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Rank '09[1]
Rank '08[1]
3 yr. rank[1]
Course design[3]
Teaching materials[4]
Quality of participants[6]
Aims achieved[9]
% women[12]
Intl. part.[13]
Intl. location[15]
Fac. diversity[17]
Revenue ($m)[18]
1222University of Virginia: DardenU.S.A.11117114112293119554447-
2575Iese Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain1311101624217104436621142.8*
3233IMD Business SchoolSwitzerland597841083311931237232-
4112Harvard Business SchoolU.S.A.764524112862123030524101.4***
511--Thunderbird School of Global ManagementU.S.A.22231519631185029551446-
66138London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.358751754653074851297-
7767Center for Creative LeadershipU.S.A. / Belgium / Singapore8352147451426412740133943-
8101912MIT: SloanU.S.A.47343340918351715548293313.0**
9131512Fundação Dom CabralBrazil94614306101143304651222224.7*
1091010Western University: IveyCanada / China171314621241713122536102165018-
10162517Essec Business SchoolFrance / Singapore1621162817831622746261783231-
12838Stanford Graduate School of BusinessU.S.A.61612106223082202756031933-
13151314Northwestern University: KelloggU.S.A.141491312123412521371928522336-
13172619HEC ParisFeatured business schoolFrance2526131215929104236319413155-
15458IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain2125322123132203093517111881111.3*
15284128University of Oxford: SaïdFeatured business schoolU.K.231717111016201423111912321716196.5*
17191617InseadFrance / Singapore1924211792726153712191292893-
1811812Columbia Business SchoolU.S.A.2410151511252817263231457201113-
19131215University of Pennsylvania: WhartonU.S.A.182219198261619916332145432539-
20221118University of Chicago: BoothU.S.A. / U.K. / Singapore11192318132115231129202043401230-
21---ESMT BerlinFeatured business schoolGermany2831112226441222328172933829126.0*
21232724University of Michigan: RossU.S.A.2212189181818252537312156112546-
23263227Esade Business SchoolSpain2932343434196301710352814732111.9**
2418817UCLA Anderson School of ManagementU.S.A.12152025161533182034384159555031-
2630--Fundação Instituto de AdministraçãoBrazil10822304314253633134656955445211.3*
26211721Queen's University: SmithCanada2629262628399261527345415163514-
28342128University of Toronto: RotmanCanada15182423351149212158484853253536-
28312929Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolU.K.3030332725327242819273552444445-
30251824SDA Bocconi School of ManagementItaly4128313342301335291537413449201512.5*
31362731ESCP Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance / U.K. / Germany / Spain / Italy46353846372935284524381813191316-
31313231IAE Business SchoolArgentina32394135443731321914231537127256.2*
33293031Wisconsin School of BusinessU.S.A.35233020363427271346255635545059-
33373535Henley Business SchoolU.K.4038403622284629404336411035048-
35352331Ipade Business SchoolMexico3342474539202133383117452391652-
3647--Incae Business SchoolCosta Rica4847424219314741462236212655017-
36373436Vlerick Business SchoolBelgium2733353841353739344030481642422510.6*
38414341Melbourne Business School, Mt ElizaAustralia493436242941223141553133245533446.8**
39424241Hult Ashridge Executive EducationU.K.36434439205132443542352549475036.9**
4052--Edhec Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance42463743383624425517191141350572.6
40333135University of St GallenSwitzerland3140284033423838394821374615194113.6
43444945NHH Norwegian School of EconomicsNorway50275047543839347453047271044494.6*
44423942York University: SchulichCanada454139373247575227564241423248-
45---Boston University: QuestromU.S.A.34372531315654434957392454355019-
46484546Stockholm School of EconomicsSweden / Russia / Latvia3845484458463640435350502526425411.5
47463944Aalto UniversityFinland / S. Korea / Singapore374445504633454544475959585550603.6
48403742EMLyon Business SchoolFrance514843484848484659282932223916274.9
49504648Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlands395051525740414856491756250395010.9**
50---Grenoble Ecole de ManagementFrance5956545547535049483037131282235-
50493846Gordon Institute of Business Science at UPSouth Africa47554954495053501633385231363538-
52504449Católica Lisbon School of Business and EconomicsPortugal435152535054425647384539364135555.1*
53---Wits Business SchoolSouth Africa5352464945496053535442342034202811.2*
54534852Lagos Business SchoolNigeria55545351535243515251245284425413.8*
55---Universidad de los Andes School of ManagementColumbia52535556555551555139401447201456-
56544752AGSM at UNSW Business SchoolAustralia5449564140595254506035394424508-
57555054USB Executive DevelopmentSouth Africa57575757515759575459383817274458-
58---Centrum PUCP Graduate Business SchoolPeru58585858524558595852265050555022-
59---Tias Business School, Tilburg UniversityNetherlands5660596059585658574429543353395014.9*
60---Eada Business School BarcelonaFeatured business schoolSpain60596059606055606050307382333286.0**
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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 280 points separate the top school from the school ranked number 60. The top 17 schools, from University of Virginia: Darden to Insead, form the elite group of providers of open enrolment programmes. The second group runs from Columbia Business School to Ibmec São Paulo, ranked 42. Eighty points separate these two schools. The third group is headed by NHH.

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

2. The provision of advanced information on programme content and the participant selection process.

3. The flexibility of the course and appropriateness of class size, structure and design.

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 extent to which other participants were of the appropriate managerial/ academic level, the international mix of the class and the interaction between course participants.

7. 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.

8. The level of follow-up offered after participants returned to their workplace and networking opportunities with other participants.

9. The degree to which participant and company expectations were met.

10. The quality of food and accommodation.

11. The quality of teaching accommodation and IT and library facilities.

12. The percentage of female participants.

13. Amalgamates the percentage of participants from outside the business school’s base country and region (e.g. North America, Europe, Asia etc.).

14. Amalgamates growth in income and percentage of repeat business.

15. Programmes run outside the business school’s base country and region.

16. The quantity and quality of programmes taught in conjunction with other business schools.

17. The mix of faculty by nationality and gender.

18. Income from open 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 given for information only and do not form part of the final ranking.

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