We recently welcomed 56 exceptional Sloan students, who kicked off their studies this week at the London Business School campus. Most of these executive-level students have relocated to London, from all over the world to pursue this one-year full-time programme. They have put a pause on their careers, and many have brought their families with them to start this new adventure!
We are pleased with our impressive latest intake and thought it was worth sharing some stats on how this class is made up.
SLOAN Class profile
Among the class of 56 students, we have 26 Nationalities representing various regions within Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, South America, and as far as New Zealand.
Some of the singly represented Nationalities are… Indonesia, Italy, Madagascar, Malaysia, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, UAE, and Zimbabwe.
We have 14 remarkable women on the programme making up 25% of the class. We always aim to increase women represented in cohorts at LBS, but for a leadership programme, this is a positive increase against last year.
This group is so internationally diverse that 65% do not consider English as their mother tongue, 14% hold dual nationalities, and they have relocated from being based in 46 different cities all over the world.
This cohort has an average of 19 years of experience, which is incredibly unique to the London Business School Sloan Programme compared with other Sloan Programmes offered in North America. Our students are exceptional in terms of leadership competence, academic excellence, and level of overall responsibility held in previous roles.
Academically this class is very strong with 18% of students holding an MBA/Masters in Finance, an additional 11% with various Post Graduate degrees, 2% PhD, and 14% are Chartered Accountants.
The spread of industries is extensive this year. Finance dominates the group at 23%, Consulting represents 13% of the class and Public Administration at 9%.
We also welcome students from the Defence and Military services, Food/Beverage/Tobacco, Film/TV/Radio, Engineering, and Design/Luxury Goods. Many bring experience from General Manager, Consultant, C-Suite, Founder, and Director roles.
Some notable companies represented are Johnson & Johnson, Accenture, Petronas, Christian Louboutin, Philip Morris International, Mitsubishi Financial Group, JSC Kazatomprom, and the Indian Army. We also welcome several impressive founders and CEOs.
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