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Franklin University MBA Offering in Poland Ranks Among the Country’s Best

For Immediate Release: September 17, 2013

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

Columbus, OH —

Franklin University, a leading educator of working adults, is proud to announce the University’s MBA offering at the Wroclaw School of Banking (WSB) in Poland recently ranked 8th in the 2013 Polish MBA program rankings provided by the Perspektywy Education Foundation. 

This most recent honor adds to other accolades received by Franklin’s MBA at WSB.  In 2011, the program was honored with the European Medal awarded by the Business Centre Club (BCC), an association that unites businessmen around Poland.  The European Medal is a non-commercial, nationwide project, which aims to support Polish products and services in the European Union.  As an award winner, Franklin’s MBA received a recommendation of services and products by the European Economic and Social Committee, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (represented by the Minister for EU membership) and the BCC.  That same year, Franklin’s MBA received the highest degree of internationalization by ‘Home and Market’ Magazine in Poland.

Providing further evidence of the quality and relevance of the program, in 2011, students within the Franklin MBA program at WSB won the GLO-BUS competition finishing first out of 491 teams from 51 colleges and universities. GLO-BUS is a business strategy simulation for educating management and marketing students in global business markets using an intuitive business simulation game.

Franklin’s award-winning Master of Business Administration (MBA) provides a holistic understanding of business through its top-ranked program that have been globally recognized for excellence. Designated a “Best Value in Regionally Accredited Online MBAs” by, the Franklin MBA, which is offered in the U.S. and many other countries, has also been awarded the European Medal and the "Highest Degree of Internationalization" ranking by Poland's Home and Market magazine.

The innovative MBA curriculum help develops leadership foresight while gaining a management perspective of each functional area. Graduates enter the workforce prepared to create and communicate sustained, coherent arguments; integrate and initiate tactical, operational, and strategic decision making to address organizational challenges; design and execute solutions for problems using a multi-functional business approach; as well as deconstruct and reformulate business decisions by applying theoretical and practical perspectives from multiple disciplines.

About the Perspektywy Education Foundation
The Perspektywy Education Foundation, an independent and non-profit national organization based in Poland, was established to promote and support education.  The organization’s magazine, the ‘Perspektywy’, organizes and publishes national university rankings and the rankings of the best secondary schools in the country.  Respected for their level of credibility, the rankings are recognized as the most popular and reliable educational rankings in Poland.

For more information on the 2013 MBA program rankings from Perspektywy, visit

About Franklin University
Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master's and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals.  From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work. Students can take classes through Franklin through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, two central Ohio locations, in Beavercreek, at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and online. In addition, the University's MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).


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