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2018
2017
Three-year average rank
School
Country
Preparation[1]
Course design[2]
Teaching[3]
Faculty[4]
Participants[5]
Skills[6]
Follow-up[7]
Aims achieved[8]
Food[9]
Facilities[10]
Female participants %
Intl. part.[11]
Growth
Intl. location[12]
Partner schools[13]
Fac. diversity[14]
110101IMD Business SchoolSwitzerland107854320221291118731852962292342549624
1701307Stanford Graduate School of BusinessUS20120573410210211713101063310345164862724610
38019010University of Chicago: BoothUS / UK / Hong Kong3231112566215172572345311546310282923611
460906University of Michigan: RossUS50251314823525833732055331766719723175017
550706InseadFeatured business schoolFrance / Singapore / Abu Dhabi1511036371411809292122503112331222230441
630204Iese Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain / US2222062312021856520165131130511324724101010
620404University of Oxford: SaïdFeatured business schoolUK7442744033946263201126217135331131892311
8110809ESMT BerlinFeatured business schoolGermany1354348410115413423623130372492456103532812
922017016Columbia Business SchoolUS1317718912919713821804143479173582360268562121
1012014012University of Pennsylvania: WhartonUS67115126114521321561158111434521911323247357
1114012012HEC ParisFeatured business schoolFrance236193142220141565101523311874590639318562
12320--Washington University: OlinUS4271262366261345221536871541211754744567425636315
1390609Center for Creative LeadershipUS / APAC / EMEA1909510510417321416412410119114121138772282372
1415016015University of Toronto: RotmanCanada17517016114319670260130926651641653471473149
1419015016Fundação Dom CabralBrazil114648312451114014214014102933334144315294431
1613010013London Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUK2712662141739026112123228117727206223025370
1621011016Esade Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain147256255182278453018536753254616544228271178
1825029024Stockholm School of EconomicsSweden / Russia / Latvia12513615423230121941941002643194745162041411632596
1917032023Shanghai Jiao Tong University: AntaiChina9015313528722310310252212162316956414432563695
20905011University of Virginia: DardenUS16101413171113121522972721910181276463145617369560658
2123024023Essec Business SchoolFrance30734227142816620010330217322148195682510561180
2216020019UCLA: AndersonUS2012161119915624011930527815024335244789454311726
2328033028SDA BocconiFeatured business schoolItaly28628426335226723241310258203402655119531403274
24-29-Boston University: QuestromUS24212016293558202214473015505649
2428028027University of St GallenFeatured business schoolSwitzerland862301823285542711288173112211324427355252565326
2627025026University of Cambridge: JudgeUK25332631624512036933628319726333111252476556397
2718023023Henley Business SchoolUK3392211241025153371662082493163504640430334413555302
2733026029Western University: IveyCanada / China267241137321242641532172262352374341162510523524222
2934035033Kaist College of BusinessSouth Korea185336225277256251071363515154195921751911544790
3030021027CeibsChina2133713533123553921813934022553756369281354117132
3039043037Ashridge Executive Education at HultUK3882912301519121154011247298461452302276733272563292
3223031029Thunderbird School of Global Management at ASUUS32735728433720347153910348458398633517775722509113
3341048041NHH Norwegian School of EconomicsNorway3641833342610750281543226451438446844135382563574
3451048044Nyenrode Business UniversiteitNetherlands2915311629143815441117722102114525441428727317608448752
3525022027IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpain39123910511850848203014311743102982710351824219396324102
3635036036Incae Business SchoolCosta Rica / Nicaragua51259049058021337240348249437158326066022032
3736039037Cranfield School of ManagementFeatured business schoolUK3113043842962815034517322382421263911758771563243
3845052045Gordon Institute of Business Science at UPSouth Africa342483405374479337492358426361150501813146718387623
3940037039Vlerick Business SchoolBelgium454452360442391324292406372344395326110613394452
4037041039Edhec Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance5864954455704323412314105623213112457414133234417
4044046043AGSM at UNSW Business SchoolAustralia531362341030045151371737132173012505732127735623819
4043048044York University: SchulichCanada5054024323623235844615459354721741381551730211453
4348048046University College Dublin: SmurfitIreland37538241143346644663433741137515433665343333262523
4448056049National University of Singapore Business SchoolSingapore4925225324632324893755746166083314072446512201191
45600--WHU – Otto Beisheim School of ManagementFeatured business schoolGermany3524412446235114614591135134622471333163128243423612563557
4652054051InsperBrazil46727332134373324107863815601451124670140217902145812
4754044048University of British Columbia: SauderCanada52446652141436106715645812705511526202719711563207
4845047047Eada Business School BarcelonaFeatured business schoolSpain611050565115935304211381356766252248438021172048311
