Richard Ivey School of Business

Richard Ivey School of Business is a top ranking business school in the world. It is affiliated with The University of Western Ontario - one of the top ten research-intensive universities in Canada. Ivey is the largest producer of business cases after Harvard Business School.

The School offers degree programs at the undergraduate level (Honours Business Administration) and post graduate levels (MBA, Executive MBA and PhD) as well as non-degree open enrollment and customized corporate programs. All Richard Ivey School of Business degree and executive development programs are accredited by the European Federation of Management Development (EFMD) through EQUIS.

Ivey is the first North American business school to open a permanent campus in Hong Kong.


- Ranked 47th of the top 100 business schools worldwide and No. 1 in Canada (Financial Times 11th annual ranking of MBA programs, 2009). Ivey has the highest placement success rank in Canada.

- 4th among the Top 10 Non-US Full-time MBA Programs (Business Week 2009).

- 30th among the top 95 programs worldwide and was in the top 3 of Canadian schools (FT ranking of EMBA programs 2009).

- 53rd among the top 100 business schools in the world (The Aspen Institute Beyond Grey Pinstripes, October 2009).

- In the FT 2009 ranking of Executive Development providers around the world, Ivey was ranked 1st in Canada for the 10th consecutive year and 10th globally.

- According to the BusinessWeek biannual ranking of MBA programs (November 2008), it is placed 4th in the International ranking and 2nd in the poll by Corporate Recruiters. It also received straight "A"s on its report card for General Management, Analysis and Careers, and scored an A+ in the Teaching category.

- 31st among the top 101 programs worldwide and 7th for international resident students (FT ranking of EMBA programs 2008).

- It was the only Canadian business school that made it into the Top 25 Executive MBA rankings (Wall Street Journal 2008).

- It was the only Canadian business school to be placed in the top 25 for both open and customized programs, ranking 6th in the world among Custom Program provides and 15th for Open Enrollment Programs (BusinessWeek 2007).

- 12th among the top 25 internationally focused business schools (The Wall Street Journal 's 7th annual ranking of MBA programs, 2007).