CEM REPORT | Lagos Business School (LBS) has received a five year re-accreditation for its business degree programmes from the Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This re-accreditation by the Leading global accreditation body is a reaffirmation of the rank the Nigerian business institution occupy among global business institutions being the only business school in Nigeria and one of eight in Africa to be accredited by AACSB.
AACSB International is a global association synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, providing quality assurance, business education intelligence, and learning and development services to over 1,700 member organizations and more than 900 accredited business schools worldwide.
Commenting on the achievement, the Dean of LBS, Professor Chris Ogbechie stated that “by the feat of the AACSB Re-accreditation, Lagos Business School has once more distinguished itself as a management education provider of high repute in Africa. The reaccreditation is an external validation of our excellent quality; our goal through our MBA programmes, and other executive programmes to develop responsible leaders who are solving Africa’s social and institutional business problems”.
Lagos Business School (LBS) is the graduate business school of Pan-Atlantic University (formerly Pan-African University). LBS offers academic programmes, executive programmes and short courses (customised to specific company needs, as well as open- enrolment courses) in management education. Its offerings have been ranked among the best in Africa as it systematically strives to improve the practice of management on the continent.
Education at LBS is comprehensive, drawing on the experiences of a multinational faculty and participants. Learning is participant-centred and uses the case study method. Activities hold on the school’s purpose-built facilities which serve more than 3,000 participants yearly from indigenous and multinational companies. These attest to the expert teaching, the relevance of the programmes and the overall benefits derived from attending.
Learning at LBS is based on a Christian conception of the dignity of man, of society and economic activity. The Prelature of Opus Dei, an institution of the Catholic Church, takes responsibility for guaranteeing that this vision underlies all teaching, publishing and research activities of the School.
The business school’s efforts have been recognised by several world-class accreditations and rankings. Besides the quality bar set at world-standards, LBS programmes also stand out because of the emphasis on professional ethics and service to the community. Education at LBS is comprehensive, drawing on the experiences of a multinational faculty and participants. Learning.
LBS is a member of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS), the Global Business School Network (GBSN), the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), alongside 220 leading graduate business schools worldwide. GMAC is an organisation of leading graduate management schools in the world and the owner of the GMAT exam.