SIM-HSG ranked #1 for record-setting eleventh consecutive year The annual Financial Times ranking of Master’s in Management programmes globally gives top grade to HSG Strategy and International Management programme. 13 September 2021. Today, the Financial Times published its annual rankings of international Master’s in Management programmes, placing the University of St.Gallen’s (HSG) Strategy and International Management programme (SIM-HSG) in the top position for a record eleventh consecutive time. "Management education is a powerful agent to bring about fundamental change, spur progress in organizations and contribute to the well-being of humanity and our planet," said SIM-HSG managing director Prof. Omid Aschari. The yearly Financial Times ranking weighs different criteria ranging from quality of faculty, international mobility, aims achieved and female students. Their examination of economically-themed programmes at the university level has long been a benchmark of academic excellence worldwide. In retaining the top spot in the 2021 rankings, the SIM programme has outperformed 99 other international higher education establishments and universities offering Master’s in Management programmes. HEC Paris was placed second and the University College Dublin: Smurfit Business School was third.