21.12.2015 Two Polish universities in the Financial Times ranking
Executive MBA (EMBA) at Kozminski University in Warsaw was ranked 61st in the ranking of the best programs of its kind in the world.
Executive MBA (EMBA) at Kozminski University in Warsaw was ranked 61st in the ranking of the best programs of its kind in the world. 76th place went to Aalto University international program, offered, among others, by the WSB University in Poznań. The first place went to the Asian Tsinghua University program run jointly with the famous school of management and business Insead. The ranking was prepared by the Financial Times.
The ranking has been prepared annually for 15 years, based on questionnaires filled by graduates three years after graduation (annual sample covers 4610 graduates) and self-evaluation of the universities. The most important criterion is promotion and weighted average salary. The ranking authors also evaluate the teaching staff and internationalisation of the programs.
The first place went to the Tsinghua University program run jointly with the famous school of management and business Insead. In the following places were: the Hong Kong UST MBA program offered in collaboration with the American Kellogg and multinational program, created by HEC Paris (France), London School of Economics (United Kingdom) and Stern (USA).
Executive MBA (EMBA) at Kozminski University in Warsaw was ranked 61st. "The Kozminski Executive MBA is the oldest educational product of our university. It’s launch even preceded the creation of the Kozminski University. It is also the longest functioning MBA program in Poland, offered since 1989. Now we started 48th and 49th thread with a total of more than 50 listeners" - says educational and development director at Kozminski University, Sylwia Hałas-Dej.
The program is accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. Every year, about a hundred people start studies - enrolled in two waves: in the fall and spring. A formal requirement is to have a higher education, several years of experience at managerial position and satisfactory result of GMAT test.
76th place went to Aalto University international program, offered, among others, by the WSB University in Poznań. This program is also offered by universities in other countries, including Finland, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan.
Aalto Executive MBA program at the WSB University in Poznań places emphasis on strategic management and leadership in an international environment. Classes are taught largely by foreign staff, which gives the program an international character. The program includes 26 modules. Each of them consists of a minimum of 22 hours of classes in one weekend. A total of 572 hours of learning include 70 hours devoted to Aalto Executive Summit, which is an off-site session organized in Helsinki or Singapore.
Executive MBA is an intensive course taught in the system of weekend meetings (570 hours), designed for people who work and have experience in leadership positions. It takes two years and ends with the defence of an advisory project being formally a diploma thesis. Most EMBA programs in the world are taught in English, considered to be the language of today's business, or - as is the case at Kozminski University - bilingual programs, with classes in both English and the national language. Increasingly, candidates for executive positions are required to have an MBA.
The ranking results are available on the website.
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