Business School ranked top UK MBA programme for entrepreneurship

The Business School has been named as the best MBA programme for entrepreneurship in the UK in the latest Poets & Quants and Inc magazine rankings

The Business School (formerly Cass) has been named as the UK’s top business school in Poets & Quants and Inc magazine’s joint Best MBA Programmes for Entrepreneurship 2021 ranking.

The second edition of the annual list measures the entrepreneurial climate of top business schools around the world. It was created to show that entrepreneurship can be taught, and to celebrate the startup-driven culture and mindset of the world’s top 50 MBA programmes.

The Business School (formerly Cass) MBA also ranked third across Europe and 17th globally.

The programme allows students to expand skills in leadership and team-building, decision-making, business sensitivity and adaptability through intensive learning and practical application.

Professor Stephen Thomas, Associate Dean for MBA Programmes said:

“We are very pleased to achieve this position in a global ranking.

“Our MBA programme provides students with an explorer mindset that gives them the confidence and adaptability to become successful entrepreneurs, while our Entrepreneurship Fund provides financial investment for early stage companies.”

The programme gives students exposure to leadership in their chosen sector, and allows them to further their experience in a new setting. Professor Thomas commented:

“Our award-winning careers support and alumni networks also give students the perfect platform to meet and learn from many of the most successful and influential businesspeople who have seen and done it.

“The pandemic and current economic situation call for strong leadership across the world, and this ranking recognises the significant role that our MBA continues to play in developing the next business leaders”.

Professor Costas Andriopoulos, Professor of Management and Associate Dean for Entrepreneurship said:

"This amazing recognition reflects that entrepreneurship is core in our MBA programmes.

"Our students not only learn how to start and grow their ventures in the class but also through our vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem.

"This ecosystem includes the Entrepreneurship Fund, mentoring from accomplished founders, an accelerator programme, co-working space and the various pitching competitions that we offer to build a dynamic global community of entrepreneurs who are changing the world."

Read more about the Full-time MBA at the Business School (formerly Cass).

Find out more about Entrepreneurship opportunities at City, University of London.

Find out more about the Poets & Quants and Inc Magazine’s World’s Best MBA Programmes For Entrepreneurship In 2021 and see the full rankings list.

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