Optional and mandatory elements before the program begins in order to maximize your experience

Before the program starts we offer a host of additional opportunities and pre-programs that you can participate in including an intensive Spanish course (optional, starting a month before the program start date) and a Careers pre-program (online & mandatory).


SPANISH SURVIVAL COURSE

This course, held on campus in Madrid, starts roughly six weeks prior the intake’s start date and is designed for students with basic or limited knowledge of Spanish. This 40-hour course is spread over 4 weeks


CAREERS PRE-PROGRAM (ONLINE & MANDATORY)

You will be asked to answer some questions about yourself and your ambitions for the future. Your answers will help our Careers team evaluate your profile and to provide you with specific feedback.

BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS

START MODULE

It sets students up for an intense academic experience and establishes the knowledge and skills necessary for the successful completion of the program.
The START MODULE combines seminars and workshops with a great chance to socialize, build relationships with classmates, and to get a feel for IE Business School. It consists of three building blocks: MIM Logistics, MIM Tool Box, and MIM Starter Package (pre-programs)

 

MASTER IN MANAGEMENT TOOL BOX

In order to adapt to the overall dynamics of the program The Master in Management Tool Box prepares students through interactive workshops and seminars to work in groups, to collaborate with multicultural teams, and to crack case studies.

MASTER IN MANAGEMENT LOGISTICS

During these introductory sessions students will have the opportunity to learn more about the services offered by the Student Office, the Careers Management Center, and the Alumni Association.

BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS

What makes a successful business? What tools do managers need in order to be successful? These are some of the questions the first Core Period aims to answer. Almost all classes are conducted through the case methodology, meaning that you will learn by doing.

Additionally, during the first core period, you will be introduced to the module “Career Strategy”.

ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT I
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

The course focuses on how to record economic events in the accounting records and how to prepare and interpret the primary financial statements that summarize a firm’s economic transactions.

FINANCIAL MARKET

This course allows you to deeply understand he fundamentals of the investment banking industry and the financial markets where it operates.

MARKETING

The objective of this course is to introduce you to the concepts, analysis, and activities that comprise marketing management.

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR

This course teaches the concepts that enable you to understand the workings of an organization and the behavior of the groups and individuals within it.

QUANTITATIVE METHODS

This course is an introduction to using statistics to solve business problems. You will learn to identify and tackle business problems using quantitative tools and simulators.

TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

This course focuses on enabling and transforming roles of IT in creating a long-term vision for the organization in the digital economy.


I2I CONSULTING L
ABS

A practical view of today’s most successful companies.

The i2i Consulting Lab is aimed at bringing MIM students closer to companies through practical and hands on projects. The last edition was a consulting project based on the design thinking methodology. Students worked with a company in order to redefine a problem and redesign the customer experience to increase loyalty, satisfaction and profits.

CORE MANAGEMENT

BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS

What makes a successful business? What tools do managers need in order to be successful? These are some of the questions the first Core Period aims to answer. Almost all classes are conducted through the case methodology, meaning that you will learn by doing.

Additionally, during the first core period, you will be introduced to the module “Career Strategy”.

CORPORATE FINANCE

This course introduces you to the analysis of the financial structure of business organizations – with the aim to optimize this structure using different financial tools and the most appropriate funding methods.

CRITICAL MANAGEMENT THINKING

The objective of this course is to teach you to think critically and creatively. Through this class, you will develop the flexibility to easily adapt to today’s fast changing environment.

ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT II

Continuing from Term I, the second part of the course will outline the operation of fiscal and monetary policy and how and why policy decisions are made, to give you the tools to anticipate key policy decisions.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

This course places you in the position of the entrepreneur, you learn to analyze opportunities, evaluate startups and produce complete business plans.

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

This course emphasizes the use of accounting information for internal planning and control purposes, as opposed to the external disclosure focus of financial accounting.

OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Here you will learn about the design of operations and processes for gaining a strategic advantage.


CAREERS IMMERSION WEEK

Workshops to successfully enhance your career path

During the second period you will learn more about advanced management techniques in modern business. Most courses will focus on the implementation of strategies in global organizations.

In addition, as a continuation of the “Career Strategy” module you will participate in workshops and activities to develop your skills in areas such as networking, negotiations, and communications.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

The International Business specialization will teach how to meet the challenges of a business environment that has become increasingly international.

INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

Sponsored by McCann Worldgroup this specialization will offer the knowledge necessary for the efficient application of consistent and cohesive brand messaging across a mix of marketing channels, both traditional and new

SALES & MARKETING

The Sales & Marketing specialization will give a strategic vision to profit from the changing global market. It will focus on giving you the relevant skills to become an effective and successful sales and marketing manager.

DIGITAL BUSINESS

The Digital Business specialization will allow you to develop a deeper understanding of how companies successfully manage the myriad of challenges and opportunities that arise through greater technological development.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & CONTROL

This Financial Management & Control specialization will offer you a strong foundation of reporting procedures to tackle tomorrow’s financial management challenges.

GLOBAL IMMERSION WEEK

 

International trips with relevant activities related to the understanding of the global business world

The Global Immersion Experience is a unique option to further the development of your managerial skills and understanding of a globalized business world by travelling to another country. These trips involve company visits, meetings with executives and/or entrepreneurs, workshops, lectures, social projects, cultural visits and networking events. Every year, students can choose one of the various destinations such as Shanghai, San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro, Tel-Aviv, and Accra. We review the destinations each year in order to continue bringing the most exciting destinations for students!

 

SHANGHAI, CHINA

Understand the global reach of business (available for the September intake)

SAN FRANCISCO, US

Silicon Valley and the start-up capital of the world (available for the September intake)

 

 

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

The nature of doing business in Brazil (available for the February and September intakes)

 

ACCRA, GHANA

Financiers Without Borders creating impact (available for the September intake)

 

TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL

A rising technology hub, where innovation meets history (available for the February intake)

FINAL EXAM AND GRADUATION

The optional Beyond Borders Experience opens up a world of choices which compliment your studies at IE. You will be able to choose from two personalization options: International Exchange at one of our top partner institutions; or a dual-specialization allowing you to become an expert in another area of your choice.

INTERNACIONAL EXCHANGE

The Master in International Management maintains exchange agreements with prestigious universities and business schools around the globe.

DUAL SPECIALIZATION

The Dual Specialization allows you to specialize in a further subject. This means you can gain expertise in two areas in less than 18 months.

Dual Degrees

IE offers you the flexibility to customize your education based on your specific interests and career aspirations through a dual degree program

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UPCOMING EVENTS

21 jan 2017

IEGAT

IE Office 9am, Quito, ECUADOR, English/Spanish

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21 jan 2017

QS Top MBA Connect 1-2-1

Grand Connaught Rooms 12pm, London, UNITED KINGDOM, English

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