Know the Facts: Western University Ivey Business School

Western University located in London, Ontario, is home to one of Canada’s top business schools, Ivey. Founded in 1922, the schools hosts 109 full time faculty, 98 excellent professors and 11 lecturers who offer a rich and unique experience.

For those interested in pursuing higher education at Western University, specifically in Business, here are some fast facts on Ivey Business School.

Fact #1: No. 1 in Canada for employment success and career progression

Over 50 percent of Ivey alumni hold top executive positions. Such titles include Chair, President, C-Suite, Managing Director or Partner.

Fact #2: Renowned for its Case-Method of learning

Ivey Business School is known to be one of the most important producers of business cases globally, alongside the reputable Harvard University in Boston.

Students working in Ivey Business School building

Source: Canadian Business

Fact #3: Ivey alumni run Profit 100 Fastest-Growing Companies

Interested in becoming an entrepreneur or connecting with one? Ivey is proud of nineteen of its graduates who have gone on to pursue successful ventures, including some of the Profit 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. Learn from those who taught these successful entrepreneurs and attend alumni networking events for first-hand advice.

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Fact #4: The first international business school to open a permanent campus in Hong Kong

Ivey isn’t only located in London, Ontario. It has also opened its doors in downtown Toronto at Tangerine Leadership Centre and in Hong Kong, Cheng Yu Tung Management Institute.

Fact #5: Hosts a Women in Ivey Group empowering female leaders

Established in 2010, Women in Ivey empowers women about the various career opportunities and encourages them to pursue their dreams. Between conferences, events, mentorship programs and more, this group provides students with incredible learning opportunities and support.

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Ivey Business School campus

Source: Canadian Business

Fact #6: Bloomberg Businessweek ranks Ivey No. 1 MBA program in Canada

A reputable school in all of Canada, 90 percent of graduates who seek employment receive job offers as a result of its close-knit network. Many view Western University Ivey graduates as well-trained, collaborative and a source of rich information. As a result, Bloomberg Businessweek ranks the school as the top choice MBA program in Canada for four years (2014 – 2018).

Fact #7: Home to the Ivey Business Journal, a top publication in Canada

Western University Ivey hosts one of Canada’s most esteemed publications for business thought leadership and management practice. A great opportunity to practice writing skills, connect with top journalists and gain industry insights.

Facts and feature image sourced from Ivey Business School

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