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World's best executive MBA programs 2013

1. YORK UNIVERSITY, SHULICH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (Toronto, Canada)
Program Fees: USD$61,800

Number one is its joint programme with Schulich School of Business at York University, in Ontario, Canada. Participants on the Kellogg-Schulich programme gave the highest marks for the quality of their classmates as well as for faculty and facilities. It also came top when alumni were asked the extent to which the programme helped them achieve their pre-MBA career goals.

Best executive MBA programs 2013

The Economist has made its first ranking of the world's best executive MBA programs, looking at 27 criteria, including quality of students and faculty, percentage of students who receive promotions on graduation, and average salary increase graduates can expect. Which of the world's EMBAs took top spot? That of a Canadian school that, it's fair to say, has just made its name.