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Executive MBA programme ranked 15th by the Financial Times

Cambridge Judge Business School’s Executive MBA (EMBA) degree programme for senior working professionals was today (16 October) ranked 15th in the Financial Times (FT) ranking of global EMBA programmes, the same ranking as last year.

EMBA 2012 classThis year was the fourth year Cambridge Judge’s EMBA programme, which is now in its ninth year, was eligible to be ranked by the FT, and has risen from 36th in its initial year of eligibility in 2014.

Among areas of the FT survey, Cambridge Judge was ranked second (up from fifth last year) at 85 per cent for “aims achieved” or the extent to which students fulfilled their goals or reasons for doing an EMBA; ninth for salary increase (11th last year) between before the EMBA and now at 78 per cent; and 11th in career progress (29th last year) or change in level of seniority and company size alumni work in now compared to before their EMBA.

Dean of the School, Christoph Loch, said:

“We are pleased that our exceptional EMBA programme is again highly recognised globally, and this is another milestone in the programme’s development. Our EMBA programme is a key part of our unique identity and mission, to address real-world issues with demonstrable impact by combining academic excellence and an entrepreneurial framework. It is gratifying that this survey recognises our achievements, although our strategy is not dictated by rankings as they do not reflect all the goals of our programmes.”