MBA School Profiles
Quantum MBA Partner Schools
The Laurier MBA is internationally renowned for the caliber of its program, and strength of its graduates from their first day on the job. Continuously innovating, the Laurier MBA has been proven to give our students an edge in the workplace. Our graduates are proud of their Laurier MBA choice and are consistently recognized for their outstanding achievements. With nearly 500 students enrolled in Laurier MBA each year, the program is one of Canada’s largest MBA programs. Our strong alumni base help students and alumni take advantage of the important connections that make a difference in a successful career.
Here are some facts about the Laurier MBA program:
• The Laurier MBA provides you with choices. Full-time or part-time, evening or weekends, we offer the solution that fits with your lifestyle
• The first MBA program in Canada to offer an integrated core curriculum
• Over 120 full-time faculty members with real-world experience and a strong commitment to students
• Canada’s first fully-integrated MBA + CMA joint program. Laurier students have achieved the highest marks in the country on their CMA Case Exam and Board Reports and superior pass rates
• A strong alumni base with senior positions throughout the global business community, who are consistently recognized for their outstanding achievements
• A serious commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. All students participate in a Not-For-Profit practicum
• An array of international programming options, including global work terms
• Excellent connections to our employer community in both Waterloo and Toronto
Located in the heart of Toronto, the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University is recognized for its innovative, unique-in-Canada programs and for its career-ready graduates. The hallmark of our business education is relevance. Our programs are grounded in contemporary business practice and taught by faculty who are leaders in their fields. Our curriculum couples rigorous academic theory with a focus on real-world application and practice, producing graduates renowned for their immediate value on the job. Our alumni’s career achievements have garnered the Ted Rogers School of Management strong partnerships with industry and a national reputation for graduating the leaders of tomorrow. In as little as 12 months, you could hold the management credentials that open doors to unlimited growth potential in today’s highly competitive business environment.
Other Ontario MBA Programs
Known as Canada’s Global Business School™, the Schulich School of Business in Toronto is ranked among the world’s leading business schools by a number of global surveys. Schulich’s MBA program is ranked #1 in the world by the Aspen Institute (a Washington, DC-based leadership think tank) in a global survey that identifies which schools are doing the best job of preparing future business leaders for the environmental, social and ethical complexities of modern-day business. Schulich’s MBA program is ranked #1 in Canada by Forbes, The Economist and Expansión (a Time Warner publication based in Mexico City). The Kellogg global network of EMBA partner schools, which includes the Kellogg- Schulich EMBA, is ranked #1 in the world by The Wall Street Journal, and the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA is ranked #1 in Canada by the Financial Times of London.
Queen’s School of Business is one of the world’s premier business schools, with a faculty renowned for their business experience and academic credentials. It has earned international recognition for its innovative approaches to business education, particularly in the areas of team-based and experiential learning.
The Queen’s MBA Program provides a strong foundation of management fundamentals and functions. In addition, you will be exposed to leading-edge content in the areas of leadership, strategic thinking, innovation, managing change and corporate social responsibility.
Other Canadian MBA Programs
The Robert H. Lee Graduate School at the Sauder School of Business offers a wide range of MBA programs. Consistently ranked among the world’s top 100, the UBC MBA program features world-class teaching and a unique international perspective. Students can also study for an International MBA, an EMBA in Health Care and a number of combined MBA programs.
Founded in 1906, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University is ranked as one of the world’s top international business schools by BusinessWeek, Canadian Business, Forbes, The Economist and the Financial Times. The Faculty’s innovative programs and historic reputation for excellence continue to attract the finest students and the most prominent professors from around the globe, as well as the most demanding recruiters from the world’s top employers.
Coming from over 75 countries around the world, the Desautels student body is composed of diverse and accomplished individuals including Olympic athletes, artists, health care professionals, and those with strong backgrounds in business. This creates a unique, multicultural environment which provides students a great opportunity to learn and develop in many ways beyond academics. Additionally, with the Faculty being in the heart of downtown Montreal, one of the most vibrant, multicultural and livable cities in North America, studying at Desautels means enjoying an exceptional cultural experience like no other.
The John Molson MBA addresses the issues of a global economy. Our program emphasizes an interdisciplinary general management perspective. The MBA program’s overall goal focuses on preparing students for managerial success in an increasingly complex and competitive business environment. We offer a diverse and multicultural environment with a flexible MBA program centered on students’ needs.
