By Betsy Gruber, Margaret Littman
Scratching your head attempting to work out even if to get an MBA - and the place to get one if the reply seems like a convinced? you might have come to the ideal position. here's the seventh and such a lot entire variation but of a e-book that's thought of the bible for all scholars and observers of graduate colleges of commercial. millions of candidates have depended on prior models of this publication for its wealth of unvarnished, tell-it-like-it-is details and research of the pinnacle MBA courses. Deans and recruiters use this consultant as a benchmark of the way good they have placed their principles and methods in position. This thoroughly up-to-date re-creation ranks the 50 best enterprise colleges within the usa and one other seven amazing foreign courses. For this new version, BW has elevated the variety of faculties, scholars, and company recruiters surveyed, making its ratings improved and extra entire than ever. BusinessWeek's survey technique is either exhaustive and impeceable, leading to a consultant that's authoritative and hugely trustworthy. To create it, BusinessWeek used hundreds of thousands of surveys of graduates and company recruiters as its basic examine fabric. BW despatched surveys to 16,843 graduates of the category of 2000 at eighty two faculties within the united states, Canada and Europe, producing an awesome 60% reaction. one other 419 surveys have been despatched to businesses, which answered on the cost of 59%. subsequent, the BW workforce interviewed 1000's of scholars, alumni, company recruiters, directors, college individuals, and deans to realize a greater realizing of the strengths and weaknesses of the head colleges. the result's a consultant that unearths very important information regarding the graduate company courses, the college setting, the curriculum and courses of every college, and the interior scoop on B colleges that can not be came upon wherever else. all of the 50 U.S. colleges profiled during this publication is ranked in line with a vast number of standards. For the seventh variation, BW elevated its scores in numerous key methods, giving the survey and the college profiles much more breadth and intensity than within the earlier six biennial scores. One key new characteristic is a dimension of a school's effect and prominence within the wealth of rules and caliber of analysis, anything BW calls "intellectual capital.