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Rank '09[1]
Rank '08[1]
3 yr. rank[1]
Prog. design[3]
Aims achieved[8]
Future use[11]
Int. clients[12]
Intl. part.[13]
Intl. progs[14]
Fac. diversity[16]
Revenue ($m)[18]
1111Duke Corporate EducationU.S.A. / South Africa / U.K. / India111121131263712231238 (3)-
2253HEC ParisFeatured business schoolFrance222211110123282318850 (3)-
3343Harvard Business SchoolU.S.A.3434372226291355452738 (3)101.4***
382512Esade Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain4343121048185691772233 (3)18.2**
5424IMD Business SchoolSwitzerland7117101330751214812514342 (3)-
6142415Center for Creative LeadershipU.S.A. / Belgium / Singapore1225566185174261031284525 (3)-
7132114Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolU.K.111391519816372624104121754 (3)-
852011InseadFeatured business schoolFrance / Singapore301812121513916272153205437 (3)-
8162918Fundação Dom CabralBrazil51011118415937544645114232 (3)33.0**
10688University of Pennsylvania: WhartonU.S.A.1772216532617171016201944430 (3)-
11101111Ipade Business SchoolMexico656942487427576355326330 (3)-
1211610Babson Executive EducationU.S.A.29813510121821819414121534632 (3)-
13153521Essec Business SchoolFrance / Singapore212230201621039212934143241430 (3)-
13273425InsperBrazil81216191134123131356248145418 (3)5.5
156910Iese Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain283332334223371539224741151 (3)12.0*
16111113Hult Ashridge Executive EducationU.K.25171722232217282831275635741 (3)35.7**
17322725Boston University: QuestromU.S.A.101615141448141498232752373231 (3)-
18-11-IAE Business SchoolArgentina24308292550194113322318172324 (2)2.8*
18829Northwestern University: KelloggU.S.A.9614179272022534503955452736 (3)-
18284129IE Business SchoolSpain141419252051331162049452725964 (3)5.9*
21323730University of Oxford: SaïdFeatured business schoolU.K.2615242318922362925192811103440 (3)13.3**
2219716University of Chicago: BoothU.S.A. / U.K. / Singapore18322518242024132018121747205429 (3)-
23181619SDA Bocconi School of ManagementItaly2326293122626381916363751131948 (3)16.7*
2424919Thunderbird School of Global ManagementU.S.A.13211884062272915391554253233 (3)-
25281924Columbia Business SchoolU.S.A.209211374011543042224355284125 (3)-
25262525Kelley Executive Partners at Indiana UniversityU.S.A.1629342133328201026333846434826 (3)-
27-37-ESCP Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance / U.K. / Germany / Spain / Italy3343262617392319421131230361030 (2)-
27213026Western University: IveyCanada / China3124237313731182528213455453428 (3)-
29172323University of North Carolina: Kenan-FlaglerU.S.A.19193124372829111441582240532628 (3)14.8**
30252727London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.44314232345425425313365261231 (3)-
31382230Emory University: GoizuetaU.S.A.22342027211421252444541642435424 (3)-
32405342Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityFeatured business schoolNetherlands383728372615445137409188282037 (3)-
33311627MIT: SloanU.S.A.15202728355639493843122928534619 (3)15.0**
3444--ESMT BerlinFeatured business schoolGermany34233735563335233135472116453423 (2)8.4*
35475746AGSM at UNSW Business SchoolAustralia35503338323142264159183337451021 (3)-
36-49-Universidad Adolfo IbanezChile37401036274743432248145053533416 (2)-
36455445Melbourne Business School, Mt ElizaAustralia4636403438173252433642492661637 (3)16.8**
38374239EMLyon Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance27393630365248564415402512261525 (3)5.5
38415143Gordon Institute of Business Science at UPSouth Africa36423949456033323217372433183434 (3)-
40221124Stockholm School of EconomicsSweden / Russia4745413946193635364642111585840 (3)9.3
40324639University of St GallenFeatured business schoolSwitzerland324435425443476573838367283436 (3)5.3
42303335Stanford Graduate School of BusinessU.S.A.53354348304634304932204739454330 (3)-
43384743Católica Lisbon School of Business and EconomicsPortugal3947494743363834359466155535246 (3)3.7
43504847Edhec Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance42274844442146245047523512421825 (3)2.2
45546454Warwick Business SchoolU.K.40414541283845414830615637532527 (3)7.2**
46-42-Henley Business SchoolU.K.45384443394241475250153036324926 (2)-
47363640Tias Business School, Tilburg UniversityNetherlands4846525049295045402361269235341 (3)5.6
47433241University of Texas at Austin: McCombsU.S.A.43484752292652464545236028206224 (3)-
49---University of Cape Town Graduate School of BusinessSouth Africa41285353575754653412274010403217 (2)2.7**
50355045University of Virginia: DardenU.S.A.5659514041413033336356193295027 (3)-
51414546Vlerick Business SchoolBelgium49494651476140505437531514452341 (3)6.2*
5251--Queen's University: SmithCanada50533845554449272357595444402026 (3)-
53525854York University: SchulichCanada5551504651635359555239655553532 (3)-
54474047University of Toronto: RotmanCanada54525555485155584758165355164022 (3)-
55-61-Grenoble Ecole de ManagementFrance51575954535556486149505224392726 (2)-
56535555Aalto UniversityFinland / S. Korea / Singapore57545456524551445156603222536539 (3)3.3
57-37-UCLA Anderson School of ManagementU.S.A.59605857505958534653304249452711 (2)-
5864--Irish Management InstituteIreland52556159605862556064454435535117 (2)2.5**
5965--CeibsChina6364606163535960646011515420525 (3)-
59575958Eada Business School BarcelonaFeatured business schoolSpain62615658594963635951423150372743 (3)2.5**
61586561BI Norwegian Business SchoolNorway61625762586560405854655941115944 (3)14.5
62636062USB Executive DevelopmentSouth Africa58566264622557615662486455536428 (3)-
6359--Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlands60656365643561646261645755535728 (3)13.6**
6461--NHH Norwegian School of EconomicsNorway65636563611665626355634834326026 (3)8.5**
65596362Macquarie Business SchoolAustralia64586460656464576565255855536130 (3)2.3**
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Table notesAlthough the headline ranking figures show changes in the data year to year, the pattern of clustering among the schools is equally significant. Some 340 points separate the top school, Duke Corporate Education, from the school ranked number 65. The top ten business schools, from Duke CE to the Ipade, form the top group of custom providers. The second group is jointly Babson College: Olin and the third by TiasNimbas, Tilburg Univeristy. The top and bottom schools in the second group are separated by 95 points; in the third group there is a 130 point gap between top and bottom.

