International MBA - The Program

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DEEP-DIVE INTO THE INTERNATIONAL MBA

The International MBA is an intensive program made up of a group of talented future-makers from over 75 countries—all coming together for a life-changing experience.

This exciting learning journey takes place over four periods, each with its own unique focus, and continues far beyond graduation. This program immerses you in the real-world of business, further accelerating your learning. With our blended approach, you can design your program around your individual needs and career goals.

Throughout the core periods, you will gain a 360-degree view of the business world, learning to integrate concepts while exploring new business areas and seamlessly connecting the dots. The hands-on lab period gives you the chance to test theories, experiment with behaviors and put business frameworks into practice. The final elective period focuses on your interests, giving you the option to choose from a variety of elective courses covering nine different knowledge streams. Designed to ignite your passion and solidify your success, our International MBA will allow you to explore a world of endless career possibilities.
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THE INTERNATIONAL MBA LANGUAGE OPTIONS

The IMBA is all about personalization

Further expanding your options, you can now choose your preferred language for the program. Set yourself apart by selecting the experience best suited to your personal and professional goals. You can complete the program entirely in English, or you can mix English and Spanish in order to have a bilingual learning experience—the choice is entirely yours.

ALL-ENGLISH OPTION

You can choose to do the entire program in English, from your core period up to your final electives.

START IN ENGLISH AND FINISH IN SPANISH

You can do your Core Period and Lab of choice in English and follow it with Spanish electives. You’ll be primed for the world of work, where business is carried out in different languages, different countries and across different cultures.

START IN SPANISH AND FINISH IN ENGLISH

You can do your Core Period in Spanish, your Lab of choice in English and end with a mix of English and Spanish Electives. Some of the world’s most established multinationals—such as Google, BBVA, MercedesBenz and Accenture—require their professionals to be bilingual.

GET SUPPORT ALONG THE WAY

In order to prepare you for your courses, we offer English and Spanish language classes throughout the entire program, so you can improve your language skills. Additionally, we offer a free 6-month subscription to Bussu, the world’s largest language-learning social network, to get the extra support you need.

BROADEN YOUR NETWORK

A program with the degree of language customization doesn’t only enhance your skill set, but it also broadens your network. Understanding industries and markets in more than one language and building strong cultural awareness gives you greater ability to expand your opportunities.

SCHOOL PARTNERS FOR YOUR LONG EXCHANGE

  • all

      EUROPE

    • Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

      Netherlands

      Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands

    • HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

      Germany

      Jahnallee 59, 04109 Leipzig, Germany

    • HEC Paris

      France

      1 Rue de la Libération, 78350 Jouy-en-Josas, France

    • London Business School

      England

      Sussex Pl 26, Marylebone, London NW1 4SA, UK

    • Università Bocconi

      Italy

      Via Roberto Sarfatti, 25, 20100 Milano MI, Italy

    • University of St. Gallen (HSG)

      Switzerland

      Dufourstrasse 50, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland

    • WHU (Otto Beisheim School of Management)

      Germany

      Burgpl. 2, 56179 Vallendar, Germany

    • ESSEC Business School

      France

      Avenue Bernard Hirsch 3, 95000 Cergy, France

    • USA & CANADA

    • Yale School of Management

      United States

      165 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, United States

    • NYU Stern, New York University

      United States

      44 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012, United States

    • Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

      Canada

      105 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3E6, Canada

    • Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University

      United States

      Sage Hall, 106 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States

    • Chicago Booth School of Business, The University of Chicago

      United States

      5807 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, United States

    • Babson Olin Graduate School of Business, Babson College

      USA

      231 Forest St, Babson Park, MA 02457, USA

    • Foster School of Business (University of Washington)

      USA

      PACCAR Hall, 4273 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA 98195, USA

    • Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami

      USA

      1320 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA

    • ASIA PACIFIC

    • The University of Queensland

      Australia

      5391 Warrego Hwy, Gatton QLD 4343, Australia

    • Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), University of New South Wales

      Australia

      AGSM Building (G27), Gate 11, Botany St, UNSW Sydney Campus, Botany St, Kensington NSW 2052, Australia

    • Indian Institute of Management (IIMA), Ahmedabad

      India

      Sargam Marg, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015, India

    • HKUST Business School, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

      China

      Rm 1501- 02, 15/F, Hong Kong Club Building, 3A Chater Rd, Central, Hong Kong

    • China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

      China

      699 Hongfeng Rd, Pudong, Shanghai, China

    • Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Shanghai

      China

      2419 Hongqiao Rd, Changning District, Shanghai, China

    • LATIN AMERICA

    • Fundacion Getulio Vargas São Paulo

      Brazil

      Rodovia Raposo Tavares, 3412 - Jardim Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP, 05577-000, Brazil

    • University of Melbourne

      Australia

      Parkville Victoria 3010, Australia

    • The COPPEAD Graduate School of Business (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)

      Brazil

      Rua Pascoal Lemme, 355 - Cidade Universitária, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 21941-616, Brazil

    • Universidad de San Andres

      Argentina

      Vito Dumas 284, B1644BID Victoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    • Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

      Chile

      Av Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 340, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile

    • MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

    • Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)

      26 Melville Rd, Illovo, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa

  • EUROPE
    • Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

      Netherlands

      Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands

    • HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

      Germany

      Jahnallee 59, 04109 Leipzig, Germany

    • HEC Paris

      France

      1 Rue de la Libération, 78350 Jouy-en-Josas, France

    • London Business School

      England

      Sussex Pl 26, Marylebone, London NW1 4SA, UK

    • Università Bocconi

      Italy

      Via Roberto Sarfatti, 25, 20100 Milano MI, Italy

    • University of St. Gallen (HSG)

