Financial Times Names EMBA and GEMBA Top Programs for International Business
The Financial Times has listed two Georgetown University McDonough School of Business programs among the world’s best Executive MBAs in its 2016 ranking.
Georgetown’s Executive MBA program is listed as 1st for international business (see page 33 of the printed magazine) and is ranked 5th in the United States and 36th in the world. It was listed among the top 10 U.S. programs for salary, salary increase, alumni aims achieved as a result of the program, the percentage of women and international students, the percentage of international faculty and board members, international course experience, and faculty who hold doctorates.
The Global Executive MBA, which is a joint offering among Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and Walsh School of Foreign Service, ESADE Business School in Spain, and INCAE Business School in Costa Rica was ranked 33rd in the world. It also was listed as 5th for international business and stood out in the areas of international course experience, work experience of alumni, and the percentage of women students.
Financial Times produces the Executive MBA ranking through surveys of alumni and the individual business schools. Programs are evaluated on the following criteria: alumni salary figures and percentage salary increase, alumni career progress and aims achieved as a result of their degree, faculty research, percentage of faculty with doctorates, percentage of international and women faculty members, student work experience, percentage of international and women students, international course experience, percentage of international and women board members, and number of languages students are required to speak upon graduation.