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Financial Times Ranks Executive Custom Programs #3 in the U.S., #17 in the World

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The Executive Education Customized Programs at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business advanced to #3 in the United States and #17 in the world, up from #11 and #34 respectively, in the latest ranking by the Financial Times, published Monday, May 12.

“At Georgetown McDonough, we create customized executive programs that build upon our strengths – a global perspective, a world-renowned faculty, expertise in traditional business disciplines plus geopolitics and policy, and a location in Washington, D.C. – to deliver programs that advance the strategic goals of our client organizations,” said Paul Almeida, senior associate dean of executive education. “We are proud to be listed among the world’s best institutions that contribute to the lifelong learning of executives and managers around the world.”

The ranking measures clients’ perceptions of the quality and delivery of the program, as well as the internationality of the overall program through a survey of each business school.

Among U.S. schools, Georgetown McDonough was ranked 1st for overseas programs; 2nd for faculty diversity; 3rd for preparation and for new skills and learning; 4th for partner schools, teaching methods, facilities, and international clients; and 5th for program design.

About Georgetown McDonough’s Executive Custom Programs
The Executive Custom Programs team at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business works with companies and organizations around the world to custom build programs that are tailored to advance their goals and leadership skills, and create results. Georgetown's strength in U.S. and global business, and location in Washington, D.C., at the nexus of private enterprise, public policy, advanced technology, and the international community, allows us to tailor our programs to different needs, sectors, regions, cultures, or countries. Customized curriculum can range from one day, to a full week, or even monthly for up to two years. The individualized curriculum and activities combine classroom and offsite experiences such as field visits to relevant businesses and organizations, and offer a chance for participants to experience the eclectic international culture of Washington, D.C. Learn more online at