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EAE ranks as the second most reputable business school in Spain in the 2017 Merco Ranking

EAE holds on to the same position for the fourth consecutive year and has ranked among the top five business schools in Spain since 2007. The School classified in 54th place in the general company ranking, in a league table headed by Inditex, Mercadona and Santander

For the fourth year in a row, EAE Business School has been named as the second best business school in the 2017 Merco Ranking.  The sector league table was headed by IE, while EAE has held the same position as it was ranked in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Moreover, this year, EAE has ranked in 54th place in the general company ranking, in a league table in which the top ten positions were held by Inditex, Mercadona, Santander, Repsol, BBVA, Telefónica, Caixabank, Mapfre, Iberdrola and ONCE.

Every year, the Merco Ranking analyses the corporate reputation of the top 100 companies in Spain and EAE has ranked among the Top Five since 2007 in the Business School category. Each year, applications are submitted from over 700 companies but only 100 are picked to enter the general ranking, with EAE having been on the list for eleven years in a row. The list is drafted with the participation of more than board members from all of the companies operating in Spain with a turnover of over 50 million euros, as well as experts in Corporate Social Responsibility.

The ranking takes the analysis of six variables into consideration: financial profitability, service quality and customer satisfaction, innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility and environmental policies, internal reputation and employment quality, and international dimension. It takes into account the Independent Review Report (ISA E3000) conducted by KPMG and is the world’s leading verified monitor of corporate reputation. In addition, all of Merco’s methodology and weighting criteria are publicly available.

The drafting process of the Merco ranking uses a multi-stakeholder approach. In 2017, this has involved the participation of 1,201 executives who complete an initial questionnaire about corporate reputation Afterwards, 930 experts evaluate the companies: 111 financial analysts, 120 NGO representatives who assess the companies’ commitment to the community and environmental and social responsibility, 41 union members who rate the quality of employment, 130 members of consumer associations who evaluate value for money, 100 economic journalists who assess the companies’ information transparency and accessibility, 100 business professors rate the quality of business management and innovation, 104 members of Dircom and opinion leaders evaluate leadership. Also in 2017, 154 Influencers and Social Media Managers participated in the evaluation and, as a new development this year, 70 political directors assessed the companies’ behaviour and commitment to the country. Furthermore, 18,458 employees, 826 university students, 748 former business school students, 928 members of the general public and 58 headhunting experts evaluated the internal reputation of each of the companies.

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Ranking Merco empresas y líderes 2017. EAE business school

EAE ranked as the second most responsible business school in Spain

 

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EAE Business School has been ranked as the second most responsible business school and with the best corporate governance in Spain in the Merco 2016 Ranking of Responsibility and Corporate Governance. In addition, this year, EAE holds 53rd place in the general classification of companies, in a ranking headed by the following companies in the top ten: ONCE and its Foundation, Mercadona, Caixabank, Inditex, Mapfre, Iberdrola, BBVA, Repsol, Danone and Calidad Pascual.

This ranking complements the results published in June last year, which announced the first part of the Merco Companies Ranking, in which was named as the second most reputable business school in Spain for the third year in a row.

To pick the most responsible companies this year, Merco has taken into consideration the opinions of experts from up to 10 different fields, including the following samples: 1,231 board members from large companies, 86 CSR experts, 159 members of NGOs, 111 trade union members, 106 members of consumer associations, 101 economic journalists, 164 financial analysts, 152 influencers and Social Media Managers and more than 1,985 members of the public, as well as the evaluation of Analysis and Research Technicians who have assessed the reputational merits of the companies in the ranking. In this way, the objective is to give a more comprehensive overview to the crucially important concept of responsibility.

Every year, the Merco Ranking analyses the corporate reputation of the top 100 companies in Spain and EAE has ranked among the Top Five since 2007 in the Business School category. Each year, applications are submitted from over 700 companies but only 100 are picked to enter the general ranking, with EAE having been on the list for ten years in a row. The list is drafted with the participation of board members from all of the companies operating in Spain with a turnover of over 50 million euros, as well as experts in Corporate Social Responsibility.

