HBS Ranks First In Exec Ed Programs

2011 BusinessWeek Ranking of The World’s Best B-Schools for Open Enrollment Executive Education

Rank & School 2009 Rank Difference
1. Harvard Business School 1
2. IESE Business School 9 +7
3. INSEAD 2 -1
4. Columbia Business School 12 +8
5. ESADE 11 +6
6. Center for Creative Leadership 5 -1
7. Pennsylvania (Wharton) 7
8. Stanford University 3 -5
9. Duke University (Fuqua) 18 +9
10. IE Business School 14 +4
11. IMD 4 -7
12. Northwestern (Kellogg) 13 +1
13. Chicago (Booth) 15 +2
14. London Business School 6 -8
15. Michigan (Ross) 8 -7
16. Ashridge Business School 8 -8
17. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) NR +4*
18. Notre Dame (Mendoza) NR +3*
19. MIT (Sloan) 10 -9
20. Thunderbird 20

Source: BusinessWeek An asterisk indicates a minimum rise in places because the school had been unranked in 2009 when BW last ranked executive education programs.

(Go to next page for table of the world’s top 20 business schools in custom executive education).