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### Top Business Schools of 2024: Ranking by Global Executives

Hello everyone — Welcome back to Poets&Quants’ Must Reads, a brief summary of the latest business school news, brought to you by

I’m your host, Kristy Bleizeffer, and I will be showcasing the key P&Q stories you may have overlooked. So, let’s dive in.

For those seeking an MBA program that offers optimal job prospects with top companies, this ranking might be of interest to you. The “Best Business Schools In The World” ranking by [Organization Name] gathers input from various sources including business executives, graduates, industry professionals, academics, employers, and recruiters to present a global ranking that reflects the schools most appealing to hiring managers.

In 2024, the London Business School claimed the top position after coming in second to the Wharton School in 2023. This shift pushed Wharton to 2nd place, surpassing Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, and Columbia Business School to secure a position in the Top 5.

You can access the complete list and the ranking methodology in our trending section.

A MBA graduate is facing allegations from the New York state’s attorney general for allegedly running a $2.9 million Ponzi scheme that defrauded at least 29 investors. This includes one investor who reportedly took his own life upon discovering the loss of his entire investment.

New York State Attorney General Letitia James has accused Vladimir Artamonov, an HBS Class of 2003 MBA, of deceiving investors with promises of extraordinary returns by claiming to have insights into Berkshire Hathaway’s investment plans.

The ongoing case involves testimonies from three of Artamonov’s Harvard classmates from over two decades ago, as indicated in the court order.

Find more details about this case on our homepage.

An article from our partners at Times Higher Education sheds light on concerning enrollment trends at business schools in the UK.

Following the UK government’s stricter immigration regulations, 75% of UK members of the Chartered Association of Business Schools reported a decline in international enrollments from non-European Union countries compared to the previous year. Additionally, 41% noted a decrease in EU international enrollments.

Chartered ABS, which conducted the survey among UK business schools, highlighted concerns among business school deans regarding the perception of the UK as an unwelcoming environment for international students.

Factors such as the recent ban on dependents, visa processing delays, and the upcoming review of the Graduate Route were cited as influencing factors in international student recruitment.

Read the full article on our homepage.

No. 4: Our Weekly Round Up of News You Can Use

Irrespective of where you stand in your MBA journey, we present several informative stories for you this week.

Firstly: Discover crucial insights into what Harvard seeks in candidates. Visit our homepage for more details.

Next: Explore an Example Essay for the school, available in our admission hub.

Lastly: Access practical advice in another article located in our admission hub.

That concludes this week’s Must Reads recap.

I also want to draw attention to our events tab in the main menu for individuals seeking educational opportunities. There, you can explore upcoming admissions events for various programs including full-time and online MBAs, specialized masters, entrepreneurship, and more. Registration is free.

Once again, I’m Kristy Bleizeffer, and I look forward to having you join me next week for a summary of significant developments in the realm of business education. Thank you for tuning in.

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