Top 10 MBAs of the World

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6. Columbia Business School

The sixth spot goes to the Columbia Business School. It was established in 1916 in Manhattan, New York. It has close links with Wall Street. Like Stanford it has many Nobel Laureates on its faculty.  Indeed it is somehow linked to thirteen winners of the Nobel Prize for Economics. A Barton Hepburn a President of the famous Chase Manhattan Bank founded the college and the MBA was authorized only in 1945 by Columbia Business School. Majors are offered in Accounting, Marketing, Finance and Economics, Human Resource Management and Social Enterprise. There is a special program in Entrepreneurship. Warren Buffet is a famous ex student of Columbia Business School.


7. IESE Business School

Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa (Institute of Higher Business Studies) is the business school of the University of Navarra in Spain.  It is ranked number seven in the list of MBAs and the campuses are located in Barcelona and Madrid with centers also in New York and Munich. The business school has the blessings of the Catholic Church and Opus Dei. Its endowment is almost 33 million dollars. It was established in 1958 and is governed by an international board which consists of chairmen of the Deutsche Bank, Banque de France, Siemens and Infosys Technologies.


8. MIT Sloan School of Management

MIT Sloan School of Management is one of the five colleges of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is number eight in the list of world MBA colleges. It was established in 1914 and has an endowment of more than 650 million dollars. Like other US business school MIT Sloan also has had numerous Nobel Prize winners on its faculty and the school is very famous for economic research and has been the nursery for famous finance and management theories like Theory x and Theory y or The Random Walk Hypothesis. More than nine hundred MBAs pass out from this great school every year. Its former students include Kofi Anan, Carly Fiorina and Benjamin Netanyahu.


9. University of Chicago: Booth

University of Chicago Booth School of Business has the third largest endowment amongst US business schools and amounts to 800 million dollars. It was earlier known as the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business but after a donation of 300 million dollars by a former student David G Booth it was renamed in 2008. The concentrations or majors offered are in Accounting, Analytical Finance, Economics, Human Resource Management and Finance. The school is one of the oldest having been established in 1898.


10. Schulich School of Business

The Schulich School of Business at Toronto, Canada is the number ten in the list of the top global MBA colleges. It is part of York University and was established in 1966. It was originally known as Faculty of Administrative Studies but was renamed after it got a donation of15 million dollars from Seymour Schulich. The number ten position has been rightfully claimed on the college’s ability to place students in new career opportunities and for its global value.

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