Harvard Business School

College & Education

North America, United States, Suffolk County

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, and is widely recognized as one of the top business schools in the world. The school offers a full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review. It is ranked #2 among U.S. business schools by U.S. News & World Report, #1 by the QS Global 200 Business Schools Report, #2 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, #3 by Forbes, and #14 by The Wall Street Journal. Internationally, it is ranked #3 in the world by the Financial Times, #5 in the world by The Economist, and #21 in the world by The Wall Street Journal. Three HBS professors, Mikolaj Piskorski, Zeynep Ton, and Anita Elberse, were recently named the 40 Best B-School Professors Under the Age of 40 by Poets & Quants. "HWS" is an initialism referring to the "Top Three MBA programs": Harvard, Wharton (University of Pennsylvania), and Stanford. These programs are commonly known for being on a league of their own in comparison to the rest of the MBA programs.