London Business School (LBS) EMBA

London Business School (LBS) is one of the top Business schools in the world and the second best in Europe, only next to INSEAD. LBS is ranked 4th in the list of top global Business Schools in Financial Times.

The Executive MBA experience in LBS allows a student to develop the knowledge, skills, behaviours and confidence to be successful in whatever challenges the world of global business may throw at him/her. Understanding how to lead through uncertainty, creating value for an organisation and building high performing, internationally diverse teams are just some of the essential skills students learn to develop while at LBS.

This program is conducted at two locations, considered as the best financial cities of the world, i.e., London and Dubai. This gives the students€™ access to the world€™s most influential markets, organizations and business leaders. The faculty travels to both the locations to ensure a fully aligned curriculum at both the canters with a seamless admission process.

EMBA Program Details

Class Size (London)75Class Size (Dubai)60
Average Work experience10 yearsAverage GMAT Range600-720

LBS EMBA Program Quick Facts

  • The duration of LBS EMBA Program is 20 months contrary to 12 months that most standard executive MBA€™s have.
  • Weekend classes on alternate Friday and Saturday allowing applicants to work full time while completing the program.
  • Highly experienced and affluent classmates
  • International Assignment options
  • Elective opportunities in London, New York, Hong Kong and Dubai.
  • Admissions start dates are January and September

Selection Criteria for LBS EMBA Program

  • Applicant should have Managerial Experience, leadership skills, a decent educational background and team skills
  • Applicant should have around 10 years of work experience with around an international exposure and outlook
  • A transcript of grades
  • A good GMAT Score
  • Proof of English Language ability
  • Name and details of two professional references

EMBA Admission Process

  • Complete Online Application with all the required documents
  • After submission of Application, the MBA Admission team will acknowledge the receipt of the application in two working days
  • Applicant will then be called for an Interview if they are shortlisted
  • Applicant will be notified with a feedback within a week of their Interview

LBS EMBA Essays:

Question 1 (500 words max)

Please qualify the content and scope of your management experience and/or exposure to decision making. How would this help you contribute effectively to the learning of your EMBA classmates?

Question 2 (500 words max)

Our students participate in the Executive MBA for many valid reasons. Please outline your career objectives and explain how London Business School€™s Executive MBA would help you achieve them.

Question 3 (500 words max)

The Executive MBA will expose you to broader networks from outside your sector. Describe the current trends in your sector and how your organisation€™s strategy is addressing them, ensuring that this not-specialist audience will be able to understand and learn from your perspectives.

Question 4 (300 words max)

Describe a piece of constructive feedback that you have received regarding an area of weakness. What was your response?

Question 5 (500 words max)

If you could choose any three people who have ever lived to join you for dinner, whom would you invite and why?

Executive MBA Application Deadlines

LBS EMBA has a rolling Admission Process. The application and admission dates are provided below:


Application DateAdmissions Decision Date
11 March 201322 April 2013
15 April 201327 May 2013
13 May 201324 June 2013
24 June 20135 August 2013


Application DateAdmissions Decision Date
11 March 201322 April 2013
15 April 201327 May 2013
13 May 201324 June 2013
24 June 20135 August 2013

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