In 2020, the School debuted in the FT rankings taking 44th place in Custom Executive Education ranking and 62nd in Open-enrollment Executive Education ranking. In 2021, due to the pandemic, the Financial Times did not publish a ranking, limiting itself to lists of the best business schools in the world.
This year, the Financial Times experts praised, in particular, the growth in revenues from customised programmes as well as the growth in revenues from repeat business, placing the School in 7th place. The flexibility of custom programmes and the willingness of the School to complement its teaching staff with external experts were also recognized. According to this indicator - Programme Design - FT specialists placed SKOLKOVO in 20th place.
The Open-enrollment programmes of SKOLKOVO School of Management also showed a significant increase in revenue, taking 9th place. SKOLKOVO also received 10th place in terms of international audience coverage.
"When we create our educational programmes, we strive to provide their participants with the most relevant knowledge and experience. The School's rise in the FT ranking once again serves as recognition of our unique local expertise in global management education", said Alexander Kim, Interim Dean of SKOLKOVO School of Management", said Alexander Kim, Interim Dean of the SKOLKOVO School of Management.
The Financial Times publishes seven rankings of the best management programmes annually. To be eligible to participate, a school should be accredited or have an affiliation with an AACSB or Equis accredited organisation and meet a number of other requirements.
In 2022, 70 schools are represented in Custom Executive Education ranking, and 65 in Open-enrollment Executive Education ranking.
You can check out the rankings here.