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Executive MBA at a glance

Our Executive MBA is your unrivalled opportunity to embrace global business perspectives and network with professionals from almost every industry and job function across the globe. Equip yourself with vital skills and knowledge to propel your career.


Is it right for me?


Whether you want to accelerate your existing career or grow beyond your current technical specialism into a leadership role, our Executive MBA equips you with the skills and knowledge to make this transformation.  Gain the expertise to match your ambition by taking this personal and professional development journey.


Two locations, one world-class degree


On this 20-month programme, you can choose to complete your studies in London or Dubai.


Class profile

  • 39 nationalities in each class (average)
  • 100+ faculty from more than 31 countries
  • 40,000+ alumni across 150 countries
  • 2,000+ students from more than 100 countries across nine degree programmes.


Career impact


Our Executive MBA offers lasting results. Alumni achieve remarkable success and typically increase their salary by 41% just three years after graduating*.


Students have described the programme as transformational. Not only will it arm you with a diverse and dynamic skill set, you will leave with a reinvigorated perspective on effective decision making, new ideas and insights and benefit from a network of international contacts. Other benefits include ongoing mentoring; post-programme opportunities to continue your learning; including access to our faculty’s thought leadership; lifelong connections through the EMBA community and wider LBS alumni network.

*Financial Times EMBA Survey, 2015.


Personal leadership journey


Your leadership development journey begins pre-programme, with a 360-degree assessment that examines the strengths and weaknesses of your current leadership behaviour and establishes a framework for setting tangible, tactical goals. Furthermore you complete a NEO questionnaire to better understand your personality and help with your personal journey.


Flexibility and customisation


Choose from more than 70 electives to broaden or concentrate your sphere of knowledge. The elective portfolio showcases the depth and quality of our faculty research. Its diversity allows you to customise your degree according to subject areas of interest or relevance to your future career path.

Alternatively, test the feasibility of a new business opportunity on the Entrepreneurship Summer School. With guidance from a mentor, panellists and guest speakers, you overcome obstacles, build your network of contacts and present your business plan to potential investors and successful entrepreneurs. You will discover if the entrepreneurial path is for you.


Core courses


Core courses give you a solid grounding in the tools, frameworks and analytical skills that can be applied both tactically and strategically to the business world.


Executive Leadership Programme


In addition to core courses, we offer executive coaching to develop and hone your leadership skills and increase the impact you have within your organisation.


Global Business Assignment


Embrace new global business perspectives and explore the themes of development and globalisation first hand through visiting various international locations such as the China, Dubai, South Africa, Argentina and the Russian Federation. The Global Business Assignment gives you the opportunity to test your knowledge and skills on mini-consulting projects in key geographic regions.

Contact us

Contact the Recruitment and Admissions Team.

London team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 7512

Dubai team

Tel: +971 440 193 01

Executive Assesment

Take the new Executive Assessment (EA) that has been uniquely developed for time sensitive executives. The assessment is easy to schedule, short in duration, and requires only modest preparation.

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