IESE (2nd), ESADE Business School (2nd), IE (10th) and EADA (16th) are among the 20 best business schools in the world in open training for managers, according to the Financial Times ‘Executive Education 2024’ ranking.

The Financial Times ranking is led by HEC Paris and the top 10 is completed by London Business School (2nd), Fundaçao Dom Cabral from Brazil (5th), Edhec Business School from France, the United Kingdom and Singapore (5th), University of Oxford: Saïd from the United Kingdom (7th), Insead from France and Singapore (8th), IMD from Switzerland and Singapore (9th) and SDA Bocconi School of Management from Italy (10th).

“Year after year, we consolidate ourselves as a world leader in management training, thanks to the quality and excellence of our executive programs, oriented towards transformation and social impact,” said the director of Esade Executive Education, Josep Franch.

In this sense, he has defended training “focused on values ​​such as responsible leadership and good corporate governance.” “Principles that are evident in our Leadership and Social Innovation or Sustainable Leadership programs, in addition to those specific to female managers, such as Promociona or Progresa,” she assured.

“Our programs, in addition, constantly pursue technological innovation and sustainability in the field of the company, all of this always putting the strategic focus on the current geopolitical context, also key in our Program for Management Development – PMD and in Advanced Management Program – AMP, where we train managers for a global vision capable of anticipating future trends in the international market,” added Franch.

Financial Times, which, in preparing this ranking takes into account the opinion of the participants (80%) and different attributes of the programs (20%), also wanted to highlight Esade Executive Education’s gender diversity in its classrooms, attribute in which its open programs for managers (Open) have been positioned as the

On the other hand, in the ranking of customized programs for companies (Custom), Financial Times has also placed IESE Business School (2nd), Esade (12th), EADA (46th), Deusto (46th) among the best business schools in the world. 50th), UP F Barcelona School of Management (75th)

“The position obtained in the Financial Times for Esade Executive Education’s tailored programs represents important recognition of our work in supporting organizations in all their processes, especially in terms of technological and digital integration,” explains Josep Franch, for whom ” “The training activity of the new Esade campus in Madrid will contribute to the transformation of both companies in the region and those national and international that have their headquarters in the capital.”

For his part, the general director of EADA Business School, Jordi Díaz, highlighted that, in such a “competitive” global context, maintaining such a “privileged” position and attracting so many participants from all over the world reflects the EADA Business School’s strategy. business school “for international excellence.”