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Financial Times Ranks IE Business School 3rd in World for Online MBA Programs

FT Ranks IE Business School 3rd in World for Online MBA Programs

The Global Online MBA allows students to explore business foundations in a flexible, customizable, and highly interactive learning environment.

The latest Financial Times ranking places IE Business School’s Global Online MBA as third in the world, consolidates IE University’s international position as a leader in online education. The ranking highlights the program’s commitment to corporate social responsibility, a category in which the School continues to lead. The program also leads the ranking in the percentage of international students. Other factors for this ranking of the Financial Times are student profiles, their career path, academic experience, diversity, and faculty.

The Global Online MBA allows students, who as a class typically represent more than 50 nationalities, to explore business foundations in a flexible, customizable, and highly interactive learning environment. Students now have the option of completing the program in either 17, 24, or 30 months, and can choose to participate in the course fully online or in a blended format that includes face-to-face periods in Madrid.

“IE University has more than 20 years of experience in the design of online Masters; we were pioneers in Europe and, in fact, that experience placed us in a privileged position during the pandemic.”

Lee Newman, Dean of IE Business School

“This recognition by the Financial Times, among others like the recent Online MBA ranking from QS, encourages us to continue to innovate in all of our programs and put the unique needs of students front-and-center – to help them make the liquid connections with each other, with their professors, and between their work and education that will ensure they are ready to lead the geopolitical, business, technological, and social challenges of a world in constant transformation,” said Lee Newman, Dean of IE Business School.

The innovative educational experience of IE Business School’s Global Online MBA, as well as the flexibility of the program, is underlined by IE University’s liquid learning methodology. Liquid Learning is IE University’s unique and evidence-based education method that seamlessly flows between virtual and in-person learning and helps students and professionals acquire the expertise and develop the skills and mindsets needed to access and develop jobs in an unpredictable and fast changing world. The University recently announced the launch of the IE Center for Liquid Learning, which will serve to facilitate knowledge sharing, feature liquid learning experiences and building community.