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Executive Education - Open - 2017

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2017
2016
2015
3-year average
School
Country
Preparation[1]
Course design[2]
Teaching[3]
Faculty[4]
Participants[5]
Skills[6]
Follow-up[7]
Aims achieved[8]
Food[9]
Facilities[10]
Female participants
Intl. part.[11]
Growth
Intl. location[12]
Partner schools[13]
Fac. diversity[14]
1111IMDSwitzerland / Singapore11221331302192114172231243736739122
2232Iese Business SchoolSpain1117010113217412128010110245319230111011
3343Harvard Business SchoolUS40504221213321321225324050475128157361
49108University of Oxford: SaïdFeatured business schoolUK17293626160924172162813718117124914229
54117University of Virginia: DardenUS2110211014212328240321056163814464514541694
6656Center for Creative LeadershipAmericas / APAC / EMEA125303050110135164617141411338621023114616
71178InseadFeatured business schoolFrance / Singapore / UAE20315411112150211192122150922731050162261335
8131311ESMT BerlinFeatured business schoolGermany591110748413115810133642430337368619358232
9598University of Michigan: RossUS304250421031083019521166265254355814147296111
10121713London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK21114295102802541451813283925131672966971
11778Esade Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain1972414207209293403217633111725112456481201112
12827HEC ParisFrance24722814823316172155141381322336997522111643
13151514Stanford Graduate School of BusinessUS141177235914018451131021116433116118337297445
14172318University of Pennsylvania: WhartonUS135132197156732052631938112424341238415173401
15101212Fundação Dom CabralBrazil948181116345816213619225144432567228618113918
16201918University of Toronto: RotmanCanada621811241402716425395122421452162220426332273
17242020Columbia Business SchoolUS2762001532531542371161110359201432375273518446134
18162520MIT: SloanUS79126161711117152216113311123517671639499484
1914513University of Chicago: BoothUS / UK / Singapore16710224417190223347202901302842026332513134310
20183123UCLA: AndersonUS1016013216219358373224301270351282593923613569
21222422CeibsChina822742532233732813174272481414332254552492514103
22272926IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain31429736134372571955338522418838114025201281452
23223326Henley Business SchoolUK30219617518132111123821524335944440345187558413
24181519Essec Business SchoolFrance / Singapore381234635125212213162822952351914523233441167202
25325036University of Cambridge: JudgeUK2812311293241212129134111237396281131712444739578148
26252024Western University: IveyCanada / China266283276191028240246124118526335448714535781518
27282928ESCP EuropeFeatured business schoolFrance / UK / Germany / Spain / Italy36338032742126114218730144231750111261154301161
28382731University of St GallenSwitzerland15930121811265351321238625171452353114617425452153026
29313732Stockholm School of EconomicsSweden / Russia / Latvia183215225275531275240155254485452601514413385529
29356242Boston University: QuestromUS22816321321531445155126320729945531154937254124471
31302629Thunderbird School of Global Management at ASUUS294332303301200447350371291330073111805571575120
32---Shanghai Jiao Tong University: AntaiChina233128484630243262433597555764
33393937SDA BocconiItaly415267314383516316132353492334391342335333414215
34262729Queen's University: SmithCanada3433563332844310511232122811752104227215312175703810
35212025Kaist College of BusinessSouth Korea2510361434153183613821753314501115115374139945745731
36404239Incae Business SchoolCosta Rica / Nicaragua452555542607183332401546252437550410057111027650
37293233Vlerick Business SchoolBelgium39237726141138335920636836238638155153588451420
38-54-Peking University: GuanghuaChina3249444540371254403425672522070
39343335Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolUK331390371370231529291340842740529350573712578199
39526753Ipade Business SchoolMexico356458575441050024927531834133961706814021107175415
41484946Edhec Business SchoolFrance5716154235724133422274726223212221301531127613
42374341Aalto UniversityFinland / Singapore40114210487565626368362428285365495473114622210603
43363638Ashridge Executive Education at HultUK44847750193552425513311416459526340304424815578314
44423841Católica Lisbon School of Business and EconomicsPortugal371483462501567545431500476513490261562332313267
44464344University of British Columbia: SauderCanada49946547339245656247151521141849366836670578284
