Macquarie University MGSM MBA

Macquarie Graduate School Management (MGSM) is the graduate business school of Macquarie University. It is one of the leading business schools in the world, consistently placed among the very best for its MBA and executive education programs. Financial Times has ranked MGSM among the top 45 business schools in the world for the quality of its Executive Education programs.

The School has received EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) international accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). In addition it received the first part of AACSB Accreditation in September 2009.

The School offers a complete suite of management programs including the MBA, Executive Education Programs, Customised Corporate Programs, DBA and PhD Programs. It has links with leading international business schools such as the University of Edinburgh Business School (Scotland), Cranfield School of Management (UK), Aoyama Gakuin University (Japan), Asia Institute of Technology (Thailand), ESSEC Business School (France), University of Mannheim, School of Business (Germany), etc.

Achievements and Rankings:

- No. 1 in NSW,  No. 2 in Australia and No. 55 in the world (The Economist 2009 Full Time MBA rankings). the rankings are based on the following criteria: Career Opportunities, Education experience, Salary, and Networking.

- No. 1 in Australia (No. 39 globally) for Public Programs, No. 2 in Australia (No. 44 globally) for Combined Executive Education, and No. 3 in Australia (No. 59 globally) for customised programs (London Financial Times Worldwide Executive Education Survey 2009).

- No. 3 in the nation and No. 57 globally for its MBA program (EIU's Which MBA? 2008).

- Macquarie Graduate School of Management is ranked as the best in NSW and the third best MBA Business School in Australia (AFR Boss, 2009).

- Ranked No.1 in Australia for Executive Education Public Programs in 2008 and 2009 (London Financial Times).

- The MBA program is placed as one of the best in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, and in the top 100 in the world (Economist Intelligence Unit, 2007).

- The Master of Applied Finance program has been described as “exemplary” by the Asian Development Bank.

- The university is ranked 269th in the world and 34th in the Asia-Pacific region by the Shanghai Jiaotong University Academic Rankings of World Universities (2008).

- Placed in the top 3 business schools in Australia and New Zealand and among Asia's best schools (Asia Inc, 2003).

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