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.
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.