Schulich School of Business at York University

Schulich School of Business at York University

September 23, 2011 15:10 ET

Canadian Business School Ranked A World Leader in Global MBA Survey

Toronto's Schulich School of Business is Rated #2 Among World's Top 100 Business Schools in 2011 Aspen Institute MBA Ranking

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 23, 2011) - The Schulich School of Business at York University has been rated one of the world's best when it comes to equipping future business leaders with the tools needed to manage in today's changed business environment. Schulich placed 2nd overall in a global ranking of the top 100 MBA programs that are preparing future managers for the environmental, social and ethical complexities of modern-day business.

The Beyond Grey Pinstripes ranking, published every two years by the Washington, DC-based Aspen Institute, rates the top 100 global MBA programs in the world that are providing future business leaders with a comprehensive and integrated understanding of the social and environmental issues that are reshaping the way businesses are managed. A total of 149 business schools from 22 countries took part in the survey.

"The global corporate landscape has changed dramatically in the last few years and a greater number of businesses are dealing more seriously with the triple bottom line of social, environmental and economic issues," said Dezsö J. Horváth, Dean of the Schulich School of Business. "The Beyond Grey Pinstripes ranking measures how well business schools are preparing students for this new reality, and Schulich is proud to be rated a world leader when it comes to graduating managers who have the tools necessary to lead in the new world of business."

Schulich placed 2nd overall, close behind #1 ranked Stanford University and ahead of Michigan, Yale, Northwestern, Cornell and UC Berkeley in the world's top 10 business schools. Schulich ranked either first or second in the world in three of the four categories measured by the survey. A full description of the ranking, its methodology and individual MBA program ratings is available online at:

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