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CEO Magazine #1 Global Executive MBA Ranking 2017 BadgeTelfer Executive MBA has been ranked as #1 in the Tier One Global Executive MBA Ranking by CEO Magazine. The 2017 MBA Rankings were announced on Wednesday, April 5.

CEO Magazine has been showcasing top business schools from around the globe since it first launched in 2008. In 2012 the publication launched its annual Global MBA Rankings, profiling MBA, Executive MBA and Online MBA programmes. This year CEO Magazine reached out to business schools across North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the BRICS, and received responses from over 160 institutions.

Using a ranking system entirely geared and weighted to fact-based criteria, CEO Magazine aims to cut through the noise and provide potential students with a performance benchmark for those schools under review.

“Our program is honoured to be recognized by CEO Magazine. The Telfer Executive MBA focuses on a 'Global, Practical, Relevant' platform that accentuates 'Responsible and Effective’ leadership for optimal business impact in an increasingly competitive global market”, said Sophia Leong, Executive Director of the Telfer Executive MBA. “To be tapped by CEO Magazine as the premier Global Executive MBA program underlines the program’s value proposition and impact on the candidates’ transformation.”

“I would like to acknowledge the outstanding work of the entire Executive MBA team, led by Sophia Leong, and all the faculty members who have taught in this program”, said François Julien, Dean of the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management. “In addition, our Executive MBA candidates and alumni, through their professional successes and impact within their organizations and communities, are making a tremendous contribution to their program and to the Telfer School. I congratulate them sincerely on this remarkable achievement and encourage them to continue their excellent work.”

About our Program

The Telfer Executive MBA Program accelerates value in three distinct ways: business leadership, organizational impact and value to community. Our program offers professionals a ‘live’ and transformative learning environment, focusing on international market and leadership experience to excel in today’s global economy.

The Telfer Executive MBA curriculum is anchored by Signature Series of Six Business Consulting Projects two of which are global in focus and involve two international business trips.  The diversity of candidates within our cohort allows you to learn from multiple stakeholders – faculty, fellow candidates, speakers and clients. A typical cohort works within organizations in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors and has a diverse range of experience and industry knowledge. Our candidates recognize the value and impact of the practical component of our program, emphasizing the application of knowledge in real management settings.

The complete CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings 2017 can be viewed in the latest edition of CEO Magazine or on CEO magazine’s website.


Published: April 5, 2017 | Category: Latest News

The Telfer Executive MBA staff takes every step to ensure the Program runs smoothly, allowing participants to concentrate on the work at hand.”
Kevin O'Keefe, EMBA 1998, Partner, CFN Consultants
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