HEC Montréal’s MBA Among the 12 Best International Programs, According to Forbes

Only Canadian school in the top one-year program ranking

August 10, 2011

For the fifth straight time, the Intensive MBA has ranked as one of the top non-US MBAs in the prestigious Forbes biennial listing of business schools. The survey ranks schools based on return on investment – meaning compensation five years after graduation minus tuition and the forgone salary during school.

“We are especially proud that our MBA has once again been ranked among the best programs outside the United States,” says Program Director Michael Wybo. “Our School is constantly seeking ways of adapting our teaching to the business realities of a globalized economy. HEC Montréal students can count on an excellent program of exceptional value.”

This year, some 16,000 2006 alumni from about 100 institutions around the world completed the Forbes questionnaire for this survey. The HEC Montréal MBA shares this distinction with programs offered by a select group of international schools.

About the MBA
HEC Montréal's 12-month Intensive MBA program, offered in French and in English, brings together over 100 students from 20 different countries. The School holds the three most prestigious international accreditations, from AACSB International (United States), AMBA (United Kingdom) and EQUIS (Europe).


Forbes ranking of the top intensive MBA programs outside the United States

1. IMD - Switzerland

2. INSEAD - France and Singapore

3. IE - Spain

4. SDA Bocconi - Italy

5. Oxford (Said) - UK

6. Cambridge - UK

7. Lancaster - UK

8. Warwick - UK

9. City U (Cass) - UK

10. Cranfield - UK

11. EM Lyon - France

12. HEC Montréal - Canada

The details of the Forbes ranking are published on-line on the magazine’s Website, www.forbes.com/bschools. The printed copy will be on newsstands this week.

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