Financial Times Executive Education Rankings 2018

IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland

IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain







The Financial Times (FT) has released its Executive Education ranking for 2018, with IMD retaining the top position for open enrollment programs and IESE remaining No. 1 for customized courses.

IMD, which has locations in Switzerland and Singapore, has been at the top of the open enrollment ranking for seven years now. It ranks in the top three in eight out of 10 criteria informed by participants, including first places for aims achieved and teaching materials.

The top 10 open enrollment providers for 2018 are:

1. IMD
2. University of Oxford: Saïd
3. IESE Business School
4. Harvard Business School
6. University of Michigan: Ross
7. Stanford Graduate School of Business
8. University of Chicago: Booth
9. University of Virginia: Darden
9. Center for Creative Leadership

On the customized program side, IESE, located in Spain, continues is four-year run in the No. 1 position. It is in the top five in 13 out of 15 assessment criteria, including first place in new skills, faculty diversity, and international clients.

The top 10 customized providers for 2018 are:

1. IESE Business School
2. Duke Corporate Education
3. IMD
4. London Business School
5. HEC Paris
7. SDA Bocconi
8. Stanford Graduate School of Business
9. Harvard Business School
10. University of North Carolina: Kenan-Flagler

For additional information on the FT Executive Education Rankings 2018, or to see the complete lists, visit the FT Web site.

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