The Lagos Business School (LBS) has been ranked as a top global school by the Financial Times (FT) of London.
According to the LBS Head of Corporate Communications,Mrs Aderayo Bankole, who made the disclosure on Monday, “this is LBS eleventh consecutive appearance in the annual ranking of top business and management education providers in the world done by FT.”
It stated that LBS was ranked among the most prestigious business schools globally in two categories : open enrollment and customs executive education.
The statement said that the FT’s Executive Education 2017 ranking was published today in London.
It further stated that LBS was one of only four schools in Africa that made the prestigious list.
Dr Enase Okonedo, Dean of LBS, was quoted by the statement as saying that, the school would remain committed to providing global standard business and management education.
Okonedo said that FT ranking was in recognition of its continuous efforts at providing world class business and management education with local relevance to Nigeria and Africa.
The statement noted that FT publishes annually a list of the best management programmes from business schools around the world, based on the quality of learnings, staff and student diversity, growth in business and international reach.
Other schools that made this year’s ranking apart from LBS, according to the statement, were the Harvard Business School , USA, the IESE Business School, Spain and IMD in Switzerland.
Others in Africa include the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), USB Executive Development and Graduate School of Business, all in South Africa. (NAN)