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KEY FACTS
Qualification: Executive Development Programme
Duration: 5 full days, 10:00-17:00
Campus: London
Start dates: Click here for timetables
Tuition Fees: £1,450
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LSBF offers a portfolio of five stand-alone Advanced Certificate Programmes. The courses are 5 days long and offer students the opportunity to actively engage with more advanced subject knowledge and skills. The courses are delivered in a board-room style manner rather than being 'lectured', and focus around the competencies required to success in particular areas.

The Advanced Certificate Programmes are designed for those with prior knowledge in their field of study, either from prior formal education or through experience. The programmes are also ideal for those facing new challenges in their careers, whether seeking a new role or wanting to improve current performance.

 

Programme Range

Financial Planning and Analysis

The Financial Planning and Analysis (FPA) course provides an in-depth understanding of how FPA can be applied by companies to gain a competitive edge in terms of identifying cost patterns, uncovering savings and maintaining cash flow which is vital for any business both at a strategic and operational level.

You will develop the competency to challenge established work processes and engage in strategic review, manage and identify business related key performance indicators (KPIs), develop budgets and forecasts as well as financial planning and analysis to evaluate and control a business and provide decision support for the senior management team.

Key Benefits

  • Develop and apply financial models and analytical tools, supporting analysis for strategic initiatives such as budgeting, financial forecasting and operational planning
  • Support senior management teams with in-depth analysis of items such as financial information and reports, providing accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
  • Develop the knowledge and skills to monitor performance indicators, report on trends and analyse causes of unexpected variance
  • Learn to implement intelligence tools and dashboard reports and work with a business to sustain this
  • Prepare and present reports to senior management teams and the board of directors

Entry Requirements

  • 3 years minimum of relevant work experience within the field of study you are pursuing
  • While there are no IELTS or English language requirements, please be aware that the course is taught in English

Digital Marketing and Social Media

A key element of this course is the focus on the practical application of digital marketing and social media marketing tools to set up and maintain a presence in the digital and social world. You will learn how to plan, coordinate, deliver, and test digital and social media marketing campaigns and set targets to monitor the success of these campaigns. A key focus of the course will be the interaction and creative thinking that delegates will partake in, designing creative campaigns and innovative solutions for digital and social media.

Key Benefits

  • Develop integrated digital marketing strategy aligned with general marketing and business objectives
  • Design and deliver a social media communication programme
  • Implement digital marketing communication plans
  • Analyse performance of digital marketing channels and critically evaluate the effectiveness of digital marketing activities
  • Understand and evaluate the complexities of planning, buying and executing a marketing campaign that integrates traditional marketing with all digital activities

Entry Requirements

  • 3 years minimum of relevant work experience within the field of study you are pursuing
  • While there are no IELTS or English language requirements, please be aware that the course is taught in English

Strategic Brand Management

This is a dedicated specialist programme designed to foster strategic thinking and develop the skillset required to build, measure, and manage strong brands. This strategic brand management course aims to provide delegates with an in-depth insight into the importance of brand equity and the customer experience, and how best to maintain it.

A key element of the programme is a focus on practical application, using a wealth of experience and state-of-the-art practical examples of leading-edge brand management design and strategies.

Key Benefits

  • Develop and implement customer based brand equity and brand positioning strategies
  • Learn to effectively design and implement branding strategies and introduce and name new products and brand extensions
  • Learn how to choose the appropriate and most effective branding elements to build brand equity and design marketing programmes that go on to build brand equity
  • Develop an assessment and management system for measuring sources of brand equity (capturing consumer mind-set)
  • Learn to manage brands over geographic boundaries and market segments

Entry Requirements

  • 3 years minimum of relevant work experience within the field of study you are pursuing
  • While there are no IELTS or English language requirements, please be aware that the course is taught in English

Management Consulting & Project Management

Modern organisations are increasingly on the lookout for 'hybrid' managers. Individuals that can combine the skill sets of a management consultant and a project manager will always be a first choice candidate.

A key element of this programme is a focus on the practical application of management consulting and project management tools to resolve issues, generate value, maximise growth and improve business performance for clients and organisations.