4964064059Indian Institute of Management BangaloreIndia43154420568401164731286706541623283317661118126912910780
5047039045Ipade Business SchoolMexico4810556698546628381034051944441221583374123431678
5137027038ESCP EuropeFrance / UK / Germany / Spain / Italy6517631068186984194313422541057135911351761061884316214
52670--Rutgers Business SchoolUS472043205416491938116410617603551477115576321404534714
53-68-University of Arizona: EllerUS4258555540707470547840421125616
5357059056Universidad de los AndesColombia577573481456658845341226711391238840431174641613116110
5561062059Tias Business SchoolFeatured business schoolNetherlands55551104712521166254254147115986704465759163391423213
5642042047Aalto UniversityFinland54956126096511601560165013611343547105249083358128663
5755060057Alberta School of BusinessCanada5664255711474569721951105036311790497963233583545383
5757057057Nova School of Business and EconomicsPortugal63647939945165574969126335366614348558252044613347
5768063063Grenoble Ecole de ManagementFrance77164958136410574461747859774154544203342321517121511
5766066063Indian Institute of Management AhmedabadIndia5966154573986715656213622304405206192442667563771
61---HEC MontrealCanada60544248346279536249525139705251
6172074069Frankfurt School of Finance and ManagementGermany402853186410679549571444264421501558165532646317325563800
6350044052Católica Lisbon School of Business and EconomicsPortugal445661866197015697657537722169165714825026132973714267
64730--Kedge Business SchoolFrance686761675631037204920571455167227325871535063165636011
6559058061Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus UniversityFeatured business schoolNetherlands707691259153149126997516897096954129422427505632527
6671067068IAE Business SchoolArgentina6277137806046816857017122464611376024122852171914543
67780--Irish Management InstituteIreland7456017621366125918631676469948205624495401710541563566
6863065065Solvay Brussels School of Economics and ManagementBelgium67246510612711150752360549373270337470235459175637661
69---Copenhagen Business SchoolFeatured business schoolDenmark41687680795364525848526316514848
70790--Audencia Business SchoolFrance737745701068125222719591773677361174327182820554563477
71---Florida Atlantic University College of BusinessUS66625061317348427580617970495638
7265055064EMLyon Business SchoolFeatured business schoolFrance76479772776663461752666118026283823754171611421814
7369069070Lagos Business SchoolNigeria7127587157567217695577446526533477795573514688
7475073074American University in Cairo School of BusinessEgypt642724730624711782651176168464649732713467561383
7573072073BI Norwegian Business SchoolNorway69267163573176275377164871168364465795367165624525
7669069071Porto Business SchoolPortugal72107787477767477726887726755034252414357183413735
77---EsanPeru75737579706673797663536711634570
7876071075Centrum PUCP Graduate Business SchoolPeru783802804741771551172578478276753781266132437216455
7977075077Politecnico di Milano School of ManagementFeatured business schoolItaly80370077078178179266075179271333750480625563740
80---Indian School of BusinessIndia79787972808080806474185550792542
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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 310 points separate the top school from the school ranked number 80. The top 12 schools, from IMD to Washington University: Olin form the elite group of providers of open enrolment programmes. The second group spans 56 places from Center for Creative Leadership to Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management. The third group of 12 schools is headed by Copenhagen Business School.
Footnotes

1. The provision of advanced information on content, and the participant selection process.

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

3. The extent to which teaching methods and materials were contemporary and appropriate, and included a suitable mix of academic rigour and practical relevance.

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

5. The extent to which other participants were of the appropriate managerial and academic standard, the international diversity of participants, and the quality of interaction among peers.

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 level of follow-up offered after participants returned to their workplaces, and networking opportunities with fellow participants.

8. The extent to which personal and professional expectations were met, and the likelihood that participants would recommend the programme.

9. Rating of the quality of food and accommodation.

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

11. Amalgamation of the percentage of participants from outside the business school’s base country and region.

12. The extent to which programmes are run outside the school’s base country and region.

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

14. The diversity of faculty according to nationality and gender.

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