Executive Education Program at Boston University School of Management Ranked 27th Internationally by The Financial Times

in Business, News Releases, School of Management
May 17th, 2006

Contact: Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626 | rtaffe@bu.edu
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(Boston) – The Executive Education program at Boston University School of Management has just been ranked 27th in the world by The Financial Times. This top-30 ranking by The Financial Times shows greatly increased recognition of the program’s high quality, which was ranked 49th in 2004 and 41st in 2005. This placement marks the highest one-year gain of any business school in the world.

“International corporations have known for some time what international business publications are recognizing about the School of Management,” said Louis Lataif, Dean of the School of Management at Boston University. “Some of the largest international corporations, including Boston Scientific, IBM, LG, SK Corporation, and many more global companies send their executives to Boston University because of the excellence of our professors and the relevance of our curriculum.”

The Boston University Executive Education Program leverages the School of Management’s world-class faculty, widely-recognized strengths in cross-functional curriculum design, global information systems, Team Learning and leadership, and an unsurpassed technological infrastructure. Two outstanding current programs are The Pocket MBA for Lawyers and the Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurial Management.

The Financial Times analyzes open and customized Executive Education programs, presenting a combined ranking for business schools throughout the world that offer both types of courses. The results are derived from corporate client questionnaires, surveys of statistical data submitted by each school and telephone interviews.

To learn more about the Executive Education rankings by The Financial Times, please go to:
http://rankings.ft.com/rankings/customProgrammes/rankings.html

About Boston University School of Management

Founded as the College of Business Administration in 1913, Boston University School of Management develops builders and leaders for the networked-era, emphasizing the fusion of the art, science, and technology of business. The School’s holistic approach prepares the next generation of business leaders for a world that values management as a system of interdependent functions, decisions, people, and technologies. It is the worldwide leader in offering a unique MS•MBA program, a rigorous dual degree and next-generation MBA fusing a traditional management education with expertise in the information technologies that are transforming all businesses. The School also offers a full range of graduate and undergraduate management degree programs and executive education.

The School of Management at Boston University is located at 595 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 or visit http://management.bu.edu.

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