Key Benefits

  • Learn how to engage in the management of consultancy projects and consultancy delivery
  • Develop your ability to lead projects, design project scope and estimate budgets, and apply appropriate risk management techniques
  • Become confident in scheduling project networks, estimating duration and critical paths, and preventing project crashes/project creep
  • Acquire the skills to effectively closeout projects and terminate them when necessary

Entry Requirements

  • 3 years minimum of relevant work experience within the field of study you are pursuing
  • While there are no IELTS or English language requirements, please be aware that the course is taught in English

Strategic Leadership and Change

Strategic Leadership and Change provides an in-depth understanding of how companies can gain a competitive edge. You will learn how to identify and develop the correct strategy in any given situation, understand the theory of effective leadership and adapt your management processes where appropriate.

A key element of this programme is a focus on the practical application of simulations and case studies to provide delegates with the right strategic and leadership skills for creating value. You will learn various techniques enabling you to increase your ability to develop and build strategies, successfully lead and sustain high-performing teams, all whilst fostering a sustainable, innovative working environment to gain a competitive advantage.

Key Benefits

  • Learn to effectively carry out financial analysis and position audits, and make the right choices when developing and building business strategy
  • Achieve your strategic goals by improving your persuasion and influencing skills
  • Become skilled in executing business strategy
  • Learn to confidently manage projects and execute business process change, leveraging information technology
  • Acquire the skills to effectively manage people and organisations in a dynamic business environment

Entry Requirements

  • 3 years minimum of relevant work experience within the field of study you are pursuing
  • While there are no IELTS or English language requirements, please be aware that the course is taught in English

Qualification

Advanced Certificate

Duration

5 full days, 10:00-17:00

Start dates*

The course has several intakes throughout the year:

  • 26th September 2016*

Campus

London

Fees

£1,450

Contact

Executive Education Team
Info: executive@lsbf.org.uk
Info: +44 (0) 207 823 2303
Application Forms: executiveadmissions@lsbf.org.uk

 

*This course is planned to run in September. However, it is subject to student demand. Our Executive Education portfolio is only available for LSBF Executive Education continuing students and EU/UK residents. For more information, speak to one of our advisors on: +44 (0) 20 7823 2303.

Qualification

Advanced Certificate

Duration

5 full days, 10:00-17:00

Start dates*

The course has several intakes throughout the year:

  • 3rd October 2016*

Campus

London

Fees

£1,450

Contact

Executive Education Team
Info: executive@lsbf.org.uk
Info: +44 (0) 207 823 2303
Application Forms: executiveadmissions@lsbf.org.uk

 

*This course is planned to run in October. However, it is subject to student demand. Our Executive Education portfolio is only available for LSBF Executive Education continuing students and EU/UK residents. For more information, speak to one of our advisors on: +44 (0) 20 7823 2303.

Qualification

Advanced Certificate

Duration

5 full days, 10:00-17:00

Start dates*

The course has several intakes throughout the year:

  • 10th October 2016*

Campus

London

Fees

£1,450

Contact

Executive Education Team
Info: executive@lsbf.org.uk
Info: +44 (0) 207 823 2303
Application Forms: executiveadmissions@lsbf.org.uk

 

*This course is planned to run in October. However, it is subject to student demand. Our Executive Education portfolio is only available for LSBF Executive Education continuing students and EU/UK residents. For more information, speak to one of our advisors on: +44 (0) 20 7823 2303.

Qualification

Advanced Certificate

Duration

5 full days, 10:00-17:00

Start dates*

The course has several intakes throughout the year:

  • 12th September 2016*

Campus

London

Fees

£1,450

Contact

Executive Education Team
Info: executive@lsbf.org.uk
Info: +44 (0) 207 823 2303
Application Forms: executiveadmissions@lsbf.org.uk

 

*This course is planned to run in September. However, it is subject to student demand. Our Executive Education portfolio is only available for LSBF Executive Education continuing students and EU/UK residents. For more information, speak to one of our advisors on: +44 (0) 20 7823 2303.

Qualification

Advanced Certificate

Duration

5 full days, 10:00-17:00

Start dates*

The course has several intakes throughout the year:

  • 19th September 2016*

Campus

London

Fees

£1,450

Contact

Executive Education Team
Info: executive@lsbf.org.uk
Info: +44 (0) 207 823 2303
Application Forms: executiveadmissions@lsbf.org.uk

 

*This course is planned to run in September. However, it is subject to student demand. Our Executive Education portfolio is only available for LSBF Executive Education continuing students and EU/UK residents. For more information, speak to one of our advisors on: +44 (0) 20 7823 2303.

