FT Executive Education Rankings 2017: SSE Riga Executive Education is #1 in the Nordic and Baltic region
Monday 15/05/2017

FT Executive Education Rankings 2017: SSE Riga Executive Education is #1 in the Nordic and Baltic region

On May 15, 2017, the Financial Times published their annual worldwide ranking of executive education providers. According to the latest worldwide ranking, SSE Riga Executive Education is the number 1 provider in the Nordic and Baltic region and 26th in the world as part of the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) group. This year SSE has advanced its position in the global ranking by 2 positions.

“These results reflect the very high quality of our training programmes and once again prove that the School offers state-of-the-art education and is a centre of excellence in the Baltics. Most people know that SSE Riga offers degree programmes in economics and business, but it is perhaps not so well known that since 1994 the SSE Riga Executive Education Department also offers a wide range of shorter management and skill development programmes for mid and senior level managers as well as customized programmes for companies. We hope that this most prestigious recognition will also bring new participants in!” says Nellija Titova, the Director of the Executive Education Department at SSE Riga.

Every spring the SSE Riga Executive Education Department takes part in the yearly Financial Times Executive Education ranking as part of the SSE group. The statistical figures for SSE Riga’s open and custom programmes in 2016 were included in the overall rating of SSE. In 2016, 208 participants from 9 countries took part in SSE Riga open programmes.

SSE Riga Open Programme Portfolio in 2016
(10 new programmes were offered):

  • Business Negotiations: Level I
  • Business Negotiations: Level II
  • Effective International Communication
  • Building Strong Brands Online and Offline
  • Winning New International Customers
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Supply Chain & Logistics Management
  • Strategic Management Programme: Mini MBA
  • Changing Human Behavior: Nudging
  • Advanced Negotiations

Please see the SSE Riga Executive Education Open Programme calendar >

The rankings are based on participant and client satisfaction, diversity of participants and faculty as well as the international aspects of the education provider.

On a yearly basis, the Financial Times ranks the best executive education programmes globally, rating the 75 best open programmes as well as 85 best customized programmes worldwide and combining the two rankings to list the top 50 providers of executive education in the world.

SSE continues to maintain its position in the ranking as the top executive education provider in the Nordic and Baltic region in all categories. This year SSE is ranked 38th for custom programmes, 29th for open programmes, and 26th for the combined list. SSE remains the top Nordic school in all three rankings. The rankings are based on participant and client satisfaction, diversity of participants and faculty as well as the international aspects of the education provider. This is the 19th edition of the Financial Times rankings of the world’s leading providers of customised and open-enrolment executive education programmes.

Learn more about the Financial Times Executive Education Rankings 2017 >> 

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