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September 2017 onwards

Online pre-programme work to help your transition from working life into a study environment.

Early Registration
15 December 2017

We encourage all Sloan Fellows to attend Early Enrolment. It provides a great opportunity for you to meet with some of your Sloan 2018 class, and hear from Sloan Alumni about the journey you are about to embark on. The event concludes with a networking drinks reception.


Orientation Week
8 - 14 January 2018 

Orientation begins with welcome briefings and introductions.

As part of Orientation, the Executive Leadership core course challenges you to work closely within a study group to enhance your understanding of group dynamics and your own role as both a leader and a member of a team.

Team Building activities will be built into the Orientation Week schedule, and are a great opportunity to help accelerate class bonding and cohesion in a fun environment.

OneTERM 1: Spring Term
15 January - 23 March 2018

During Term 1, the following core courses are taught:

  • Executive Leadership (during Orientation Week)

  • Biography

  • The Global Corporate Agenda

  • Leading People and Organisations

  • Leading the Market-Driven Organisation

  • •Strategy

  • •Understanding Top Management

  • Accounting

Classes are typically scheduled between 08:15 and 18:45 during the week. There are usually six sessions per week, each lasting 2 hours 45 mins. You also need to set aside plenty of time for skills sessions, private study, study group meetings, careers events, guest speaker and club events.


At the start of Term 1, you begin the process of selecting elective courses from the LBS elective portfolio.

Optional Elective Block Weeks
3 April - 20 April 2018

You can choose to take elective block weeks or take a break from studying.

TwoTERM 2: Summer Term
Core: 23 April - 6 July 2018
Optional Elective Block Week
Week 28 May - 1 June 2018

The Summer Term is a combination of core courses and optional electives. The following core courses are taught:

  • Corporate Finance

  • Accounting

  • Strategy

  • Biography

Global Business Assignment
July – December 2018

Choose from a selection of five destinations for your week-long international assignment.

ThreeTERM 3: Autumn Term

End of August – mid December 2018

You return in the Autumn to complete your final core course – Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Management.

You also have access to elective courses which run during the Autumn term, and you can access the block week which runs 7 – 11 January 2019.

End of November 2018

Capstone is the finale of your LBS Sloan programme and the last time that you will be together as a class before Congregation in July 2019. The theme of Capstone is celebration and reflection.

Exam Board
February / March 2019

The Board of Examiners meet to review the academic performance of all students and to validate and approve the award of your degree.

July 2019

Following your Congregation ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall, celebrate your success on the Sloan programme with a glass of champagne at the garden party on the front lawn at LBS.


*This is a provisional timetable only. Dates may be subject to change. An updated timetable will be circulated during orientation.