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Nottingham Business School receives global ranking for excellence in executive education

Nottingham Business School (NBS) has been ranked as one of the world’s top business schools for executive education by the Financial Times.

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NBS offers a range of personalised executive education programs

The FT Executive Education Ranking 2023 places NBS among the top institutions globally, affirming its commitment to delivering high-quality business programs and enhancing executive skills.

The Rankings evaluate the world's leading business schools based on various criteria, including course design, faculty, participant diversity, and overall satisfaction. They are widely regarded as a benchmark for assessing the quality and impact of executive education.

Placed at number 75, NBS is one of only seven UK business schools to be featured. It also ranks 6th for growth, 16th for faculty diversity and 45th for percentage of female participants on its courses.

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The FT rankings are a benchmark for excellence in executive education

With an emphasis on personalised and experiential learning, NBS offers a comprehensive range of versatile and bespoke executive education programs, designed to support both individual and organisational growth.

NBS has a worldwide reputation for innovation, insight, and leadership and is accredited to AACSB and EQUIS, the highest international standards for business school education. It is recognised by the Small Business Charter Scheme as one of the UK’s preeminent providers of business qualifications, as well as held up as an exemplar and beacon by the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Executive Dean of Nottingham Business School, Professor Baback Yazdani, said: “This ranking is evidence of our commitment to providing impactful executive education. We’ve helped a wide range of organisations to build their leadership capabilities, develop their workforce, and stand proud in dynamic markets. The extraordinary business pedigree of our international team ensures that the quality of our teaching, resourcing, and consultancy services sit at the forefront of modern business practice, giving learners the confidence, capacity, and credentials to thrive in the world of business.”

For more information about Nottingham Business School and its executive education programs, please visit the NBS website.

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    About Nottingham Business School at Nottingham Trent University

    Nottingham Business School (NBS) at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a leader in experiential learning and personalisation of business, management and economics education and research, combining academic excellence with positive impact on people, business and society.  NBS has an unrivalled level of engagement with business, public and voluntary organisations. With more than 8,500 students, NBS is also one of UK’s largest business schools.

    NBS is Quadruple+ Accredited by EQUIS, AACSB, EFMD BA for International Business, which are globally recognised hallmarks of excellence and quality for business education. NBS is also accredited by Small Business Charter, providing support and development for SMEs. The school is also a PRME Champion and held up as an exemplar and beacon by the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME).

    About Nottingham Trent University

    Nottingham Trent University (NTU) received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2021 for cultural heritage science research. It is the second time that NTU has been bestowed the honour of receiving a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for its research, the first being in 2015 for leading-edge research on the safety and security of global citizens.

    The Research Excellence Framework (2021) classed 83% of NTU’s research activity as either world-leading or internationally excellent. 86% of NTU’s research impact was assessed to be either world-leading or internationally excellent.

    NTU was awarded The Times and The Sunday Times Modern University of the Year 2023 and ranked University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023. It was awarded Outstanding Support for Students 2020 (Times Higher Education Awards), University of the Year 2019 (Guardian University Awards, UK Social Mobility Awards), Modern University of the Year 2018 (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide) and University of the Year 2017 (Times Higher Education Awards).

Published on 22 May 2023
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