Results of the Financial Times Executive Education ‘open’ and ‘customised’ rankings

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) has stabilised last year’s improved position for its executive open programmes and is now ranked on a 59th place globally (compared to a 58th place in 2017). For our executive customised programmes, RSM climbed three places to a 63rd position and is now number one in the Netherlands. View the full FT Executive Education rankings.

In view of the current era with its specific demands, RSM will continue its strategy to be a force for positive change in the world. Its executive education offering provides business practitioners with the knowledge and tools needed to make a difference in this new world of business.

Professor Frank Hartmann, Dean of RSM Executive Education, says: “We are happy to see the results of our strategic course reflected in the ranking results. We look forward to continuing to help our clients reach their personal development goals or those of their organisation and employees.”


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Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe’s top 10 business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam – a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers. Study information and activities for future students, executives and alumni are also organised from the RSM office in Chengdu, China.

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