Financial Times Releases 2020 Executive Education Rankings

IMD Business School (© IMD)
IESE Business School (© IESE)

Financial Times (FT) recently released its 2020 rankings of executive education providers for both open enrollment and custom programs, and IMD placed No. 1 in open programs for the ninth year in a row, while IESE Business School retained its No. 1 position for custom programs for the sixth consecutive year.

Both IMD and IESE ranked in the top 10 for both open enrollment and custom programs. Notably, IMD ranks among the top five open enrollment providers for 10 criteria evaluated and is No. 1 for teaching methods and materials. IESE is in the top five custom providers for 13 of 15 assessment criteria and is No. 1 for faculty diversity and international clients.

Here are the top 10 open-program executive education providers for 2020, according to the FT:

  1. IMD Business School (Switzerland and Singapore)
  2. University of Oxford: Saïd (UK)
  3. INSEAD (France, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, and US [San Francisco])
  4. University of Michigan: Ross (US, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, and UAE)
  5. Stanford Graduate School of Business (US)
  6. University of Chicago: Booth (US, Hong Kong, and UK)
  7. University of Pennsylvania: Wharton (US and Beijing)
  8. HEC Paris (France)
  9. ESMT Berlin (Germany)
  10. IESE Business School (Spain and US [New York])

The top 10 global providers of custom executive education programs for 2020 are:

  1. IESE Business School (Spain and US [New York])
  2. HEC Paris (France)
  3. Essec Business School (France)
  4. Duke Corporate Education (US, UK, South Africa, Singapore, and India)
  5. SDA Bocconi School of Management (Italy)
  6. INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France; Singapore; and Abu Dhabi, and US [San Francisco])
  7. IMD Business School (Lausanne, Switzerland and Singapore)
  8. Edhec Business School (France)
  9. University of North Carolina: Kenan-Flagler (US)
  10. London Business School (UK)

For more information on the FT rankings, visit their Web site.

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