Marco S. Giarratana

Professor and Head of the Strategy Department at IE Business School

Marco Giarratana

Marco Giarratana, PhD, is full-time Professor of Strategy at IE University / IE Business School.

He was assistant and associate professor at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (2003-2010), and associate and full professor at Bocconi University in Milan (2011-2016).

By 2018, Professor Giarratana had published 24 ISI Web of Science articles which received more than ISI 400 citations. He accounts for more than 1,000 citations in Google Scholar.

Since 2003, Professor Giarratana has taught in different institutions at different levels from bachelors to MBAs. From 2017, he has been Chair of the Strategy Department at IE University / IE Business School.

Professor of


The International MBA is our flagship full-time MBA program in Madrid. This transformational journey shapes professionals and entrepreneurs, turning them into leaders that generate impact and drive change around the world. The program takes an integrative and innovative approach to business education by combining core business knowledge with customizable lab and elective periods in a full-time, one-year format.

Business School | MBA | Bilingual (ES-EN) | Face-To-Face | September & January | Full Time


The Master in Management (MIM) at IE Business School is aimed at recent university graduates and young professionals at the start of their career, with 0 to 2 years of professional experience. The program is designed for high performing individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit who want an innovative and challenging business program and seek to broaden their scope of opportunity.

Business School | Master | Bilingual (ES-EN) | Face-To-Face | September & February | Full Time


The PhD Program is a full-time program dedicated to people who want to be a researcher or an academic. Is designed to educate outstanding individuals to become international scholars with a multicultural view of management.

Business School | Doctorate | English | Face-To-Face | October | Full Time

Books written


Essentials of Strategy

Essentials of Strategy provides basic guidelines and concepts that students should handle in order to develop a sound background in business and corporate strategy.