London Business School


DEFINITION of 'London Business School'

A school of international business in London. The London Business School is also a constituent college of the University of London. The school is consistently ranked as one of the top business schools in the world and offers a very prestigious MBA program.

BREAKING DOWN 'London Business School'

London Business School's vision is to have a profound impact on the way the world does business. The School is consistently ranked among the best in the world for its full-time MBA program. In research, the School is ranked top 10 and holds the highest average research score of any U.K. academic institution.
The School's faculty, from over 30 countries, is grouped into seven subject areas: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management Science and Operations, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, and Strategy and Entrepreneurship. Additionally it has four research centers: Aditya Birla India Center, Center for Corporate Governance, Coller Institute of Private Equity and Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Studying at the School provides access to an unmatched diversity of thought. With a presence in four international cities - London, New York, Hong Kong and Dubai - the School is well positioned to equip students from more than 100 countries with the capabilities needed to operate in today's business environment. Students further benefit from 33,500 alumni from more than 130 countries, who provide a wealth of knowledge, business experience and worldwide networking opportunities.

The School awards over 1,000 degrees every year, across MBA, Executive MBA, EMBA-Global, Masters in Finance, Masters in Management, Sloan MSc and PhD programs. The Executive Education team offers a portfolio of over 25 open programs as well as custom-designed programs developed to meet the specific needs of individuals and their organizations. Annually, over 7,000 participants attend executive programs that are led by many of the world's leading business thinkers.

For more information visit

  1. Smeal College of Business

    The school of business at Penn State University. Its enrollment ...
  2. China Europe International Business ...

    A school of international business located in Shanghai, China. ...
  3. Stern School Of Business At NYU

    The business school section of New York University. The Stern ...
  4. ESADE Business School

    The business school division of the Ramon Llull University. ESADE ...
  5. Columbia Business School

    This is one of the top business schools in America and is located ...
  6. Harvard Business School

    This is one of America's top business schools and is located ...
Related Articles
  1. Professionals

    Get An Academic Finance Career

    Working nine months a year and earning a six-digit salary might seem like the high life, but these jobs are not easy to come by.
  2. Professionals

    7 Courses Finance Students Should Take

    These college classes will help you prepare for the working world. Learn how to stand out from your peers.
  3. Professionals

    Should You Get A CFA, MBA Or Both?

    These certifications require time and money, but combined programs are making obtaining both designations more realistic.
  4. Professionals

    Should You Head Back To Business School?

    Find out if an MBA is necessary for you to reach your professional goals.
  5. Professionals

    Ace Your Business School Courses

    Work smarter, not harder, to get top grades in your business school classes.
  6. Professionals

    Alternatives To Business School

    Universities don't have a monopoly on information - advance in your career without going back to school.
  7. Economics

    The 10 Best Tech Jobs

    Discover the 10 best tech jobs, based on job demand and salary.
  8. Investing Basics

    Use Private Equity Strategy to Invest

    Forget trying to be a great trader. Learn to invest like private equity firms for superior results.
  9. Personal Finance

    Top Universities for Getting an MBA Abroad

    Going abroad for an MBA can add cachet when it comes time to get a job.
  10. Stock Analysis

    How To Start Your Own Private Equity Fund

    Here's a how-to guide on starting on starting a private equity firm.
  1. Who do hedge funds lend money to?

    Many traditional lenders and banks are failing to provide loans. In their absence, hedge funds have begun to fill the gap. ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. Can mutual funds invest in private equity?

    Mutual funds can invest in private equity indirectly by buying shares of publicly listed private equity companies, such as ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. Student loans, federal and private: what's the difference?

    The cost of a college education now rivals many home prices, making student loans a huge debt that many young people face ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. Can I use my IRA to pay for my college loans?

    If you are older than 59.5 and have been contributing to your IRA for more than five years, you may withdraw funds to pay ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. Can I use my 401(k) to pay for my college loans?

    If you are over 59.5, or separate from your plan-sponsoring employer after age 55, you are free to use your 401(k) to pay ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. What does residual value represent in a private equity investment?

    It is common to see a private equity investment's net asset value, or NAV, referred to as its residual value, since it represents ... Read Full Answer >>

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Ex Works (EXW)

    An international trade term requiring the seller to make goods ready for pickup at his or her own place of business. All ...
  2. Letter of Intent - LOI

    A document outlining the terms of an agreement before it is finalized. LOIs are usually not legally binding in their entirety. ...
  3. Purchasing Power

    The value of a currency expressed in terms of the amount of goods or services that one unit of money can buy. Purchasing ...
  4. Real Estate Investment Trust - REIT

    A REIT is a type of security that invests in real estate through property or mortgages and often trades on major exchanges ...
  5. Section 1231 Property

    A tax term relating to depreciable business property that has been held for over a year. Section 1231 property includes buildings, ...
  6. Term Deposit

    A deposit held at a financial institution that has a fixed term, and guarantees return of principal.
Trading Center
You are using adblocking software

Want access to all of Investopedia? Add us to your “whitelist”
so you'll never miss a feature!