Business School

Business school is generally known as university level institution and confers degrees in Business Administration. Business school teaches educational topics such as marketing, accounting, finance, human resource management, information systems, strategy management, organizational behavior and quantitative methods.

Business School Types:

Types of business schools consists business, business administration and business management. 

  • Business schools university generally contains the faculties, colleges or departments within the campus university, and teaches business courses.
  • In North America a business school is offers a Master of Business Administration or equivalent degree.
  • Also in North America the term "business school" can refer to a different type of institutions
  • In Europe and Asia, some universities teach business only.

Notable Business Schools:

  • The Aula do Comércio – “The teaching of commerce” was the world's first specialized commerce institute established in 1759 in Libson. Aula do Comércio offered a replica for development of government- related and government-sponsored schools everywhere in Europe, Aula do Comércio closed in 1844.
  • The Ecole Supérieure de Commerce of Paris (at the present ESCP-EAP European School of Management) was established 1819. Ecole Supérieure is the ancient business school in the world.
  • The Wharton School of the University in Pennsylvania was founded in 1881. Wharton School was the first business school inside a bigger university.
  • The University of St. Gallen established in 1898 - St. Gallen was first university for teaching business and economics in Switzerland.
  • The College of Commerce which is part of University of California, Berkeley, was established in 1898. The College of Commerce was the first business school at a public university. Later on converted the Haas School of Business.
  • The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College was established in 1900.  This was the first business graduate school. Tuck School of Business was the primary business school to offer the master's degree, titled the "Master of Commercial Science" in business administration.
  • The Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montréal (HEC Montréal) was established in 1907, Canada. The Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montréal was the primary business school in Canada.
  • Stockholm School of Economics or Handelshögskolan i Stockholm was found in 1909, Sweden. Stockholm School of Economics or Handelshögskolan i Stockholm was the earliest institution dedicated to business and economics in Sweden.
  • Harvard Business School was the business school established 1910. Harvard Business Schoolwas the first Business School to offer a degree entitled the "MBA".
  • Helsinki School of Economics or Helsingin kauppakorkeakoulu is the ancient Finnish-language institution found in 1911, in Finland - Helsinki School of Economics dedicated to business and economics in Finland.
  • The University Of Chicago Graduate School Of Business was found in 1920. This was the first business school to offer an Executive MBA and a PhD program. The University Of Chicago Graduate School Of Business is also the first business school to offer a Nobel laureate for its faculty. It has six Nobel laureates on its faculty. In 1981, George Stigler was the faculty won the award from this school.
  • The University of Pretoria was the first University found in 1949 - The University was the first to offer an MBA outside the USA.
  • The Institute of Business Administration found in 1955, Karachi by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. This is the first university to offer an MBA program in Asia.
  • INSEAD, near Paris, France, found in 1957. INSEAD is the former European institution to offer an MBA program.
  • Fundação Getúlio Vargas was found in 1958, in Latin America - Fundação Getúlio was the foremost business school to offer an MBA-type qualification in Latin America.
  • The National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) found in 1966. NIDA was the primary graduate school that offers an MBA program in Thailand.
  • The Ecole des Affaires de Paris (EAP) (at the present ESCP-EAP) was found in 1973 - ESCP-EAP is the first business school including campuses in three nations.
  • The IEDC-Bled School of Management was found in 1991 in Eastern Europe. IEDC-Bled School of Management was the earliest business school to offer an MBA program in Eastern Europe.
  • He Thunderbird School of Global Management was found in 1992. This was the first business school to offer campuses over three continents.

Business School Degrees:

*Associate's Degrees/Graduations:

  • AA, AAB, ABA, AS

Bachelor's Degrees/Graduations:

  • BBA, BBus, BCom, BSBA, BAcc, BABA, BBS, and BSc.

Doctoral Degrees/Graduations:

  • Ph.D., DBA, DHA, DM, DCOM, FPM

Master's Degrees/Graduations (Post Graduation):

  • MBA, MM, MAcc, MMR, MSMR, MPA, MSM, MHA, MSF, MSc

MST, MMS, MCOMM.

Oxford and Cambridge business schools offer:

  • MPhil, or Master of Philosophy, is awarded in place of an MA or MSc.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM)
  • Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Business Management
  • Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Management.