10 weeks, excluding
8-12 hours per week
MBA-focused skills that address the core pillars of business: strategy, finance, and people, guided by thought leaders and LSE experts.
The ability to make informed business decisions, and lead with confidence and influence in your contemporary business context.
A better understanding of your business environment and challenges to enhance your organisation’s competitive advantage.
A network of global professionals and a certificate of competence from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Note: this MBA Essentials online certificate course is not a credit-bearing course. If you wish to apply for an MBA, you should be aware of the specific entry requirements and prerequisites.
This course is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service, and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 95 hours of learning.
Note: should you wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is upon you. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and GetSmarter accept no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points.
Dr Connson Locke
Senior Lecturer in Practice, LSE Department of Management
Connson joined LSE in 2008 from the Boston Consulting Group and her areas of expertise are leadership, negotiation, decision making and organisational behaviour. She is part of the academic leadership team for the Executive Global Master’s in Management – LSE’s on-campus cutting edge alternative to an MBA – and also teaches the School’s most successful executive course on campus: Achieving Leadership Excellence. Connson holds a PhD and MSc in Organisational Behaviour from the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in Sociology from Harvard University.
Economics for managers
Analysing financial statements
In the mind of the manager
Organisational culture as a leadership tool
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