Dalhousie Business Programs Receive Top RankingsJune 25, 2009: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Dalhousie University’s School of Business has received top rankings for incorporating the idea of sustainability into its graduate and undergraduate programs. The 6th annual Knight Schools survey has awarded a first place to the Commerce Co-op and Management undergraduate programs and a second place to the MBA program in the mid-sized school category. Overall, the programs ranked fifth and seventh, respectively, in the 47 undergraduate programs and 35 MBA programs evaluated.
“We are very pleased with the results,” said the school’s director, Peggy Cunningham. “This is a marked improvement over last year’s ranking and it reflects genuine progress in the Faculty of Management’s commitment to becoming the centre of values-based management in Canada. Our graduates are entering the workplace with the skills to be future leaders and a profound sense of social responsibility.”
The Knight Schools survey is conducted by Corporate Knights magazine to assess how business programs are moulding minds and polishing their programs to incorporate the idea of sustainability. Complete survey results can be viewed at http://static.corporateknights.ca/KnightSchools2009.pdf
.Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Management, which includes programs in Business, Public Administration, Information Management, Marine Affairs and Resource and Environmental Studies, offers a holistic and values-based approach to management education and research. The mission of the Faculty is ‘to become the acknowledged centre of values based management in Canada, with an international reputation for developing private sector, public sector and civil society leaders who manage with integrity and who get things done.’
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