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The Financial Times has just published its 2020 global rankings for customised executive programmes. Entering the top 50 for the first time this year, SKEMA Business School has been ranked 43rd out of 85 international academic institutions and has climbed 18 places compared to the 2019 edition; this progression places SKEMA on the second step of the podium, between Imperial College (1) and Chicago Booth School of Business (3).
Paris, 29 April, 2020: facto affects the student community. To help young people and their families affected by the containment measures to cope with this unprecedented situation, SKEMA Business School has mobilised all its stakeholders to gather aid. The objective: allocate 300 "COVID-19" social grants to its students as part of a dedicated SKEMA United solidarity fund.
The accreditation body of EQUIS (EFMD) has just voted to reaccredit SKEMA Business School for five years, the maximum duration of the accreditation.
Paris, March 18, 2020: With the temporary closure of SKEMA’s Suzhou campus in China in mid- January, SKEMA had already set up a comprehensive distance learning system to ensure the continuity of studies for its 550 students present on the campus at that time. Since then, they have continued their programme from home. At the time, it was a question of continuing the delivery of 10 different programmes at this campus. Today, a hundred students are still in China and continuing their studies via total distance learning.
Nathalie Hector has been appointed as the development director and member of the Executive Committee at SKEMA Business School. Her responsibilities will include admissions, product marketing, national and international business development, as well as recruitment competitions.
After France (Paris, Lille, Sophia Antipolis), China (Suzhou), The United States (Raleigh) and Brazil (Belo Horizonte), SKEMA Business School has opened its 7th campus in South Africa. The ‘inaugural class’ of the first batch of students at SKEMA Business School’s campus in South Africa took place on 31 January 2020 at Stellenbosch.
After extensive consultation with stakeholders — students, alumni, companies and employees — SKEMA has announced a new strategic plan that is both ambitious and disruptive. This new roadmap called SKY25 was presented during a press conference led by Alice Guilhon, dean of SKEMA, on January 23.
With accreditations from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA already under its belt, SKEMA has just obtained the new international EFMD Accredited Programme label for its Global Executive MBA.
The Financial Times has just published its 2019 world ranking for the Master in Management programmes. SKEMA Business School’s Master in Management programme has been ranked 12th among the 100 business schools that are featured. It has climbed 13 places this year from the ranking in 2018. SKEMA has been included in this ranking since its creation in 2009. It has now entered into FT’s list of the top 15 of the world's best business schools at a remarkable pace. In France, SKEMA’s Master in Management has been placed 4th among the 22 best French Grandes Ecoles represented.
SKEMA Business School’s MSc International Business programme has been ranked 3rd in the Masters in Management 2019 ranking published by The Economist. This is the first time SKEMA participated in the ranking process for this category. In this second edition of the rankings, 40 schools had been shortlisted by The Economist. SKEMA stood 1st in many criteria.
SKEMA Business School’s MSc International Strategy and Influence programme announces a collaboration with Digimind. The collaboration focuses on helping students hone their skills by utilising the software solutions of the leading SaaS social media monitoring and competitive intelligence company from the next academic year.
The Financial Times has released its list of executive education rankings of 2019 for customised programmes. SKEMA Business School’s executive education programmes made a remarkable progress and gained 18 places, positioning 61st. This is the third highest increase worldwide in this edition's rankings and the highest for a French school.
SKEMA has executed its 2015-2020 strategic plan a year in advance as it celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and continues to move forward. The flagship project is the launch of a new campus in Paris, which will be operational from 2020. Designed to link the historical north-south territories of the school, this new hub called the Grand Paris campus spreads across 30,000m2 by the banks of the Seine in an emblematic space that was occupied until now by the Airbus group. After Asia, North America and South America, the school has chosen to establish its seventh campus in the continent of Africa. The new campus is being opened in Cape Town, South Africa, and students will be able to choose it from the fall 2019/2020 intake.
Press release-SKEMA Business School reaccredited by AACSB for 5 years
Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer in new plant proteins for the Food, Nutrition and Health markets, is partnering with SKEMA Business School in a global partnership. Driven by a mutual desire for innovation within their respective territories but also for international expansion, the two partners will jointly develop a series of actions over the next three years.
The Financial Times has just published its 2018 world ranking for Masters in Management programmes. SKEMA Business School has been in this ranking since its creation in 2009. This year’s 25th place, out of 100 international educational institutions, is an improvement of 10 places compared to 2017’s ranking. Our Master in Management ranks fifth among the 25 best French Grandes Ecoles represented.
950 management students and engineers will be working out ethical solutions to make life better with AI. From 10 to 13 September 2018 the “AI for life” hackathon will take place on SKEMA Business school’s three French campuses in Paris, Lille and Sophia Antipolis. This event is partnered by ESIEA, MICROSOFT and INRIA.
The Financial Times has just published its world ranking of programmes in finance.
SKEMA Business School, with its MSc Financial Markets & Investments ("pre experience") programme taught on its Paris, Sophia Antipolis (France) and Raleigh (USA) campuses, has been in the top 10 worldwide since the launch of this world ranking in 2011. This year the MSc has been ranked fourth worldwide among the 50 selected international schools and universities.
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