Financial Times Ranks Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA #1 in Canada and #11 in World
TORONTO, ON – Monday, October 24, 2011 – The Financial Times of London has today ranked the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA (EMBA) at York University the #1 EMBA program in Canada and #11 in the world.
This is the fifth year that Schulich has been eligible to participate in the Financial Times ranking and the fifth straight year that the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program has been ranked #1 in Canada.
In placing 11th globally in the 2011 Financial Times ranking, the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program finished ahead of IMD, the Stern School of Business at New York University and the Berkeley/Columbia EMBA, and just behind London Business School and Wharton. Among EMBA programs based in North America or involving North American schools, the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA ranked 6th overall and was the only Canadian program to make the world’s top 25. Among Canadian-based programs, the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA placed ahead of the EMBA programs delivered by the Rotman School of Management, which ranked 28th; the Ivey School of Business, ranked 36th; the Cornell-Queen’s EMBA, ranked 44th; the Alberta-Haskayne EMBA (a joint program delivered by the University of Alberta School of Business and the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business), ranked 73rd; and the Queen’s EMBA, which ranked 84th overall. For complete details regarding the Financial Times ranking, visit: http://www.ft.com/intl/business-education/emba.
Other Survey Highlights
The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA ranked among the top 15 in the world in the following categories:
- 3rd in the world in the “International Students” category, which measures international diversity and experience in the classroom;
- 8th in the world in the “Work Experience” category, which measures the seniority and international experience of the EMBA program’s students;
- 12th in the world in the “International Course Experience” category, which measures the percentage of classroom teaching hours carried out in countries outside of the country where the program is located;
- 14th in the world in the “Career Progress” category, which measures rises in the seniority of job positions held; and
- 15th in the world in the “Research” category, which measures the number of articles published by the entire faculty in leading academic and business practitioner journals.
Today’s Financial Times survey marks the third straight ranking in which one of Schulich’s MBA or EMBA programs has been ranked among the world’s best. Earlier this month, Schulich’s MBA program was ranked #9 globally by The Economist magazine and ranked #2 in the world by the Aspen Institute, a US-based leadership think tank.
“We’re pleased to have been rated the number one EMBA program in Canada for the fifth straight year by the Financial Times of London and we’re especially pleased that we strongly improved our overall global position this year and now rank among the very best EMBA programs in the world,” said Schulich Dean Dezsö J. Horváth.
Known as Canada’s Global Business School™, the Schulich School of Business in Toronto is ranked among the world’s leading business schools by a number of global surveys. Schulich’s MBA program is ranked #2 in the world by the Aspen Institute (a Washington, DC-based leadership think tank) in a global survey that identified which schools are doing the best job of preparing future business leaders for the environmental, social and ethical complexities of modern-day business. Schulich’s MBA program is also ranked among the world’s leading schools by The Economist, Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek and Expansión (a Time Warner publication based in Mexico City). The Kellogg global network of EMBA partner schools, which includes the Kellogg- Schulich EMBA, is ranked #5 in the world by The Wall Street Journal, and the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA is ranked #1 in Canada by the Financial Times of London.
Global, innovative and diverse, Schulich offers business programs year-round at three campuses – its state-of-the-art complex at York University; its Miles S. Nadal Management Centre located in the heart of the Toronto’s financial district; and its facility at The S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research in Mumbai, India, where the School offers The Schulich MBA in India, the first MBA program to be delivered in the country by a leading international business school from outside India. Schulich also operates a number of satellite centres in Beijing and Shanghai, China; Mumbai, India; Seoul, South Korea; and Moscow, Russia. Schulich offers undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate business degrees that lead to rewarding careers in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, and has more than 22,000 alumni working in over 90 countries. The School pioneered Canada’s first International MBA (IMBA) and International BBA (iBBA) degrees, as well as North America’s first ever cross-border executive MBA degree, the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA. Schulich’s Executive Education Centre provides executive development programs annually to more than 12,000 executives in Canada and abroad.
Contact: Elayne Shapiro at (416) 736-5546.