The Financial Times Executive Education hub will help you choose the best management course for you. Evaluate business schools using our interactive rankings, and read our range of features and interviews in the online magazine.

Inside McKinsey’s leadership factory

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Consultancy is pushing into business education with own courses

Executive Education ranking 2016 cover. Illustration by Adrian Johnson
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The 2016 FT Executive Education rankings

Established schools make significant strides while strong new entrants snap at their heels

Iese Business School

The leading customised and open-enrolment programmes for 2016

Iese, HEC Paris, Cranfield, IMD, Darden and Insead are at the top


Ian McAulay of Viridor at Ardley
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Viridor CEO Ian McAulay’s change of perspective

A Harvard management course at the time of 9/11 helped his classmates see the world differently

Peter Todd, dean of HEC Paris
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Meet the dean: Peter Todd of HEC Paris

The Canadian says the institution must compete with the best in the world


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Inspired by an 88 year-old’s fifth degree

Retired judge Oliver Popplewell embodies life-long learning — but mind the mid-career gap

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On Management: annual budget madness

The pervasiveness of budgeting is matched by the fear and loathing that surrounds it

Thuli Madonsela — a South African leader

Pretoria Gibs’ Nicola Kleyn on why the public protector’s steely integrity is an inspiration

Renee Dineen, founder of RMD Coaching and Consulting, poses for a portrait at her Sacramento, California home, April 28, 2016.
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Hopes & Fears: Going it alone

An IMD programme prompted corporate high-flyer Renée Dineen to change paths

Hopes & Fears: Asymchem CEO Hao Hong

An executive education programme crystalised the founder’s ideas for a new direction


NFL players go to business school

Programme aims to tackle high levels of bankruptcy following retirement from NFL

Learning to do good, better

Business schools increasingly tailor leadership courses to the needs of NGOs

Is 3D printing the shape of food to come?

Entrepreneur Vaiva Kalnikaite wants you to ‘print your own fruit’


Book review: ‘The Disruption Dilemma’, by Joshua Gans

How the buzziest concept in business has been disrupted

Technology: How to make crowdfunding work

A look at the fundraising potential, the pitfalls — and the Exploding Kittens

Communities: Star qualities

Former executive education students pick the famous person they want as a business partner