46494747AGSM at UNSW Business SchoolFeatured business schoolAustralia555403406336423485595480533491496514287335783313
47445649Eada Business School BarcelonaFeatured business schoolSpain5285286185915596395482550586465507632630088259
4869--University College Dublin: SmurfitIreland4322412239263634527422663539276156584204474475421631
48323538York University: SchulichCanada5925441743934730762668556931763384254215426210181
48445148NHHNorway47225649232168250342532151611322613663816576689
48505150Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlands42151741761057226131134757059428070323713568655
52464849Gordon Institute of Business Science at UPSouth Africa46460645949148141444349351847254665614104816506587
53414346Melbourne Business SchoolAustralia62435229335739444668404165395317
54544651InsperBrazil506325382406641498565592561602441651317374015553
55434146EMLyon Business SchoolFrance516566519581255134384910458731437381221432701462410
56536458National University of Singapore Business SchoolSingapore532531565542223597454635631554253031567562111915188
57636060Nova School of Business and EconomicsPortugal5410577551347115836165015874366413705288199578378
5872--Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityFeatured business schoolNetherlands60135417601453184416311667621054758840536112694578518
59514050Universidad de los AndesColombia67136214651166972124718657601159545542223109319315710
60596561University of AlbertaCanada565501581553493584543526652741049369229692578332
61625760USB Executive DevelopmentSouth Africa580594531632471466643530692672493393601724814921
62667166Tias Business SchoolNetherlands69064366662161364967367468671145753633442322459
63565859Grenoble Ecole de ManagementFrance73167069368160867253176127235654522114113421162918
64575358Indian Institute of Management BangaloreIndia611063462551137016012614692377575202735486504312752
65656164Solvay Brussels School of Economics and ManagementBelgium481158263565139166269757170175139735113537466584
6667--Indian Institute of Management AhmedabadIndia642711595461634682701681274443142588196655110743
67615561IAE Business SchoolArgentina65269174364271370158264441450731629116685132266627
68---University of Arizona: EllerUS6672717354737170665351276645732
69645964Lagos Business SchoolNigeria7036536706716726556246516026254386317059105730538
69707371Porto Business SchoolPortugal63568268169369472157472264055746257132602549671
71737573Centrum CatólicaPeru740740703713732531073271274172246464124684194
72586264BI Norwegian Business SchoolNorway6816669641372137446987426612552702259345869481579505
73717473American University in Cairo School of BusinessEgypt722701722702652712606740711696432716214343722332
7475--Frankfurt School of Finance and ManagementFeatured business schoolGermany71473273274166674175173267166554149135573578714
75---Politecnico di Milano School of ManagementItaly75757575757572757573487522565772
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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. Some 375 points separate the top school from the school ranked number 75. The top 14 schools, from IMD to The Wharton
Footnotes

1. The provision of advanced information on content, and the participant selection process.

2. The flexibility of the course and appropriateness of class size, structure and design.

3. The extent to which teaching methods and materials were contemporary and appropriate, and included a suitable mix of academic rigour and practical relevance.

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

5. The extent to which other participants were of the appropriate managerial and academic standard, the international diversity of participants, and the quality of interaction among peers.

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 level of follow-up offered after participants returned to their workplaces, and networking opportunities with fellow participants.

8. The extent to which personal and professional expectations were met, and the likelihood that participants would recommend the programme.

9. Rating of the quality of food and accommodation.

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

11. Amalgamation of the percentage of participants from outside the business school’s base country and region.

12. The extent to which programmes are run outside the school’s base country and region.

13. The quantity and quality of programmes taught in conjunction with other business schools.

14. The diversity of faculty according to nationality and gender.

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