The school has once again been ranked in the Top 100 executive MBA programmes by the latest UK Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking, which is based on an alumni survey that is only open to the US’s Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business or Europe’s Equis accredited business schools. The survey focuses on various measures including career progress of alumni, the school’s research output by faculty in top 50 recognised publications, as well as corporate social responsibility.
GIBS ranked highly in the following areas:
- #16 for Corporate Social Responsibility – GIBS core MBA courses emphasise CSR, ethics, social and environmental issues. GIBS also offers additional elective courses on ethics and responsible leadership.
- 71% for student aims achieved, which measures the extent to which alumni feel they have achieved their goals or reasons for doing an EMBA.
- Percentage of female students – over half of GIBS students are female (51%) and 50% of the school’s faculty is female.
- On salary progression – GIBS alumni score well over the average of this survey at US$225,772 (R3.2 million).