10 best international colleges for MBA finance
A long-standing favourite specialist area for many MBA graduates is finance!
The financial industry had taken a hit due to the 2008 financial crisis but it has, once again picked up pace and candidates are now choosing finance as a career. As modern courses have come up and specialization has been in trend, the most sought after colleges in finance every year receive thousands of applications.
So, here is a brief look at the top 10 international college (in no particular order) for MBA finance:
INSEAD Business School
As one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools, INSEAD is a must go college in the world. The college offers a truly global experience with world class infrastructure and amenities. The college has campuses in France (Europe), Singapore (Asia) and Dubai. It has been constantly ranked number one by almost all the educational rankings.
Harvard Business School
Founded in 1908, Harvard has a legacy of its own. The institution is the one of the most prestigious institutions in the world. It is also famous for its drop outs, who have now become one of the most richest and the wealthiest people in the world. An MBA from Harvard is a lifetime experience to cherish.
London Business School (LBS)
LBS being one of the primer institutions in the world. The college has always come in the top 10 list of best colleges in the world and is considered to be one of the best place to study corporate finance. The college also provides a course in Master in financial analysis, which provides a more holistic view of corporate finance and an in depth study to start a career in consulting or investment banking. The college also has an excellent placement track record.
Wharton’s MBA curriculum offers depth, breadth, and a vareity of options. The curriculum has a lot to offer. Wharton has a full time MBA programme with a decent placement record over the years. The college has nearly 200 electives to choose from and also have an executive MBA in its Philadelphia and San Francisco campus.
Columbia Business School
At Columbia Business School, students can take up various courses of their interest anytime whether they are doing an MBA or not. The college offers both full-time and executive MBAs and also a Phd and have various specialisations in the field of commerce, finance, marketing etc.
MIT Sloan (Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Sloan)
Its full-time MBA program is the best and is ranked #1 in more disciplines than any other business school. MIT also has a dual degree program in which 50 students a year work towards both an MBA as well as an MS in science and engineering.
Stanford Business School
The Stanford Business School MBA curriculum is focused on providing a wholesome experience to their students who are selected via most rigorous process of selection for any MBA course. The college offers variety of electives to choose from and also offers critical reasoning and analytical course which one can do along with his MBA programme.
Chicago Booth School of Business
The MBA programme of Chicago Booth is a fully flexible and integrated programme which is designed for a complete pack of knowledge and leadership among its students. The college offers personality development and leadership classes which is helps one become an all rounded leader.
Yale school of management
At Yale, the students in the MBA curriculum are invited to solve and analyze various live case studies which they have to solve and come up with a solution which gives the candidates not just theoretical knowledge but also the practical aspects associated with the case. The college students take electives in both years at the Yale School of Management. The college also offers and selects deserving candidates for overseas trip and exchange programme which gives them a good exposure.
The curriculum of MBA incorporates a built-in career development course which is essential for an MBA student to experience and learn from it. The college also has various summer school programs which is a great learning experience. The faculty of HEC has a deep interest in corporate finance and investment banking.
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