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Whatever your role or career stage, our executive programs will prepare you for the challenges ahead.


In an erratic, complex and rapidly evolving environment, any organisation that hopes to survive, let alone thrive must have a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) that is future-focused and agile. A CEO that can make things happen in a world characterized by disruptive innovation where success is more about changing the…

Who should attend:

Designed for both new and experienced CEOs of companies with: A minimum of 15 years business management experience An annual turnover of over N1 billion A demonstrated track record of leading regional or global teams and motivating by example The agenda and ability to drive transformation in a complex, uncertain…

Key Benefits
This programme will enable participants to anticipate risks outside formal functional boundaries and turn them into opportunities by coalescing around a common purpose. Participants will learn to go beyond problem solving skills to using design-thinking to build ecosystems that harness available diverse cross functional insights and perspectives of their C-Suite,…

The Professional Stage of the HR Academy is focused on providing core human resources capabilities required to function effectively at mid-level management. Completion of this programme leads to the award of the Professional Certificate in Human Resource Management and Practice – Professional Stage.

Who should attend:

Human Resources Managers Learning and Development Managers Organizational Development Managers Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Managers Middle-Level Line Managers seeking career development in human resource management.

Key Benefits
On this programme, participants will learn about: Adapting the Balanced Scorecard seamlessly in the business case for people-based initiatives Diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace Change management and the challenges in team building and bonding. Values in action-getting organisational values beyond platitude

In our highly volatile environment exacerbated by the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses are struggling to deal with a plethora of problems ranging from plummeting sales, disrupted supply chains, customer management to keeping employees motivated in the New Normal. The pandemic and the new world of work have…

Who should attend:

The Sales Academy is designed in recognition of the need to provide sales professionals with cuttingedge practical tools to apply to their everyday work to enhance effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity. At the end of the training, the participants would be ready to ‘go to market’ with the requisite knowledge and…

Key Benefits
At the end of the programme, participants will: Appreciate the highly dynamic Nigerian Business Environment and develop creative ways of adapting to it while meeting and exceeding customer expectations Develop key criteria for identifying ways organisations can increase sales volume by utilising the four components of the marketing mix (Product…

To gain a competitive advantage in today’s talent-driven economy, organisations must build a sustainable talent pipeline. Organisations need to develop early-career high potential talent into tomorrow’s leaders. The future success of today’s organisation depends on the organisation’s ability to prepare promising professionals to handle challenges associated with navigating the increasingly…

Who should attend:

Participants should have at least 3 – 5 years’ experience in roles of increasing responsibility. Individuals identified as possible future leaders Technical experts transitioning to management roles High performing individuals being prepared for demanding developmental assignments New managers taking on leadership responsibilities for the first time. High performing emergent leaders…

Key Benefits
To prepare the emergent leader for the rudiments of leadership. This programme will help the participants to understand the internal and external business environment. Participants will have the unique benefit of gaining new business perspectives through interaction with a multi-disciplinary faculty who have real-life experience at senior levels in multinational…

As a senior leader, you map out your company’s course, chart its strategy and foster a culture guided by clear objectives and a shared mission. Today’s global, interconnected world calls for senior leaders who are uniquely attuned to the economic currents and market shifts that could advance — or undermine…

Who should attend:

Board Members Presidents of large corporations Business Owners with whose businesses generates a minimum of $10 million CEOs of large and multinational organisations C-suite executives

Key Benefits
Integrative thinking: Chart your company’s future and establish its long-term course within a global context Innovation mindset: Think like an entrepreneur to identify relevant trends and better leverage technology, resources and talent. Decision analysis: Heighten your decision-making skills in information-scarce scenarios. Change agents: Drive change in your organisation to improve…

The Senior Management Programme (SMP) offered by Lagos Business School, increases the effectiveness of executives and enhances their strategic thinking capabilities. The SMP is a dynamic programme where a group of business peers from a range of functions, industries and countries share ideas and develop an enlightened perspective on the…

Who should attend:

The SMP is a programme specially designed for members of the executive level in organisations: GMs, AGMs, heads of business units and senior role profiles, who are responsible for strategic planning within their companies. An opportunity to update managerial skills and strategic thinking, you will gain a thorough understanding of…

Key Benefits
The senior management programme will equip participants to: Achieve an integrated view of the organisation in line with the local and the international market economy Analyse economic risk and broaden technical competence at managerial level Develop ethical competence at work and home Build interpersonal skills, hone emotional intelligence and increase…

The AgMP creates a unique environment that provides each participant with the individual insight, coaching, strategies, and leadership skills needed to achieve better decisions and results for their company. Theory and action learning (including experiential and practical) are merged to provide a stimulating experience for participants on the AgMP. This…

Who should attend:

The AgMP is for company executives and managers with decision-making power, professionals in charge of considerable portfolios and projects within their organisation. This covers a range of stakeholders across the agricultural sector including: Development Organisations/NGO’s Producer/Farmer Organisations Agribusiness Corporations Policymakers/Government Agencies Entrepreneurs Value Chain Players Financial Institutions

Key Benefits
Gain exposure to current global, regional, and domestic trends and market realities to enhance strategic capabilities and planning. Understand the changing roles of policymakers and government agencies in shaping the value chain. Adopt an action learning approach, with an emphasis on skills development and application of learning to field-based projects…

The Owner-Manager programme(OMP) is designed for owners/managing directors of small and medium scale organisations. It is designed to provide business owners with the skills and capacity for development of long-term strategic plans to transform their businesses and drive profitability.

Who should attend:

Founders or business owners/co-owners of companies in existence for a minimum of 2 years with at least N50m annual turnover Partners in professional firms with at least five professionals

Key Benefits
The OMP will enable participants: Acquire knowledge of steps required to build competitive and sustainable businesses Gain knowledge on the importance of entrepreneurial leadership to inspire creativity and build commitment at all levels in their organisation. Understand how to innovate systematically in cost-effective ways that are relevant to the customer…

The Advanced Management Programme (AMP) is focused on refining key management and leadership skills. The programme encourages participants to view their business environment and the world from a different perspective where assumptions are challenged, and new opportunities revealed. The learning methodology and diverse network enhance the experience of participants.

Who should attend:

The Advanced Management Programme is for Executive Directors and General Managers who are preparing to lead multifunctional organisations. It is a transformational experience that helps participants perfect their leadership capabilities such that they can advance their organisations, knowing which levers to pull to create an environment that delivers on set…

Key Benefits
Develop compelling business strategies from opportunities uncovered in learning and interacting with a diverse mix of professionals. Learn to lead people to peak performance in challenging environments, by aligning the organisation with a shared vision. Understand the top-level tools necessary to manage and monitor organizational performance. Identify the ethical issues…

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