Business Schools in Nigeria

Nigeria Education System is influenced by the British education system since its independence from British Colony in 1960. With the improvements in economy and focus towards business growth, Nigerian management education focused on sustainable development requirements that is needed. So subjects like Economics, Accounting, Project management and Business strategy became main areas to consider.

Nigeria also focused on the social and economic developments in Africa and felt the need to modernize its education infrastructure and building a business framework. In Nigeria you can find full-time , Part-time MBA Programs, Executive MBA Program, PhD Program and many Professional skill development programs.

Candidates are required to meet the English Language Requirements that vary from universities to course requirements. These are usually equivalent of IELTS 6.0 to 7.5. There are also other course requirements in terms of work experience , Professionalism, decision making skill and problem solving skills.

The Professors and teachers are very experienced and usually have good work experience and contacts with the business houses and corporates. Students are encouraged to solve real life problem and work in groups to carry out the project work.

List of Business schools in Nigeria

Institute Name Location Establishment Year
Lagos Business School Lagos 1991
Obafemi Awolowo University Business School Ile-Ife,�Osun 1962
African Business School Gwarinpa , Abuja, FCT. 2000
The�Executive Business�School (EBS) Lagos 2006
University of Ilorin Business School Ilorin,�Kwara State 1975
ESUT Business School Enugu. 1995
University of Ibadan Business School Ibadan,�Oyo 1948
Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) Lagos 1961
University of Lagos – The Faculty of Business Administration Lagos 1962
Kaduna Business School Kaduna 2000

Lagos Business School: Established in 1991, It is the top business school in Nigeria and second best in Africa.It has since acquired much prestige as being one of the best b schools around the world.It is located in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. It provides Executive MBA Program, PhD Program in Management, Full-time MBA Program.

Obafemi Awolowo University: Established in 1962,It is one of the top business institution in Western Nigeria.It is located in lle-lfe, Osun State.

African Business School: Established in 2000,It is a business school that provides full time and part time programs in many specialization areas like Business management, Finance, Administration, Marketing, Banking, Strategy and project management.It is located in Abuja.

Executive Business School : Established in 2006, It is a business school that provides many of the skill development programs to the growing demand for professional programs. It is located in Lagos. Its many programs are aligned with international focus and industry best practices are implemented in the strategic framework.

University of llorin: Established in 1975, It is one of the top university in Nigeria which provides various courses on Business management and Administration, Finance , Banking, Marketing, Leadership, Strategy, Economics, Political Science. Itt is located in llorin, Kwara State.

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Last Updated on : 26th July 2013