School EMBA program tops BusinessWeek rankings
MBA program has once again led the BusinessWeek
biennial ranking and maintained its spot at No. 1. The Kellogg
EMBA program has been ranked No. 1 since the survey began
more than a decade ago.
noted the Kellogg School's emphasis on teamwork and its rich
learning environment as factors that contributed to the high
ranking. Recent Kellogg EMBA graduates who participated in
the rankings applauded the impressive faculty for balancing
theoretical and company knowledge, acquired from years of
consulting work, with the student's real-world work experience.
The surveyed graduates also acknowledged the Kellogg staff
as being helpful and supportive. Other aspects, such as lodging,
laptops, and gourmet meals, did not go unnoticed: Students
praised the school's attention to such details.
also placed the Kellogg School at No.1 in ethics and No. 4
in finance, which is reflective of the school's rigorous curriculum
and commitment to creating socially responsible leaders.
BusinessWeek used two different surveys to rank the
best EMBA programs in the world. With the help of Cambria
Consulting Inc., more than 3,400 members of the Class of 2005
from 64 EMBA programs were asked to rate factors ranging from
teaching quality and curriculum to the quality of students
in the program. A second survey polled 61 EMBA directors,
which helped gauge each individual program's reputation. Both
surveys had more than a 60 percent response rate.
global EMBA rankings
The Kellogg School, in partnership with two of its joint
executive MBA programs, recently captured three of the
top 12 placements in the 2005 Financial Times Executive
MBA ranking: The Asia-based Kellogg-Hong Kong University of
Science and Technology EMBA program appeared at No. 2; the
Chicago-based Kellogg School EMBA Program appeared at No.
8; and the Europe-based Kellogg-WHU Otto Beisheim Graduate
School of Management EMBA Program appeared at No. 12.
School's EMBA program also appeared in the top 10 in the following
categories: top schools U.S., top salaries U.S., most experienced
intake U.S., top research schools U.S., most sponsored students
U.S., top salaries in finance and top salaries in consulting.
is based on data collated from two sets of questionnaires,
one for the business schools and another for alumni who have
been in the workplace for three years since graduation. The
ranking criteria are grouped into three main areas: the career
progress of the alumni; the school's diversity and the international
experience it offers; and the school's intellectual output