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Programme snapshot

  • Date: 1st run: 13 May, 2024 (20 days over 4 month) | 2nd run: 19 Aug, 2024 (20 days over 4 month)
  • Fee: ₦14,200,000.00
  • Location: Lagos and Barcelona
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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.

On the Advanced Management Programme (AMP), participants would have an optional opportunity to join participants from other global business schools at the IESE Business School for a week-long international module in Barcelona, Spain.

Learning Objectives and Benefits

At the end of this programme, participants will learn to:

  • 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 organisational performance.
  • Identify the ethical issues in every aspect of the organisation’s operations.
  • Learn realistic and time-honoured methods of coping with ambiguity and uncertainty in today’s business world.
  • Develop the skill to strengthen or modify company culture when required.

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 objectives. The programme prepares senior executives for the role of chief executive. Typical AMP participants are direct reports of CEOs of companies with an annual turnover of N10 billion. The programme features General Managers, directors and second level CEO reports of companies with annual revenue over N30 billion, who are preparing for higher responsibilities.

Structure and Curriculum

The Advanced Management Programme runs for one week a month over 5 months.

Module 1: Authentic Leadership for Organisational Effectiveness

  • Leadership competencies for organizational effectiveness
  • Driving competitive advantage through people leadership
  • Creating a culture and a climate for high performance
  • Building and leading effective teams in a multigenerational setting
  • Organisational learning and resilience

Module 2: Driving Strategy and Innovation

  • Developing and managing winning strategies in a turbulent environment
  • Competing with analytics
  • Developing and managing innovation capabilities
  • New business opportunities in a turbulent environment
  • Managing flawless execution

Module 3: Levers for Delivering Business Effectiveness

  • Corporate diplomacy
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Globalization and Environmental Volatility
  • Leading change
  • Effective negotiation

Module 4: Driving Corporate Performance

  • Evaluating and improving performance
  • Corporate governance and ethics
  • Driving operational and service excellence
  • Risk management in a turbulent environment
  • Delivering superior customer value

Module 5: Developing International Business Mindset

This module is a one-week immersive experience with sessions taken at IESE Business School. In addition to taking sessions in international business and expansion, this module also involves group work, business games and experiential tours to leading companies in the region.

  • The Economic World
  • Emerging Markets: China and Africa
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • How to Acquire Resources
  • Creating Value Through International Expansion

Admission process

  • Complete an application form online or make a request to execedsales@lbs.edu.ng
  • All applications undergo a thorough screening process prior to confirmation of admission
  • The Programme Manager will get in touch with you as soon as an admission is granted.


Dr Akin Oparison
Academic Director

Dr Oparison is a senior fellow at Lagos Business School with over 25 years’ management and leadership experience in blue-chip multinational companies.

He was a management consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he worked on a wide range of assignments including Organizational development and change management interventions, executive resourcing, performance and talent management in private-sector organisations ranging from FMCG companies, financial service organisations, banks, pharmaceutical companies, as well as public-sector client organisations.

For over seven years, Oparison was HR Vice President for Shell’s Downstream Business in Africa, a member of the Executive Management Team for Shell Oil Products Africa, and the Shell Downstream Global HR Leadership team based in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Professor Chris Ogbechie

Chris will be leading sessions on Implementing a Growth Strategy in an Africa-to-Africa Context and Execution Challenges in Africa. He is currently the Dean, Lagos Business School. Professor Ogbechie teaches strategy, sustainability and corporate governance at the Lagos Business School and Strathmore Business in Nairobi, Kenya; he is also the founding Director of the School’s Sustainability Centre. Professor Ogbechie has been involved with several start-ups. He was Chairman, Board of Directors, Diamond Bank Plc and is on the board of several private and public companies including; Red Star Express Plc (FedEx), National Salt Company of Nigeria Plc. (NASCON), Health Partners and Palton Morgan Holdings.


Professor Tayo Otubanjo

He is currently the Lead Faculty in charge of the LBS Management Scholars’ Academy, composed of elite research assistants who serve the school for a couple of years and then proceed to pursue fully-funded PhD programs in business studies in US, UK, and continental Europe. Professor Otubanjo has consulted for numerous  organisations including Galaxy Backbone, First Bank Plc, FCMB Plc, Keystone Bank Plc, AXA Mansard, Alpha Morgan Capital, Sujimoto Construction, Chams Plc, Cellulant, Top Crust, Superflux, MBC Financial Services Group, Oral B, Consolidated Discount House among others.

He is an Independent Non-Executive Director on the board of Alpha Morgan Capital Managers. He also sits on the advisory board of Axiom Learning Solutions Ltd, a foremost learning development firm in Nigeria.



The  Advanced Management Programme is transforming

Lawrence Amadi Partner, KPMG

Upcoming Sessions and Contact

For more information, please contact Kemi on 08086726686 or send an email to execedsales@lbs.edu.ng

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