Financial Times Ranks Lagos Business School as Best Custom Executive Education Provider in Africa


Lagos Business School’s Custom Executive Education has been ranked number one in Africa and among the top 50 in the world by the Financial Times (FT). This is the 14th consecutive year the School is featuring on the list.

The combined ranking which evaluates the performance of top 50 business schools across the world in the areas of Open Enrolment and Custom Executive Education puts Lagos Business School (LBS) at the 47th position.

On the Custom ranking table, LBS is the 1st in Africa. It holds the 41st spot globally, moving seven places up from its 48th position in 2019.

In Open Enrolment, LBS ranks among top business schools like University of Oxford: Saïd and IESE Business School.

LBS Dean, Professor Enase Okonedo said, “We are incredibly proud to be recognised by the Financial Times of London for the 14th year in a row. At Lagos Business School, we actively seek and remain conscious of the unique needs of organisations and their executives; our Executive Education programmes are designed to address them.”

“This ranking comes at a time when the world is witnessing an unprecedented pandemic challenge and its attendant fallout. For us at LBS, it presents another opportunity to help business leaders and managers navigate this challenge; this recognition by FT validates our ability to deliver,” she added.

Lagos Business School attracts hundreds of participants to its open enrolment and custom programmes annually. Its programmes are designed to meet the needs of diverse participants and in line with the rapid changes in Africa’s business environment.