IESE Business School has earned the number one spot in the Financial Times’ 2012 overall ranking of business schools offering executive education programs. This year, the school rose from number three to number one in the annual ranking.
In this year’s survey, which spotlights the 50 top schools worldwide, the school earned particularly high marks for participant and client satisfaction. Positive results in these areas was due to feedback gathered from participants and client partners.
The FT survey examines a wide range of program characteristics, which are rated on a 1 to 10 scale. Data is compiled using input from business school clients and statistical data from schools themselves. The survey encompasses three rankings: open enrollment, custom and combined (overall ranking).
IESE offers open executive education and custom programs at key locations around the world, including Barcelona, Madrid, New York City, Munich, Sao Paulo and Warsaw. Among its offerings are the Advanced Management Program, the Program for Leadership Development and the Senior Executive Program New York-Miami, which are aimed at entrepreneurs and senior business leaders of global firms.
Key partners in custom program initiatives have included Abbott, Airbus, BBVA, Faurecia, Henkel, Nestlé, Novartis, Oracle, Santander, SAP and Telefonica, among many other leading firms.