The LFGSM Difference

The relentless pace of change in business demands continuous personal improvement to achieve or retain a leadership position. Lake Forest Graduate School of Management accelerates career growth and gives our community access to the best leadership program environment available - from our Business Leader FacultyTM teaching courses to the students sitting next to you. In this section, learn more about what makes LFGSM a truly unique experience.

  • Broad Thinkers Strong Leaders

    Leadership

    Great leaders transform lives. Whether delivered via our MBA program or Corporate Learning Solutions, everything we do is geared towards molding broad thinkers and strong leaders who make a difference across organizations. Our real world approach to balanced business leadership shapes leaders with the skills to manage day-to-day operations and also develop, communicate, and direct long term visions for their businesses.

  • CORPORATE RELATIONSHIPS

    Corporate Partnerships

    Lake Forest Graduate School of Management excels at the intersection of business and education. Our corporate relationships help us designthe best leadership program for providing the skills future leaders and their employers need. At the same time, our foundation as a graduate school means we have the skills and Business Leader Faculty™ to offer an unparalleled learning experience to our corporate partners. No other business school can do that.

  • FOCUS ON THE WORKING PROFESSIONAL

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    Lake Forest Graduate School of Management is committed to ensuring working professionals succeed in the MBA program. A large part of that is offering services and flexibility unmatched by any other MBA program anywhere. LFGSM is the only school that provides class options which guarantee that no matter what’s going on in your professional or personal life, you will never miss out on your education. And our Business Leader Faculty™ are available to help you with important work projects outside of the classroom through our exclusive Leadership Exchange program.

  • 100% Business Leader Faculty™

    Faculty Mentoring

    As Chicago’s only graduate school with 100% Business Leader Faculty™, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management gives students real world, relevant business expertise to move their careers forward. We find the most experienced business leaders and train them to be effective instructors. They are solely focused on the learning experience of our students, not research. And, when you partner with LFGSM’s Corporate Learning Solutions, your employees have direct access to the same experienced business leaders.

  • LEADERSHIP COMMUNITY

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    Success in the business world is not only about what you know, but who you know. At Lake Forest, your colleagues are entrepreneurs and rising leaders in mid-sized and large organizations. You will work on cross-functional projects with classmates who excel in a variety of fields and connect with faculty members who occupy c-suite and executive level positions. Our unparalleled corporate connections include 10,000 alumni  and high-ranking Business Leader Faculty™ from international corporations. You are joining a powerful community that extends beyond the classroom.