Concordia’s Faculty of Commerce became the John Molson School of Business following a generous donation from the Molson Family and the Molson Foundation in November 2000. The school proudly bears the name of the entrepreneur, John Molson, (1763 – 1836). He was an innovator and philanthropist whose contributions to Montreal have left an indelible mark on the city’s history.
Dalhousie University created Canada’s only Corporate Residency MBA to launch leaders by delivering a co-creative learning experience that partners a select group of students with faculty and Employer Partners. Our newly designed integrated learning curriculum combines rigorous classroom studies with professional real-world experience. Our students are required to integrate widely disparate disciplines in an ethical and productive way.
By completing eight months of work with prestigious employers, students will continue to build a set of core functional and professional competencies necessary to thrive in today’s world of business. The Corporate Residency MBA begins in July of each year with six months of academic courses, which prepare you for an eight-month corporate residency. This is followed by two academic terms in year two that leverage your corporate work experience and prepare you for a full-time career.
United States MBA Programs
Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. HBS offers a two-year full time MBA program, which consists of one year of mandatory courses (Required Curriculum) and one year of unrestricted course selection (Elective Curriculum). Current MBA classes have a size of approximately 900 students, divided into ten sections (A–J) of 90 students. Each section takes classes together the first year, with the intention of forming deep social bonds. HBS is consistently ranked one of the best business schools in the United States and the world. It is ranked #1 among U.S. business schools by the QS Global 200 Business Schools Report. Internationally, HBS is ranked #2 in the world by the Financial Times and #5 in the world by The Economist.
The Stanford Graduate School of Business (also known as the Stanford GSB) is one of the professional schools of Stanford University, in Stanford, California and is broadly regarded as one of the best and most selective business schools in the world. It has maintained the highest ratio of “applicants to available seats” of any business school in the U.S. for the last decade. It has also had the lowest acceptance rates (typically <10%) of any major business school in the world. For example, in the Class of 2012, only 6.8% of applicants were offered admission.
The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton is regularly ranked among the world’s top institutions for business education Its MBA program has been ranked the best in the world by the Financial Times from 2000 to 2009, and was again ranked No. 1 in 2011. The admissions process at Wharton is highly selective; it is one of the most competitive business schools in the world. A high GPA, high GMAT score, and very strong non-quantitative credentials are typically required for admission.
Columbia Business School (CBS) is the business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It is one of six Ivy League business schools and its admission process is among the most selective of top business schools. In October 2010, Columbia Business School announced that alumnus Henry Kravis, the billionaire co-founder of private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR & Co.), pledged $100 million to fund expansion of Columbia Business School, the largest gift in its history, by 2015. The donation will go toward construction of the business school’s planned new campus on 125th Street in the Manhattanville section of New York City.
The Duke MBA—Cross Continent program is designed to help full-time working professionals earn a world-class MBA in only 16 months, and to build a culturally-diverse peer network with students from 25 different countries. You will study in 5 different locations across the world — Dubai, New Delhi, St. Petersburg, Shanghai/Kunshan, and our home campus in Durham, North Carolina — as well as at your home via our distance learning platform.
We are embedded in the world’s most important economic regions, therefore you will have access to diverse classmates, companies, industries, and partners — a unique professional network not offered by any other MBA program. This program builds more than global awareness; it provides the real-world experience that will help you develop global competence and prepare you for international job responsibilities. You will:
- Build work experience and your career options
- Practice cross-cultural communication through both the curriculum and the setting
- Understand the drivers of world economies and markets
- Master business frameworks to address the world’s interdependencies
- Prepare to lead a global enterprise
The Tuck School of Business is the graduate business school of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Founded in 1900, Tuck is the oldest graduate school of business in the world and was the first institution to offer master’s degrees in the field of business administration.
Tuck offers only one degree—the full-time MBA. Our small scale promotes a community that values learning, collaboration, and sharing. In this environment our graduates develop the knowledge, perspective, and skills to lead organizations. The residential experience is a foundation of the Tuck culture, which includes teamwork and the building of lifelong relationships. Students and partners live on or near campus, making social events and shared activities a way of life.
The Kellogg School of Management is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. The Kellogg School’s Full-Time and Executive MBA facilities are situated along the shores of Lake Michigan in Evanston, Illinois on Chicago’s North Shore, while the school’s Part-Time MBA program is housed on Northwestern’s Downtown Chicago campus. In January 2006, Kellogg opened a new campus for its EMBA program for Latin American executives in Miami, Florida.
