11 Straight: Financial Times Ranks Duke CE #1

Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE) has been ranked the world’s #1 provider of custom executive education, according to the 13 May edition of the Financial Times. This is the eleventh consecutive year that Duke CE has taken top honors.

“First and foremost, we owe this incredible honor to our clients,” said CEO Mike Canning. “Our clients are terrific. They bring us interesting problems and inspire us to raise our game. Our ability to provide unique insights to today’s toughest challenges, create and deliver innovative solutions across the globe, and build enduring relationships with clients has earned us this ranking.”

The Financial Times conducts surveys of executives in client organizations, using the responses to compile the final rankings. “It is humbling and gratifying that our clients continue to provide positive feedback,” Canning said. “We are also grateful for our very talented educators who make us the best in the world.”

Duke CE has also been named the top provider of custom executive education programs in BusinessWeek’s biennial survey five consecutive times (2003-2011).

Duke CE is a not-for-profit support corporation to Duke University of Durham, North Carolina, USA, with additional offices in San Diego, London, Johannesburg, and Ahmedabad. Duke CE provides custom executive education programs, learning and development advisory services, and helps companies embed learning into day-to-day work.

Duke CE has also been ranked #1 five consecutive times in BusinessWeek’s biennial survey (2003 to 2011).

Read the full Financial Times coverage.

FT Top 10, 2003-2013

03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12
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Duke CE 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
HEC Paris 16 16 14
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11 5 2 2 2 2 2
IESE 4 6 8 13 4 9 6 15 7 3 3
ESADE 36 34 28 38 33 25 8 3 5 4 4
CCL 31 19 23 9 15 21 14 6 10 6 5
IMD 3 2 2 2 2 2 4 5 6 7 6
Babson 13 10 9 8 5 6 11 12 15 13 7
Cranfield 32 22 16 11 27 21 13 7 12 15 8
UNC: Kenan-Flagler 9 11 13 31 12 23 17 29 16 13 8
Stanford 5 8 4 4 26 33 30 42 32 20 10