In an increasingly complex international landscape, the world requires dynamic leaders capable of tackling huge challenges head on to drive positive change. This cutting-edge Dual Degree offers students the opportunity to dive deeper into the global issues affecting our world today and the chance to acquire the practical and strategic skills needed to resolve them—all in under two years. The combination of the IMBA and the Master in International Development empowers students to think differently about development, emphasizing innovation, critical thinking, and leadership, to become passionate, bold, and entrepreneurial professionals.
The Dual Degree pairs IE Business School’s flagship International MBA with the innovative Master in International Development, designed by IE School of Global & Public Affairs in close collaboration with the United Nations System Staff College. Students will explore every facet of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda and its five critical dimensions—people, prosperity, planet, peace, and partnership—to understand the UN’s comprehensive roadmap to a more sustainable future. What’s more, they’ll get to grips with the latest strategy, project management, and leadership techniques to tap into their entrepreneurial mindset and sharpen their management acumen, ensuring they’re ready to lead teams forward on a global scale.
This is an intensive yet hugely rewarding program for ambitious students ready to apply business and management expertise to international development. The course ensures that students obtain a holistic skill set and the flexibility to adapt to any new challenge, empowering them to confidently step into their future career. With two master’s degrees acquired in less than two years, graduates will truly distinguish themselves from a crowded employment landscape and prove they have what it takes to thrive at the top. If you’re an ambitious individual ready to make a decisive step in your career, this is the program for you.
passionate about the United Nations 2030 Agenda and driving development in every corner of the world.
an innovative program that offers you the tools to tackle global challenges and spearhead change at top private enterprises and governments.
the next generation of leaders, strategists, and policymakers who use their skills to effect long-lasting, positive change.
The International MBA & the Master in International Development are official degree programs. 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.
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