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November 1 2005

Spain's IESE - has topped the Economist list 2005 for ranking of MBA programmes

The Telegraph reports how Spain's IESE - has topped the list in the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2005 ranking of full-time MBA programmes.  Accoridng to the Telegraph one of the main reasons that IESE has done so well is the qaulity of its career placement with graduates average salary reaching around $142,000.  Another cclaim to fame is that 96% of graduates find employment within thrre months of graduating.

IESE also offers an Executive MBA, designed for university graduates with over five years of professional experience who would like to combine this programme with the exercise of their professions, and a Global Executive MBA designed for middle and top level managers.

Eyal Ben Cohen, an MBA graduate at Cranfield School of Management, has scooped first prize in the postgraduate category in the eighth annual Awards for Business & Management Students, run by the Association of Business Schools and sponsored by the world's largest business applications company, SAP.

Judges assessed Eyal's entry, describing how he started his own company, Verifile, to be the most impressive from all those received. Verifile uses an online vetting system to combat CV fraud by detecting lies and inaccuracies on job applications.