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Soldiers Field Boston
Massachusetts 02163

Global MBA Rankings 2012

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Rankings at a glance
Rank in 20122
Rank in 20113
Rank in 20103
3 year average rank03
Audit year[1]2008
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)7,059177,876
Weighted salary (US$)8,011178,249
Salary percentage increase6122
Value for money rank90
Career progress rank13
Aims achieved rank24
Placement success rank27
Employed at three months (%)393 (100)
Alumni recommend rank1
Women faculty (%)123
Women students (%)339
Women on board (%)048
International faculty (%)138
International students (%)034
International board (%)324
International mobility rank54
International experience rank53
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)294
FT doctoral rank122
FT research rank2

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1. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected survey data provided for the Financial Times 2012 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy of KPMG at mpodhy@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between November and December 2011. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2008.

Strengths and weaknesses

Alumni ratings for different aspects of the programme (average), where 1 = poor and 10 = excellent

International Mobility

Alumni who moved countries following their programme (per cent)

Company internships

Alumni who completed a company internship and received a job offer from the host company (per cent)

Importance of aims when taking an MBA

Alumni importance ratings for different programme aims (average), 1 = not important, 10 = very important

Aims achieved by taking the MBA

Achievement of programme aims (per cent)

Current job title

Alumni job titles three years after graduation (per cent)

Current company size (employees)

Size of company of employment three years after graduation (per cent)

Current sector

Sector of employment three years after graduation (per cent)