Edinburgh Business School is the graduate school of business of Heriot-Watt University, Scotland. The Business School has built its reputation on a strong record of achievement by students, alumni and the faculty of Heriot-Watt University.  Its programs are written by an international faculty, many of whom are acknowledged leaders in their respective fields. The uniquely flexible approach was pioneered by the School’s founder, Professor Keith Lumsden, and has been key to its success. The School’s reputation among the world’s most forward thinking businesses, organizations and government departments has attracted students from more than 165 countries. Heriot-Watt University has been at the forefront of learning for almost 200 years. Established as a school for engineers, its name commemorates two giants of Scottish business and engineering: George Heriot, financier to King James VI; and James Watt, the pioneer of steam power and one of the leading lights in the industrial revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries. The world’s first technical institute and one of the first universities in the UK to be awarded a Royal Charter, Heriot-Watt University quickly established a reputation for world class teaching and leading-edge research. It remains a hotbed of scientific, engineering, technological and business talent. From its location on the green edge of Scotland’s capital city, to its modern campuses in Dubai and Malaysia, Heriot-Watt University’s programs lead the way in areas as varied as energy, the environment and climate change, risk and modelling, infrastructure and transport, and the interface between life and physical sciences. It is ranked in the top 4% of universities worldwide.