IE Business School is No. 3 in Europe and No. 5 in the world in Executive MBA programs according to the 2007 Financial Times Ranking. The ranking considers IEâ??s Executive MBA as one of the best in the world based on criteria that include graduatesâ?? subsequent professional development, fulfilment of participantsâ?? expectations and the international experience offered by the program. The result further consolidates IEâ??s position as a leading international business school for senior management training programs.

In this yearâ??s edition, authors of the FT ranking based their evaluations on 16 indicators of quality in Executive MBA programs, including degree of satisfaction of the student body, career progression and increase in salary, diversity of program faculty , the programâ??s international projection, the degree to which the program came up to participantsâ?? expectations, and the schoolâ??s level of research.

Gonzalo Garland, general director of external relations at IE Business School, says that â??the result of the Financial Times ranking is in line with those achieved in previous years, which serves to motivate us to enhance the quality of the programs still further and to keep innovating and building on our internationalisation strategy. In a few weeksâ?? time a new on-site Executive MBA will start at IE, run entirely in English. It is the latest addition to IEâ??s portfolio of Executive MBA programs that we have run for many years now, like the International Executive MBA, which meets the needs of senior executives worldwide by combining online sessions with on-site periods in Madrid and Shanghai, and which has a student body that comprises more than 90% international studentsâ?.