Neil Botten

Neil has been in consultancy for more than twenty five years, since becoming Principal Lecturer in Strategic Management at Westminster Business School, University of Westminster.

Prior to retirement from academy, Neil was Director of the Strategic Change Research Group and Deputy Head of Marketing and Business Strategy. Whilst with WBS he was Director of MBA programmes with responsibility for over 180 participants per annum all of whom were practicing managers and senior professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds and organisations. His most recent teaching involves Strategic Management, Managing Change and Foresight & Futures for each of which he was module leader. He has supervised more than 250 work based MBA projects in these topic areas. Over this time he has become well known as an engaging and energetic speaker, facilitator and teacher.

Consultancy currently involves both the public and private sectors and a number of voluntary organisations, where Neil has facilitated the introduction of both strategic planning processes, scenario planning and value for money reviews. Clients have included the BBC, Shell International Oil Inc., The Royal Botanical Gardens Kew, UBS Swiss Bank, Medecines sans Frontieres and British Telecom amongst other international organisations.

Mike Berry, MSc

Mike Berry MSc, Dip DM, F IDM, ARCS is an internationally recognised lecturer and consultant in Marketing with a specialism in Digital Marketing. He has a BSc (Mathematics) and MSc (Social and Economic Studies) from Imperial College, London. Over a 30-year business and academic career he has worked at P&G and held senior roles at top global Advertising Agencies including Wunderman/ Y&R, Euro RSCG (Havas) and Interpublic (IPG). He was Head of Digital for EMEA at Jack Morton Worldwide before becoming a freelance consultant and lecturer.


Mike has worked with many of the world’s top brands including Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Nestlé, Xerox, Monsanto, JP Morgan and GSK. He has taught Undergraduates and Postgraduates at Hult International Business School, London and is a visiting lecturer and MSc Assignment Supervisor at the University of Warwick. Over the last 12 months he has delivered Digital Marketing Training/ Keynote Presentations in over 20 countries. Mike is a Senior Examiner at the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing and he runs his own Digital/Content Marketing Consultancy

Johanna (José) Scheuer 

José Scheuer is a true international who lived and worked in four European Countries. She has a MSc from ESCP Europe (Paris, Oxford, Berlin) and worked for 10 years for the Multinational Beiersdorf AG (NIVEA) in Hamburg in Trade marketing, Brand management and International Marketing. She lectured at the Hanze University in the Netherlands in the subjects of Brand Management, Strategic Business Management, Marketing Research and E-Commerce.

Emanuela Giangregorio

Emanuela is an experienced performance improvement consultant with over fourteen years practice in delivering bespoke professional training, focused performance coaching, structured team building and project consulting. She has trained employees from companies such as Rothchild, Agrega, Zurich Financial Services and MasterCard Worldwide. After achieving a BSc degree in Computer Science and a first class Honours degree in Applied Mathematics in 1991, she joined a large mining and finance company in South Africa (Anglo American Corporation), where she gained 7 years’ experience in IT risk management, business process improvement and people management.

In 2001 Emanuela established her management consultancy, Aikaizen, in the UK. She has since practiced across many industry sectors and in several countries across the EU, Africa, Central Asia, Asia Pacific and the USA. Emanuela has trained and coached all levels of team members and managers to reach personal fulfilment in their jobs and to succeed in their chosen career paths, her training delivery style is action-centred, practical, energetic and engaging.

Emanuela Giangregorio

Emanuela is an experienced performance improvement consultant with over fourteen years practice in delivering bespoke professional training, focused performance coaching, structured team building and project consulting. She has trained employees from companies such as Rothchild, Agrega, Zurich Financial Services and MasterCard Worldwide. After achieving a BSc degree in Computer Science and a first class Honours degree in Applied Mathematics in 1991, she joined a large mining and finance company in South Africa (Anglo American Corporation), where she gained 7 years’ experience in IT risk management, business process improvement and people management.

In 2001 Emanuela established her management consultancy, Aikaizen, in the UK. She has since practiced across many industry sectors and in several countries across the EU, Africa, Central Asia, Asia Pacific and the USA. Emanuela has trained and coached all levels of team members and managers to reach personal fulfilment in their jobs and to succeed in their chosen career paths, her training delivery style is action-centred, practical, energetic and engaging.

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