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Global MBA Rankings 2009

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Rankings at a glance
Current rank116
Rank in 200817
Rank in 2007-
3 year average rank-
CountryChina
Audit year[1]2006
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)108,364
Weighted salary (US$)11,129108,364
Salary percentage increase2128
Value for money rank35
Career progress rank74
Aims achieved rank94
Placement success rank64
Employed at three months (%)>593[2]
Alumni recommend rank67
Diversity
Women faculty (%)424
Women students (%)1240
Women on board (%)039
International faculty (%)090
International students (%)993
International board (%)094
International mobility rank17
International experience rank3
Languages[3]1
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)0100
FT doctoral rank41
FT research rank317
Footnotes

1. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected survey data provided for the Financial Times 2009 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy and Patrick Gaudet of KPMG by e-mail at pgaudet@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between November 2008 and December 2008. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

2. (86)

3. These schools run additional courses for MBA students for which additional language skills are required. These figures are included in the calculations for the ranking but are not represented on the table to avoid confusion.

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2005.

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)