AGSM ranks among the world's best Executive MBAs

Wednesday, 17 April 2019  @Business School

AGSM @ UNSW Business School is ranked 9th in Asia Pacific and 40th globally in the 2019 QS Global EMBA Rankings. This is the third year that QS has released a global ranking for Executive MBA programs and includes data collected from schools, students, academics, and employers. A total of 156 global Executive MBA programs were included in the 2019 QS EMBA rankings, an increase of nearly 10% on last year.

The QS Global EMBA Rankings consider five key performance indicators, including Employer Reputation, Academic Reputation, Career Outcomes, Executive Profile and Diversity. AGSM ranked higher than the global means score in three out of five indicators. 

Thousands of employers and academics around the world are surveyed for the QS EMBA Rankings. On Employer Reputation AGSM scored 69, which is greater than the global mean of 64.6 and greater than the Asia Pacific mean of 66.8. AGSM received a score of 82 points for Academic Reputation, which is more than the global mean of 62.6 and more than the Asia Pacific score of 73.

Professor Nick Wailes, AGSM Director and Deputy Dean of UNSW Business School, said: "these results are a strong outcome for AGSM's Executive MBA program on the global, regional and domestic stage. Our Part-Time EMBA prepares managers, executives and professionals to broaden their management skill base, enhance their career prospects, or start a new enterprise," he said. 

"Globally, demand for high-quality Executive MBA programs is strong and the rankings are a good indicator of the strength of MBA programs as the professional development of choice for executives and leaders."

“We are committed to creating a contemporary MBA experience that equips leaders to make an impact in today’s accelerated world. This year’s QS rankings results reinforce our position as a leading global institution.” 

With more than 40 years of leadership education experience, AGSM’s globally ranked MBA programs are taught by internationally recognised faculty with industry experience. Our teaching style is adaptive and experiential. Students are immersed in active learning experiences and exposed to practical skills and tools they can immediately apply to real business problems.

The full 2019 QS EMBA Rankings table can be found here.

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