UCD Smurfit Executive Development Ranks 35th Globally

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UCD remains only Irish business school included in the 2023 Open Enrolment listings

University College Dublin remains the only Irish business school included in the 2023 Open Enrolment listings with the Smurfit Executive Development (SED) ranked 35th globally, and 21st in Europe, in the latest FT report on executive education programmes.

Professor Joe Peppard, the new SED Academic Director, said: “To be ranked 35th in the world is an outstanding achievement and speaks to the depth and breadth of our faculty expertise and the premium that our participants place on original thinking and continuous personal development.

“As a global leader, UCD Smurfit Executive Development has a track record of enhancing participants’ leadership skills at the highest levels, allowing them to immediately give back to their organisations to advance business and team performance."

The 2023 FT Executive Education ranking analyzes two types of programs for executives: open-enrollment programs (open to entrepreneurs and executives from any company) and custom programs (courses that are tailor-made for specific companies).

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