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HEC Paris ranked #1 worldwide by the Financial Times for its Executive Education programs

9 May 2011

This ranking evaluates open-enrolment programs for individuals as well as custom-made programs for companies. Mainly based on the satisfaction of participants and businesses, it highlights the quality and suitability of the programs, the coherence of what is being offered and the excellence of the teaching body. Notably, HEC Paris has been ranked #1 worldwide for the following criteria: Faculty; New Skills and Learning; Aims Achieved and Value for Money.

According to Prof.Bernard Ramanantsoa, Dean of HEC Paris, “Thanks to its strong links in the business world, HEC Paris has crafted an international executive education offer anchored in today’s world, combining academic rigor and the reality of current business demands. HEC Paris Executive education, which celebrates the 80th anniversary of its Executive MBA this year, nurtures the creativity of senior managers and executives by helping them to enhance their managerial knowledge and develop their professional skills.”

“This achievement is above all that of our participants and partner companies. They have trusted us and have embraced the challenge to learn, as outlined by the HEC Paris motto “The more you know, the more you dare”. For senior managers, this means taking a step back and reflect on the way they do business s. For companies, it means engaging in the joint design of innovative custom programs. A big thank you and congratulations to our participants and partners!” says Prof. Bertrand Moingeon, Deputy Dean of HEC Paris, in charge of Executive Education and Academic Development.

Source: Financial Times2011 Executive Education Rankings, published 9 May 2011

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