Nova SBE Executive Education is #1 in Portugal and #22 worldwide in the Financial Times ranking
Promoted by Nova | 20 May 2022 Nova SBE Executive Education is #1 in Portugal and #22 worldwide in the Financial Times ranking

The Financial Times has just published the Executive Education ranking, which evaluates business schools worldwide that have this training offer. In the 2022 edition, Nova School of Business & Economics (Nova SBE) rose more than 20 positions in the general ranking, where it stands out as the best-ranked Portuguese school and in specific rankings for open programs and customized programs.

The prestigious Executive Education 2022 Financial Times ranking, which elects the best schools with the best Executive Education offers worldwide, ranks Nova SBE 22nd, a significant rise compared to the previous ranking, and as the number one school in Portugal for the third consecutive year.

“Ever since we established the plan of creating, in Portugal, a global business school, we took on the ambitious strategy of standing firm in the Financial Times rankings – the gold standard of international recognition.”, states Daniel Traça, Dean of Nova SBE, demonstrating that “today’s results, as with other FT rankings, demonstrate that the global ambition of a public school in Portugal is possible and that the strategy we follow is appropriate. We are sure that this path will take us even further over the next years.”

Nova SBE stands out as the number one school in Portugal in the global evaluation and in open programs in executive education.

In the open programs dedicated ranking, Nova SBE reached the top 20 worldwide, rising 27 positions compared to the previous ranking. Among the evaluation indicators, the “International Participants” category stands out, in which Nova SBE occupies the 7th position worldwide and 14th in the “Teaching Methods & Materials.” As for the “Global Satisfaction” indicator, the Portuguese business school reaches a high score of 9,31 in 10.

In the “Customized Programs” dedicated ranking, Nova SBE’s offer rises 25 positions in the Financial Times ranking, placing 29th and standing out in “New Skills & Learning” and “Future Use”, two of the most valued indicators by the partner companies.

“The close relationship we have established with the partner companies has allowed us to build educational solutions that impact the companies’ vision, strategy, and businesses. This recognition certifies the impact that our programs have on the participants and companies that seek our training offer. We will continue to work on co-creating a new paradigm that requires, more than ever, an agile and permeable mindset adaptable to change so that together we can reach a better future”, stated Pedro Brito, Associate Dean of Executive Education of Nova SBE.

“The complicity of our faculty and experts, the unique methodological approach, and ongoing follow-up of the project management team are key factors for this journey’s success,” underlined Miguel Pina e Cunha, Academic Director of Executive Education of Nova SBE.

You can check the full 2022 Financial Times ranking here.

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