Canadian business schools score top marks from senior execs

By Asha Tomlinson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/27/2002

U.S. business schools like Harvard and Wharton are losing their prestige among Canadian executives.

In fact, many senior execs are turning to homegrown talent, preferring to hire business grads from universities like Queen’s and Western, according to a new survey released by the Environics Research Group.

“Forget the popular perception that businesses are looking for grads from the United States. They think Canadian schools are just as good, if not better,” said Derek Leebosh, a senior associate at Environics.