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ESADE Executive MBA, amongst the best 20 in the world in QS ranking

ESADE Executive MBA up six places to 17th best in the world and 9th best in Europe in latest QS ranking

The ESADE Executive MBA has climbed six places to 17th best in the world (9th in Europe), according to the latest QS EMBA Ranking issued by the Top Universities and TopMBA websites, thanks particularly to classroom diversity and reputation amongst future employers, where it ranks 1st and 15th in the world respectively.

In the words of Josep Franch, dean of ESADE Business School, “this ranking is significant recognition of the international immersion and ecosystem that this programme, characterised by its diversity and innovation, offers students. It equips participants with a business outlook in an environment that nurtures their creativity to the full in partnerships with employers.” “With a view to achieving these goals, the ESADE Executive MBA offers a unique teaching method based on smart learning, a method that guarantees a global business outlook and effective decision taking, and has a hugely positive impact on students’ skill development and personal growth”, explained Franch.

A bespoke programme for each student profile

The ESADE Executive MBA features courses of different lengths (months, fortnights or weeks) around the globe – Washington-Boston, Sao Paulo, Paris and Mumbai-Shangai. The average percentage of women this year is 31% (44% on the course lasting a month). Students hail from 30 different countries and a wide variety of backgrounds: engineering (40%), business management (30%), consultants (11%), accounting and finance (9%), IT (5%) and human resources (4%). As for current employment, 30% work in operations; 28% in marketing and sales; 13% in general management or strategy; 11% in consulting; 9% in accounting and finance; 5% in IT; and 4% in human resources.

ESADE offers three other types of MBA: Full-Time MBA, also ranked amongst the best 20 in the world by the Financial Times; Multinational MBA; and Aalto-ESADE MBA for Executives. The Full-Time MBA taught in conjunction with Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile) is intended for entrepreneurs, senior management and experienced executives seeking to lead the growth of their businesses in today’s global environment particularly, whilst the ESADE Multinational MBA, taught in conjunction with Aalto University (Finland), aims to develop an entrepreneurial outlook, innovation and design mindset.