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What does an operations researcher do?

July 12 ,2019 | by LSBF Blog Staff

What does an operations researcher do?

This article will focus on what the job role of an operations researcher entails and the skills needed to be successful in the field. Read on to find out more!

 

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How to begin your career in entrepreneurship

July 05 ,2019 | by LSBF Blog Staff

How to begin your career in entrepreneurship

This blog will help you understand the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and how you can start a career in it. Read on to find out more!

 

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From corporations to cat care – Mike Elliot’s MBA journey

June 04 ,2019 | by Anisa Choudhary

From corporations to cat care – Mike Elliot’s MBA journey

Mike Elliot MBA is Head of Operations at Cats Protection – the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with 35 adoption centres and 250 volunteer branches. 

We sat down with him to highlight how his career has transitioned from working for corporations to entering the not-for profit sector. He also shares his advice on undertaking MBA’s.

 

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Why should you work in the oil and gas sector?

May 31 ,2019 | by Anisa Choudhary

Why should you work in the oil and gas sector?

Today’s oil and gas industry is full of exciting opportunities. More and more professionals are opting to enter this industry, thanks to the varied job roles and career progression it offers.

 

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Great Minds interview with Sir Alan Yarrow: former Lord Mayor of London

May 17 ,2019 | by Anisa Choudhary

Great Minds interview with Sir Alan Yarrow: former Lord Mayor of London

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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How to Develop Strategic Leadership Skills

April 26 ,2019 | by LSBF Blog Staff

How to Develop Strategic Leadership Skills

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!

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How to Develop a Successful Marketing Strategy

April 09 ,2019 | by LSBF Blog Staff

How to Develop a Successful Marketing Strategy

Take a look at this article to get a clear idea of how to prepare a successful marketing strategy.

 

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Is a sales management course right for me?

February 14 ,2019 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Is a sales management course right for me?

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.

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How to get into Corporate Finance

January 09 ,2019 | by LSBF Blog Staff

How to get into Corporate Finance

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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Innovative ideas for business growth

December 18 ,2018 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Innovative ideas for business growth

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!

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How to get into Financial Risk Management

December 06 ,2018 | by LSBF Blog Staff

How to get into Financial Risk Management

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.

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Why leadership development is important

November 20 ,2018 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Why leadership development is important

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.

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The Golden Rules of Effective Management

November 08 ,2018 | by LSBF Blog Staff

The Golden Rules of Effective Management

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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What are financial modelling techniques?

September 19 ,2018 | by LSBF Blog Staff

What are financial modelling techniques?

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.

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Why should you choose a career in HR Management?

September 12 ,2018 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Why should you choose a career in HR Management?

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.

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MBA or Master of Finance?

December 18 ,2017 | by LSBF Blog Staff

MBA or Master of Finance?

MBA or Master of Finance? Which degree is the best for you and your career?

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How to save money at Christmas

December 13 ,2017 | by Helen Gould

How to save money at Christmas

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.

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UK universities commit to online learning

November 21 ,2017 | by LSBF Blog Staff

UK universities commit to online learning

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.

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Executive MBA vs MBA: which is right for you?

November 08 ,2017 | by Helen Gould

Executive MBA vs MBA: which is right for you?

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.

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Join our live online learning webinar and get your questions answered!

November 02 ,2017 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Join our live online learning webinar and get your questions answered!

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.

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What order is best for tackling ACCA papers?

October 17 ,2017 | by Rob Sowerby

What order is best for tackling ACCA papers?

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.

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Why choose an MBA after an engineering degree?

October 16 ,2017 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Why choose an MBA after an engineering degree?

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.

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5 ways to beat ACCA results day nerves

October 12 ,2017 | by LSBF Blog Staff

5 ways to beat ACCA results day nerves

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!

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‘Target 70% Higher Education participation by 2035’, UK Govt. urged

October 12 ,2017 | by LSBF Blog Staff

‘Target 70% Higher Education participation by 2035’, UK Govt. urged

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.

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Online MBAs leading the way in digital degrees

October 06 ,2017 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Online MBAs leading the way in digital degrees

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.

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