OPINION & FEATURES
Watch another interview in our Great Minds series. In this episode, we sat down with Sir Alan Yarrow – Former Lord Mayor of London. Sir Alan’s job was to promote the UK as a place of investment around the world. Watch him explain what he did on a daily basis and why this was the “best job” he’s ever had.
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This article will help you understand the intricate details of how to develop strategic leadership skills and what importance it holds in the business setting. Read on to find out!Read more >>
Take a look at this article to get a clear idea of how to prepare a successful marketing strategy.
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People who join sales and progress within the field over time could find themselves eventually leading a group of sales representatives. In order to successfully run a team, you will most likely need to have a solid knowledge of sales management.
Read the following blog to find out more about sales management and the skills required to succeed in this role.Read more >>
Corporate finance has become increasingly prominent over the past few years. This has, in turn, led to an increase in the demand for corporate finance and investment banking jobs as well as courses in this field.
Organisations are now giving greater recognition to those people who have completed a programme in corporate finance.
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You may have heard people say they work in ‘biz dev’ and thought this is quite an ambiguous term. Although this phrase tends to mean something different to most people, everyone agrees that business development is key for business growth.
But, what exactly is business development and how does it help in business growth? Read this blog to find out!Read more >>
Financial management is an integral component of all businesses, irrespective of their size, and it contributes significantly to the decision-making process of an organisation.
Since financial management is critical to the functioning of a business, it comes with an array of risks. Here’s where financial risk management (FRM) comes into play.Read more >>
Leaders are essential for all lines of business in an organisation, especially since leadership and management go hand in hand. When employees in a firm aim to assume leadership roles, they might not be sure about the appropriate course of action.
This is where leadership development programmes become important. In this blog, we will shed light on the purpose and importance of leadership development programmes.Read more >>
Effective management does not only involve driving your employees to perform better, it also involves treating them with respect and ensuring they are happy. In reality, there is no such thing as the ‘right’ management style as it all depends on different people’s perspective.
However, there are some golden rules that help improve managerial performance and efficiency. Read the following blog to get an understanding of how to deliver the most effective management.
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Financial modelling is instrumental in generating cost-effective business ideas and risk management. That’s why it is widely used by companies for budgeting strategy, raising capital and making acquisitions.
This blog post brings you a detailed insight into various financial modelling techniques and how they enable efficient financial decision-making within a firm.Read more >>
Running a successful business requires efficient management of resources hence why human resource management (HR management) plays a crucial role in every organisation.
HR jobs have been on the rise as industries are increasingly beginning to see the importance of HR management in recent years.Read more >>
MBA or Master of Finance? Which degree is the best for you and your career?Read more >>
The most wonderful time of the year has come again – but for many, it isn’t so wonderful for their wallets.
However, it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are our top tips on how to save money at Christmas.Read more >>
Last month, Times Higher Education reported that they expect over half of the 120 mainstream UK universities to commit strategically to online learning in the coming year.
It seems to mark a moment of intensifying e-learning growth in the UK - even more so as institutions aim to reach out to the global marketplace.Read more >>
When deciding what to do with your career, one of the options is whether to do an MBA or an EMBA (Executive MBA).
There are a number of differences between the two, and becoming a student on either type of course can have a great impact on your future career - especially if you want to be a manager or an executive in an international company.
But how do you know which degree to choose? Here's a guide to what separates an MBA and an EMBA to help you make up your mind.Read more >>
Here at London School of Business & Finance, we live and breathe online learning, and we’re passionate about making sure that all of our students stay up to date with the latest developments and resources available when studying our programmes online.
On Monday November 6 at 18:00 CET, we’ll be hosting a Facebook Live webinar to introduce you to the amazing features available on our online programmes.Read more >>
Many students have asked me what order the papers should be attempted in for maximum success.
To answer this, let’s start with the rules.Read more >>
An MBA has become the prized higher education goal for those looking to accelerate their careers and develop the management skills needed to lead their industries.
The versatility of a Master of Business Administration means that graduates from all disciplines - science, humanities, technology, and engineering - can supplement their bachelor’s studies to take their careers to the next level.Read more >>
With your ACCA grades just about to arrive, we thought we’d suggest a few proven tactics for combatting results day anxiety.
We hope you’re about to get the news you’ve been hoping for!Read more >>
A chapter by the director of the Higher Education Policy Institute, Nick Hillman, has caused a stir with its proposal that the UK should set a target for 70% of young people to be enrolled in higher education by 2035.
The proposal, found in A New Blue Book, is likely to ruffle the feathers within the Conservative Government, whose policies the publication is aimed at influencing.Read more >>
The online digital degree movement is gaining momentum, and looks increasingly set to take us into a new education paradigm.
Nowhere is this more apparent than with the wildly popular MBA, which has become the must-have qualification for aspiring business aficionados.Read more >>
This month, Gold Mokwe - founder of Hot Since 91 - shares the story of how she brings nostalgic flair to events.
Hot Since 91 is a curated range of events and creative content with a social aim of bringing about diversity and unity through nostalgia.Read more >>
It’s always a great idea to make improvements to your life. Whether the changes affect your studies, career plan, or health, it’s important to strive for success!
Books can be a great way to gain new skills to help you. The self-help genre is widely popular, largely due to the first-person accounts of experiences you can relate to.Read more >>
For many of us, self-driving cars still seem like a distant reality, confined to the realms of Silicon Valley. However, the strides being made in this field are making it look increasingly likely we are heading for a future where self-driving cars dominate our roads.
Supported by developing e-learning platforms, companies such as Lyft are looking to get more people involved in contributing to the future of private, and potentially public transport.Read more >>