The LSB 18-month MBA program is divided into 8 modules, each lasting 8 weeks.
Friday and Saturday from 8am to 6pm
Classes are entirely taught in English.
Seats are limited. Apply now to secure your seat in the program.
This course covers the relevance and importance of growing by acquiring and merging other companies. It explains how to translate Corporate Strategy into M&A strategy and how to identify targets for value propositions and synergies including basics of M&A, target search, transaction process, valuation techniques as well as the evaluation of factors for success and failures in the M&A business.
The course is focused on the analysis of the private equity and venture capital industry from the perspective of financial intermediaries dedicated to scouting, advisory, arranging, and financing activities. Particular attention is dedicated to provide students with a deep understanding of the mechanism underpinning the management of a PE/VC firm and the financial and non-financial support coming from private investors. Students will understand the risk and reward for a private equity investor, and learn how to assess a good investment.
The course deals with the importance of liquidity and treasury management in the context of a corporation covering the fundamentals of derivatives instruments. The course illustrates how the use and planning of derivatives serve as a lever in the corporate risk management. Students will understand the valuation techniques of basic derivative contracts adopting a practical approach thanks to real-world case studies.
This course will help students to learn how to optimize time and resources spent engaging and retaining investors. Understand the rules governing price-sensitive disclosure and utilize shareholder value-enhancing strategies, metrics and messaging.
*The Electives of the Finance Track are taken towards the end of the program: The courses of the Finance Track are OPTIONAL. Students who decide to take this track must take the 4 courses. Does not require additional workload. A minimum number of participants is required to open this track every year.
Leadership is not something that can be simply contained in one MBA course. The MBA program was designed so that during one week students engage in a Leadership journey helping students exploring different perspective on what it means to lead in an International environment. The Leadership week is a mandatory feature of the program.
The cost of this week is included in the tuition fees
The MBA concludes with a Final Project whereby groups of students work on a Consulting Project. This requires the students to combine many previously-learned concepts and apply them in practice while working as a team. The Consulting Project is led and overseen by LSB faculty members.
Learning goal 1: LSB learners will have internalized a value system where ethics and corporate social responsibility are important. Objective: The students will be able to identify the problems of ethics and corporate social responsibility, as well as forecast costs and benefits of good ethical conduct related to a company’s business.
Learning goal 2: LSB learners will have the capacity of critical and analytical thinking. Objective: The students will discover problems and offer possible solutions, as well as identify possible risks of a proposed solution.
Learning goal 3: LSB learners will have the capacity for adaptation which is necessary for doing business in the global environment. Objective: The students will identify key global trends in their discipline and discuss the influence of those trends on the entire activity of a company.
Learning goal 4: LSB learners will communicate effectively in an appropriate way for management positions. Objective: The students will develop communication skills needed in business, such as oral, written, and presentation skills together with the use of new technologies to communicate in an effective manner.
Learning goal 5: LSB learners will be able to understand how to motivate and influence others. Objective: The students will identify an appropriate leadership approach to every context.
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