The EDHEC Executive MBA moves up in the world top 50

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17 Oct 2022

Released today, the Financial Times 2022 ranking of the world’s leading Executive MBAs recognised the EDHEC MBA as one of the top 50 programmes in the world.

The EDHEC Executive MBA gained two places to enter the top 50 programmes worldwide due to the outstanding level of satisfaction reported by participants, the programmes international diversity and for its focus and commitment to environmental, social and governance (ESG).

Top 10 worldwide for positive impact

The EMBA made strong progress this year for its ability to embed ESG criteria throughout the curriculum, moving up 8 places to enter the top 10. Ranked 8th worldwide for its focus on environmental, social & governance factors, the programme strives to develop current and future leaders capable of driving sustainable transformation in society and business.

EDHEC is committed to making to ESG and launched an ambitious strategic plan in 2020 – “Impact Future Generations 2025” – which focuses the School’s ambition and resources on the positive transformation that can be achieved through business and the economy. Earlier this year the full-time Global MBA was ranked third best programme in the world for ESG by the Financial Times and overall, EDHEC Business School placed 3rd worldwide for the same criteria in the FT 2021 rankings.

Top 25 in the world for participant satisfaction, a reflection of EDHEC’s DNA

Ranked 25th worldwide for overall satisfaction by participants, the EDHEC EMBA emphasises learning by doing, collective experience and personalised support. The part-time programme is designed to help participants develop a strategic mind-set and global vision to lead transformation, solve complex problems and drive innovative sustainable business solutions. Alumni and current participants particularly appreciate EDHEC’s focus on leadership and professional development, delivered throughout the 16-month experience via the unique Transform360 component.

A highly internationalised programme

Also ranking in the top 25 programmes worldwide for international experience, the 2022 cohort embraces 16 nationalities among its 42 participants from a wide range of backgrounds and industries, with countries like Italy, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, China and the UK all represented. In short, an ideal environment for future leaders to reinforce their international vision and build a diverse and international network.

“We are delighted to see our continued progression in prestigious rankings like the Financial Times as it reflects on the success of our alumni and the programmes’ ability to provide participants with a truly transformational experience. Our aim is to enable our participants to drive positive change in their business and in their careers and being recognised as one of the top 50 programmes in the world demonstrates our ability to do this,” adds Stéphane Canonne, Director Executive Education & MBAs at EDHEC Business School.

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