The Global Online MBA is ranked #1 worldwide by Financial Times

Global Online MBA

Be unstoppable. Pursue the next best you with the #1 Online MBA in the world. Wherever you are.
duration17, 24 or 30 months
languageEnglish
locationOnline and Madrid or 100% Online
intakeSeptember & February
MODE OF STUDYPart-time
FORMATBlended
duration17, 24 or 30 months
languageEnglish
locationOnline and Madrid or 100% Online
intakeSeptember & February
MODE OF STUDYPart-time
FORMATBlended

EMBRACE TRANSFORMATION WITH THE GLOBAL ONLINE MBA ​

What if you dared to to embark on a journey no one else had even dared to imagine? What if you had the courage to take the necessary steps to take your career to new heights? At IE Business School, we've redefined the game and set new standards of education with our Global Online MBA, ranked #1 in the world by Financial Times, which is crafted to challenge and transform the most ambitious and driven professionals. We firmly believe that true growth occurs when you overcome obstacles and push your limits, which is why we have designed this MBA to give you the tools and knowledge required to navigate today's complex business landscape and drive long-lasting impact.

Virtual does not mean alone; we'll be with you every step of the way, guiding you from day one. The live format mirrors a real-life classroom, creating an engaging and interactive learning experience that aligns with your unique workstyle and collaborative interactions. You also have the flexibility to choose the program duration, enabling you to seamlessly incorporate it into your existing lifestyle while simultaneously broadening your global network.. Our 3 week residential experience in Madrid offers incredible networking opportunities, giving you the chance to connect face to face with students and professors from across the globe. If attending in person is not possible, you can join from anywhere, making it accessible no matter your location.

Are you ready to embrace the transformative path that will shape you into the next best you? It's your time to be a part of something truly extraordinary

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WANT TO KNOW MORE?

OUR GLOBAL ONLINE MBA IN THE RANKINGS

We take pride in being at the top of the game and consistently surpassing expectations. Here are some of our noteworthy rankings and accomplishments that position us as a leader in higher education.​

#1 worldwide in Financial Times

And we have been in the top 3 in this ranking for nine consecutive years.

IE students at IE Tower

#1 in the QS Distance/Online MBA rankings

Now for seven consecutive years.

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WORLDWIDE AND #1 EuropeFinancial Times
Best Entrepreneurship Teaching Ranking​
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WORLDWIDE AND #1 EuropeFinancial Times
Best Entrepreneurship Teaching Ranking​
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IE BUSINESS SCHOOLFinancial Times
European Business Schools Ranking ​
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for percentage of international students
2
Worldwide and #1 in Europe
in Sector diversity rank globally
2
Alumni salary increase globally
#1 in Europe
1
in female faculty

THE NEXT BEST YOU 

Education at IE goes beyond externalities. It creates game-changing moments that transform who you are personally and professionally. You are unique. Understanding and building on your particular aspirations, strengths and blind spots is the best preparation to lead in a rapidly changing world. That’s why we tailor the Global Online MBA to elevate you, as an individual, above all else. The journey won’t be easy. Change demands challenge, honesty and leaving your comfort zone. Who is the next best you? Identify your career path, boost your impact and hone your purpose to find out.

YOUR CAREER 

When choosing something as important as a career, there are so many options and so much information. We help you cut through the noise. Let us help you get to know yourself better, explore your options and get on the career path that’s right for you. Using the insight gleaned from our connections to the business community and analysis of the labor market, we help you curate your future-proof career path and sharpen the set of skills that recruiters are after. Find what’s best for you and pursue it.

YOUR IMPACT 

What does it take to change the world? Your impact depends on your ideas, behavior and digital skills. No matter the context, top companies, startups and social enterprises strive to find people who can make big things happen, professionals who can harness available resources to forge solutions to real-world challenges. From creative thinking to alliance building and data-driven decision-making, this program will give you what you need to become a high-impact business professional.

YOUR PURPOSE 

On massive societal challenges ranging from climate change to inequality, there’s no question that the business community will play a pivotal role. What that role will look like depends on you, on the individuals driving forward companies and sectors. That’s why we are passionate about guiding you to find your deeper purpose, refine it, align it with your career and make the world a genuinely better place. It’s not a platitude; it’s our commitment.

Andres Lattanzio | IE Business School

Global Online MBA Program Specialist

NEED HELP FIGURING OUT WHAT´S NEXT?

“I want a challenging experience that leads to personal and professional growth, networking opportunities and personal development, all without having to leave my current role or uproot my life.”​

Does this sound even a little similar to what you’re looking for?​ ​Then it’s time to get in touch today. We’d be happy to guide you as you begin exploring career options. The jobs are out there and we can help you gain the skills recruiters want. There’s no commitment required, just reach out.”

OFFICIAL DEGREE

Students must fulfill the following requirements to be able to request the issuance of the Official University Degree upon completion of the Master Program. If educational prerequisites are not provided and/or if the requirements are not met on time, the student will not be able to request the official university degree as issued by the Spanish government. In this case, the studies will not be official under Spanish educational regulations.

Overview

THIS IS THE RIGHT MBA FOR YOU IF...

