LSE MBA Essentials Online Certificate

Up to 15% discount on the LSE MBA Essentials Online Certificate course.

IPA members can claim up to 15% discount on the LSE MBA Essentials Online Certificate course that will deepen their knowledge of the core pillars of business: strategy, finance, and people, guided by thought leaders and LSE experts. The course has an estimated 95 hours of learning and will give you 4 stars towards your MIPA pathway.

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Course Benefits

  • 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.
  • This course will give you 4 stars towards your MIPA pathway.

 

Course Curriculum

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to Your Online Campus
  • Module 1: Leading with influence

Section 1: The Strategic Environment

  • Module 2: Economics for managers
  • Module 3: Competitive strategy
  • Module 4: Corporate strategy

Section 2: The Financial Toolkit

  • Module 5: Financial accounting
  • Module 6: Management accounting
  • Module 7: Analysing financial statements

Section 3: The Human Element

  • Module 8: In the mind of the manager
  • Module 9: Nudging behaviour
  • Module 10: Organisational culture as a leadership tool

How is the Learning delivered?

  • 10 weeks, excluding orientation
  • 8-12 hours per week entirely online
  • Weekly modules flexible learning

This LSE online certificate course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals who've already had the opportunity to:

  • Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from a world-leading social science university, entirely online and in your own time.
  • Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step.
  • Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones.

Your Course Convenor

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.

CPD Certified

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.

Please fill out this form to register your interest in order to claim up to 15% discount on the course fee. 

Last updated 20 October 2020