Global business insights


The Global Business Assignment (GBA) is a unique opportunity to broaden your business experience, grow your global network, apply your skills and explore a new culture. Undertaking one Global Business Assignment is mandatory.

A global outlook

Through a combination of lectures, company visits and debates, experience the way business is conducted in a global market and test your ability to lead across boundaries. Develop a truly global business perspective and make a positive impact on the companies you are working with. Current locations are San Francisco, Mexico City, Athens, United Arab Emirates and Buenos Aires.

Expand your network

Travel to one of five international locations (between July to December), working on real business issues alongside students from other degree programmes. Explore the themes of development and globalisation, and develop close working relationships with your host company and peers from the LBS Sloan and the EMBA programmes.

Explore new sectors

Participating organisations are sourced from a diverse range of industries and have included mining companies, government research organisations, advertising agencies, a retail bank, supermarket chains, security companies, computer manufacturers, a construction firm, a zoo, a radio station and a city council.