BU’s Custom Executive Education Programs Ranked 3rd Nationally, 8th Globally by Financial Times
Boston University’s Custom Executive Education Programs have been ranked 3rd nationally and 8th globally by Financial Times in the 2011 Executive Education Rankings released on Monday, May 9. BU’s global ranking has improved dramatically over the last two years, jumping 24 spots from 32nd to 8th in the world. Boston University’s Executive Education Programs are housed in the Executive Leadership Center at the School of Management.
Boston University placed well across multiple categories within a survey of corporate users of executive education – including a placement of #1 globally for those indicating they will likely use the School’s custom programs in the future. The survey of corporate program participants influences 80% of the final ranking.
The School also placed in the top 5 of a number of subcategories, including Value for Money, Preparation/Program Development, Facilities, Teaching Methods/Materials, Program Design, and Quality of Faculty.
“It is very rewarding to see the School’s Custom Executive Education Programs recognized in this way,” said Ken Freeman, Dean of Boston University School of Management. “We will continue to develop and construct tailored curricula that bring value to our participants by addressing the constantly changing business environment.”
According to Elizabeth Nassar, Director of Executive Education at Boston University School of Management, “Participants in our custom programs gain valuable insights from faculty who know their companies and their industries and can help them to anticipate what the future will entail. We are thrilled that our very special approach to executive education has been recognized by our participants and by Financial Times.”
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, including the top-ranked MBA in Health Sector Management and the MBA in Public & Nonprofit Management.
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