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Rank in 2012
Rank in 2011
Rank' 10
3 yr. rank[1]
Prog. design[3]
Aims achieved[8]
Value for money[10]
Future use[11]
Intl. clients[12]
Intl. part.[13]
Intl. progs.[14]
Partner schools[15]
Fac. diversity[16]
Total Responses[17]
Custom Revenue ($m)[18]
11101Duke Corporate EducationUS / South Africa / UK / India1111343225876151535 (3)-
22202HEC ParisFeatured business schoolFrance323211110103301428261056 (3)-
371508Iese Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain71181015714815465581156 (3)-
45304Esade Business SchoolSpain1312131416111191231049671331 (3)19.1*
5817010Boston University: QuestromUS232381445302333061362629 (3)-
610607Center for Creative LeadershipUS / Belgium / Singapore / Russia10135572351103435237274632 (3)-
75506IMD Business SchoolSwitzerland918412111666131231133457244 (3)-
83806Fundação Dom CabralBrazil581084293537554551333829 (3)58.2
94305Harvard Business SchoolUS4207623827621621663272945 (3)143.8***
101918016IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain8712131031522951429362840764 (3)8.3*
112016016Hult Ashridge Executive EducationUK18915172012172519123021134835 (3)39.1**
121721017University of Oxford: SaïdFeatured business schoolUK116111151010298122119229123241 (3)15.5**
131512013Babson Executive EducationUS14594624121711111333047143722 (3)-
131629019University of North Carolina: Kenan-FlaglerUS646713201644117664140574419 (3)18.7**
15127011Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolUK171618232718213120424204261952 (3)-
1698011InseadFeatured business schoolFrance / Singapore / UAE192716152231182025229971723335 (3)-
171110013University of Pennsylvania: WhartonUS27282420141372324132214121623632 (3)-
181311014Ipade Business SchoolMexico1219141694813137120406563276228 (3)-
191725020Columbia Business SchoolUS211422191715234216037154327211817 (3)-
203242031Stanford Graduate School of BusinessUS161019211839826331332273223512119 (3)-
212124022Thunderbird School of Global ManagementUS24152118285519271793935336451227 (3)-
212222022University of Chicago: BoothUS / UK / Singapore252627252122201214313122349454728 (3)-
233723028SDA Bocconi School of ManagementItaly23242329196295622141931354132350 (3)-
242334027ESMT BerlinFeatured business schoolGermany2817252635826153412554212345944 (3)8.2*
252418022IAE Business SchoolArgentina223120282352281131101582444193347 (3)3.8*
26-43-Edhec Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance2021292412452214235634431455617 (2)-
272930029London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK33323130345131344172610104171135 (3)-
283538034EMLyon Business SchoolFrance26292827252633623543437175111431 (3)-
292413022InsperBrazil153426323121351926312186639405023 (3)-
302727028Western University: IveyCanada / China312317936672718211133463959572021 (3)-
313227030ESCP Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance / UK / Germany / Spain / Italy323334402442303838918281138332148 (3)-
322950037University of Virginia: DardenUS29353222323224213005760835516424 (3)12.7**
333657042UCLA Anderson School of ManagementUS363737333027433318338432922451719 (3)-
342825029Kelley Executive Partners at Indiana UniversityUS34383338415482829152562610224119 (3)-
343840037Stockholm School of EconomicsSweden / Russia / Latvia383041373819253028950322020136841 (3)9.7
363218029Northwestern University: KelloggUS372243352962323527540421519164333 (3)-
3740--Politecnico di Milano School of ManagementItaly30394039269344339135385854326527 (3)6.7
384446043Henley Business SchoolUK432530313929375950142234712575538 (3)-
395659051CeibsChina444544453765493740183617606317426 (3)-
404153045York University: SchulichCanada41404534503045584244950614653527 (3)-
405147046University of Texas at Austin: McCombsUS484139513340442447343156442236316 (3)-
42-38-Gordon Institute of Business Science at UPSouth Africa425454465463424149151402695225 (2)-
423135036AGSM at UNSW Business SchoolAustralia354638364333395746115958556344624 (3)-
444652047Queen's University: SmithCanada555642414225463932354525143452521 (3)-
454951048Vlerick Business SchoolBelgium514248475257364844244411818572839 (3)8.6*
465136044Melbourne Business School, Mt ElizaAustralia49494943483441555204559345285742 (3)-
464647046Tias Business School, Tilburg UniversityNetherlands504352504543596136231652721154841 (3)-
