LBS) also proved its standards in management education as the International Accreditation Advisory Board of the Association of MBAs (AMBA) accredited the MBA programmes offered by the school on 8 December 2016.

LBS became the first tertiary institution in Nigeria to receive the ISO 9001:2015 certificate, an international standard measurement for Quality Management Systems.[6]

LBS has been ranked every year since 2007 by the Financial Times of London[7] among the top 70 business schools in the world in the area of open enrollment executive education (2007–2020)[8] and custom executive education (2015-2020).[9]

African rankings
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2022
Financial Times[10]- Executive Education - Customized 4th 3rd 3rd 2nd 1st 1st
Financial Times - Executive Education - Open 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd
CEO Magazine[3] - Global Executive MBA (Tier One) - - 1st 1st 3rd

AffiliationsEdit

LBS is in relationship with top business enterprises in Nigeria and top multinationals in Africa.

In January 2017, LBS joined 220 other leading business schools across the globe to become an affiliate of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a non-profit organisation of leading graduate business schools in the world, and owner and administrator of the GMAT exam.

By virtue of its AACSB accreditation, LBS became a member of the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance[11] in September 2017.

Business school partnersEdit

LBS is in partnership with international business schools, with which it carries out periodic exchange programmes. They include:

ProgrammesEdit

Academic programmesEdit

  • Full-time MBA ( MBA)
  • Executive MBA (EMBA)
  • Modular Executive MBA (MEMBA)
  • Modular MBA (MMBA)

Executive educationEdit

Lagos Business School offers a range of programmes designed for professionals.

These classes are taught by full-time faculty. The open enrollment programmes are:

  • Chief Executive Programme[12]
  • Advanced Management Programme[13]
  • Senior Management Programme[14]
  • Owner Manager Programme[15]
  • Agribusiness Management Programme[15]
  • Management Acceleration Programme[16]
  • Open Seminars[17]
  • Custom Programmes[18]

CentresEdit

  • Christopher Kolade Centre for Research in Leadership and Ethics
  • Centre for Infrastructure Policy Regulation and Advancement

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lagos Business School and its programmes - The Nation Nigeria". TheNationOnlineNG.net. 16 August 2015. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Africa's Finest, Lagos Business School, Ranks Among The Top 50 Global Business Schools in Financial Times of London 2022 Executive Education Ranking". Lagos Business School. 2022-05-26. Retrieved 2022-05-30.
  3. ^ a b CEO Magazine
  4. ^ "AACSB Announces Four Schools—With the First in Nigeria—to Earn International Accreditation - AACSB Newsroom". www.AACSB.edu. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Newly Accredited: Lagos Business School on Earning AACSB Accreditation - AACSB International Blog". www.AACSB.edu. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  6. ^ "LBS, first educational institution to get ISO". Punch Newspapers. 2021-12-06. Retrieved 2021-12-08.
  7. ^ "Business school rankings from the Financial Times - FT.com". rankings.FT.com. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Business school rankings from the Financial Times - FT.com". rankings.FT.com. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  9. ^ "Business school rankings from the Financial Times - FT.com". rankings.FT.com. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Africa's Finest, Lagos Business School, Ranks Among The Top 50 Global Business Schools in Financial Times of London 2022 Executive Education Ranking". Lagos Business School. 2022-05-26. Retrieved 2022-05-30.
  11. ^ "MBACSEA". www.mbacsea.org. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  12. ^ "Lagos Business School - Executive Education chief_executive_programme". www.lbs.edu.ng. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  13. ^ "Lagos Business School - Executive Education AMP Programme Overview and Dates". www.lbs.edu.ng. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  14. ^ "Lagos Business School - Executive Education Message from the Dean". www.lbs.edu.ng. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  15. ^ a b "Lagos Business School - Executive Education OMP". www.lbs.edu.ng. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  16. ^ "Lagos Business School - Executive Education MAP". www.lbs.edu.ng. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  17. ^ "Lagos Business School - Executive Education Open Seminars". www.lbs.edu.ng. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  18. ^ "Lagos Business School - Executive Education Custom Programmes". www.lbs.edu.ng. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  19. ^ Uroko, Chuka (December 29, 2020). "Realtor launches initiative to inspire, reignite patriotic spirit in Nigerians". Business Day.