BU’s Executive Education Program Ranked 6th Nationally, 17th Internationally by Financial Times
With the largest gain of any School included in the Financial Times 2010 Executive Education rankings, Boston University School of Management improved its standing in the Custom Programs category by 15 spots to place 6th nationally and 17th internationally. This is the School’s highest placement in the category since it began participating in 2002. The School was one of only twelve executive education programs in the U.S. to earn a spot on the Financial Times Top 50 list for both custom and open programs.
Boston University’s Executive Education Program also received high marks in several categories including: 14th in Aims Achieved & Facilities; 10th in Preparation; 9th in Value for Money; and 8th in Future Use (the likelihood of using the same business school again).
“It is very rewarding to see the School’s executive education innovations recognized,” said Louis E. Lataif, Allen Questrom Professor and Dean of the School. “We will continue to construct curricula in ways that uniquely address today’s complex business environment.”
According to Elizabeth Nassar, Director of Executive Education at the School, “Executive education programs at the School of Management have a different value proposition than other schools. We only use our most senior professors who are engaged in both consulting and research activities that mirror the challenges faced by our custom clients. Participants gain valuable insights from faculty who know their companies and their industries and can help them to anticipate what the future will entail. Our programs also make use of the best of Boston, one of the leading centers of U.S. innovation, and Boston University, the 5th largest research institution in the world.”
Companies throughout the world partner with Boston University’s Executive Leadership Center to create custom executive education programs designed to help directly improve the skills of executives, managers, and future leaders. The world-class staff and faculty work with corporate leaders to craft a unique program that suits each client’s needs.
About Boston University School of Management
Founded as the College of Business Administration in 1913, Boston University School of Management educates builders and leaders, uniquely fusing the art, science, and technology of business. The School is the global pioneer of the MS·MBA program, a rigorous dual-degree, next generation MBA integrating traditional management education with expertise in the information technologies that are transforming every business. The School also offers executive programs along with its undergraduate degree and a full range of graduate degrees, such as the top-ranked MBA in Health Sector Management and the MBA in Public & Nonprofit Management.