1. Harvard Business School:
1 Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate businessschool of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, UnitedStates. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, HBX and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.
2. Stanford Graduate School of Business:
The Stanford Graduate School of Business (also known as Stanford Business School, Stanford GSB, or The GSB) is one of the professional schools of Stanford University, in Stanford, California. Stanford GSB offers a general management Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, the MSx Program (which is a full-time twelve-month MS in Management for mid-career executives) and a Ph.D. program, along with a number of joint degrees with other schools at Stanford University including Earth Sciences, Education, Engineering, Law and Medicine. Stanford is tied for the #1 rank with the Wharton School and the Harvard Business School in the United States MBA ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Among American MBA programs, Stanford has the lowest acceptance rate, 6.5%.
3. University of Pennsylvania: Wharton:The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (also known as the Wharton School, the Wharton School of Business, or Wharton) is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, a private Ivy League university located in Philadelphia. Wharton was established in 1881 through a donation from JosephWharton and is the first businessschool in the United States. The Wharton School awards Bachelor of Science in Economics degrees at the undergraduate level and Master of Business Administration degrees at the postgraduate level, both of which require the selection of a major. Wharton also offers a PhD program and houses or co-sponsors several diploma programs either alone or in conjunction with the other schools at the university. Wharton has 471 standing and associated faculty, including 123 international faculty,and it also has 20 research centers across various disciplines. The faculty at the Wharton School annually receives the highest research index score of any business school in the world.Wharton also publishes the online journal Knowledge@Wharton and furnishes Wharton School Publishing in partnership with the Pearson publishing company.
4. London Business School:London Business School (LBS) is a businessschool and a constituent college of the University of London, located in central London, England. It was established in 1964, after the Franks Report recommended the establishment of two business schools. LBS offers various academic programmes including the Masters of Business Administration (MBA and EMBA), Sloan Fellowship for experienced business executives (MSc), Masters in Finance (MiF), Masters in Management for students with up to two years of work experience (MiM), PhD, and non-masters classes for business executives. Over 1,800 degree students from 130 countries graduate from the school each year. A further 10,000 executives attend the school executive education programmes each year. The school has over 35,000 alumni in more than 135 countries, organised through 65-plus alumni clubs.The school holds the European Foundation forManagement Development Equis, accreditation as well as that of the AACSB and AMBA.The MBA, Executive MBA, Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy, and Master's in Management programmes are accredited through AMBA.
5. Columbia Business School:Columbia Business School (CBS) is the businessschool of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1916 to provide business training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate Columbia University students. It is one of six Ivy League business schools, and its admission process is among the most selective of top business schools.Columbia Business School is one of the world's leading business schools, and prides itself on its excellent faculty, who provide students with superior knowledge and thought leadership across divisions and disciplines. Its location in NewYork City and strong ties to industry promises students access to top business minds, and the diverse community spans sectors and nations, making an impact in small start-ups as well as established industries. Columbia Business School is perhaps best known for value investing and the seminal work completed in that area by professors BenjaminGraham and David Dodd. It is affiliated with 13 winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics including current professors Robert Mundell, Joseph Stiglitz and Edmund Phelps, more than any business school in the United States. The school has an international emphasis, and many alumni have achieved distinction in the public as well as the private sector.
6. Insead:INSEAD is a graduate businessschool with campuses in Europe (Fontainebleau, France), Asia (Singapore), and the Middle East (Abu Dhabi). INSEAD offers various academic programmes including a full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme, Executive MBA (EMBA) programme, a Master in Finance programme, a PhD in management programme, and a variety of executive education programmes.
7 IESE Business School
IESE Business School (Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa, English: "Institute of Higher Business Studies" or "International Graduate School of Management") is the graduate business school of the University of Navarra. IESE offers Master of Business Administration (MBA), Executive MBA and Executive Education programs that are consistently ranked among the top 10 in the world.IESE has campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, and New York City and teaching facilities in Munich and Sao Paulo.IESE is an initiative of Opus Dei, a personal prelature of the Catholic Church. IESE came into prominence in 1964 by launching the first two-year MBA program in Europe under the guidance of the Harvard Business School.The Harvard-IESE Joint Advisory Committee was established in 1963 and continues to meet annually concerning matters of mutual interest. In 2007, IESE began offering academic programs in the United States with the opening of the Institute for Media and Entertainment (IME) in New York City. With the opening of its state-of-the-art New York Center building in midtown Manhattan in April 2010, IESE became the first European business school to establish permanent operations in the U.S
8. HKUST Business School:The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, also known as HKUST Business School, is a business school in Hong Kong. HKUST is the first business school in the region to be awarded accreditation by both the US-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) and European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). The HKUST Business School is ranked amongst the top business schools in Asia and Australia in the global MBA rankings since 2001.In 2012, the HKUST MBA program has been ranked world TOP 10 by The Financial Times. In 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA program, jointly organized with Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University, was ranked number 1 in the world. 2007 was the first time an Asian based program obtained a number 1 spot in an international survey. The publication also ranked HKUST Business School number 27 in the world – as well as best in Asia and Australia – 2004 and 2005 for the quality of executive programs offered.
9. MIT: Sloan:business school of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.MIT Sloan offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs, as well as non-degree executive education, and has over 20,000 alumni globally. Its largest program is its full-time MBA, which is one of the most selective in the world, with students from more than 60 countries every year, and ranked #1 in more subjects than any other MBA program.MIT Sloan places great emphasis on innovation and invention, and many of the world's most famous management and finance theories—including the Black–Scholes model, the binomial options pricing model, the Modigliani–Miller theorem, the neoclassical growth model, the random walk hypothesis, Theory X and Theory Y, and the field of System Dynamics—were developed at the school. Several Nobel laureates in economics and John Bates Clark Medal winners have been on the faculty. MIT Sloan Management Review, a leading academic journal focused on the management of innovation, has been published by the school since 1959. Since 2006, the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference has attracted representatives from the MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, and Premier League.
10. University of Chicago: Booth:graduate business school located in Chicago, Illinois, at the University of Chicago. Formerly known as the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago Booth is the second-oldest business school in the U.S., the first such school to offer an Executive MBA program, and the first to initiate a Ph.D. program in business.The school was renamed in 2008 following a $300 million endowment gift to the school by alumnus David G. Booth. The school has the third-largest endowment of any business school.The school's flagship campus is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago on the main campus of the university. The school also maintains additional campuses in London and Asia (originally Singapore, but in July 2013 a move to Hong Kong was announced), as well as in downtown Chicago on the Magnificent Mile. In addition to conducting graduate business programs, the school conducts research in the fields of finance, economics, quantitative marketing research, and accounting. Chicago Booth is currently ranked first globally by the Economist.