Global Online MBA - The Program

A top-ranked MBA to empower global leaders in their journey through transformation and disruption.
WORLDWIDE Distance Online MBA | QS 2021WORLDWIDE Online MBA | FINANCIAL TIMES 2021

Transformation is at the heart of the Global Online MBA

Transformation is the result of a profound personal and professional process and requires us to move ahead one step at a time. The program’s content, teaching methodologies, sector-leading faculty and diverse classrooms will blend with your natural talent, interests and experience, empowering you to follow the path that suits you best. 

Following IE Business School’s unique approach to learning, our expert professors deliver a wide range of simulations, videos, multimedia, exercises, group and individual sessions, and high-impact modules within their online courses. This way, you’ll benefit from an enriching learning environment, being exposed to different formats, pedagogies and class dynamics—mirroring the real business world.

The program can be completed in 17, 24 or 30 months and begins with everyone completing the core period together. Once you enter the specializations, we offer more flexibility so you can choose your intensity.
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The Global Online MBA focuses on three key areas:
Innovation & Disruption

MAKE AN IMPACT IN A WORLD OF CHANGE

It’s no longer enough to simply keep up in the business world. The most successful C-suite professionals must sharpen their transformation skills to drive change now and in the future. The Global Online MBA will equip you with the cutting-edge tools and knowledge you need to stay ahead. Transform yourself and become an impactful leader with enhanced skills in communication, change management, negotiation and more.

Leadership

DRIVE CHANGE WITH A GLOBAL AND DIGITAL MINDSET

Technology is revolutionizing business, and remaining agile in our ever-changing business environment requires a new kind of business leader. Do you have the flexibility, global outlook and digital mindset to lead teams in a hybrid environment? With a digitally powered ecosystem and a blended methodology, the Global Online MBA prepares you for this reality with the skills you need to manage teams and build networks in the new normal.

Management

BOOST YOUR EMPLOYABILITY

Throughout the Global Online MBA, we empower you to achieve your full potential. You’ll explore diverse managerial styles to discover what kind of a leader you want to be, and develop a holistic strategy to boost your appeal to employers. We’ll guide you every step of the way as you learn how to stand out in a competitive environment.

Top Online MBA - IE Rankings

Get to know more about our Global Online MBA placement in international rankings.

  • 1st
    WORLDWIDE

    Online MBA

    QS 2021
  • 2nd
    WORLDWIDE

    Online MBA

    FINANCIAL TIMES 2021
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FAQS ABOUT OUR GLOBAL ONLINE MBA

Life during the Global Online MBA

Is networking difficult if I enroll in a Blended program?

The networking opportunities have been one of the many pleasant surprises of this program. I was amazed at how quickly bonds were formed between students in my cohort, despite us being based all over the world. I found the entire experience to be very immersive and I kept in constant contact with my peers. Thanks to this program, my network has expanded greatly in a very short period of time.” – Amin Elbashir

How many hours of study are required per week for the Global Online MBA?

The Global Online MBA requires between 20 and 30 hours of your time per week, depending on your expertise in any given subject. This includes preparing for class, participating in the online forums and group work.

What can I expect from face-to-face sessions?

Face-to-face sessions include all-day workshops and networking events, which occur nearly every night. They are very intense, but also extremely fun!

How will I be assessed?

Students are assessed by their participation in forums and videoconferences, live presentations given in the virtual campus, assignments, case studies and quizzes.

What can I expect from videoconferences?

You can access the videoconferences anywhere in the world from your personal computer, tablet or mobile phone. Live videoconferences start at 11:00hr and 16:00hr (CET). Remember that your attendance is compulsory, so if you need to miss a session, inform your professor immediately. All sessions are recorded for future reference.

Can I choose which subjects I take?

All subjects are compulsory.

How big are the workgroups?

Each group has 5-7 members, all from diverse backgrounds. In the first two terms, groups are assigned by the Academic Department. In the final term, students will choose their own groups for the final project.

How does the forum work?

Forums are open from Monday to Thursday. Professors will post questions to generate discussion and everybody is required to participate.

How is the February intake different from the September intake?

There is no difference between the programs!

Life after the Global Online MBA

Will I have access to the IE Career Portal?

Absolutely! Our Blended students have access to all of our Career Services from the moment that they start the program.  You’ll also take part in personal coaching sessions throughout the duration of your MBA.

How will I keep in contact with my classmates once the MBA is over?

Our students usually keep in contact after the Global Online MBA. As you’ll spend most of the time interacting with your peers online, communicating in the future will be no problem at all. Make the most of expanding network; chances are you’ll have a local travel guide in cities all over the world.

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