Financial Times released its ranking Global Masters in Management 2018. GSOM SPbU Master in Management program is ranked #23 among 100 programs in the world. It is the same position as a year ago and GSOM SPbU continues to be the only Russian representative in this ranking.
Commenting on the results, GSOM SPbU Director General, President and Chairman of VTB Bank Management Board Andrey L. Kostin noted that the stable GSOM SPbU score in this prestigious international ranking is the result of the correct strategy for the development of the School and effective interaction with academic and corporate partners.
Head of School Konstantin V. Krotov said that this year GSOM SPbU celebrates 25th anniversary, according to him, during this time School is constantly developing, using the best practices of foreign business schools. “The success of Master in Management program proves that GSOM SPbU remains the best business school in Russia. This year we kept the 23rd place — this is a reason for joy, but also an incentive for a serious work, so that next year we rise even higher in this ranking,” said Head of School.
The Financial Times Global Masters in Management 2018 ranking includes 100 business schools. The rankings are calculated according to information collected through two separate surveys. The first is done by business schools and the second by its graduates. All in all 18 criteria are taken into account: Salary today ($59.178), Weighted salary (($59.085), Salary percentage increase (69%), Value for money rank (16), Career progress rank (4), Aims achieved (88%), Careers service rank (26), Employed at three months (92%), Female faculty (53%), Female students (55%), Women on board (14%), International faculty (4%), International students (14%), International board (22%), International mobility rank (27), International course experience rank (37), Languages (1), Faculty with doctorates (94%).
This year GSOM SPbU Master in Management shared the 23rd positions in the ranking with Indian Institute of Management of Calcutta. This institute is GSOM SPbU partner. Swiss school St Gallen’s MA in Strategy and International Management tops the ranking, HEC Paris is in second place and London Business is in the third.
For the first time, GSOM Master in Management program was included in Financial Times Global Masters in Management ranking in 2013, taking the 65th place. During the next years School strengthened its position, reaching the 23rd line in 2017.