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  • In 1997, business schools worldwide introduced just 74 new graduate management programs (including MBA programs).
  • In 2007, by contrast, 641 new programs were introduced.
  • Between 1997 and 2007, 3,710 new graduate management programs (including MBA programs) were introduced throughout the world. Of these new programs—
    • 1,553 were started by European schools;
    • 1,449 were introduced in Asia, South America, Australia, and Africa; and
    • 708 were launched in North America.

Source: From Data to Strategy: Understanding Worldwide Trends in Graduate Management Education. GMAC, 2007. Available here for free download.


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