While Asia is quite famous for the several trade blocs that exist with China being the largest economy in the world, it does have several other interesting facts that make the continent truly special. Be it the diverse cultures, economies, landscapes, wildlife, populous cities, oldest civilizations, highest peaks, tallest buildings, etc., are all found in Asia. Apart from the above-mentioned facts, Asia is also renowned for education having some of the world's famous and top business schools in its fold.
While Asia is a host of colleges and universities offering management courses globally, some institutions from across Asia gain ground in business education featuring in the top 100 Management Institutions worldwide. Today, I would like to discuss those best business universities in the Asian continent where every MBA aspirant likes to go and study. Below is the list of those most popular Asian business schools that have proved they are no less than the other reputed B Schools in the world and do not fall behind them.
- INSEAD, Singapore
INSEAD is one of the world's leading and largest graduate business schools with campuses in France, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi. INSEAD has been consistently ranked among the world's top business schools. Its MBA program has been ranked first globally for the years 2016 and 2017 in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking, and second in the 2018 ranking.
- CEIBS' China
China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) is a top-ranked international business school located in Shanghai, China. China's leading business school is ranked worldwide as one of the top 30 business schools providing full and part time MBA, EMBA, and executive education programmes. It is ranked 11 and 8 in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking for the years 2017 and 2018 respectively.
- HKUST Business School, China
The School of Business and Management of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HKUST Business School, is located in Hong Kong. Established in 1991, the university offers a full suite of degree programs, including Undergraduate, MBA, EMBA, MSc, Ph.D. as well as a wide range of executive education programs. The university was ranked 14 in 2018 and 15 in 2017 in the global MBA Ranking by the Financial Times.
- National University of Singapore Business School, Singapore
The National University of Singapore NUS Business School is a leading university in the global arena offering Undergraduate, Graduate and Executive Education. NUS Business School is rated as one of the top business schools in the Asia Pacific region and one of the leading business schools worldwide.In the recent Financial Times (FT) Global MBA rankings for 2018, it was ranked 18 in the world.
- Nanyang Business School, Singapore
Nanyang Business School Singapore is the oldest business school in Singapore established in 1956. The Nanyang MBA offered by the Nanyang Business School, is ranked highly amongst the top MBA programmes in the world. According to the Financial Times MBA Global Ranking, it was ranked 3 in Asia Pacific region in 2017 and ranked 22 among the world's top-tier business schools.
- Indian School of Business, India
Indian School of Business, established in 2001, offers various postgraduate management programs. Of the top 100 B Schools globally ranked for their MBA programmes by the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2018, only 4 Indian B Schools made their way with ISB being ranked the top Indian B School. ISB was ranked 28 in global ranking.
- Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India
IIMA, the second Indian Institute of Management (IIM) to be established, after IIM Kolkata, is ranked as one of the best business schools in India and in the Asia-Pacific region. Established in 1961, the institute offers Post Graduation, Diploma, Certificate, Executive and Fellowship Programs in Management. The Financial Times (FT) has ranked IIMA 31 in the global business school rankings.
- University of Hong Kong, China
The University of Hong Kong (HKU) founded in 1911, is one of the most prestigious universities in Asia. HKU offers one of the best business programmes in the world. The full-time MBA programme at HKU, claimed the 33rd place in the list of the top 100 Executive MBA programmes in the world.
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Antai, China
Antai College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, is widely recognized as one of China's leading business colleges. ACEM was ranked 34th in the Global MBA Ranking 2018 by Financial Times. In the latest ranking, ACEM came top for the fifth consecutive year in terms of the employment rate of its graduates.
- India Institute of Management Bangalore, India
India Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB), the third IIM to be established after IIMC and IIMA, offers Post Graduate, Doctoral, and executive training programmes. IIMB one-year full time Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) has been ranked 58 by the Financial Times, worldwide.