Vlerick remains absolute #1 in the Benelux for executive education

Financial Times Executive Education Ranking 2017

The 2017 Financial Times Executive Education Ranking confirms Vlerick Business School's position as an outstanding partner for training programmes for entrepreneurs, senior executives and managers. For the sixth year in a row, we remain the #1 ranked provider of executive education in the Benelux. Taking into account the highly competitive market worldwide, we are also proud to be the only Benelux school to be incorporated in the global top 50 list at place 32.

Patrick De Greve, General Director of Vlerick Business School, says:
Maintaining and reinforcing our number 1 position for the Benelux in this ranking is a very important recognition that we value very much.  We would like to thank all of our clients and alumni for their positive feedback about the Vlerick Learning Experience. They confirm that the bold path we have chosen to design and deliver learning journeys that impact their life and their business is the right one.

"But we are not complacent. We want to stay ahead of the curve by looking at the future and continuing to innovate and experiment. We are dedicated  to continuously improving our offering, our learning design and the delivery both offline as well as online. We recently launched a new 100% online MBA and other novelties are in the pipeline. Apart from that it’s our ongoing ambition to turn our knowledge into action, making it highly relevant for the business community. Finally, with our programmes, we create a true impact on our participants and their companies, preparing them for transformation and equipped to challenge themselves, the status quo and the changing world around us.”

Last year, a total of 7,249 entrepreneurs and managers completed executive programmes at Vlerick Business School. 3,131 participants chose one of the 68 open training programmes. Vlerick also developed 116 customised programmes for 4,118 participants at local and international companies including Aliaxis, Atlas Copco, Arcelor Mittal, Beeline, Besix, Bostik, Carrefour, delaware, DSM, Etex, KBC, Rabobank, Tomra, USG People and Vesuvius. 

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