emlyon business school's Executive Education is ranked 23rd in the world by the Financial Times, up 13 places since 2020. Participants - companies, executives, and managers - praise the programs for the achievement of their objectives, the acquisition of skills and the relevance of the teaching methods.

These results are particularly revealing of the quality of emlyon business school's Executive Education programs, which help companies with their strategic transformation projects and support the ambitious professional projects of executives and managers.

For Christine Baldy-Ngayo , Associate Dean for Executive Education at emlyon business school

"This result testifies to our collective commitment to train and support, throughout their lives, responsible executives and leaders who effectively transform their organizations for a fairer society, with more solidarity and respect for the planet. This ranking is a recognition of the strength of our Executive Education programs, as well as our talented participants, world-class faculty, outstanding alumni community and excellent teams."

The Financial Times Executive Education Ranking lists the world's best business schools, internationally accredited by the AACSB or Equis. It combines the ranking of customized programs and the open programs ranking. The Financial Times lists the 50 best business schools in the world for Executive Education.

  • The Customized** Programs** ranking focuses on programs that are tailored to the needs of organizations, which call upon the schools to meet their strategic and transformational requirements,
  • The Open Programs ranking is dedicated to programs open to executives and managers from different organizations and at different stages of their careers, covering all areas of business management.

The data for these rankings are collected through two online surveys, conducted independently by the Financial Times, with companies and participants (80% of the result) and with schools (20% of the result).

Methodology and results

About emlyon Executive Education:

emlyon Executive Education provides a comprehensive portfolio of programs for executives and managers and for companies that enable participants to realign their personal and professional aspirations, develop their skills, accelerate their careers, obtain a recognized qualification, or diploma, and become part of a lifelong community of professionals. These programs enable organizations to recruit, retain and plan for talent and develop managers and leaders who can meet today's challenges, anticipate tomorrow's, lead businesses and teams and thus increase their organizational capacity to create value. These programs take place on a part-time basis, allowing executives and managers to continue their professional activities. They take place in Paris, Lyon, Shanghai, Casablanca, online, and in other locations worldwide.

About emlyon business school:

Founded in 1872 by the Lyon CCI, emlyon business school has an enrollment of 9,020 students of 125 nationalities over 6 campuses worldwide (Lyon, Shanghai, Saint-Etienne, Paris, Bhubaneswar, and Mumbai). emlyon draws on a faculty of 172 international professors and researchers, and a network of 190 global academic partners, to provide learning tracks of excellence opened to the world. emlyon runs a community of 38,600 alumni spread out in 130 countries. As a Société à Mission since July 2021, emlyon's raison d'être consists in: "providing life-long training and support to meaningful individuals able to transform organizations, for a fairer society, with more solidarity and respect for the planet." In its early makers pedagogy, action and reflection are closely intertwined. Skill hybridization and social responsibility are at the heart of its training programs, where the best of both socio-economic and academic worlds meet.


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