Salary today US$ (20) The average alumni salary three years after graduation. This figure includes alumni salary data for the current year and one or two preceding years.

Salary percentage increase (20) The percentage increase in average alumni salary from before the EMBA to today, as a percentage of the pre-EMBA salary. This figure includes data for the current year and the one or two preceding years.

Career progress (5) This is calculated according to changes in the level of seniority and size of company that alumni are working in now versus before their EMBA.

Data for the current year and the one or two preceding years are included where available.

Work experience (5) This measures participants’ previous experience by examining seniority of positions held, number of years in each position, size of company, and any international work experience prior to the EMBA.

Aims achieved (5) The extent to which alumni fulfilled their most important goals or reasons for doing an EMBA.

Women faculty (3) The percentage of female faculty.

Women students (3) The percentage of female students.

Women on the board (1) The percentage of female members of the advisory board.

International faculty (5) The percentage of faculty whose citizenship differs from their country of employment.

International students (5) This combines two pieces of data. The first is the percentage of participants who are resident in the country of the business school but whose citizenship is different.

The second is the percentage of participants who are resident outside the country in which the business school is situated.

International board (2) The percentage of the board whose citizenship differs from the country in which the business school is based.

International course experience (5) The percentage of classroom teaching hours that are carried out outside the country in which the business school is situated.

Languages (1) Number of languages required on graduation.

Faculty with doctorates (5) The percentage of faculty with a doctoral degree.

FT doctoral rank (5) This is calculated according to the number of doctoral graduates during the past three years.

Additional points are given if these graduates took up faculty positions at one of the top 50 schools in the full-time MBA ranking for 2008.

FT research rank (10) This is calculated according to the number of faculty publications in 40 international academic and practitioner journals.

Points are accrued by the business school at which the author is currently employed. The total is weighted for faculty size.

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