Business school ranking also sometimes taken as MBA ranking is the list of top business schools in the world prepared by some reputed organisations like QS, Business Insider. The ranking of the business schools are based on the employability rate, entrepreneurship, alumni outcomes and diversity. These top business schools lead the world in innovation and class which might be an ideal states for some other concerned institutions.
Studying in these schools may be a dream of anyone. A degree from these schools can post you to top class job. That’s the reason these schools attract students all over the world and hence have good diversity. The entrance to these institutions is tough and very competative and require good language and communication skills. These top business schools have given some world famed faces who have led and are leading the world by their innovative skills and have changed the world.
Given here is the list of top business schools in the world which are leading the planet in business and management. The rank is based on their performance in terms of employability, entrepreneurship, alumni outcomes and innovative global thoughts. The mba programs provided here are world famed and recognised universally. These schools are giving tough competition to each other and thats why the rank is not constant for a long and changes almost every year. Not surprisingly, the list of top 10 is dominated by the the united states.
See the list of top 10 business schools in the world.
1. Harvard Graduate School of Business
Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.It is the highest ranked business school in the world this year.Harvard is accredated as the originator of the MBA, which the school ran its first course in 1908. Harvard is the world most elite universities. Despite partial falling in some aspects, the school leads in employability and still stay at top position overall. From its initial phase, the school has a close and good relation with corporate world. Within a few years of its founding many business leaders were its alumni and were hiring other alumni for starting positions in their firms.
The harvard business school has given many famous faces including Larry Kramer (CEO of Marketwatch and publisher of USA Today), Meg Whitman (President and CEO of Hewlett-Packard) and George W. Bush (Former US President).
Insead comes second in the list.INSEAD is a graduate business school with campuses in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore), and the Middle East (Abu Dhabi). It wa the first institute to offer the MBA in europe also to offer one-year MBA program as contemporary to the standard two-year MBA in united states.
Although located in Europe and Asia, INSEAD pursues the US model of a business school. INSEAD has been a pioneer in setting up a multi-campus business school as a way to increase the global presence and nature of its faculty and curriculum. Some notable alumini from here include António Horta Osório, chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group and Kevin P. Ryan, an American Internet entrepreneur.
3. HEC Paris
The HEC comes third in the list of top business schools in the world and second in france. It is an international business school established in 1881 and located in Jouy-en-Josas, France. It compete with harvard in terms of employability and comes first in diversity.The institute has more number of international students as compared to some other top. It has given some of the world recognised people including François Hollande, former president of france and Jean Paul Agon, chairman and CEO of L’Oréal.
4. Stanford Graduate School of Business
The Stanford Graduate School of Business (also known as Stanford Business School), comes fourth in the list. It is most desirable institute in the US. The school leads the world in entrepreneurship and alumni outcomes. The school belongs to the Magnificent Seven (M7) group of elite business schools that recognize each other as peers. Some of the famous faces who studied here are Phil Knight,an American business magnate and philanthropist and Charles R. Schwab, founder and chairman of the Charles Schwab Corporation.
5. London Business School
The London Business School (LBS) is an international business school and a constituent college of the federal University of London. The school is based in one of the world’s main financial capitals and hence many global companies use it as their base. It comes third for employability and fourth for entrepreneurship and alumni outcomes this year.Some of the notable people related to the school is Sir James Ball, economist and Süleyman Başak – financial economist.
6. The Wharton School Of The University Of Pennsylvania
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania also known as the Wharton School comes sixth in the list of top business schools in the world.It is also recognised as the world’s oldest business school was founded in 1881. The school is part of the M7 – an elite group of US MBA programs. The institute ranked fourth for employability, and ninth for entrepreneurship and alumni outcomes. Many famous people have studied here including Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.
7. MIT Sloan School Of Management
The MIT Sloan School of Management (also known as MIT Sloan or Sloan) is the business school of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is one of the most desirable business schools in the world. It ranks ninth for employability, eighth for entrepreneurship and alumni outcomes. The school belongs to the Magnificent Seven (M7) group – an elite group of US MBA programs. The famous alumini from here are Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Bill Ford, Chairman of the Ford Motor Company and Cary Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard.
8. Columbia Business School
Columbia Business School (CBS) is the business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. The school belongs to the Magnificent Seven (M7) group of elite business schools and is one of six Ivy League business schools. It is one of the most selective among top business schools. It ranks at sixth place for employability and is 10th for entrepreneurship and alumni outcomes. Some of the notable alumini from here are Henry Kravis, american businessman and Sallie Krawcheck, CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest.
9. SAID Business School, University Of Oxford
SAID is the second UK business school in the list. It is the business school of the University of Oxford. While business and management courses have been taught at Oxford since 1965, the school of management was re-newed as Saïd Business School in 1996. The institution is placed 11th in the world for diversity and second for thought leadership. The school has given some recognised faces including Michael Bates, Baron Bates, UK politician and Elizabeth Filippouli, greek entrepreneur
10. IE Business School
IE Business School is a graduate school located in Madrid, Spain. It is the fifth European institution to make the list of top 10. Much a diverse school which attracts people from all over the world. Approximately 1,900 students from 90 countries undertake degree programs at IE each year. The institution comes sixth for entrepreneurship and alumni outcomes. Some of the famous faces who studied here include Andrea Casiraghi, son of Caroline, Princess of Hanover, and Claudio Aguirre Pemán, a Spanish banker.