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Masters programmes career benefits

Career impact: Get wherever you want to go

A Masters from London Business School can equip you with the skills, knowledge and networks to propel your career to the next level - a rapid promotion in your chosen career, a change of career or industry, or the tools to succeed as an entrepreneur.

The information below outlines the career benefits of the individual programmes within our portfolio.

Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy
The London Business School Sloan MSc is designed for senior professionals with increasing levels of seniority and responsibility.  The rigorous curriculum delivers refreshed skills and an update on key aspects of business and how these can be harnessed to drive and improve organisational performance.

Sloan students are encouraged to make the most of the networking opportunities the School has to offer. Throughout the year, numerous events will put you in contact with a wide variety of sectors and a potentially rich portfolio of contacts.

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Masters in Finance

The specialist finance skills and experience of Masters in Finance graduates' allow them to pursue a diverse range of jobs within finance sectors such as venture capital, private equity and corporate banking.

The 2009 recruitment year was very tough. The Masters in Finance full-time class started the programme in the same week that Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, and graduated in the midst of a global recession.

Despite these challenging market conditions, 72% of the Class of 2009 received offers of employment within 6 months of graduation.

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EMBA alumni achieve promotion, seek new challenges within their organisations, move into a new area of interest or start their own ventures.

A 2007 survey of EMBAs who graduated in 2006 found:

  • 63% of alumni changed job function
  • 55% gained additional international responsibilities
  • 64% had at least a 20% increase in compensation
  • 64% were now on a six-figure salary plus bonus.

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Dubai-London EMBA
The Dubai-London Executive MBA gives you the knowledge, networks and confidence to manage and operate successfully anywhere in the world.

While still on the programme, many students experience increased levels of responsibility and seniority within their roles. Career advancement, however, is not only limited to current job roles. The skills learned on the programme give our graduates the ability to change career paths, start a new venture or achieve promotion within their organisation.

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EMBA-Global offers a truly global perspective that today's business leadership demands and rewards. The 2009 Financial Times EMBA rankings found a 84% increase in the average salary of EMBA-Global alumni from the beginning of the programme to three years after graduation.

In a recent survey of EMBA-Global alumni:

  • 74% reported an increase in seniority
  • 64% reported an increase in responsibilities
  • 61% reported an increase in budgetary responsibility
  • 44% reported an increase in the size of their team.

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London Business School MBAs seek, and find, careers that take them around the world. The MBA is a time of self-exploration; you will complete a Career Leader assessment tool to plan your career in light of your strengths, preferences and development areas.

Comprising 22 industry specialists, the Career Services team will support you in clarifying your short and long-term career strategies.

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Masters in Management
As a Masters in Management student you will have the support of a dedicated team to enhance your career prospects.

The Masters in Management incorporates Professional Development and Career Training and Development modules to assist students with career evaluation, job search and professional skill development.

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