The ranking takes the analysis of six variables into consideration: financial profitability, service quality and customer satisfaction, innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility and environmental policies, internal reputation and employment quality, and international dimension. It takes into account the Independent Review Report (ISA E3000) conducted by KPMG and is the world’s leading verified monitor of corporate reputation. In addition, all of Merco’s methodology and weighting criteria are publicly available.

EAE would like to thank all of the current and former students, teachers of the academic faculty and partner companies that have made, make and will continue to make EAE’s activity possible for their cooperation that has led to these great results


MERCO RANKING (Spanish Corporate Reputation Monitor)
2016 EDITION

Ranking Merco 2016 para EAE Business School

EAE Business School in 2016 was highlighted for the third consecutive year on the Merco Ranking as the second best business school in Spain.

EAE, the second most reputable business school in Spain by Ranking Merco 2016

The Training sector classification was led by IESE, and EAE retains the position it held in the 2014 and 2015 editions. EAE also comes in 45th on the general classification of companies, a ranking led by Inditex, Mercadona and Santander. 

 

​EAE, among the 100 top Spanish companies with best talent

Merco has analysed the corporate reputation of the 100 largest companies in Spain since 2007, focusing on a total of more than 700 companies that participate in the ranking each year. EAE has ranked in this Top 100 and is also among the Top Five Business Schools for the tenth year running.

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Ranking El Mundo con EAE Business School

Six EAE master's degrees have been selected by the 2016 El Mundo newspaper ranking as the best in their speciality in Spain

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Six of EAE’s master’s degree programs among the best in Spain. According to the El Mundo ranking

For the third consecutive year, six EAE master's degrees have been selected amongst the best in their speciality in Spain, according to the ranking drawn up in 2016 by El Mundo, one of the leading newspapers in Spain and Europe. 

1. The Máster en Dirección de Comunicación Corporativa (Master in Corporate Communication Management) is considered the best Communication master's degree given in Spain, ahead of that given by the University of Navarre. The program has been among the best for a decade, with this year's first place being the fourth time this has been achieved and confirming its leadership in the sector. The newspaper also highlights EAE's collaboration with the Atresmedia Group, the main Spanish language communication group, which gives the chance for students to do practice and opens the door to group professionals being brought in as speakers and teachers.

2. The Máster en Dirección Financiera (Master in Financial Management) returns to the podium of the best programs in the area of Finance, coming third in the 2015 edition of the ranking, one place higher than in 2014. El Mundo highlights its new modules in financial advice and accounts management, which prepare students for the EFPA's EFA examination.

3. The Máster en Dirección de Operaciones y Logística (Master in Operations and Logistics Management) has been ranked the second best master's degree in Spain in the area of Logistics, and was particularly highighted for the fact that all of its students find work in the area within five months of completing the program, as well as its eminently practical focus.

4. The Máster en Dirección Comercial y Gestión de Ventas (Master in Commercial Management and Sales Organisation) was ranked the best Commercial master's degree in Barcelona and the second in Spain, particularly highlighting the collaboration agreements with more than 2,300 renowned companies and institutions like Airbus, BMW, Danone and Coca Cola.

5. The Máster en Dirección de Marketing y Gestión Comercial (Master in Marketing Management and Commercial Organisation) is the third best program in Spain, standing out for its teaching staff, of which 74% are PhDs. What's more, 71% of the teachers on the program combine their classes with their posts as company directors. In this case the newspaper also highlights the bilingual nature of this master's degree, which is given in Spanish and English.

6. The Máster en Dirección de Recursos Humanos (Master in Human Resource Management) is the best Human Resource master's degree given in Barcelona and the third best in Spain. Here the focus lies on EAE's Human Resource Advisory Board, which is formed by 20 of the sector's directors, who revise and develop the course content.