The University of St. Gallen has maintained the number one position for the eighth successive year in the FT Masters in Management Ranking 2018.
HEC Paris has also held on to the 2nd rank while London Business School has moved up one spot to rank 3rd as Essec Business School too moved one spot to 4th rank from 5th in the previous year. The trend continued with ESCP Europe in the 5th place, from ranked 6th in 2017.
Meanwhile, Università Bocconi, moved up four places from its 10th spot in 2017 to the 6th rank. University College Dublin: Smurfit did still better, climbing to 7th rank. It was ranked 15 in the previous year.
St. Gallen’s MA in Strategy and International Management maintained its strong show with a weighted salary of $108,621
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University was placed 8th, up from 11th rank in 2017. Cems maintained its 9th rank while IE Business School dropped to the 10th rank from the 3rd spot it occupied last year.
Among the highest climbers in the rankings are the Stockholm School of Economics moving up to rank 12 from 23 in the previous year and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Antai which jumped up from 32 to rank 18 this year.
The Frankfurt School of Finance and Management too performed a pole vault act, jumping from rank 41 in 2017 to 28th rank.
Among the losers was Nova School of Business & Economics that saw its rankings plunge from 17 to 30. HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management’s rankings slipped from 20 to 33. Similarly, Emlyon’s rank dipped from 27 to 40. Durham University Business School also went down from 47 to 67. Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management’s rank fell from 43 to 68. University of Strathclyde Business school ranking fell from 64 to 80.
St. Gallen’s MA in Strategy and International Management maintained its strong show with a weighted salary of $108,621. It also ranked number 1 in career services. HEC’s MSc. in Management reported a weighted salary of $96,249.
Meanwhile, the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA)’s flagship Post-Graduate Program in Management (PGP) moved up two places to rank 19. IIM Calcutta too jumped from the 28th spot last year to rank 23. IIM Bangalore maintained its 26th rank for the second year.
The FT MiM 2018 ranking is based on a relative assessment of the world’s top pre-experience degrees in general management, calculated according to the data provided by business schools (B-schools) and alumni. For the first time since its launch in 2005, the ranking reached a milestone of 100 schools.
The ranking was based on the data collected from the two surveys, one of the participating B-schools and the other of the alumni that graduated three years ago – the Class of 2015.