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Executive Education - Customised - 2012

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Rank in 2012
Rank in 2011
Rank' 10
3 yr. rank[1]
Prog. design[3]
Aims achieved[8]
Future use[11]
Intl. clients[12]
Intl. part.[13]
Intl. progs.[14]
Partner schools[15]
Fac. diversity[16]
Total Responses[17]
Revenue ($m)[18]
11101Duke Corporate EducationUS / South Africa / UK / India111134322876151535 (3)-
22202HEC ParisFeatured business schoolFrance32321111013301428261056 (3)-
371508Iese Business SchoolSpain7118101571481565581156 (3)-
45304Esade Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain131213141611119121049671331 (3)19.1*
5817010Boston University: QuestromUS23238144532333061362629 (3)-
610607Center for Creative LeadershipUS / Belgium / Singapore / Russia1013557235110435237274632 (3)-
75506IMDSwitzerland91841211166613231133457244 (3)-
83806Fundação Dom CabralBrazil58108429357554551333829 (3)58.2
94305Harvard Business SchoolUS420762382761621663272945 (3)143.8***
101918016IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain871213103152291429362840764 (3)8.3*
112016016AshridgeUK189151720121725193021134835 (3)39.1**
121721017University of Oxford: SaïdFeatured business schoolUK1161111510102982119229123241 (3)15.5**
131512013Babson Executive EducationUS1459462412171111333047143722 (3)-
131629019University of North Carolina: Kenan-FlaglerUS64671320164417664140574419 (3)18.7**
15127011Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolUK17161823271821312024204261952 (3)-
1698011InseadFrance / Singapore / UAE19271615223118202529971723335 (3)-
171110013University of Pennsylvania: WhartonUS272824201413723242214121623632 (3)-
181311014Ipade Business SchoolMexico121914169481313720406563276228 (3)-
191725020Columbia Business SchoolUS21142219171523421637154327211817 (3)-
203242031Stanford Graduate School of BusinessUS1610192118398263332273223512119 (3)-
212124022Thunderbird School of Global ManagementUS2415211828551927173935336451227 (3)-
212222022University of Chicago: BoothUS / UK / Singapore25262725212220121413122349454728 (3)-
233723028SDA BocconiItaly232423291962956221931354132350 (3)-
242334027ESMT - European School of Management and TechnologyFeatured business schoolGermany281725263582615342554212345944 (3)8.2*
252418022IAE Business SchoolArgentina2231202823522811311582444193347 (3)3.8*
26-43-Edhec Business SchoolFrance2021292412452214235634431455617 (2)-
272930029London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK3332313034513134412610104171135 (3)-
283538034EMLyon Business SchoolFrance2629282725263362353437175111431 (3)-
292413022InsperBrazil15342632312135192612186639405023 (3)-
302727028Western University: IveyCanada / China3123179366727182133463959572021 (3)-
313227030ESCP EuropeFeatured business schoolFrance / UK / Germany / Spain / Italy32333440244230383818281138332148 (3)-
322950037University of Virginia: DardenUS2935322232322421305760835516424 (3)12.7**
333657042UCLA: AndersonUS36373733302743331838432922451719 (3)-
342825029Kelley Executive Partners at Indiana UniversityUS3438333841548282952562610224119 (3)-
343840037Stockholm School of EconomicsSweden / Russia / Latvia38304137381925302850322020136841 (3)9.7
363218029Northwestern University: KelloggUS37224335296232352740421519164333 (3)-
3740--Politecnico di Milano School of ManagementFeatured business schoolItaly3039403926934433935385854326527 (3)6.7
384446043Henley Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK43253031392937595042234712575538 (3)-
395659051CeibsChina4445444537654937403617606317426 (3)-
404153045York University: SchulichCanada4140453450304558424950614653527 (3)-
405147046University of Texas at Austin: McCombsUS48413951334044244743156442236316 (3)-
42-38-University of Pretoria, GibsSouth Africa425454465463424149151402695225 (2)-
423135036AGSM at UNSW Business SchoolAustralia3546383643333957465958556344624 (3)-
444652047Queen's University: SmithCanada55564241422546393254525143452521 (3)-
454951048Vlerick Business SchoolBelgium51424847525736484444411818572839 (3)8.6*
465136044Melbourne Business School, Mt ElizaAustralia4949494348344155524559345285742 (3)-
464647046Tias Business SchoolNetherlands50435250454359613631652721154841 (3)-
48---Nova School of Business and EconomicsPortugal40443655463552365365224950571619 (2)2.2*
484543045Católica Lisbon School of Business and EconomicsPortugal45555048564447405128496363575440 (3)4.8
505556054Aalto UniversityFinland / Singapore6050465340683847375553287576628 (3)3.9
514232042Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityNetherlands56474760536453675647251311103935 (3)-
514840046University of St GallenSwitzerland39535857585458166748483714573047 (3)3.1
535955056Grenoble Graduate School of BusinessFeatured business schoolFrance58636354473656535551464615402738 (3)3.1*
54---Incae Business SchoolCosta Rica / Nicaragua4636354444704044436836505857397 (1)-
5550--University of Michigan: RossUS53525542555850325470135631535120 (2)-
56-36-Universidad Adolfo IbanezChile5461535664536166589262553365313 (2)-
576362061USB Executive DevelopmentSouth Africa52586059592854454553456963536623 (3)-
586254058University of Toronto: RotmanCanada61595149515951504858574860404916 (3)-
594345049Warwick Business SchoolUK57485652576055526641675945573522 (3)-
605433049MIT: SloanUS4760626149695765686311923535919 (3)17.5*
615865061Macquarie Graduate School of ManagementAustralia65515762606660605760396863574525 (3)3.3**
626059060Eada Business School BarcelonaFeatured business schoolSpain66656164614764646356444262313445 (3)-
635758059Irish Management InstituteIreland63626663694663546462615231274229 (3)2.7**
6465--Porto Business SchoolPortugal59575958655062496066645457206830 (2)2.4*
655349056University of Cape Town GSBSouth Africa6464706866566970614663812363125 (3)-
666161063BI Norwegian Business SchoolNorway67676467636165466261686230236050 (3)18.4*
67---National University of Singapore Business SchoolSingapore68706865684966516569243356332421 (1)-
68---Yonsei University School of BusinessSouth Korea62686566621768635967707063577022 (1)3.6*
69-64-NHHNorway70666769673770686927696748576123 (2)12.2
706463066Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlands69696970704167697064625755395836 (3)9.8**
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Table notesAlthough the headline ranking figures show changes in the data year to year, the pattern of clustering among the schools is equally significant. About 340 points separate the top school, Duke Corporate Education, from the school ranked number 70. The top 14 business schools, from Duke CE to UNC: Kenan-Flagler, form the top group of custom providers. The second group is lead by Cranfield School of Management and the third by Grenoble Graduate School of Business. The top and bottom schools in the second group are separated by 129 points; in the third group there is a 90 point gap between top and bottom.

