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Rank '11
Rank '10[1]
Rank '09[1]
3 yr. rank[1]
Course design[3]
Teaching methods & materials[4]
Aims achieved[9]
Food & accommodation[10]
% women[12]
Intl. part.[13]
Intl. location[15]
Partner schools[16]
Fac. diversity[17]
Revenue ($m)[18]
1253Iese Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain1615161624326102441910211-
2412Harvard Business SchoolU.S.A.45371792482123020327121.1***
25116Thunderbird School of Global ManagementU.S.A.11124621426135934571409-
4323IMD Business SchoolSwitzerland68983981711742035262-
5123University of Virginia: DardenU.S.A.222110218323303165933605.3**
6666London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolU.K.51113951777362584057331225.1**
7131712HEC ParisFeatured business schoolFrance192375148169243531101310224-
8111612Essec Business SchoolFrance / Singapore91282315511223448264973726-
9778Center for Creative LeadershipU.S.A. / Belgium / Singapore1135416131111162140231694249-
1091311Fundação Dom CabralBrazil136122032111418653050316430-
10152818University of Oxford: SaïdFeatured business schoolU.K.209111091213152010246451418248.6*
1281010MIT: SloanU.S.A.7194364385223017152657334511.5**
1212811Stanford Graduate School of BusinessU.S.A.15212411226301012921324291022-
14131514Northwestern University: KelloggU.S.A.1010101313143114514391812602332-
1521--ESMT BerlinFeatured business schoolGermany18246151828101314721295492666.5*
16202219University of Chicago: BoothU.S.A. / U.K. / Singapore81323141115202093222201943104211.3*
1710912Western University: IveyCanada / China221618619292617122542122365118-
18171918InseadFrance / Singapore24251917731231637162113640293-
1915413IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain273036262318623331139169157712.6*
20232623Esade Business SchoolSpain322928312816326179372428522111.7**
21191318University of Pennsylvania: WhartonU.S.A.172220218301722815322541482939-
22181117Columbia Business SchoolU.S.A.25142218122227213127311314332613-
23241822UCLA Anderson School of ManagementU.S.A.21201725172528192520434054565115-
24283429University of Toronto: RotmanCanada3414122714181563494459374040-
25263027Fundação Instituto de AdministraçãoBrazil127152242102431351838623262156513.4*
26262124Queen's University: SmithCanada26282729294612271823455428174516-
27283129Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolU.K.3527312822354242828283037512941-
29-45-Kaist College of BusinessKorea1432263038245393912106125234861-
31313131IAE Business SchoolArgentina3438434043443535211925148128389.1*
32302529SDA Bocconi School of ManagementItaly4431353641361538302238454250192013.9*
33384137Melbourne Business School, Mt ElizaAustralia403532272640192841493636216219259.4**
34332932Wisconsin School of BusinessU.S.A.311830194041322911543563176151643.2*
35364739Incae Business SchoolCosta Rica50504446203450435126317443319-
36403336University of St GallenSwitzerland3340253735424525274527375513134316.2
37313635ESCP Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance / U.K. / Germany / Spain / Italy49424548343336444834391735181717-
37363737Vlerick Business SchoolBelgium30342938393737373641304846462333-
39353536Ipade Business SchoolMexico36454642362029344237155127212351-
40394240Hult Ashridge Executive EducationU.K.384142392151434534443222394751105.8**
40405244Edhec Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance484740433738224056171955635154-
42333737Henley Business SchoolU.K.41333435252349304350363362195146-
43444243York University: SchulichCanada373933333045624732624746332295-
4455--Universidad de los Andes School of ManagementColombia39363747462751415031402165111457-
45434444NHH Norwegian School of EconomicsNorway512648445739403213473356442651526.4
46474646Aalto UniversityFinland / S. Korea / Singapore293739454519473646436064642651633.3
47---UQ Business SchoolAustralia565152495060535440364738140458-
48464847Stockholm School of EconomicsSweden / Russia / Latvia4346414163483933475747553442425613.2
49504949Gordon Institute of Business Science at UPSouth Africa42564951555256521939404747364837-
50484046EMLyon Business SchoolFrance55495150445046486233332850303828-
51565454AGSM at UNSW Business SchoolAustralia53435032335655514561394358555128-
5259--Tias Business School, Tilburg UniversityNetherlands4748475261435249544632576345424811.4*
53495051Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlands455455585847425055512559485445589.3**
54525052Católica Lisbon School of Business and EconomicsPortugal465359555357486049424260433929505.5*
54545354Lagos Business SchoolNigeria575757545954445352532958225110473.9*
5653--Wits Business SchoolSouth Africa54555353495365555355422731384836-
5751--Grenoble Ecole de ManagementFrance6261606048595957573839918821344.7*
58---Saint Paul Escola de NegóciosBrazil52525456475534585956315253625155-
5958--Centrum PUCP Graduate Business SchoolPeru586058576049616161524453384415143.4
60575557USB Executive DevelopmentSouth Africa59585659565864565864364252325162-
61---Solvay Brussels School of Economics and ManagementBelgium615961615463585964602835615151353.7*
62---Esan Graduate School of BusinessPeru636364646262576263593465152565313.2
62---Universidad Externado de ColombiaColumbia606563655261546360485149603451312.5
64---Nova School of Business and EconomicsPortugal656262636565636538654932113051442.3*
6560--Eada Business School BarcelonaFeatured business schoolSpain646465626464606465584111512638236.4
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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 295 points separate the top school from the school ranked number 65. The top 11 schools, from Iese Business School to University of Oxford: Saïd, form the elite group of providers of open enrolment programmes. The second group runs from MIT: Sloan to Aalto University Executive Education, ranked 46. Some 105 points separate these two schools. The third group is headed by UQ Business School.

1. These data are for information only and do not form part of the 2011 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 or academic level, the international mix of the class and the interaction between course participants.

7. The relevance of new skills to the workplace, how easily 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 workplaces, and networking opportunities with other programme participants.

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

10. The quality of food and accommodation.

11. The quality of teaching, accommodation, 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 (for example, North America, Europe or Asia).

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 2010 in $m. Figures are based on average dollar currency exchange rates for 2010.
These data are given for information only and do not form part of the 2011 ranking.

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