Bengaluru: Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) is the only Indian Management School to be featured in the 2016 Financial Times Executive Education Top 50 Rankings announced today. IIMB takes the 47th position in the overall Financial Times Executive Education 2016 Ranking, moving up one spot from last year and is ranked alongside prestigious universities like London Business School, IESE, IMD, Harvard Business School, University of Oxford, among others.
“IIMB’s consistent ranking, year on year, in the Financial Times Rankings reflects our ability to adapt to the rapidly evolving business and economic ecosystem. It is an acknowledgment of our commitment to design and offer top-notch programmes for senior executives from industry and government,” said Professor Shyamal Roy, Chairperson, Executive Education Programmes, IIM Bangalore.
After making a debut in the Financial Times Customized Executive Education Rankings 2015 with a rank of 57, IIMB has moved up 10 spots this year (2016) to 47th rank, thus positioning itself among the Top 50 in Customized Education as well.
“At IIMB, we focus on building leaders and work with organizations to cultivate creative leadership by designing programmes that have real impact on their business. It is a delight to be recognized and rewarded for our endeavours in Executive Education Programmes,” added Madan Mohan Raj, Chief Programmes Officer, Executive Education Programmes, IIM Bangalore.
IIMB’s Executive Education offers non-degree programmes to corporations and working professionals which are either ‘Customized’ according to the requirement of the organization or ‘Open’ for all professionals for enrolment. IIMB occupies the 57th position in the Open Executive Education Ranking this year.
The FT 2016 rankings are based on the participants’ and clients’ satisfaction, the diversity of participants and faculty and the schools international exposure. The participant schools are marked on different parameters by the companies that commission executive courses, participants of these courses and the data reported by the business schools.