What is behind the
best Executive MBA
in the world
?

What is behind the best Executive MBA in the world?

An intensive, 15-month blended MBA program offering a combination of face-to-face and online interactive learning. With five face-to-face periods across four continents, this program offers a truly global vision of the business world by adding important components from local markets, sustainable development and an innovative twist on the traditional MBA.
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What your 15 months will look like
Madrid
Explore & Innovation
Students will learn how to analyze and explore new markets and business opportunities in order to identify potential new business ideas.
Singapore
Validate & Set Up
Students will learn how to validate business ideas as well as set up the basis for deploying and delivering them. Lean management methodology will be introduced.
In partnership with:
Los Angeles
Scale & Growth
Students will define the company requirements from both structural and operational perspectives in order to grow and scale
In partnership with:
Sao Paulo
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.
What your 15 months will look like
Madrid
Explore & Innovation
Online
Singapore
Validate & Set Up
Online
Los Angeles
Scale & Growth
Online
Sao Paulo
Deploy & Manage
Online
Madrid
Communicate & Control
Online
Face-to-face & Online
The Global Executive MBA has five residential periods spread across four continents that open a global window into the business world by adding important components from local markets, sustainable development and by innovating the traditional MBA.

The first residential period in Madrid allows cohorts to meet classmates and professors, establishing relationship bonds that will further develop throughout the program.
During the following three periods, students travel to Singapore, Los Angeles and Sao Paulo to immerse themselves in the various cultures and explore business aspects in each region. During these periods students will partake in classes with both IE and local partner faculty, company visits, workshops and cultural activities which will provide students with essential knowledge of how to apply global strategy at a local level.

During the final residential period in Madrid, students will present their final capstone projects, complete their final exams and participate in the graduation ceremony.

During your face-to-face periods, you will discover:
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.
The Global Executive MBA has five residential periods spread across four continents that open a global window into the business world by adding important components from local markets, sustainable development and by innovating the traditional MBA.

The first residential period in Madrid allows cohorts to meet classmates and professors, establishing relationship bonds that will further develop throughout the program.
During the following three periods, students travel to Singapore, Los Angeles and Sao Paulo to immerse themselves in the various cultures and explore business aspects in each region. During these periods students will partake in classes with both IE and local partner faculty, company visits, workshops and cultural activities which will provide students with essential knowledge of how to apply global strategy at a local level.

During the final residential period in Madrid, students will present their final capstone projects, complete their final exams and participate in the graduation ceremony.

During your face-to-face periods, you will discover:
Business Innovation
Global Leadership
Global Business
As pioneers of the highly loaded blended methodology since 2001, IE has created the Global Executive MBA program that allows you to sharpen your skills from anywhere in the world, providing a flexible structure that suits both your professional and personal commitments.
The Online Campus
Asynchronous Forums
A Global Network
Make global knowledge local
Global
  • IE sessions taught by IE’s international faculty
  • Face-to-face modules focused on global management,
    business innovation and team-focused leadership
  • Networking with two additional Global Executive MBA intakes
Local
  • Company visits
  • Sessions taught by partner
  • School faculty
  • Networking with local students
  • City visit tours

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

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

Once you graduate...

  • 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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