Posted Today: Warwick 3er BS in UK?


Sirad

Who's risen 5 places in the FT rankings? Who's the most improved business school in the UK, now 3rd in the UK? It's us! http://ow.ly/fLrH4
That was a twitter posted today in WBS twitter
Do you think Warwick MBA could become more attractive than Manchester BS or Cranfield? or this post account for Warwick´s improvement in specialised Msc?

Who's risen 5 places in the FT rankings? Who's the most improved business school in the UK, now 3rd in the UK? It's us! http://ow.ly/fLrH4
That was a twitter posted today in WBS twitter
Do you think Warwick MBA could become more attractive than Manchester BS or Cranfield? or this post account for Warwick´s improvement in specialised Msc?
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Duncan

They are totally different MBAs, but I don't think you can really take these changes very seriously. The differences in scores are very slim, so it's easy for there to be a lot of movement. Focus on the long term averages and on how a programme fits your needs. 9 months at Warwick is totally different than 18 months in Manchester: if need to change function, industry and country Manchester is much better. Warwick is good if you want to move up in your silo.

They are totally different MBAs, but I don't think you can really take these changes very seriously. The differences in scores are very slim, so it's easy for there to be a lot of movement. Focus on the long term averages and on how a programme fits your needs. 9 months at Warwick is totally different than 18 months in Manchester: if need to change function, industry and country Manchester is much better. Warwick is good if you want to move up in your silo.
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ralph

The main thing about these European Business School rankings is that they essentially a combination of the the FT's other program rankings.

And because they are combinations, their rankings sometimes teeter on technicalities: HEC Paris lost its top spot this year because its EMBA program was actually a joint program and not solely offered by the school, for example.

So, to compare individual programs, they're really not as meaningful as the specific program rankings. So if you're trying to choose between MBA programs, look at the global MBA rankings and then compare specific aspects of those programs. Like Duncan mentioned, Warwick might be better for somebody who wants to skill-up in their current company, rather than career shift.

I'm actually not that sure how useful the European Business School rankings are, beyond providing the FT with more content.

The main thing about these European Business School rankings is that they essentially a combination of the the FT's other program rankings.

And because they are combinations, their rankings sometimes teeter on technicalities: HEC Paris lost its top spot this year because its EMBA program was actually a joint program and not solely offered by the school, for example.

So, to compare individual programs, they're really not as meaningful as the specific program rankings. So if you're trying to choose between MBA programs, look at the global MBA rankings and then compare specific aspects of those programs. Like Duncan mentioned, Warwick might be better for somebody who wants to skill-up in their current company, rather than career shift.

I'm actually not that sure how useful the European Business School rankings are, beyond providing the FT with more content.
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