The Lisbon MBA Católica | Nova SBE, the executive program from Nova School of Business & Economics (Nova SBE) and Católica-Lisbon, in partnership with MIT Sloan School of Management, is, according to the Financial Times "Global MBA ranking 2023" ranking, among the best worldwide has reached the 24th position in Europe and the 85th in the world.
By reaching 24th place in Europe and 85th worldwide, The Lisbon MBA Católica | Nova SBE holds its position as the only Portuguese MBA in the international ranking, in which its strong international factor is highlighted by its 2nd place in the International Course Experience criteria. This is a result of the solid partnerships with top management schools, namely the immersion program at MIT Sloan School of Management and the remaining exchange program with an MBA.
Diversity is one of the main focuses of The Lisbon MBA Católica | Nova SBE, which presents an average of 60 % international students and 40 % female students with the most varied professional experiences and academic backgrounds, as well as renowned faculty from both CATÓLICA-LISBON and Nova SBE, who teach at this MBA, 40 % of which are also international.
In Europe, The Lisbon MBA is also ranked as the 21st best MBA regarding the professional progression of its students and the 17th best in career services, putting salary growth at 72 % and the employability index at 91 % three months after graduating.
For Filipe Santos, Dean of CATÓLICA-LISBON, and Pedro Oliveira, Dean of Nova SBE, "this top position reflects the program's success and the excellent professional career of its graduates. It also confirms the success of this partnership that gathers three renowned schools worldwide to put Portugal on the MBAs of excellence map, attracting top talent from all over the world. The future is built from talent development and more human and inclusive leaders capable of leading with purpose. CATÓLICA-LISBON and Nova SBE will continue working to reinforce their positioning as prestigious business schools working in partnership with the best. If the aim is to study in Portugal and enroll in an MBA with a global reach, then The Lisbon MBA is the right option."
This recognition makes this the number one program in Portugal. Furthermore, it reinforces the program's quality that, among its main evaluation criteria, stands out in salary increase, goals achieved, and overall student satisfaction.