Studying a Master in Management puts you on the cutting edge of the professional world, equipping you to take on new challenges and build a better version of yourself.

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What is the Master in Management? 

IE Business School’s Master in Management is a transformative program that will level up your skill set to stay in line with your personal and professional goals. What’s more, you’ll be able to personalize your experience every step of the way, with expert professors there to guide you.

The Master in Management enables you to build the best version of yourself and choose your own career path. With over 50 electives and seven different tracks, there’s never been a more personal business program. In this program, you’ll develop management essentials, specialize in your chosen field, and improve your ability to think outside the box.

Why pursue a Master in Management?

With many different programs out there, you may be wondering why you should choose this one—and what careers it can unlock for you. The Master in Management at IE Business School is a globally renowned program that combines both breadth and depth of knowledge to ensure you’re primed for the professional world. It allows you to:

1. Fast-track your future career

As a Master in Management student, you’ll have access to our Career Discovery Process where you’ll learn about what careers are available to you with your refined skill set. With this process, you’ll be able to play to your strengths and reach your career aspirations.

In parallel, we’ll work with you to help create a personalized career plan under the guidance of industry leaders and our Alumni Community.

We put your career first so you can accelerate the journey toward your ambitions.

7 reasons to study a Master in Management at IE Business School

Master in Management graduates are sought after by top employers and often go on to work in consulting, technology, financial services, FMCG or the industrial sector. Nothing is off-limits with the program’s six distinct career pathways: Branding, Marketing & Sales; Strategy, Organization & Transformation; Finance, Investments & Accounting; Digital Business, Analytics & Operations; Entrepreneurship & Corporate Innovation; and International Business & Economics.

2. Customize your profile to what you want to achieve 

This unique program enables you to build a competitive resume that will allow you to succeed in your individual career goals. Upon completion, you’ll possess an essential skill set that assures you will step confidently into your future role.

In fact, every step of the way, you’ll be able to customize your experience both inside and outside the classroom to align with your specific interests and goals. On top of that, studying in Madrid opens a world of opportunity to gain an international outlook in the heart of a vibrant business district. Finally, there’s also a myriad of clubs, campus activities and events at your disposition. Adventure awaits!

As part of the Master in Management, you’ll be in constant contact with the corporate world. What’s more, your professors will be seasoned industry experts who bring their real-world knowledge into the classroom. This means you’ll discover new business developments and trends as soon as they come to light.

As a member of the IE Community, you’ll also have access to the support of the IE Talent & Careers department. Throughout the year, the team organizes talks and conferences with professionals to help you stay ahead of the competition. We are consistently in contact with leading companies, which means we understand exactly what they’re looking for.

4. Find your purpose as a new business professional

The new business professional is purposeful. The Master in Management shapes you into a professional ready to take on new challenges and unfamiliar business landscapes.

At IE Business School, you’ll be able to participate in team-building activities to help communities across Spain and the world. These include the SDGs project, the Master in Management Challenge and the Social Impact Team Building project.

5. Immerse yourself in an international student body

The Master in Management cohort welcomes over 50 nationalities, so you’ll be able to multiply your global network.

7 reasons to study a Master in Management at IE Business School

With 81% of our students being international, you’ll be sure to cultivate a global mindset, opening your eyes to new ways of thinking and working.

And the diversity in our classrooms isn’t limited to nationalities, either. Our program participants are diverse in academic backgrounds, age, gender, and much more.

6. Take part in international experiences

We value international experiences and implement global, hands-on learning within your program. With this in mind, you’ll be able to participate in the IE Global Immersion Week.

From London and Berlin to San Francisco or Ghana, you’ll expand your horizons and experience a new professional ecosystem. The IE Global Immersion Week is a chance to dive into the world of work without borders.

What’s more, if you’re looking to spend more time abroad, several exchange options are also available.

More than just the experience, you can boost your resume with a global outlook. Exposure to different cultures and environments is a valuable trait that sets you apart from the rest.

7. Put theory into practice

What you learn in the classroom won’t stay in the classroom. In fact, thanks to our industry connections, you’ll be able to work with real-life companies to put what you’ve learned into practice. These experiences range from the i2i Lab to the Business Extension Module, helping you target specific sectors that interest you. Through these unique opportunities, you can learn more about the challenges you’ll face in your future career.    

What careers are open to me with a Master in Management?

As a Master in Management graduate, you’ll have the future at your feet. With an adaptable skill set that’s tailored to your individual goals and ambitions, you’ll have endless job opportunities upon graduation. For example, our graduates have gone on to become project managers, business analysts, finance experts, and marketing specialists, to name a few.

Whatever your professional goals, the Master in Management helps you achieve them.