Financial Times publishes 2019 Executive Education ranking

The Financial Times published its ranking for Executive Education on Monday June 3, 2019. This ranking is a global measuring stick of short-term courses for professionals. For the seventh time in a row, the Executive Education programs at Nyenrode Business University have been declared the best in the Netherlands.

This year Nyenrode came in 34th out of a total of 80 participating universities worldwide, rising 17 places in the ranking compared to 2018. The top three are: IMD Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago: Booth, located in Switzerland and the United States, respectively. 

Ruud Kok, Associate Dean of EEOD: “In addition to the good end result, it’s great to see that our investment in innovation is being rewarded. We are even ranked 17th in the world when it comes to developing new skills and new working methods. We will continue to innovate and develop new teaching methods in the years ahead.”

Nyenrode’s approach is characterized by its combination of academic theory, practical relevance and personal development. This allows participants to use the theory and insights they learn and apply these directly in their day-to-day work environment. The survey shows that Nyenrode meets participants’ expectations in this regard. In the category of “aims achieved”, the university rose from 35th to 21st place.

Nyenrode offers a total of over 120 open programs for professionals in various fields and sectors. Click this link to view the full Open Programs ranking.