International MBA Program
The core period of the International MBA will give you a global perspective of business. You will also develop your interpersonal skills through the Change Modules & the LEADERSHIP CURRICULUM Program, preparing you for your professional future.International MBA experience LAUNCH Module Change in Action Module
Elements before the program begins
APR Intake 2:
Before the program starts we offer you a range of additional opportunities and pre-programs.
Change at a Personal Level
APR Intake 2:
The LAUNCH module reflects change at a personal level and is carried out before the first period. The main aim is to equip students with the skills needed to successfully carry out a managerial role. The workshops are given by specialists, such as, actors from the Shakespeare Globe Theatre in London (workshops on voice, body language, language, etc) and architects from the London Architectural Association (workspace, design, etc).
APR - JUN Intake 2:
NOV - FEB
The first period converges the skills of students from different academic backgrounds and equips you with the tools you will use throughout the remainder of the International MBA. This period includes a thorough introduction to entrepreneurial studies - a cornerstone of IE Business School's approach to business education.
Change at a Global Level
JUN Intake 2:
In the second module, Change in Action, which takes place between the first and second periods, students explore – through a series of presentations by external experts, online simulations and discussion panels (facilitated by IE professors) – the challenges and opportunities of continuous change. The specific topic changes each year, but is always focused on its relationship with change at a global level, for example, climate change, energy, nanotechnology, or demographic change.
JUL - OCT Intake 2:
FEB - MAY
The second period analyzes the foundations on which business activity rests. This is anything but 'basic' however; you will learn the most advanced management techniques in modern business focusing on the implementation of actions and strategies in organizations from a global perspective.
Change at an Organizational Level
SEP Intake 2:
The third change module, which is carried out between the second and third period, is called Making Change Happen and consists of a series of classes given by specialists from different areas, in which one single case is analyzed from perspectives such as finance, accounting, marketing, strategy, etc, and in which the focus is on change at an organizational level.
OCT - DEC Intake 2:
In the third period, which concludes the MBA core, you will develop a global vision of management, looking at the world through the eyes of a general manager - internally with a focus on effective organization and change management and externally by considering the role of business in society.
JAN - MAY Intake 2:
The IMBA+ period, allows students to customize their International MBA program based on individual needs and interests by choosing from a variety of options which are listed below. Some of these options may vary according to the intake.
IMBA+ CUSTOMIZATION OPTIONS:
- Venture Lab
- IMBA in Practice (Internship)
- Social Impact Project
- Long and Short Exchange Programs
- Consulting Projects
- Dual Degrees & 1+1