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Rank '08[1]
Rank '07[1]
3 yr. rank[1]
Business School name
Course design[3]
Aims achieved[9]
% Women[12]
Intl. part.[13]
Intl. location[15]
Fac. diversity[17]
Revenue ($m)[18]
1111Harvard Business SchoolUSA44342281631822230327n/a
2232University of Virginia: DardenUSA2121111232322624405044406.1**
2353IMD Business SchoolSwitzerland5145751315521173164131340.5*
4575IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain981616143172563712412101013.8*
5787Iese Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain14171723298312198429631149.7*
6132013London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK3107842194174224412822533.7*
7666Center for Creative LeadershipUSA / Belgium / Singapore102421775612243823279112833.3*
8324Stanford Graduate School of BusinessUSA1116511125311430750241129n/a
9101812Western University: IveyCanada / China121286222212101431425543515n/a
10192217MIT: SloanUSA851339461416331517741252413**
11-15-Thunderbird School of Global ManagementUSA731210931191540405424281442n/a
1181311Columbia Business SchoolUSA22713137173513182227813161111n/a
13121814University of Pennsylvania: WhartonUSA152191161821892130182437253629.5**
13151715Fundação Dom CabralBrazil119112432121017135244831119177.8*
1513812Northwestern University: KelloggUSA19151098144316425341423452433n/a
16253024Essec Business SchoolFrance / Singapore212015312352182974222206332215.7**
17262723HEC ParisFeatured business schoolFrance24241812214309503631118201789.1
1881112UCLA Anderson School of ManagementUSA66142115624112338383853504421n/a
19161416InseadFeatured business schoolFrance / Singapore27252220103633193916191211747n/a
21171518Queen's University: SmithCanada2629242227374221519344417153314n/a
2211412University of Chicago: BoothUSA / UK / Singapore18313125132728301135222030482523n/a
23231219Duke University: FuquaU.S.A16132814181645271013253355504451n/a
23272826University of Michigan: RossUSA3016191916251825383426215172545n/a
25182322SDA Bocconi School of ManagementItaly3422232642241332241038404540361214.6*
26221019Babson Executive EducationUSA352729152430514072040163947526n/a
26323130Esade Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain334038383723738219352434871811.7**
2841--University of Oxford: SaïdUK40363328123332313423236421417166.5*
29302829Wisconsin School of BusinessUSA28182618332816248433648495044555.5*
30---Fundação Instituto de AdministraçãoBrazil131930403634204343293451150445210.5*
31292528Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolUK373532322039629351528292945154314.1**
31323332IAE Business SchoolArgentina29414134443222332011211325182208.9*
33312329University of St GallenFeatured business schoolSwitzerland2337213334292621364421362613203316.4*
34212627University of Toronto: RotmanCanada20232530402050232251484611353637n/a
35232126Ipade Business SchoolMexico3139423938101126302715394491447n/a
36273432ESCP Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance / UK / Germany / Spain / Italy48303537411936204912361532221625n/a
37343134Vlerick Business SchoolBelgium2533364243403441283730431934201910.4*
37353736Henley Business SchoolUK383440361926492833413830332344427.3**
39364139Macquarie Business SchoolAustralia362827173044483445554747363344382
40373537EMLyon Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance433834414738373954283428432817294.7
41434443Melbourne Business School, Mt ElizaAustralia514239293145273642503030185022388.8**
42393840York University: SchulichCanada4243373535475550275244329218919.1*
42424242Hult Ashridge Executive EducationUK454646442653314732423019384444410.4**
4449--NHH Norwegian School of EconomicsNorway492648465342393754544445219444613.9
45---Kaist College of BusinessS. Korea3244434748501454411775547253953n/a
46394042Aalto UniversityFinland / S. Korea / Singapore394545495135424444464851123241544.4
47---Incae Business SchoolCosta Rica / Nicaragua50505148254341465326332454541133.8**
48454245Stockholm School of EconomicsSweden / Russia / Latvia4647444555494442374751514631405016.6
49383942Gordon Institute of Business Science at UPSouth Africa47554954464653492630434810383140n/a
50444647Católica Lisbon School of Business and EconomicsPortugal444850525048405148393733353836496*
50464547Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlands414947505441384552491951154941489.2**
52---Edhec Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance53545251455429485532211037244312.4
53485050Lagos Business SchoolNigeria54515453525247524648244034325332*
54473545AGSM at UNSW Business SchoolAustralia52525543395552554754354048364432n/a
55504650USB Executive DevelopmentSouth Africa55535355495154535153363714262544n/a
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1. These data are for information only.

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. Total revenue from open programmes in 2008 ($US Millions).
These data are provided for information only. For schools whose main headquarters are outside the US figures are based on average dollar currency exchange rates for 2008.

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