Business Development
Programmes in London


Experience London – impact globally

Welcome to London Business Academy 


Great Britain is the place for business and London is the heart. Many business owners come here to establish and grow business relations. It is the beginning of a global success. At LBA we attract members of top management from Europe and beyond, those who are seeking opportunities to learn and apply the best practice of British business etiquette to their ventures, as well as polish their business communication skills in English.

Covering business networking, international communication, management of international and intercultural team, leadership, project communication, customer service, management of international sales, to name a few, these highly practical executive programmes will make an immediate impact on you and your organisation.

London Business Academy is also supported by their expert associates and organisations.

Benefits to the individual

  • Preparing for role/career changes and joining the board
  • Managing stress, change, conflict or crisis more easily and stress-free
  • Enhancing personal impact and performance

Benefits to the organisation

  • Greater commitment from directors and senior managers
  • Retention of key people who feel valued
  • More creative outlook in business planning
  • Improved management of other staff
  • Possibility of cooperation with international organisations and businesses
  • Better communication - better business results

We are looking forward to working with you.

LBA founders
Bartłomiej Kowalczyk, Patrycja Maksymowicz


Vision, Mission and Benefits for you and your organisation

The role of a director or an entrepreneur is versatile. As a leader and manager you have to access expert input in order to develop and to develop your business. How do you manage to do it without regularly recruiting or paying high consultancy fees?

London Business Academy is an expert organisation for international business driven professionals to share their experience and expertise, solve problems together, develop professionally, and improve performance of their companies both on a local market as well as globally.

Our mission

is to have a noteworthy impact on professionals and organisations to enable growth, and for the ultimate benefit of the environment they operate in, and the economy.

Our vision

is to serve all growth-oriented business professionals seeking knowledge, education and development, connections and inspiration, as well as to lead business thinking in areas such as ethics, market integrity, and excellence of practice.

Our values

we strongly believe that entrepreneurs, professionals, and businesses contribute to the ultimate benefit of society. Good stewardship and high ethical standards are necessary for trust and confidence to be secured. Businesses are more effective when their leaders are knowledgeable and able to communicate across cultures. Especially nowadays, high ethical principles and professional standards are essential to positive outcomes. Fresh ideas, new ways of looking at things, experience based solutions, specialist skills, and the latest expertise are the fuel for business success.

Members and Mentees

Majority of our Members and Mentees are foreign executives and professionals whose English is not the first language. They have global ambitions and they need to communicate in English across cultures. LBA helps to break barriers focusing not only on improving their communication skills but all aspects of business. From language to leadership training, we help you achieve best results in today’s global business environment.

We support local as well as overseas individual professionals from various backgrounds, corporate executives, and SMEs with global aspirations.


The London Business Academy founders are experts in their own areas and have been in business for long enough to learn a simple, yet a challenging truth that business is not about ideas, but about making ideas happen. By combining their expertise and experience they have created a synergy to work best for the benefits of your organisation, and market as a whole.

Bartek Kowalczyk,

founder and managing director of the Polish Business Link and owner and director of Picklemedia Consultancy Ltd.

Entrepreneur, marketer, professional media planner, event manager. Passionate about, and consistently exceeding at enabling and nurturing business connections that lead to professional growth and development of companies and organisations. Bartek’s PBLink and its’ operations have had a significant impact on the Polish-British business connections that lead to new business opportunities.
Qualified to the university degree in Economics, holds CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing.

Patrycja Maksymowicz,

owner and director of Open Solutions London Ltd., and Open Solutions Global Ltd.

Patrycja is a born entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience managing companies in Poland and in the UK. She started in a small town in Poland, setting up her first language school at the age of 17. Over the past 20 years she has successfully facilitated business communication for companies and organisations. Her thorough experience has gained her in-depth knowledge of the British, Polish and other European markets. All this has led her to troubleshooting companies and language schools in the UK. Author of award winning programmes, successful with securing and gaining numerous accreditations for language schools in Poland and in the UK.

Certified LCCI trainer and examinator. PGCE in Legal and Business Translations, MA Diploma in Didactics, BA Diploma in ELT, Diploma in Journalism, and Certifications in Negotiations and Sales.

London Business Academy is also supported by their expert associates and organisations.

Regal House, 70 London Road, TW1 3QS London

  • Our programmes and seminars are run in London.
  • Our activities are administered from London and Edinburgh and we provide a friendly and efficient assistance should you require any information, wish to enrol and join our programmes.

Business Programmes

“We have realised the importance of cross-cultural awareness and understanding in a modern and dynamic, global business environment. That is how the seed for the Academy has been planted.”

Founders of LBA

LBA offers number of comprehensive programs for top management members whose first language is not English. We only deliver programmes in specific business area ensuring high quality of each English-speaking expert.

Whether you are looking to expand your sales team globally, wish to improve communication in the multicultural team or enhance your networking skills LBA programs will aim at helping you progress immediately.

Our programmes comprise of:

  • Seminars
  • Networking events
  • Boardroom meetings
  • 1-on-1 Mentoring

Our Mentees can also take part in:

  • Additional business and training events
  • Conferences and symposiums

Our programmes aim at:

  • Bringing out the best in our Mentees
  • Developing leadership skills
  • Promoting teamwork
  • Helping individuals address specific professional development issues
  • Assisting when taking on a particularly challenging work role of project;
  • Providing professional and personal development that is particularly appropriate in senior positions, especially when you have little time and/or you feel lonely at the top
  • Enabling them to achieve full potential, and realise goals
  • Effective Communication

Programmes available in 2016

Business Gym Workshop
in London

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Empower business
through effective networking Customer Service - the British way

How to make the
most of international
trade shows?

Date: Early 2016, TBC | Time: 3 days session (Wednesday - Friday) | Location: London, venue TBC

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London Business Academy is managed by:
Open Solutions London Ltd.
87 Fleming Mead, CR4 3LZ, London, United Kingdom.
Company registered in England & Wales,
registration number. 08264310

Phone: +44 7505183115
Phone: +44 78 426 130 16

Email: info@lonba.co.uk
Twitter: @lonbacademy

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