The program is especially strong in finance and accounting. Its teaching staff includes no less than six Nobel Prize winners, more than any other business school.
Students can earn an International MBA (IMBA) by taking part in student exchanges with other business schools and demonstrating mastery of another language in addition to the student’s mother tongue.
The school runs an initiative called New Venture Challenge which promotes student entrepreneurship and helps them develop business plans. The winning team receives $25,000 as well as a full year of support from the ARCH Venture Partners’ business incubator.
The school’s alumni include the following prominent individuals, with current or past positions in parentheses: Jon Winkelried (President and CEO of Goldman Sachs), Rob Levin (Chief Business Officer of Fannie Mae), Michael Larson (Investment Manager of Bill Gates), Joe Mansueto (Chairman and CEO of Morningstar, Inc.), James M. Kilts (Vice Chairman of Procter & Gamble and former Chairman, CEO, and President of The Gillette Company), Ann Mukherjee (Vice President of Marketing at Pepsico), Bill Osborne (CEO of Ford Motor Company of Canada), William L. McComb (CEO of Liz Claiborne), Muna Nijem (Economics Minister of Jordan), Roger C. Altman (Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury under the President Bill Clinton administration; Chairman, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Evercore Partners; former Vice Chairman of The Blackstone Group).