UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Ranked Among World’s Best at Educating Executives

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Both custom and open-enrollment programs at UNC Kenan-Flagler are ranked highly by Bloomberg Businessweek.

Bloomberg Businessweek identifies the best-in-class by the companies that are familiar with them.

Bloomberg Businessweek has rated the Executive Development programs at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School among the world’s best for both custom and open-enrollment programs.

Bloomberg Businessweek ranked UNC Kenan-Flagler:

  •     No. 13 globally and No. 6 in the United States for custom programs
  •     No. 14 globally and No. 8 in the United States for open-enrollment programs

Bloomberg Businessweek’s goal is to “identify the programs that are considered best-in-class by the vast majority of companies that are familiar with them.” Its ranking is based on a survey of client companies that send employees to the schools participating in the ranking. The survey asks the companies to identify the schools whose executive education programs they’re familiar with, and which of those they consider the best.

The Financial Times also consistently ranks UNC Kenan-Flagler custom programs among the best in the world, mostly recently No. 8 globally and No. 4 in the United States.

“We partner with organizations to develop their top talent and solve real business challenges,” said Susan Cates, president of UNC Executive Development. “We appreciate their recognition of our faculty’s and staff’s commitment to excellence and the value that our collaboration brings to their organizations.”

UNC Executive Development delivers programs at the Paul J. Rizzo Executive Conference Center in Chapel Hill and around the world.

The Rizzo Executive Conference Center is designed to serve the needs of executive programs and includes the historic DuBose Home that serves as an executive dining facility; the first-class residence center, McLean Hall; and the state-of-the art classrooms of Loudermilk Hall. It just broke ground for a $36 million expansion that that will accommodate the growing demand for executive programs.

UNC Kenan-Flagler will celebrate 60 years as a leader in the field of executive education in 2014. Today it serves organizations based in North Carolina, across the United States and around the world. UNC Executive Development partners with Fortune 500 companies and government organizations, delivering custom programs designed to have a significant impact on their businesses. For information about UNC Executive Development, visit http://www.uncexec.com.

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About the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Consistently ranked one of the world's best business schools, UNC Kenan-Flagler is known for its collaborative culture that stems from its core values: excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork. Professors excel at both teaching and research, and demonstrate unparalleled dedication to students. Graduates are effective, principled leaders who have the technical and managerial skills to deliver results in the global business environment. UNC Kenan-Flagler offers a rich portfolio of programs and extraordinary, real-life learning experiences: Undergraduate Business (BSBA), full-time MBA, Executive MBA Programs (Evening, Weekend and global OneMBA®), online MBA@UNC, UNC-Tsinghua Dual-Degree EMBA, Master of Accounting, PhD, Executive Development, and UNC Business Essentials programs. It is home to the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.

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