The Executive Business School, Lagos
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The Executive Business School (EBS), based in Lagos, Nigeria was incorporated in 2006 and commenced operation in 2007 in order to capitalise on a large and growing demand for academic programmes leading to British awards..
EBS, one of the largest independent Business Schools in Africa has adopted a niche and highly focus mission of delivering a narrow range of law and business related academic and professional programmes which are in high demand but with limited provision in Nigeria. The School has articulation agreement with prestigious British Universities in order to fulfil its mission. The partnership with the Bradford University Law School (BULS) is to deliver part of its Bachelors in Law (LLB) with the students joining the final year students in Bradford in the third year while the articulation agreement with Leeds Metropolitan University, UK covers the MSc Corporate Governance, MSc Accounting, Master of Laws (LLM) and Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA). The modus operandi is that EBS delivers part of the academic award in Lagos while students subsequently complete their studies with the linked British University with advanced standing
It is important to note that a group of high ranking professors from UK and European institutions contribute to both the development and delivery of EBS programmes, and that the engagement of external assessors of leading UK Professors ensures that the delivery of high quality provision that is recognised as compliant with international best practices and UK quality assurance processes is maintained.
The future development of EBS is guided by its dual Board structure; the Board of Directors and the Advisory Board, comprising high ranking technocrats, academics and professionals. The Chairman of the Board of Directors is Mr Gamaliel Onosode, OFR, a man widely respected and celebrated in the corporate world.
The EBS Board
The EBS Board
The future development of EBS is guided by its dual Board structure; the Board of Directors and the Advisory Board, comprising high ranking technocrats, academics and professionals.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors is Mr Gamaliel Onosode, OFR, a man widely respected and celebrated in the corporate world. His Boardroom experience is very rich and diverse having served as Chairman of several quoted companies including Dunlop Nigeria Plc and Cadbury Nigeria Plc.
Other members of the Board of Directors are, Professor Stephen Letza, PhD, FCA, FRSA, Professor of Corporate Governance and Director of The European Centre of Corporate Governance; AWA Ibraheem, PhD, FCA, the Managing Partner ICMA Services Ltd, a financial and management consultancy firm; Chief Taiwo Ajala, LLM BL, legal practitioner and Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Lagos State University and Dr. Remilekun Bakare, PhD, MBA , MSc , FCA, FCCA, FCIB, FCS, FCTI, the Director-General/CEO.
The day to day management of the School rests on the Director-General/CEO, Dr Remilekun Bakare. He has a PhD in Corporate Governance, Masters in Business Administration and Bachelor in Financial Services. In addition, Dr Bakare is a Fellow of the following professional bodies: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK; Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, Nigeria; The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria; The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria; The Chartered Institute of Bankers, London; The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
Dr Bakare has over twenty-five years post qualification experience spanning the academics, consultancy and the financial services industry. He was the Pioneer Registrar/Chief Executive of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, Nigeria, a position he held for twelve years until his voluntary retirement in March 2007. Dr Bakare had at various times lectured at Post Graduate Schools of ESUT Business School and Olabisi Onabanjo University both in Nigeria.
The Advisory Board
Members of the Advisory Board includes Afolabi Fashanu, SAN; Nathaniel Oke, SAN; Professor Famous Izedonmi PhD, FCA, Professor of Accounting; Professor James Kirkbride PhD, LLM, Professor of Law; Professor Geoff Lancaster; Professor of Marketing; Dr Josephine Borchert-Angsinger, the President of NIMBAS, a leading Business School in the Netherlands and Nicholas Beech, Head of Director Education, Leeds Business School, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK
BACHELOR OF LAW (LBB)
The Executive Business School (EBS) on behalf of Bradford University Law School invites
application for admission into its Bachelors of Law (LLB) degree programme.
The University of Bradford, one of the leading Universities in the UK, received its Royal
Charter in 1966, though its origin dates back to the 1860s. Bradford is a great place to live
and study; it is one of the ten largest cities in Britain, located in West Yorkshire, North East
of England, small enough to be friendly, compact enough to be easily manageable, yet
large enough to have all the facilities of a thriving modern City.
The LLB programme consists of three levels representing three years of a UK Bachelor
degree. Lectures for the first two levels will be held in Nigeria with Lecturers drawn from
leading Law Faculties in Nigeria and UK while lectures for the third level will be at the
University in Bradford, UK. Successful completion of the second level guarantees an
automatic and unconditional admission into the third level (Final Year) of the Bachelor of
Law (LLB) degree programme at BULS provided you apply within two years of completing
MSc COPORATE GOVERNANCE
Specially designed for busy Directors & Executives, the programme explores board level business dynamics,
structures and critical decision making processes for those who aspire to strategically lead their organisation
in a global market.
+Unique accelerated fast-track route to an executive masters qualification
+Recognition of prior qualifications - enabling you to gain advanced standing
+Completion of the programme in 12 months, 8 months taught element and 4 months for dissertation
Enables you to develop your network, share ideas and learn from the practical experiences of other
+like-minded individuals on the programme
A rich and stimulating blend of teaching and learning strategies used in the programme to enable you
+to develop critical insight in to the role of the director and the board
+Automatic Membership of the UK Chartered Institute of Management
+Ability to proceed to PhD or DBA
Assessment based on coursework, assignment, case-study and dissertation No formal examination
he MSc Accounting enables qualified and experienced professional Accountants to gain recognition for their
Tachievements and undertake a FAST TRACK route to a Masters award. The award enables delegates to gain a
full Masters qualification in one year part-time study.
This is the only MSc programme that recognises your professional Accountancy qualification and provides insight into
accounting and financial issues facing professional accountants in a competitive global market.
As a Chartered Accountant you are exempted from half of the full masters modules as you only have to do the following
to graduate: Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting, Contemporary Issues in Financial Reporting,
Investment & Funds Management, Research Methods and Dissertation.
The award is intended for those in positions of influence or for those soon to embark upon that demanding role and is
designed to challenge your thinking and take you beyond the conventional notions of finance and accounting practice.
The programme enables you to update your professional knowledge and critically evaluate and apply issues in financeand accounting directly to your business practice.
- Unique accelerated FAST-TRACK route to a full Accounting Masters qualification.
- Recognition of prior professional Accountancy qualifications - enabling you to gain up to 50% advanced standing.
- The programme duration is 12 months.
- The taught element is delivered as a two week intensive block at the University in UK.
- Enables you to develop your network, share ideas and learn from the practical experiences of other like-minded
- individuals on the programme.
- A rich and stimulating blend of teaching and learning strategies used in the programme enable you to develop
- critical insight into the role of those taking strategic financial decisions.
- Ability to proceed to PhD or DBA.
- Assessment based on applied coursework, assignment and case-study. No formal examinations.
- Opportunity to apply your assignment directly in your workplace in order to improve business performance