For the fourth year in a row, Lagos Business School’s Full-Time and Executive MBA programmes have been accorded Tier-One Status in the 2021 Global Executive MBA Rankings. With this recent rating, LBS has sustained its place among top Business Schools, globally.
The CEO Magazine ranks business schools around the world, using criteria such as quality of faculty, accreditation, faculty-to-student ratio, international diversity and exposure, professional development, and gender parity, among others.
The Magazine has been profiling MBA, Executive MBA and Online MBA programmes in top business schools across the globe since 2012. For the 2021 ranking, the magazine utilized data from 180 schools, offering 338 different programmes in 27 countries (89 online, 90 EMBA and 159 full-time and part-time MBA programmes).
This year again, LBS soars among top Business Schools including ESADE Business School, Spain; EU Business School, Germany; University of Ottawa; Lancaster University Management School, UK, among others. Only three schools from Africa made the Tier-One Ranking list — Lagos Business School, Nigeria, The American University in Cairo, Egypt and University of Pretoria Gordon Institute of Business Science South Africa.
The Lagos Business School MBA, which welcomes students from all over the globe, provides participants with the necessary skills to compete in Africa’s business terrain and globally. The programme delivery creates an environment where participants can learn how to handle complex real-life problems by probing, discussing and working together as a team towards achieving deeper insights. At the Lagos Business School, students learn how to exercise acumen, make better decisions and take responsibility. Furthermore, the programme empowers participants with the skills and knowledge to become exemplary leaders.
Lagos Business School has produced alumni who are blazing the trail in different fields of endeavour. The school’s alumni include Babajide Sanwo Olu (Governor, Lagos State, Nigeria); Ibukun Awosika (Entrepreneur and Former Chairman of First Bank, Nigeria); John Momoh (Chairman and CEO Channels Television) and many others.
Speaking on the ranking, MBA Director, Dr Henrietta Onwuegbuzie said, “The top criteria for the 2021 CEO Magazine ranking was the Quality of Faculty and International Diversity. At Lagos Business School, we have well-rounded faculty members with rich industry experience and strong academic background who are dedicated to leaving each participant with a life-changing experience. Any individual enrolling in the Lagos Business School MBA is getting a full transformational encounter.”
The Dean of Lagos Business School, Professor Chris Ogbechie, while sharing the importance of the Global CEO ranking to the school’s mission expressed, “This ranking attests to the global standard approach of our MBA programmes. Furthermore, our MBA programmes are tailored to meet the needs of the African market and this is where we also excel above other business schools.”
LBS has also featured on the Financial Times Executive Education ranking for 13 years and is rated Africa’s leading Full-time MBA, ranked Top 100 Globally.