Madrid, December 3, 2012. IE Business School holds the No. 1 position in the 2012 Financial Times ranking of European business schools. The FT’s annual survey of business schools in Europe is based on results obtained by leading European schools in the rankings drawn up by FT throughout the year of MBA, Executive MBA, Masters in Management and Executive Education programs. This latest result further consolidates IE’s position as one of the world’s top business schools.
In order to prepare its rankings Financial Times employs criteria that include the career and salary progression of business school graduates, the international slant of programs, the percentage of international students and faculty, and the fulfillment of expectations of students and client firms
IE’s program portfolio includes the new Executive MBA + and Global MBA +, which comprise a management component combined with a choice of specialization in the areas of Global Management, Advanced Global Management, Corporate Finance, Information Technology, Marketing and Sales, Tourism Management, Sports Management, Biotechnology Management or Digital Marketing. The new program design means that students can create their own bespoke MBA+ experience with more than 100 possible combinations.