You are a driven professional seeking to elevate your career, establish your own business, drive innovation in your current organization, or tackle new challenges head-on. This transformative MBA is designed to empower you through times of change and disruption.​

You are a leader looking to achieve exceptional personal and professional growth by harnessing your unique strengths and leveraging them to make a meaningful impact. In this learning journey we will guide you to define or refine your purpose to unlock your full potential. ​

You seek a personalized learning journey to fit your aspirations, enhance your strengths, fill your gaps and integrate into your current life and responsibilities. Aside from customizing your duration, you can also choose from different tracks and electives for specialization.​

You are committed to cultivating meaningful relationships and are eager to expand your global network in an international community. At IE Business School, you will have the opportunity to connect with students from over 140 countries and a diverse range of industry sectors.​

You ready to fully embrace the digital revolution and take on a stimulating curriculum that delves deep into various aspects of digital technology, such as cutting-edge data analysis, digital marketing strategies, and innovative approaches to management.​

Global Online MBA Class Profile

Our Global Online MBA students come from diverse professional backgrounds. Join a world-renowned business network where the core of our community is centered on talent, prestige and boundless enthusiasm. At IE Business School, you’ll benefit from a dynamic and diverse learning environment where you engage with students from different academic backgrounds, industries and roles.

Boost your global business knowledge, enrich your perspective and cultivate an international network.

SECTOR OF EMPLOYMENT (%)
Energy
Construction
Teach
Consulting
Pharma/Health
Consumer Goods
Industry
Education
FUNCTION (%)
Sales&Marketing
Operations
Technology
Strategy + Business Development
General Management
Consulting
Others
Finance
ACADEMIC BACKGROUND (%)
Business
Engineering
Humanities and Social Sciences
Econimics and Finance
Science
Law
Technology
Marketing and Communication
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Different Nationalities
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Different Nationalities
3
Minimum Years of Professional Experience
31
Average Age

Program Structure

TRANSFORMATION IS AT THE HEART OF THE GLOBAL ONLINE MBA​

Embark on a transformative journey with our program that combines your unique talents and experiences with sector-leading faculty, diverse classrooms, and cutting-edge methodologies. Step by step, you'll unlock your true potential and follow the path that suits you best. Experience an enriching learning environment with simulations, multimedia, individual and group sessions, and high-impact modules—reflecting the real business world. Our program, completed in 17, 24, or 30 months, begins with a core period that brings everyone together. Once you enter the specializations, we offer more flexibility so you can choose your intensity.​

In a rapidly evolving business landscape driven by technology, adaptability is key to success. Our Global Online MBA equips you with a digital mindset, global outlook, and the agility to lead teams in a hybrid environment. With a digitally powered ecosystem and a blended methodology, you'll gain the skills to navigate the new normal, manage teams effectively, and build valuable networks. Embrace the future of business leadership with us.

Explore the Global Online MBA

The Global Online MBA experience

Sercan Ertas | IE Business School

Online Periods

Through our virtual campus, you get a challenging and highly interactive educational experience. The strategically structured, live faculty-led sessions are designed to fit into your busy schedule and can be accessed anywhere there’s an internet connection. Engage with other global professionals in synchronous and asynchronous sessions including interactive small groups where you work on real-world, industry-based case studies.

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Live Sessions

On Saturdays, you will engage in virtual discussions that vary depending on the topic determined for that day. These sessions are truly an extension of the traditional classroom experience, allowing you to negotiate and collaborate with your classmates and professors in the same classroom, despite the fact that you’re participating from different parts of the globe. 

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Asynchronous online discussions

Connect anytime, anywhere. The forums offer the possibility to participate in the faculty-led asynchronous sessions every week from Monday to Thursday. Professors will moderate these written discussions about chosen topics in order to help you achieve the desired learning objectives.

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Face-to-face periods

After getting to know your classmates virtually, you will be able to meet them in person through all-day workshops and classes that further develop your soft skills and teamwork. You’ll get the most out of an in-person experience, but we understand that some people’s circumstances might call for 100% online participation. Either way, we encourage you to take advantage of Madrid after class and join all the different networking events available every night. 

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Global Inmmersion week

Participate in an optional face-to-face week around the world to discover a new destination and learn about the local business environment and interact with other IE cohorts from some of our other MBA programs. In the past, these destinations have included San Francisco, São Paolo, Singapore, Miami, Shanghai, and Mumbai. 

FIND OUT THE EXPERIENCE AND TOP TIPS FROM JOHANNA BAARE, GLOBAL ONLINE MBA ALUMNI.
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Go beyond the MBA Classroom and take advantage of IE University's wider community
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Students
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Clubs
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Clubs
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Events

OUR FACULTY ARE HERE TO GUIDE YOU 

MEET THE GLOBAL MBA VICE-DEAN, BUDIMIR SEVER​

As Vice Dean of Global Online MBA, Budimir brings over 25 years of experience in global business and technology leadership to guiding students on their personal and professional transformation journey, with the goal of helping them maximize their meaningful impact on the world as modern leaders of the 21st century.​

Budimir’s professional experience in leadership roles in business and technology spans a variety of industries (IT, telecommunications, FMCG, education) and global markets.​

As an adjunct professor at IE University, Budimir fulfills his passion for continuously sharing his expertise and learning from others. He teaches courses on digital transformation, innovation and technology management in Bachelor, Master and Executive MBA programs at IE.​

DISCOVER OUR FACULTY

At IE Business School, our faculty’s commitment to you goes far beyond teaching. Their mission is to help you understand the person you are now and guide you on the path to the person you want to become. From working with you to reveal your strengths and surface your career goals to helping you refine how to make the impact your sense of purpose demands – or even discovering what that purpose is – they’re on hand to challenge you to think about yourself in new ways, learn the skills you need for your future career and become the next best you. Drawn from all over the globe, our faculty brings expertise from a vast range of industries, roles and functions, meaning they’re equipped with the real-world experience to help you succeed.

Accounting & Management Control

Economics

Entrepreneurship

Finance

Human resources and Organisational behaviour

Information Systems & Technology

Law

Marketing

Operations & Technology

Strategy

GET TO KNOW OUR COMMUNITY

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