Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Why choose Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School?


With 75% of the top 500 global companies based in London, LBS is perfectly placed in this financially vibrant city to set you on road to academic success in Strategy and Entrepreneurship.


As a student at LBS you’ll learn from and work with a world-class faculty. As well as conducting cutting-edge research, our faculty’s fundamental strength is outstanding academic teaching and you’ll be equipped with all the skills and knowledge you need to gain an integrated perspective on Strategy and Entrepreneurship.


You’ll examine the contemporary business world and focus on how organisations can create and sustain superior competitive performance by combining strategy tools and frameworks with an understanding of the process of strategy making and the working of general management.


We excel at research


The Strategic and Entrepreneurship Faculty at London Business School undertakes field-leading research in a wide range of contemporary business-applicable topics, including:


  • innovation and entrepreneurship within large firms
  • the theory of the firm and corporate scope
  • technological change and its impact on firm strategy and industry structure
  • management of multinational corporations
  • behavioural and cognitive foundations of strategy
  • organisational learning
  • the impact of informal and formal structures on firm performance.


Sharon Wilson swilson@london.edu.


Take part in Strategy and Entrepreneurship Seminars


The Strategy and Entrepreneurship subject area holds weekly seminars. For more information on speakers and topics, please see below for the Spring & Summer Term schedule SE seminar series 2014-2015 (PDF document, 21kb)


  • Feb 11, Michael G JacobidesFinancial Innovation and the 2008 Crisis: Lessons for Theory and Policy – 11.00am-12.30pm, LT9
  • Feb 18, Jordan SiegelOutsider's Advantage and Global Strategy – 11.00am-12.30pm, LT3
  • Feb 25, Alex EdmansEquity Vesting and Managerial Myopia – 11.00am-12.30pm, LT4
  • Mar 4, Nicolai Foss, SEMINAR CANCELLED – 11.00am-12.30pm, LT4
  • Mar 18, Janet Bercovitz, Who I am and How I Contract: The Effect of Contractors' Roles on the Evolution of Contract Structure in University-Industry Research Agreements – 11.00am-12.30pm, LT4
  • Mar 25 Anne Marie Knott, The Schumpeterian Cost of Regulation on Entry and Innovation: The Case of Bail Bonds – 11.00am-12.30pm, LT4
  • Apr 1  David Hsu, Dynamic Commercialization Strategies for Disruptive Technologies: Evidence from the Speech Recognition Industry – 11.00am-12.30pm, LT5
  • Apr 8   Keld Laursen Who Matches with Whom in the Market for Technology?  The Interplay Between Technological Learning and Market Competition 11.00am -12.30pm, Fairbarn Room
  • Apr 15 Michelle Rogan Knowledge Networks, Partner Departures and Client Relationship Performance in a Law Firm 11.00am -12.30pm, LT2
  • Apr 29 Cristina Bicchieri Norms, Measures & Minds  11.00am -12.30pm, LT4
  • May 13 Claudine Gartenberg Rank Incentives and Relational Contracts 11.00am-12.30pm, LT4
  • June 20 Russell Coff Micro-Foundations of Firm-Specific Human Capital: An Empirical Challenge to Competitive Advantage Theory 10.45am-12.15pm, SG06
  • July 9   Kathleen Eisenhardt Strategy in New Markets 5.45pm-7.00pm, LT10

Contact us


For more information about the Strategy and Entrepreneurship group please contact our Subject Area Manager, Sharon Wilson:  swilson@london.edu