1. These data are included for information only and do not form part of the final ranking.

2. The level of interaction between client and school, the extent to which purchasers’ ideas were integrated into the programme, and the effectiveness of the school in integrating its latest research.

3. The flexibility of the course and the willingness of schools to complement their own faculty with specialists and practitioners.

4. Contemporary and appropriate teaching materials and a suitable mix of academic rigour and practical relevance

5. The quality of teaching and the extent to which teaching staff worked together to present a coherent programme.

6. The relevance of skills gained to the workplace, the ease with which they were implemented, and the extent to which the course encouraged new ways of thinking.

7. The extent and effectiveness of follow-up offered after the course participants returned to their workplaces.

8. The extent to which academic and business expectations were met, and the quality of feedback from individual participants to purchasers.

9. Rating of the learning environment’s quality and convenience, and of supporting resources and facilities.

10. Purchasers’ rating of the programme’s design, teaching and materials in terms of value for money.

11. The likelihood that clients would use the same school for future customised programmes, and whether they would use the school for the same programme.

12. The percentage of clients with headquarters outside the business school’s base country and region.

13. The extent to which customised programmes have participants from more than one country.

14. The international reach of the school’s customised programme teaching.

15. The quantity and quality of programmes developed or taught in conjunction with other business schools.

16. The mix of faculty by nationality and gender.

17. The number of individual surveys completed by clients of the school. Figures in brackets indicate the total number of years of survey data included in the ranking.

18. Income from customised programmes in 2011 in $m, provided optionally by schools. Figures are based on average dollar currency exchange rates for 2011.

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