1. These data are included for information only and do not form part of the final ranking.

2. The level of interaction with the business school; the extent to which purchasers’ ideas were integrated into the programme; and the effectiveness of the business school in integrating its latest research into the programme.

3. The flexibility of the course and the willingness of business schools to complement their own faculty with specialists and practitioners.

4. Contemporary and appropriate teaching materials and a suitable mix of academic rigour and practical relevance.

5. The quality of the teaching and the extent to which teaching staff worked together to present a coherent programme.

6. The relevance of new skills to the workplace, the ease with which they were implemented and the extent to which the course encouraged new ways of thinking.

7. The level of follow-up offered after the course participants returned to their workplace.

8. The degree to which academic and business expectations were met and the feedback from individual participants.

9. The quality of the teaching accommodation, IT and library facilities.

10. Purchaser’s rating, in terms of value for money, of the course design and teaching materials.

11. Purchasers were asked to rate the likelihood that they a participant would use the same business school again and if they would or use that business school to do the same programme again.

12. Amalgamates the percentage of clients headquartered outside the business school’s base country and region (e.g. North America, Europe, South America).

13. Custom programmes with participants from more than one country.

14. Custom programmes that have been taught in more than one country.

15. Custom programmes developed or taught in conjunction with other business schools.

16. The mix of faculty by nationality and gender.

17. The number of individual surveys completed by clients of the business school. Figure in brackets indicates the total number of years of survey data included in the ranking.
These data are provided for information only and do not form part of the final ranking.

18. Income from customised programmes in 2009 in millions of $US. For schools based outside the US figures are based on average dollar currency exchange rates for 2009.
These data are provided for information only and do not form part of the final ranking.

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