European MBA Programs
The ESADE MBA is a top ranked programme guaranteed to open the door to a wealth of career opportunities. Placing you at the centre of our service oriented culture, the personalised attention you will receive throughout your time at ESADE Business School will be second to none. As a small programme open to a select number of highly competent and talented individuals, the Career Services Team will partner with you in your job search process and enable you to stand out in front of the recruiters from the world’s top companies that hire on-campus.
Mirroring the reality of today’s international business world, the ESADE MBA places multicultural and cross-functional teamwork at the core of the programme. Our rigorous, yet cooperative, methodology will ensure that you not only develop the solid management skills to succeed in your career but also test your leadership competencies within a highly diverse environment representing over 40 nationalities.
Based in Barcelona, one of the world’s most attractive and vibrant cities, the ESADE MBA is a unique learning experience and a prime opportunity to boost your career by acquiring the skills of tomorrow’s international business leaders. As a frontrunner in Corporate Social Responsibility, ESADE Business School’s MBA programmes also demonstrate that sustainability and profitability can not only coexist but also reinforce each other, a key concept for the future.
Mannheim Business School (MBS) is Germany’s leading business school and consistently holds top ranking positions. Located at the University of Mannheim, The Mannheim MBA offers students a truly international learning experience: you will get to know participants from a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds and lay the foundation for a global network of like-minded professionals. You will be taught by the best German business faculty in one of the largest baroque palaces in Europe as well as at outstanding partner business schools around the world.
The University of St.Gallen is a leading European business school based in Eastern Switzerland. Founded in 1898, the University became a fully-fledged business school in 1911. Today, the school has one of the largest management faculties in Europe and a 7,000 strong full-time student body.
It was also the first university in the German-speaking world to offer an independent international MBA program. The University now enjoys an enviable position as being one of Europe’s most highly regarded MBA schools and has an unrivaled reputation in the German-speaking world (a market of over 100 million affluent consumers, and the home of many leading multinational corporations).
An integral part of City University London, Sir John Cass Business School is among the global elite of business schools that hold the gold standard of ‘triple-crown’ accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).
Cass is consistently ranked amongst the best business schools and MBA programmes in the world which, coupled with an established 40-year reputation for excellence in research and business education, enables us to attract some of the best academics, students, and businesses worldwide.
The INSEAD MBA Programme runs in parallel on our campuses in Paris, France and Singapore. With two fully-integrated campuses in Europe and Asia and over 80 different nationalities in the classroom, no other business school programme offers students such a multicultural experience. The INSEAD Accelerated 10-month MBA curriculum develops successful, thoughtful leaders and entrepreneurs who create value for their organisations and communities.
All INSEAD Students also have the opportunity to visit our campus in Abu Dhabi, as well as take advantage of our alliance with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and our student exchange with the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Each of these environments provides a stimulating learning platform for the next generation of transcultural leaders.
Founded in 1971 by Università Bocconi, SDA Bocconi School of Management was first a pioneer in Italy and today enjoys international recognition as a leading management school. Its mission is to educate men and women ready to act anywhere in the world, using their knowledge and imagination.
Located in the heart of Milan, SDA Bocconi, the University’s business school offers MBA and Executive MBA programs in both English and Italian. Its MBA program was ranked 28th in the world by the Financial Times’ Global MBA Rankings 2011. SDA Bocconi was also ranked 18th by Businessweek’s Top Global Schools for its MBA and 5th among European Business Schools.
Law School Profiles
Enrollment represents the numbers of total full-time/total part-time students unless otherwise indicated. NA stands for Not Applicable. Population information was derived from the 2006 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada. City populations reflect the number of people residing in the city proper.
The University of British Columbia Faculty of Law
University of Victoria Faculty of Law
University of Calgary Faculty of Law
University of Alberta Faculty of Law
University of Saskatchewan, College of Law
University of Manitoba, Robson Hall, Faculty of Law
Queen’s University Faculty of Law
The University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law
University of Ottawa Faculty of Law (Université d’Ottawa, Faculté de droit, Section de common law)
University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
University of Windsor Faculty of Law
McGill University Faculty of Law (Université McGill, Faculté de droit)
University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law
Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law
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