<h2>The AUC School of Business announced that the Executive Education open-enrollment programs have achieved their highest Financial Times (FT) ranking to date. Ranked at 67 in 2020, and rising 7 places from the 2019 ranking, the classification maintains the School\u2019s positioning on the world map as the only ranked school in the Arab region and one of only three in Africa.<\/h2>\r\nGhada Howaidy, associate dean for Executive <a href="https:\/\/www.weforum.org\/agenda\/2020\/05\/how-covid-19-is-sparking-a-revolution-in-higher-education\/">Education<\/a> and External Relations at the School of Business, remarked: \u201cWe are very proud of the AUC School of Business Executive Education team who have worked hard to achieve this result.\u201d\r\n\r\nShe added: \u201cWith the vast number of universities and executive programs globally, being FT ranked bears witness to our impact and the extent to which professionals find, the reconfigured programs we offer, relevant to their business needs and best-in-class. We promise to continue working hard to get even better.\u201d\r\n\r\nThis year\u2019s FT executive education open-enrollment rankings, consisting of the top-ranked 75 business schools, are primarily based on data provided by learners as well as data from the schools. The rankings are based on 10 criteria assessed by participants and six for data submitted by the schools. Participant criteria include preparation, course design, teaching methods and materials, faculty, quality of participants, new skills and learning, follow-up, aims achieved, food and accommodation, and facilities.\r\n\r\nAs for school surveys, the criteria incorporate the percentage of female participants, international participants, growth, international location, partner <a href="https:\/\/see.news\/germany-to-reopen-all-schools-shops-in-may\/">schools<\/a>, and faculty diversity.\r\n\r\nThe FT\u2019s annual rankings of non-degree Executive Education providers are the best known and most discussed in the industry for rating only the top providers of executive education programs worldwide.\r\n\r\nRanked for the first time by FT in 2013, and consistently in the ranking ever since, the AUC School of Business Executive Education programs maintain their leading position as the regional platform for world-class executive education.