Singapore, 26 October 2020 (Monday) – Singapore Management University’s (SMU) Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) has been ranked 22nd in the Financial Times’ (FT) 2020 global ranking of Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programmes. It holds the 14th spot among Asia universities and ranked 8th among Asia business schools.
The SMU EMBA Programme is designed to prepare global senior leaders for challenges of leading organisation in the fast-evolving regional markets. The innovative curriculum is created with input from more than 100 business leaders in Asia. EMBA graduates from the programme will be fully equipped to take advantage of fast evolving markets, resources and capabilities in Asia.
Commanding an average annual salary of US$375,346, graduates of SMU’s EMBA programme earn the 7th highest salary globally, enjoying a significant 47% salary increase after graduation. The programme scored 9.29 out of 10 in the overall satisfaction category, where alumni answered various questions about their EMBA experience.
Professor Gerry George, Dean of Lee Kong Chian School of Business, said “We are elated with the results of the FT 2020 ranking. The programme has attracted senior leaders and entrepreneurs from a wide variety of industries worldwide since its introduction in 2011, and provided them with both Asian and global business perspectives within its immersive curriculum, exposing them to experiences in Singapore, China, India and USA. The recognition from the FT ranking is a pat on our back which motivates us to continue our vision of helping graduates achieve success in personal growth and business excellence.”
This is FT’s 20th annual ranking of EMBA degrees. EMBA programmes must meet strict criteria in order to be considered for the ranking – schools must be accredited by either the American AACSB or the European EQUIS accreditation bodies, and the programmes must have run for at least four consecutive years. For full results and details, please refer to FT EMBA Rankings 2020 : http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/executive-mba-ranking-2020