Being accepted to business school is one of the most exciting moments in an MBA candidate’s life. It’s a time when you can finally start to focus on what matters most: getting that first job after graduation. But it’s also important not to forget about all the perks that come with being accepted at a top-rated school—namely, networking opportunities and access to some of the world’s best professors. So where should you apply? We’ve compiled 10 of the best business schools from around the globe, so take a look!
Best Business Schools in the World
London Business School
London Business School is a global business school with campuses in London, Paris, Dubai and Singapore. The school has an excellent reputation for its content-rich teaching and learning environment. It offers a variety of full-time, part-time and executive education programmes that give you the chance to network with business leaders from around the world.
The school has a strong focus on entrepreneurship and innovation as well as ethics and sustainability issues that are relevant to any company today.
Columbia Business School
Columbia Business School, located in Manhattan, New York City is one of the top business schools in the world. In fact, it’s ranked #3 and #1 respectively by Forbes magazine and The Economist respectively.
It was founded in 1919 by William H Phelps and Frederick E Wishart who wanted to create an environment where students could learn about business through practical experience rather than theoretical knowledge alone. Today it comprises three main campuses: Manhattan; Geneva; London which are all connected by a network of tunnels underneath Central Park so that students can move between them easily without having to leave campus grounds (which makes sense considering how much fun they have!).
Columbia offers courses across many different disciplines including Finance & Economics Management Studies (FEMS); Finance & Accounting Masters Programme (FAMS), Marketing Managerial Studies Programmes MMS/MMM(SM) etc…
If you’re looking for a business school that has a long history and is among the most prestigious in the world, then HEC Paris is for you. Founded in 1881, the school is one of only six universities to have been awarded an A+ ranking by the Financial Times since it was founded. The Conférence des GrandesÉcoles (CGÉ) accredits HEC Paris’s undergraduate programs as well as its post-graduate MBA degree program.
HEC Paris offers two campuses: one in Paris (the original location) and another in London (which opened in 2010). It also has campuses in Singapore and Shanghai; these are all part of their global network of campuses which spans five continents!
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is ranked first in the world by the Financial Times, second by Forbes and third by U.S. News & World Report. The school was founded in 1898 by Stephen M. Case with a $10 million donation from his wife’s father, John Burgess Booth Sr., who had recently passed away after years of philanthropy that helped fund numerous projects at what would become “the world’s most prestigious business school” (Chicago Tribune). At its inception, it offered only one course—Accounting for Decision Making—and its first professor was Edwin Gaylord Wilks III (who later became an author).
Today, it boasts three degree programs: MBA (with concentrations on finance), Executive MBA and PhD program; as well as nine undergraduate minors including Marketing Management and International Business Policy/Practice
New York University Stern School of Business
The New York University Stern School of Business is one of the largest business schools in the United States and offers MBA, PhD, and executive MBA degrees. It’s located on a beautiful campus in Greenwich Village in New York City.
The school was founded in 1900 as an undergraduate institution for women students to earn their degrees. Today it has more than 12,000 students from over 120 countries studying at NYU’s locations throughout the world — including Washington DC (American University), London (Stern), Shanghai (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) and Abu Dhabi (Zayed University). The faculty includes Nobel Prize winners including Joseph Stiglitz; Robert Solow; Vernon Smith; Herbert Simon; Ronald Coase; Edward Glaeser& James Heckman.
The Stern School ranks #1 among US business schools in entrepreneurship (#1 globally), finance (#2 globally), management (#3 globally).
MIT Sloan School of Management
The MIT Sloan School of Management is a private business school located in the United States, with its main campus in Boston. The school has been ranked #1 in the world by Forbes magazine for four years in a row.
MIT Sloan’s reputation as an international institution is strong, with students coming from over 100 countries every year (including many Asian countries). This increased diversity reflects MIT’s commitment to globalization and cross-border collaboration across disciplines—the same principles that make this school so attractive to prospective students looking for career opportunities beyond their home country or region.*
The curriculum at MIT Sloan focuses heavily on research and development; most courses involve teams collaborating with faculty members on projects related to their specific fields of study. Some examples include:
- Product management (students work together on real products that they will later use when launching new businesses)