We help you fund your program
We help you fund your program
IE has a special fund with an endowment of 6 million euros for scholarships aimed at women.
IE Business School’s blended programs have a particular advantage: They provide students with the toolkit to create an impact in their organizations and advance in their careers, without having to put aside their professional responsibilities.
Through our Global Executive MBA you will be able to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom directly to your day-to-day job, bringing immediate added value to your company.
In fact, this is why around 45% of IE Business School students receive some kind of corporate sponsorship, as their companies believe it is an important investment for their talented professionals, who will gain a full understanding of the newest business innovation tools and bring in a refreshing global perspective to their organization.
Get your employer to sponsor your MBA at IE Business School
IE’s unique Blended Methodology allows students to continue building their professional foundations while participating in our top-ranked MBAs. This innovative learning approach combines face-to-face classes with interactive online periods, bringing together like-minded professionals from all around the world.
Our programs require you to apply the concepts imparted in class to your professional life and share with your classmates and professors your experience while doing so, something that will start bringing benefit to your company from day one.
The curriculum and coursework provides you with the latest theories and practical cases, preparing you to tackle future challenges in your job/company with a strategic approach and clear leadership in management.
Our international network, together with the international residential periods in Singapore, Los Angeles and Sao Paulo, will provide you with a key comprehension of innovation in global business and a strategic understanding of how to do business in key economic markets. Through these experiences, you will constantly bring in refreshing ideas and key insights from your industry and other sectors.
When you apply the new concepts, you learn in class to your day-to-day job, you will also be sharing your expertise with your colleagues on a daily basis. In addition, through the program’s soft skill trainings you will become a more effective leader and learn how to increase engagement in the teams you are managing.
You will have several opportunities to apply coursework projects directly to your job and company, getting valuable guidance and feedback from our faculty.
Advice on how to present your MBA to your employer
1. Present a detailed plan to your management team identifying the growth you will have in the next 3 to 5 years through the courses/skills you will acquire in the program. Ensure to submit a detailed analysis demonstrating how the MBA will positively affect your current team and all future projects within the company. Within this plan, you may also identify concrete issues your team and company are facing and explain how you will use the gained knowledge and skills from the program to tackle them.
2. Bring it up as part of the negotiation for an upcoming promotion. Sponsorship is an investment in talent, and if you are a promising leader, it should come as part of your career development process, together with the benefit it will bring to your company.
3. In certain countries, a large part of the tuition fee is tax deductible for your employer, so the cost is lower for the company. Do your research accordingly.
4. Through our Corporate Relations Department, a partnership between IE Business School and your company may be established. In addition to talent development through our Masters, Bachelors and Executive education programs, there could be various other possibilities like recruitment from our talent pool of IE students, academic research and access to IE’s international network.