      Switzerland

      Dufourstrasse 50, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland

    • WHU (Otto Beisheim School of Management)

      Germany

      Burgpl. 2, 56179 Vallendar, Germany

    • ESSEC Business School

      France

      Avenue Bernard Hirsch 3, 95000 Cergy, France

  • USA & CANADA
    • Yale School of Management

      United States

      165 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, United States

    • NYU Stern, New York University

      United States

      44 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012, United States

    • Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

      Canada

      105 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3E6, Canada

    • Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University

      United States

      Sage Hall, 106 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States

    • Chicago Booth School of Business, The University of Chicago

      United States

      5807 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, United States

    • Babson Olin Graduate School of Business, Babson College

      USA

      231 Forest St, Babson Park, MA 02457, USA

    • Foster School of Business (University of Washington)

      USA

      PACCAR Hall, 4273 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA 98195, USA

    • Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami

      USA

      1320 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA

  • ASIA PACIFIC
    • The University of Queensland

      Australia

      5391 Warrego Hwy, Gatton QLD 4343, Australia

    • Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), University of New South Wales

      Australia

      AGSM Building (G27), Gate 11, Botany St, UNSW Sydney Campus, Botany St, Kensington NSW 2052, Australia

    • Indian Institute of Management (IIMA), Ahmedabad

      India

      Sargam Marg, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015, India

    • HKUST Business School, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

      China

      Rm 1501- 02, 15/F, Hong Kong Club Building, 3A Chater Rd, Central, Hong Kong

    • China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

      China

      699 Hongfeng Rd, Pudong, Shanghai, China

    • Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Shanghai

      China

      2419 Hongqiao Rd, Changning District, Shanghai, China

  • LATIN AMERICA
    • Fundacion Getulio Vargas São Paulo

      Brazil

      Rodovia Raposo Tavares, 3412 - Jardim Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP, 05577-000, Brazil

    • University of Melbourne

      Australia

      Parkville Victoria 3010, Australia

    • The COPPEAD Graduate School of Business (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)

      Brazil

      Rua Pascoal Lemme, 355 - Cidade Universitária, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 21941-616, Brazil

    • Universidad de San Andres

      Argentina

      Vito Dumas 284, B1644BID Victoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    • Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

      Chile

      Av Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 340, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile

  • MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
    • Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)

      26 Melville Rd, Illovo, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa

DUAL DEGREES WITHIN IE

IE's Dual Degrees allow you to pursue two disciplines while gaining insight from different perspectives and ways of thinking in less than two years. You’ll cover the contents of two master’s programs—and graduate with two diplomas.

Amazon Web Services Academy

When you join IE Business School, you are signing up for a front-row seat on the cutting edge of tech innovation. We collaborate with many of the biggest international organizations that are transforming our world. And now we have partnered up with AWS Academy to provide our students with access to courses that help them prepare for in-demand jobs and AWS Certifications.

The customizable International MBA always strives to go one step further to meet the high demand of the business world today. With this in mind, the program now gives you the exclusive opportunity to enroll in Amazon Web Services Academy courses. Unlock your potential with AWS Academy courses, such as Cloud Foundations and Data Analytics. These courses open the door to AWS Certifications, giving you yet another opportunity to ensure you stay ahead of the curve.

AWS Academy Cloud Foundations

This introductory course provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. With over 20 hours of course content, it prepares students to pursue an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification.

AWS Academy Data Analytics

These lab exercises teach students how to conduct Big Data analysis with practical, real-world examples. The labs and learning resources are designed to supplement an institution’s existing data analytics courses and provide students with hands-on experience working with data at scale. Geared toward students interested in pursuing careers in data analysis, AWS Academy Data Analytics requires a strong foundation in IT concepts and skills, and is made up of seven-and-a-half hours of content.

Earn AWS Certification to boost your career

  • Why cloud computing?
    Why cloud computing?

    Cloud computing is the driving force behind innovation, and the launchpad for other emerging technologies. The Global Cloud computing market is expected to grow from $371.4 billion by 2025.

    Gartner Research positions AWS in the Leaders quadrant of the new 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure & Platform Services (CIPS).

  • Enhance your skills
    Enhance your skills in a competitive job market

    From a career perspective, there are several advantages to becoming AWS certified:

    – Gain credibility to start or grow your career within the tech industry

    – Acquire in-demand skills that position yourself as an expert in a specific technology, in this case cloud computing.

    – Stay tuned with AWS ecosystem leveraging opportunities for networking and future career development.

  • Who can take part?
    Who can take part?

    Individuals from all programs at IE Business School are eligible to enroll in the semester-long AWS Academy courses.

    Students in an AWS Academy course will get a 50% discount on the AWS Certification exam. When you pass the exam, you will receive an AWS Certification, which will help boost your career.

  • Now, roll up your sleeves
    Now, roll up your sleeves

    The AWS Academy is developed and updated by AWS subject-matter experts in order to accurately reflect current services and up-to-date best practices. During your course, you will take part in learning activities that mix dynamic lectures and discussions with individual projects and hands-on labs.

    Most importantly, you will frequently be exposed to cutting-edge scenarios that are based on real industry examples. Every course is continuously updated by AWS to take into account new software developments and best practices, while providing you with highly dynamic skills that you can directly apply to any professional environment.

    By being AWS certified, you will gain in-demand skills to support companies along their digital transformation journey with the AWS platform.

IE INTERNATIONAL MBA Rankings

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

  • 7th
    WORLDWIDE

    Global MBA

    QS Global MBA Rankings 2022
  • 8th
    WORLDWIDE

    Full-time MBA

    POETS & QUANTS TOP ENTREPRENEURSHIP RANKING, 2020
  • 5th
    WORLDWIDE

    Best MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship

    P&Q Entrepreneurship 2022
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