48---Nova School of Business and EconomicsPortugal40443655463552365365224950571619 (2)2.2*
484543045Católica Lisbon School of Business and EconomicsPortugal4555504856444740511028496363575440 (3)4.8
505556054Aalto UniversityFinland / Singapore60504653406838473775553287576628 (3)3.9
514232042Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityFeatured business schoolNetherlands5647476053645367561147251311103935 (3)-
514840046University of St GallenSwitzerland3953585758545816671348483714573047 (3)3.1
535955056Grenoble Ecole de ManagementFrance586363544736565355651464615402738 (3)3.1*
54---Incae Business SchoolCosta Rica / Nicaragua4636354444704044436836505857397 (1)-
5550--University of Michigan: RossUS535255425558503254570135631535120 (2)-
56-36-Universidad Adolfo IbanezChile5461535664536166589262553365313 (2)-
576362061USB Executive DevelopmentSouth Africa5258605959285445451053456963536623 (3)-
586254058University of Toronto: RotmanCanada6159514951595150481458574860404916 (3)-
594345049Warwick Business SchoolUK5748565257605552661541675945573522 (3)-
605433049MIT: SloanUS47606261496957656856311923535919 (3)17.5*
615865061Macquarie Business SchoolAustralia655157626066606057460396863574525 (3)3.3**
626059060Eada Business School BarcelonaFeatured business schoolSpain666561646147646463356444262313445 (3)-
635758059Irish Management InstituteIreland636266636946635464862615231274229 (3)2.7**
6465--Porto Business School, University of PortoPortugal595759586550624960566645457206830 (2)2.4*
655349056University of Cape Town Graduate School of BusinessSouth Africa646470686656697061184663812363125 (3)-
666161063BI Norwegian Business SchoolNorway676764676361654662561686230236050 (3)18.4*
67---National University of Singapore Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSingapore68706865684966516569243356332421 (1)-
68---Yonsei University School of BusinessSouth Korea62686566621768635967707063577022 (1)3.6*
69-64-NHH Norwegian School of EconomicsNorway70666769673770686927696748576123 (2)12.2
706463066Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlands696969707041676970664625755395836 (3)9.8**
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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. About 340 points separate the top school, Duke Corporate Education, from the school ranked number 70. The top 14 business schools, from Duke CE to UNC: Kenan-Flagler, form the top group of custom providers. The second group is lead by Cranfield School of Management and the third by Grenoble Graduate School of Business. The top and bottom schools in the second group are separated by 129 points; in the third group there is a 90 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 between client and school, the extent to which purchasers’ ideas were integrated into the programme, and the effectiveness of the school in integrating its latest research.

3. The flexibility of the course and the willingness of 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 teaching and the extent to which teaching staff worked together to present a coherent programme.

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

7. The extent and effectiveness of follow-up offered after the course participants returned to their workplaces.

8. The extent to which academic and business expectations were met, and the quality of feedback from individual participants to purchasers.

9. Rating of the learning environment’s quality and convenience, and of supporting resources and facilities.

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

11. The likelihood that clients would use the same school for future customised programmes, and whether they would use the school for the same programme.

12. The percentage of clients with headquarters outside the business school’s base country and region.

13. The extent to which customised programmes have participants from more than one country.

14. The international reach of the school’s customised programme teaching.

15. The quantity and quality of 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 school. Figures in brackets indicate the total number of years of survey data included in the ranking.

18. Income from customised programmes in 2011 in $m, provided optionally by schools. Figures are based on average dollar currency exchange rates for 2011.

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