LONDON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND FINANCE
The London School of Business and Finance (informally LSBF) is a for-profit private business school based in the United Kingdom. It is owned by the corporate group Global University Systems. LSBF was founded in 2003 by the entrepreneur Aaron Etingen. By 2015 it had become one of England’s largest private colleges. The school is completely separate from and not affiliated with the similarly-named London Business School (LBS, which is the graduate business school of the University of London), The London Institute of Banking & Finance (formerly ifs University College) or the London School of Economics.
The school has its main base in London with sites in Tower Hill and Holborn and has further UK branches in Manchester and Birmingham. It also has an international branch in Singapore. LSBF offers Master’s degree programmes in management, finance and marketing; bachelor’s degrees; executive and corporate training; and professional qualification training for the ACCA, CFA and CIMA qualifications.
The London School of Business and Finance was founded in 2003 by the entrepreneur, Aaron Etingen (also known as Arkady Etingen). He was born in Russia, raised in Israel, and moved to the UK at age 18 to study business and finance. According to 2010 interviews with Etingen in City A.M. and the New York Times, LSBF began in an attic on Hyde Park Corner with “two rooms and four students” taking accounting courses.The school gradually expanded its portfolio of programmes over the years. By 2010, it had established two further UK branches in Birmingham and Manchester and was offering MBAs and MScs in finance and marketing and a Masters in international business (all awarded and validated by external institutions), as well as executive and professional training with a strong emphasis on finance.
Postgraduate Certificate in Management
Postgraduate Certificates in Finance
Postgraduate Certificate in Marketing
Masters in Marketing