HR academy: London Business School

HR specific/ related courses HR Strategy in Transforming
Organisations is a five-day course held several times a year as part of London
Business School’s open enrolment programme. It also holds the Human Resources
Business Exchange, a quarterly forum giving senior HR professionals the
opportunity to meet informally and interact with other HR directors and
scholars. HR-related courses are among the core and elective subjects covered
on its MBA and executive MBA programme.

Founded 1965

College CV London Business School is the graduate school of business
at London University and has been ranked eighth in the world for executive
education courses by the Financial Times for the past three years. It is also number
one in Europe for open programmes. With 80 per cent of the students and 50 per
cent of the faculty being non-British, it is the UK’s most international higher
education establishment.

Entry Dependent on work experience, but it’s known to be strong in
the area of HR and popular because of its business links in the capital (it has
55 corporate partners) so expect competition for places.

Star academics Lynda Gratton, associate professor of
organisational behaviour. Gratton’s recent publications include Living
Strategy: Putting People at the Heart of Corporate Purpose, and her research
interests include person-job interaction, corporate culture, HRM strategy and
organisational learning. She is a board member of the American Human Resource
Planning Society. Professor Rob Goffee, professor of organisational behaviour,
who co-wrote Why Should Anyone Be Led By You? for the Harvard Business Review
last year, and Nigel Nicholson, professor of organisational behaviour and
author of Managing the Human Animal. His research interests include the
business applications of evolutionary psychology and risk and decision-making
in finance.

Alumni London Business School has 35 International Alumni Centres in
key cities around the world and there is a dedicated alumni intranet.

www.london.edu

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