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Crummer Graduate School Earns #1 Nat’l Ranking

HR.com names Rollins Business School in annual Leadership Excellence Awards

why-rollins-heroWINTER PARK, FL – The Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business was named the #1 masters program in the country for leadership and organizational development. The accolade comes from HR.com’s prestigious Leadership Excellence Awards, which have honored the world’s top leadership programs for more than 33 years.

Crummer’s Center for Leadership Development provides in-depth leadership training and experiential programming to foster self-awareness, personal growth, and relationship building. The Center serves Crummer’s Professional MBA students and Early Advantage MBA students, a full-time day program for recent college graduates and career changers.

rollins“We are honored for Crummer to earn the number one ranking from Leadership Excellence for our extensive applied learning programming,” said Rob Hebeler, Assistant Dean, Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business. “Our experiential approach constantly evolves based on best practices from real-world business executives, helping our students and alumni grow into thoughtful and effective leaders in today’s dynamic business environment. We’re proud to have thousands of alumni around the country successfully leading organizations and positively impacting the communities they serve.”

Through the Center for Leadership Development, Crummer MBA students have the chance to complete a Leadership Road Map to complement their curriculum and to expose them to a variety of leadership perspectives through site visits to local businesses, community service programs and networking events. The Center also offers special programs for those looking to further enhance their leadership development, including:

  • Leadership development plan interactive workshop
  • Leadership coaching from an experienced professional leadership coach
  • Certification in Leadership
  • MBA Nonprofit Board Program, where students serve as a full voting member alongside business executives
  • On-site visits to learn about best practices and challenges from senior executives
  • Sun Trust Distinguished Leader of Merit Competition
  • Leader-in-Residence program, where accomplished business leaders meet with students over the course of a semester

A complete list of award winners can be found on hr.com or in the February edition of Leadership Excellence Essentials.

About Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business
Just outside Orlando in Winter Park is the Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business, a graduate school distinguished by its renowned faculty, intimate class size and applied approach to learning. It touts top MBA rankings fromBloombergBusinessweek andForbesmagazines and is among a select group of business schools carrying AASCB International graduate-level accreditation, including the first accredited Executive Doctorate in Business Administration program in the state. The school also houses six Centers of Excellence: Leadership Development, Advanced Entrepreneurship, Career Resources, Management & Executive Education, Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership, and the Crummer Alumni Association. For more information, visit www.rollins.edu/business.

Rollins College is Florida’s oldest recognized college and consistently ranks high among regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. It serves approximately 3,300 degree-seeking students annually through its full-time undergraduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Professional Studies, as well as through the Crummer Graduate School of Business and the Hamilton Holt School, which serves working adults. For more information, visitrollins.edu.

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