Lagos Business School has announced the launch of its Professional MBA Part-Time programme designed to equip participants with a thorough knowledge of main business disciplines, analytical competencies and problem-solving capabilities.

The announcement was made at a media briefing which took place today, Monday, April 8, 2019, at the school campus in Lekki, Lagos. 

The two-year Professional MBA is a blended business management programme with online and classroom content which features separate elective tracks for entrepreneurship, technology, or general management. The flexible delivery will incorporate classroom and online sessions, in addition to activity-based learning activities and a final capstone project. The classroom delivery is one intensive week in three months, a total of eight weeks classroom sessions spread over two years.

“The Professional MBA is created to position young professionals to deliver a transformational impact on their organisations and careers. The programme is flexible and fully customisable for professionals looking to hone their skills and apply it to their current job,” said Dr Uchenna Uzo, MBA Director, Lagos Business School. 

“Today’s launch is another step towards achieving our set objectives which are to build a new generation of business people with capabilities and competence to transform businesses through applying global best practices,” he concluded.

The programme will offer optional international exchange modules and pre-qualify participants to enrol for post-MBA programmes at Yale School of Management and Arizona State University.

According to the Head, Corporate Communications, Lagos Business School, Aderayo Bankole, the programme is a natural progression in the institution’s quest to develop well-rounded entrepreneurs and business professionals. 

“We are delighted about this launch as it opens new inroads for business people and young professionals to take advantage of. With the quality of faculty and innovative mode of delivery which includes online and offline engagement, we have no doubt that this programme will achieve its set objectives which is to provide participants with the fundamentals of business practice in dynamic and complex markets,” Bankole stated. 

Applications for the programme have commenced and will close in October 2019. The programme will commence in February 2020.