23 Apr 2019 20:32 IST

SP Jain Global ranked 7th in Asia Pacific

Recruitment firm Ivy Exec ranks institute 81st across the globe, six places up from last year

SP Jain School of Global Management’s Executive MBA programme has been ranked 7th in the Asia Pacific and 81st globally, up six places from last year, by career advisory and recruitment firm Ivy Exec (US) EMBA Rankings. The institute was also ranked second for ‘work-life balance’, eighth for ‘career advancement’ and ninth for ‘curriculum’.

The Ivy Exec MBA rankings are derived from an EMBA perception survey conducted annually by Ivy Exec within their community of 1 million+, comprising Directors/VPs, C-level executives, and business leaders who value education as the shortest path to career advancement.

The average composition of SP Jain’s EMBA class is 20 per cent, 55 per cent and 25 per cent from Junior, Middle and Senior Management respectively. The largest number of professionals opting for this programme are from BFSI, healthcare, ITES, consulting, manufacturing real estate, shipping & logistics, media and pharmaceuticals.

Continuous learning

Nitish Jain, President and Director, SP Jain School Global Management said, “It is a matter of great pride to be ranked among the top 10 EMBA programmes in the Asia Pacific. At SP Jain, it is our constant endeavour to reinvent, re-imagine and innovate to keep up with the changing times. Emerging technologies are transforming businesses every day at a fast pace. Thus, we are witnessing a trend of continuous learning amongst working professionals to up-skill themselves which has also resulted in increasing the popularity for our executive programmes that inculcate critical problem solving skills.”

The 18-month part-time programme offered by SP Jain School of Global Management is designed to enable working professionals, to discover their style of leadership, seize challenging opportunities, develop a decision-making track record and boost their career in the company of like-minded individuals and faculty drawn from around the world.

Global perspective

The programme lays emphasis on project-based learning as well as the development of soft skills through a unique Executive Career Acceleration Program (ECAP), which includes corporate interface sessions as well as the SP Jain Toastmasters Club. The world-class faculty for the EMBA come from 29 nationalities.

Dr Gary Stockport, Dean, SP Jain School of Global Management - EMBA programme and Professor of Strategy, says: “Our EMBA has been constantly ranked among the best executive MBA courses across the globe. This is a testimony of our academic excellence and efforts towards becoming a world-class management institute that grooms global business leaders.”