London Business School, which was founded in 1964, has earned a name for itself as the top destination for students who wish to pursue business education.
Deliberately located in London, one of the few truly international cities of the world, it has one of the most cosmopolitan cultures for a business school in the world. Ninety percent of its students enrolled in its Master’s programmes hail from outside of the United Kingdom. It also has a campus in Dubai.
It states that its vision is to have an insightful impact on the way business is conducted in the world. Its eclectic spirit creates a milieu to help the school support and inspire, helping its alumni achieve their optimal prospects. It has more than 150,000 alumni, who belong to over 130 countries. Its staff comprises 146 teachers from 30 countries.
London Business School sees 2,000 students from 100 countries graduate each year. Its USP is its multinational faculty, which teaches students to think with a global outlook; it provides opportunities to students to travel to foreign countries in a bid to give them enhanced learning experiences; it has 87 alumni clubs with a foot in every continent; it offers Executive Education programmes in 35 countries across the world; it shares an international exchange program with 30 renowned business schools; among its partner schools are Indian School of Business, Hong Kong University and Columbia Business School, among others.
Its diversity is reflected in the fact that the ages of students varies from 22 to 73. Its accommodating nature is testified by the Eur OUT conference its holds for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) students and alumni from acclaimed business schools all over Europe. It also partners with Disabled Go, an access information provider for differently able people in Britain.
Besides Masters in Management, it offers Masters in Financial Analysis, Masters in Leadership and Strategy and PhD programmes.