Rankings and the Ross Difference
At Ross, you become part of an inclusive community known for leadership development, groundbreaking entrepreneurship, and a commitment to sustainability, social impact, and positive business.
Not only do you experience some of the top-ranked programs in the world, but you’re also part of the University of Michigan, one of the most prolific and respected research institutions in the country.
Across a wide range of criteria, Michigan Ross Executive Education and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business are consistently ranked among the world’s elite institutions.
2016 | Financial Times, “Top 5 Executive Education Globally”
The Financial Times recently ranked the University of Michigan Ross School of Business 5th globally for executive education. This new ranking puts Ross in a highly select group among the top five in the world for open-enrollment education programs for executives looking to gain knowledge and skills for career advancement and effectiveness.
2013 | Financial Times, “Top 10 Executive Education Globally”
The Financial Times recently ranked the University of Michigan Ross School of Business 10th globally for executive education. This new ranking puts Ross among the top ten in the world for open-enrollment education programs for executives looking to gain knowledge and skills for career advancement and effectiveness.
Ross Executive Education programs are led by faculty experts in the fields of leadership, management, and strategic human resource management. Each program features cutting-edge content, applicable tools, and high-level networking that executives can leverage to improve effectiveness among staff and organizations.
2013 | Leadership Excellence, “No. 1 in Leadership Development”
For Five years consecutively, Michigan Ross has been ranked No. 1 in Leadership Development by the Leadership Excellence magazine. Our world-class faculty will deliver what it takes to help executives leverage cutting-edge best practices.
2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek “Top 10 Open Enrollment programs”
Bloomberg Business Week’s 2013 ranked Michigan Ross Top 10 for our open enrollment executive education programs.
2013 | Poets and Quants and CNN Money “Top 40 Professors Under 40”
In 2013, Poets & Quants has named Professor Maxim Sytch as one the world’s 40 best business school professors under the age of 40.
Sytch, a professor of management and organizations, studies how inter-organizational ties form, evolve, and create globally connected social systems. Says Poets & Quants: “From research publications and book reviews to conference presentations and academic awards, this 35-year-old at the University of Michigan’s Ross School is definitely a star professor on the rise.” Maxim is also the program faculty for Executive Education Programs – Organizational Leadership: Breaking Silos and Emerging Leaders.
In 2013, Knowing yourself and cultivating a vision for your personal leadership approach is key,” says Scott DeRue, the faculty director of the Emerging Leaders Program and faculty of Strategic Decision Making and Personal Effectiveness Program at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
Scott was named by Poets & Quants and CNN/Fortune as one of the top 40 business school professors under the age of 40 in 2012. He conducts research and teaches in the areas of leadership and team development, with a particular focus on how leaders and teams learn, adapt, and develop in complex and dynamic environments.
2011 | Business Week, “Special Report on Executive Education”
Michigan Executive Education has consistently ranked among the top providers for open-enrollment programs from the inception of the Business Week biennial global survey.