What is behind the
best Executive MBA
in the world
?

An intensive, 15-month, blended MBA program offering part face-to-face, part online interactive learning. With five face to face periods across four continents this program offers a truly global window to the business world, adding important components on local markets, sustainable development and innovation to the traditional MBA.
Face-to-Face
Learn the glocalization of business activities
Classes with IE and our partner schools faculties as well as company visits and tours around the city will provide our students the knowledge of how to apply global strategy at a local level.
Online
Academic core courses
Online, interactive learning periods occur between each face-to-face module, ensuring continued learning and connection between classmates for the duration of the program.
Make Global
Knowledge Local
  • IE sessions taught by IE’s international faculty
  • Face-to-face modules focused on global management,
    business innovation and team global leadership
  • Networking with two other Global Executive MBA intakes
  • Company visits
  • Sessions taught by partner
  • School faculty
  • Networking with local students
  • City tour visits
In each face-to-face period, the business innovation module will deal with one of the stages of developing a business plan. Students can choose to develop their capstone deliverable as an entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial project. They will receive group coaching during the online periods where a mentor will make sure they are progressing
  • Focus on startup entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship.
  • Provides students with the tools to deal with innovation both within and outside a corporation.
  • Includes coaching sessions for each track, providing students with personalized help and insights for their capstone project.
Also delivered in the face-to-face periods, this module provides students with the expertise to create, implement, and manage transnational teams. Students will learn how to lead global organizations, how to manage and develop global talent and effective management skills.
  • Provides students with the key interpersonal skills and expertise for setting up and running global teams and/or business units.
  • Become a strategic leader that understands the needs of today’s workforce.
  • Learn about global organizational behavior, global team building and global HR management.
An integrative module that exposes students to the best practices and insights surrounding the management of business at a global scale. The module will help students connect the different subjects covered throughout the program and apply integrative thinking for dealing successfully with global challenges.
  • Integrates the knowledge from different core courses and provides insight about how to apply them globally.
What will your 15 months look like?
Madrid
EXPLORE & INNOVATION
Students will learn how to scan and explore new markets and business opportunities in order to identify potential new business ideas.
Los Ángeles
VALIDATE & SET UP
Students will learn how to validate business ideas and set up the basis for deploying and delivering them. Lean management methodology will be introduced.
In partnership with:
Sao Paulo
SCALE & GROWTH
Students will define what a company requires from a structural and operational perspective in order to grow and scale.
In partnership with:
Singapore
DEPLOY & MANAGE
Students will learn about what is needed to deploy a business and manage it effectively.
In partnership with:
Madrid
COMMUNICATE & CONTROL
In the last period, students will receive additional training on pithing techniques and how to control their businesses effectively.

FACULTY
IE’s international faculty are experts in their fields.

They come from diverse professional and academic backgrounds and are here to help you reach your potential.
Erick Schlie
  • . Professor of Marketing and General Management
  • . PhD Marketing and Strategy, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • . Professional Experience: Senior Manager, PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Associate Dean of IE International MBA.
Bruce Busta
  • . Visiting Professor IE, Financial Accounting
  • . Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • . Professional Experience: Finance Forum Discussion Leader at Anderson Center
Nicola Gatti
  • . Associate Professor IE, Business and Corporate Strategy
  • . International Executive MBA, IE Business School, Spain
  • . Professional Experience: CEO at KHS International Holding
  • Principal consultant for Nokia Siemens and Telecom Italia.
Jose Antonio Martinez Marcos
  • . Executive MBA, IE Business School
  • . Strategy Senior Manager, Accenture
  • . Professional Experience: CEO at KHS International Holding
Jose Ignacio Gafo
  • . Professor of Marketing
  • . Executive MBA, IE Business School, Spain
  • . Professional Experience: Head of M2M Marketing and Development, Vodafone
  • Vice-Dean of Global & Execuive MBA Programs at IE Business School. More than 15 years of experience in multinationals like Vodafone, Mars and Canon

What is behind the
best Executive MBA
in the world
?

