​The open and custom-designed Executive Education programs offered by AGSM @ UNSW Business School have once again been ranked as among the world's finest in the latest Financial Times (FT), rankings.

In a ranking of the top 100 Executive Education programs, the FT 2015 rated AGSM Executive Education among the leading open and custom program providers in the world, with an overall raking of 46th – a result which solidifies the school's position as a leader in management education and executive business leadership development in Australia and the Asia Pacific region.

The 2015 results list AGSM as improving in both the Open and Custom Program rankings : Open Programs 47th  (up from 50th in 2014) and Custom Program 54th (up from 59th in 2014).

Frank Kennedy, Executive Director, AGSM Executive Education says: "AGSM is very pleased with the year on year improvement of our rankings in the Overall, Open, and Custom categories. This result reflects the significant change agenda that has also improved the commercial performance of the business and led to innovations that will see huge benefits for our clients.

"In the last 12 months, AGSM Executive Education has implemented digital delivery solutions for corporate partners, launched the re-generation of the flagship AGSM General Manager Program and tracked millions of dollars in business improvement from the delivery of projects in partnership with AGSM."

Frank added that the biggest innovations for AGSM Executive Education are still to come. "We've increased our ability to provide practical pathways for accreditation into post graduate qualifications through the new AGSM MBAX program.

"We look forward to these innovations and, most importantly, we will continue our development and delivery of acumen-focused programs that deliver business and professional outcomes of significant value for the individuals and organisations that we partner with.

Frank said he was particularly please that AGSM Executive Education had performed strongly in the "overseas programs" and "follow-up" category.

"These results highlight the areas that clients believe are our real strengths and the elements of an Executive Education offering that they really value."

AGSM Executive Education offers Open Enrolment Programs for the development of individual skills; Custom Solutions tailored to business needs; and Consortium Programs targeting top talent teams.

About the Financial Times (UK) survey
The Financial Times annual executive education survey evaluates open-enrolment programs for individuals as well as custom programs for companies. The ranking is mainly based on the satisfaction of participants and businesses; it highlights the quality and suitability of the programs, the coherence of what is being offered and teaching excellence.

The annual Financial Times survey of executive education programs is recognised as one of the most prestigious worldwide, and is now in its 17th year.

About AGSM Executive Education

AGSM Executive Education, part of UNSW Business School, one of Asia Pacific's leading providers of leadership development, providing participants with access to the latest international research and cutting edge thinking on key business issues.

To meet the varying needs of individuals and organisations, AGSM Executive Education offers a portfolio of services including Open enrolment programs for the development of individual skills, In-house solutions tailored to business needs, Consortium Programs targeting top talent teams as well as Executive Coaching giving clients access to faculty expertise.

Media Inquiries to:

Alison Avery​, AGSM

0411 281 184