THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

MBA Essentials online certificate course

Course starts 30 October 2017

Course information

Registration Closes:
24 October 2017
Course Starts:
30 October 2017
Length:
10 weeks (excl. orientation)
Effort:
8-12 hours per week
Price:
GBP £2,500Options Available
University:
The London School of Economics and Political Science
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
24 October 2017
Course Starts:
30 October 2017
Length:
10 weeks (excl. orientation)
Effort:
8-12 hours per week
Price:
University:
The London School of Economics and Political Science
Language:
English

Introduction

The trend towards acquiring an MBA has continued to grow as the demand for the MBA qualification booms.

The reason? An MBA trains you to see the business world differently. But financial expertise and business acumen are not enough to influence your organisation’s leadership.

The LSE MBA Essentials online certificate course is designed to help you understand your strategic environment, master the financial details and drive business success by influencing colleagues and consumers.

You’ll be equipped with an essential MBA toolkit as you navigate the contemporary business environment, constantly guided by esteemed LSE faculty.

This online MBA-based certificate course from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) arms you with hard and soft business skills to maximise your competitive advantage and lead with influence.

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What will set you apart

Earn a certificate from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) online, and be empowered to:

    • Use your knowledge of three core pillars of business strategy – the strategic environment, the financial toolkit and the human element – to excel in any business environment
    • Apply holistic business skills to excel in your career, as you make well-informed business decisions
    • Influence all levels within your organisation, and externally, with investors and consumers, through a course that explores human behaviour
    • Transform your managerial competencies as you make the move to strategic, influential leadership
    • Apply MBA skills from one of the world’s leading universities to your current role, or as you make the jump into a new industry
    • Gain a head start if you choose to tackle a full MBA in the future, with a solid foundation supplied by global thought leaders

Note: this MBA Essentials online certificate course is not a credit-bearing course. If you wish to apply for an MBA, you should be aware of the specific entry requirements and prerequisites.

 

 

Course curriculum

Gain MBA-based skills for your contemporary business environment as you follow your learning path through the weekly modules of this online course:

Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
Course Module 1: Leading with influence

Section I: The Strategic EnvironmentSection II: The Financial ToolkitSection III: The Human Element
Course Module 2: Economics for managers Course Module 5: Financial accounting Course Module 8: In the mind of the manager
Course Module 3: Competitive strategy Course Module 6: Management accounting Course Module 9: Nudging behaviour
Course Module 4: Corporate strategy Course Module 7: Analysing financial statements Course Module 10: Organisational culture as a leadership tool

 


Accelerate your career with essential MBA skills

This LSE online certificate course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider, GetSmarter. Learn from industry thought leaders as you gain the key management skills essential for the running of any organisation, in this online certificate course from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

 


Your Faculty Directors

The design of this online programme is guided by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) faculty and industry experts who will share their experience and in-depth subject knowledge with you throughout the course.

Course Convenor


DR CONNSON LOCKE
Senior Lecturer in Practice, LSE Department of Management

Connson Locke is an expert on leadership and teaches LSE’s most successful executive course - Achieving Leadership Excellence. She is a member of the leadership team for the LSE Executive Global Masters in Management and lectures in organisational behaviour, leadership, and negotiation and decision making. She holds a PhD and MSc in Organisation Behaviour from the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in Sociology from Harvard University.

 

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DR JORDI BLANES I VIDAL

Associate Professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy
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DR BARBARA FASOLO

Associate Professor of Behavioural Science
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KHAMID IRGASHEV

Accounting Department Lecturer and Chartered Accountant

Earn a certificate from LSE

Get recognised for your knowledge when you earn an official certificate of competence from the London School of Economics and Political Science – the world's leading social science university – and use it to validate your newfound critical thinking skills and enhanced managerial competencies.

Certificates are issued in your legal name upon successful completion of the course, as per stipulated programme requirements. All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 30 October 2017.

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