Asian M.B.A. Schools Rise in Esteem for Employers
The fourth annual Emerging-Trendence Global Employability Ranking organizes the world’s top 150 universities according to surveys of 2,500 international recruiters in 20 countries, with the most responses coming from the United States, China, Japan and Britain.
The Global Employability University Survey and Ranking (emerging.fr/press_release_en.html)
The days of ivory towers are over. According to a ground-breaking survey of what recruiters of major companies are looking for in university systems round the world, the only clouds tomorrow’s graduates are to have their heads in are i-clouds. Their feet, meanwhile, should be firmly planted in their field of expertise as a result of practical training and internships. Employability is the no.1 criterion recruiters look at when choosing a university according to 37.1% of respondents.
For the fourth year running, French Human Resources consultancy Emerging has joined forces with German polling institute Trendence to interview 4,500 recruiters in 20 different countries and produce a global picture with a unique ranking of today’s best universities in terms of the employability of graduates, while also obtaining an enlightening vision of tomorrow’s university. This ranking differs from others by focusing less on academic achievement in terms of research and development, more on the working skills of graduates, and by covering a considerably wider range of countries. It is a valuable tool for employers, but also for educational establishments and students.
(IE University no.29 global)
|Europe||Great Britain||Univ. of Cambridge||3||1|
|North America||USA||Harvard Univ.||2||2|
|North America||USA||Yale Univ.||8||3|
|Europe||Great Britain||Univ. of Oxford||1||4|
|North America||USA||California Institute of Technology||9||5|
|North America||USA||Mass. Institute of Technology||5||6|
|North America||USA||Stanford Univ.||4||7|
|North America||USA||Princeton Univ.||6||9|
|Asia||Japan||Univ. of Tokyo||10||10|