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Nader Tavassoli, Professor of Marketing

Randall Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour

Richard Jolly, Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour

Victor DeMiguel, Professor of Management Science and Operations

Ioannis Ioannou, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Joao Cocco, Professor of Finance

Nader Tavassoli, Professor of Marketing

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  • Nationality: German/Iranian
  • Academic focus: Enabling marketers and non-marketers to work together to execute the organisational strategy.
  • Experience: Formerly Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director of the eBusiness track at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
  • Key clients: Alcatel, Deutsche Bank, Unilever and Zurich Financial Services.

Randall Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour

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  • Nationality: American/British
  • Academic focus: Teaches interpersonal skills and self-awareness to improve team and organisational leadership.
  • Experience: Author of Leading and Managing People in Dynamic Organisations. Widely published in Research in Organisational Behavior, and The Journal of Applied Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
  • Key clients: Alcan, Barclays, Braxton, Chevron/Texaco, IBM, Nestlé and Roche.

Richard Jolly, Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour

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  • Nationality: British
  • Academic focus: Improving senior management and top team dynamics.
  • Experience: Investment banking and private equity, advertising, music and media, consumer goods, telecoms and information technology.
  • Key clients: Barclays, IBM, Lufthansa, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble, PwC, SABIC.

Victor DeMiguel, Professor of Management Science and Operations

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  • Nationality: Spanish
  • Academic focus: Focuses on the design, analysis and application of quantitative models for managerial decision making.
  • Experience:Published in top journals including Management Science, Operations Research and Mathematics of Operations Research.
  • Key clients:ENDESA, Iberdrola, McKinsey & Company.

Ioannis Ioannou, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship


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  • Nationality: British/Cypriot
  • Academic focus: Teaches advanced strategic management, business model innovation and sustainability.
  • Experience: Regularly publishes his work in top-tier peer-reviewed academic journals and is a frequent contributor of articles in the popular press including the Financial Times, The Guardian, and Forbes. Currently a member of the Editorial Board of the Strategic Management Journal and in 2016, he was awarded the 2016 ARCS Emerging Sustainability Scholar Award.
  • Key clients: A member of the UK Network Rail's External Transparency Challenge Panel and a member of the Prosperity Panel that advises the Minister of the Environment of Northern Ireland. He also sits on the Advisory Board of Ethical Corporation. Consults internationally with companies on how environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) strategies are strategically adopted, effectively embedded and successfully implemented.

Joao Cocco, Professor of Finance

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  • Nationality: Portuguese
  • Academic focus: Evaluating & Managing Organisational Performance
  • Experience: João Cocco is Professor of Finance at London Business School, a Research Affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, a fellow of the Center for Financial Studies, and a Research Fellow of Netspar, the Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement. He holds a M.A. and a Ph. D. degree in economics from Harvard University and he has carried out research on a wide range of topics, including banking, corporate governance, asset allocation, real estate finance, and pensions which has appeared in top finance and economics journals and newspapers. He is Editorial Board Member of the Review of Financial Studies and of the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance. João is an accomplished teacher, who has won a number of teaching awards including the Excellence in Teaching Award, here at London Business School for 2014.

Key details

Duration: 2 x 2 weeks
Next start: 09 Sep 2018
Fees: £28,500*
Location: London

*Fees include accommodation costs

2018 dates and fees:


  • 09 - 21 Sep and 29 Oct - 09 Nov
  • 02 - 14 Dec 2018 and 28 Jan - 08 Feb 2019
  • Fees: £28,500*


2019 dates and fees**:


  • 17 - 29 Mar and 10 - 21 Jun
  • 01 - 13 Sep and 28 Oct - 08 Nov
  • 24 Nov - 06 Dec and 27 Jan - 07 Feb 2020


**2019 fees to be confirmed

Contact us

Sabrina Schwarz, Programme Associate.


Email: adp@london.edu

Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 8545

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