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TRIUM ranks second worldwide in the Financial Times

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For its second participation in the annual Financial Times' Executive MBA ranking, the TRIUM Global Executive MBA Programme ranked second in the world (90 programs are listed).

Each year, the Financial Times survey evaluates Executive MBA programmes offered by business schools from all over the world. The study assesses the career progress of alumni three years after programme completion, the academic excellence of the faculty and the program's international scope. TRIUM is also ranked fourth in the world for 'most experienced intake' and for 'salaries' and fifth in the world for 'overseas attendants'.

Launched in September 2001, TRIUM is the first executive MBA programme to provide an authentically global educational curriculum and experience, made possible through a unique alliance among three world-renowned universities: New York University Stern School of Business (NYU Stern), the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and HEC Paris.

Dean Bernard Ramanantsoa, HEC Paris, said: 'This second position confirms the uniqueness of the TRIUM programme design and the exceptional quality of the participants. This result is also the epitome of a successful innovative academic cooperation among three schools.

Dean Thomas F Cooley of NYU Stern School of Business, said: 'TRIUM participants gain a unique grasp of the ways, social, political and economic policy impact every aspect of how modern companies and organizations operate across the globe.'

For more on TRIUM, see www.triumemba.org|

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For more information on TRIUM, please call +33-1-39-67-70-19 in Europe, +1 212 998 0666 in the US, or visit www.triumemba.org|.

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New York University Stern School of Business, located in the heart of Greenwich Village, is one of the nation's premier management education schools and research centers. Stern offers a broad portfolio of academic programmes at the graduate and undergraduate levels, all of them informed and enriched by the dynamism, energy and deep resources of the world's business capital. For additional information on NYU Stern, visit www.stern.nyu.edu|

Created in 1881, HEC Paris is France's leading business school and one of the most renowned in Europe, offering a complementary range of highly selective graduate, post graduate and executive development programs. The school enjoys unparalleled links with the French and international business communities and boasts a powerful Alumni Association with more than 36,000 members and branches present in 113 countries. Its full-time faculty of over 105 professors serves a student body representing more than 85 nationalities on a purpose-built wooded campus just minutes from central Paris. For additional information on HEC, visit http://www.hec.edu|

LSE is a world-class social science institution. Based in the heart of London, its 8,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students come from more than 140 countries worldwide to study in one of the 18 departments or 35 research institutes. The School is one of the UK's top research universities. Some of the 80,000 alumni include 28 past or present heads of state and 30 current UK MPs. A total of 13 Nobel prize winners have either studied or taught at LSE. For additional information on LSE, visit www.lse.ac.uk.

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Interaction adds to learning experience (22 Oct 07)
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22 October 2007

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