IESE also occupies a very prominent position in the other ranking published by the FT, about open programs, where it is third.
In the list of the best business schools with custom programs for companies, IESE surpasses Duke Corporate Education, which has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore and South Africa, and the IMD in Switzerland and Singapore. The fourth position is occupied by the London Business School (Great Britain) and the fifth is for the HEC Paris (France).
In addition to IESE, two other business schools based in Barcelona, Esade and Eada, appear in this ranking prepared by the Financial Times. In the case of Esade, it ranks 30th among the management schools that offer customized programs, while EADA is number 52 in the ranking.
The other annual ranking prepared by the Financial Times newspaper, that of business schools with open programs, is led by the IMD, which holds the first position, and the Saïd Business School of the University of Oxford (United Kingdom), which is second.
Among the 30 leading business schools in the world for their open programs are two other Spanish: Esade, in 21st place, and IE Business School, in 25. In addition, Eada is ranked number 45 in this ranking.