An intensive, 15-month, blended MBA program offering part face-to-face, part online interactive learning. With five face to face periods across four continents this program offers a truly global window to the business world, adding important components on local markets, sustainable development and innovation to the traditional MBA.
Online
Academic core courses
Online, interactive learning periods occur between each face-to-face module, ensuring continued learning and connection between classmates for the duration of the program.
Face-to-Face
Learn the glocalization of business activities
Classes with IE and our partner schools faculties as well as company visits and tours around the city will provide our students the knowledge of how to apply global strategy at a local level.
Make Global
  • IE sessions taught by IE’s international faculty
  • Face-to-face modules focused on global management,
    business innovation and team global leadership
  • Networking with two other Global Executive MBA intakes
Knowledge Local
  • Company visits
  • Sessions taught by partner
  • School faculty
  • Networking with local students
  • City tour visits
Business Innovation
Global Leadership
Global Business
In each face-to-face period, the business innovation module will deal with one of the stages of developing a business plan. Students can choose to develop their capstone deliverable as an entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial project. They will receive group coaching during the online periods where a mentor will make sure they are progressing
  • Focus on startup entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship.
  • Provides students with the tools to deal with innovation both within and outside a corporation.
  • Includes coaching sessions for each track, providing students with personalized help and insights for their capstone project.
Also delivered in the face-to-face periods, this module provides students with the expertise to create, implement, and manage transnational teams. Students will learn how to lead global organizations, how to manage and develop global talent and effective management skills.
  • Provides students with the key interpersonal skills and expertise for setting up and running global teams and/or business units.
  • Become a strategic leader that understands the needs of today’s workforce.
  • Learn about global organizational behavior, global team building and global HR management.
An integrative module that exposes students to the best practices and insights surrounding the management of business at a global scale. The module will help students connect the different subjects covered throughout the program and apply integrative thinking for dealing successfully with global challenges.
  • Integrates the knowledge from different core courses and provides insight about how to apply them globally.
What will your 15 months look like?
Madrid
EXPLORE & INNOVATION
Students will learn how to scan and explore new markets and business opportunities in order to identify potential new business ideas.
In partnership with:
Los Ángeles
VALIDATE & SET UP
Students will learn how to validate business ideas and set up the basis for deploying and delivering them. Lean management methodology will be introduced.
In partnership with:
Sao Paulo
SCALE & GROWTH
Students will define what a company requires from a structural and operational perspective in order to grow and scale.
In partnership with:
Singapore
DEPLOY & MANAGE
Students will learn about what is needed to deploy a business and manage it effectively.
Madrid
COMMUNICATE & CONTROL
In the last period, students will receive additional training on pithing techniques and how to control their businesses effectively.

FACULTY
IE’s international faculty are experts in their fields.

They come from diverse professional and academic backgrounds and are here to help you reach your potential.
Erick Schlie
  • . Professor of Marketing and General Management
  • . PhD Marketing and Strategy, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • . Professional Experience: Senior Manager, PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Professor of Marketing and General Management
  • PhD Marketing and Strategy, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Professional Experience: Senior Manager, PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers
Bruce Busta
  • . Visiting Professor IE, Financial Accounting
  • . Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • . Professional Experience: Finance Forum Discussion Leader at Anderson Center
  • Visiting Professor IE, Financial Accounting
  • Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • Professional Experience: Finance Forum Discussion Leader at Anderson Center
Nicola Gatti
  • . Associate Professor IE, Business and Corporate Strategy
  • . International Executive MBA, IE Business School, Spain
  • . Professional Experience: CEO at KHS International Holding
  • Associate Professor IE, Business and Corporate Strategy
  • International Executive MBA, IE Business School, Spain
  • Professional Experience: CEO at KHS International Holding
Jose Antonio Martinez Marcos
  • . Executive MBA, IE Business School
  • . Strategy Senior Manager, Accenture
  • . Professional Experience: CEO at KHS International Holding
  • Executive MBA, IE Business School
  • Strategy Senior Manager, Accenture
  • Professional Experience: CEO at KHS International Holding
Jose Ignacio Gafo
  • . Professor of Marketing
  • . Executive MBA, IE Business School, Spain
  • . Professional Experience: Head of M2M Marketing and Development, Vodafone
  • Professor of Marketing
  • Executive MBA, IE Business School, Spain
  • Professional Experience: Head of M2M Marketing and Development, Vodafone

  • Nicola Gatti
    Associate Professor IE, Business and Corporate Strategy
  • Jose Antonio Martinez Marcos
    Associate Professor IE, Corporate Strategy and Strategy Implementation
Nicola Gatti
Associate Professor IE, Business and Corporate Strategy
Jose Antonio Martinez Marcos
Associate Professor IE, Corporate Strategy and Strategy Implementation
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