May 15, 2012 10:18 AM EST
Financial Times Ranks Mt Eliza No. 1 Executive Education Provider in Australia for 5th year
Since its establishment in 1954, Mt Eliza Executive Education was grounded in spearheading quality education in Australia which made it the only Australian provider in the FT top 40. In the Asia Pacific region, it performed second only to Chinese provider CEIBS, in 29 th place. In 2004, it merged with Melbourne Business School (which is jointly owned by the business community and the University of Melbourne) to become the largest management education provider in Australia.
Mt Eliza offers programs:
Ranked 31st globally, Open enrolment programs cover functional, leadership and management skills. Clients such as Swisse Vitamins CEO Radek Sali said, " In the future, pioneering programs like those offered by Mt Eliza will become a prerequisite for leadership. Leaders will become self-aware and engaged in what is really important for business to succeed".
Ranked 46th globally, Customised programs in partnership with corporate and government client (including Leadership 21, with Enterprise Connect and C-Suite Ascent), and executive coaching for individuals and teams through the Centre for Coaching in Organisations. It was recognised for the excellence of its international partnerships (ranked 8th), which include Ashridge, London Business School and the Center for Creative Leadership. The editor in chief of Australian Associated Press, Tony Gillies, a graduate of Mt Eliza's flagship Advanced Management Program, said, "The program has made me think more deeply than in the past about ways to keep people motivated and engaged so they can deliver on the company's performance goals."
While, Dr Michael Robertson of Australia's national science agency, CSIRO, said, "I have come away from Mt Eliza programs with some practical tools and insights that will change the way I approach everything at work (and home!). I can see why Mt Eliza is regarded so highly across the world."
Deputy Dean Executive Education Professor Paul Dainty said the result highlighted Mt Eliza's focus on anticipating the changing needs of business in a time of cutbacks and uncertainty.