Bachelor in Business Administration

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THE BBA EXCHANGE PROGRAM

While studying at IE University you will have several opportunities to develop global perspectives and crosscultural capabilities, and studying abroad is one of them. Living in another country for a semester or two is a great way of building up your confidence and broadening your outlook on life by experiencing other cultures and making new connections. In IE University we believe that viewing your studies from new perspectives is a lifechanging experience and, for that reason, we encourage students to go for a semester or two to one of our more than 90 global prestigious exchange partners institutions in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa or the Middle East.

These are just some of the academic institutions which you can choose from to go on exchange:

EUROPE

Rotterdam School of Management, The Netherlands

ESSEC, France

Sciences Po, France

NORTH AMERICA

Babson College, USA

Cornell University, USA

Sauder Business School, University of British Colombia, Canada

McGill University, Canada

USC, Marshall School of Business, USA

SMU, Cox School of Business, USA

UNITED KINGDOM

University of Exeter, UK

Leeds University, UK

ASIA PACIFIC

Singapore Management University, Singapore

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY

Once you finish your degree, you’ll be ready to continue your career in a wide range of areas such as consulting, multinational companies and startups.

CONSULTING

You will be able to advise businesses and organizations on how to optimize their strategies. You will also conduct researches and collect data to understand organizations and how they operate. You will get to work with different steakholders in a wide variety of consultancy projects and fields, and implement business solutions across all business functions and areas.

MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES

If you’ve always pictured yourself working for a multinational company, now is your chance to do it! By joining one, you will be able to make an impact working in diverse business areas like finance, accounting, marketing, operations and human resources, among others. On the other hand, you’ll have the opportunity of redefining business processes to optimize what business is, and follow a career focusing in a specific area to become a succesful marketing, finance or operations manager and director. You will be able to drive businesses at a global scale and in the multinational arena.

STARTUPS

Entrepreneurial ventures are also a great places to develop your career, since you can run innovation processes to optimize business functions, and use your creativity and entrepreneurship mindset to come up with new business ideas. You will also be able to create and implement solutions to improve competitiveness, and develop business strategies to compete effectively in entrepreneurial markets.

TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP - MEET SOME OF OUR BBA ALUMNI & ENTREPRENEURS

Jorge Schnura and Munya Gwisai are two BBA alumni that chose to follow their business ideas and became techie-entrepreneurs after graduating from IE University. Their startups, source{d} and Pich respectively, are doing extremely well in the very competitive landscape of digital technology solutions providers working for important companies and organizations gloablly. Both Jorge´s and Munya´s experiences are great examples of success in the technology entrepreneurship area.

JORGE SCHNURA

Co-founder at Source{d}

“Entrepreneurship is a journey of ups and downs, you need to keep your execution constant”

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MUNYA GWISAI

Co-founder at Pich

“I would summarize entrepreneurship as perseverance, the biggest challenge is to remain focused on your idea”

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BECOME HIGHLY QUALIFIED WITH A MASTER’S DEGREE AT IE

In an increasingly challenging and fast-paced world, the demand for professionals who can think on their feet and work across boundaries is perpetually increasing. At IE University we are more than aware that further study gives you the chance to not only advance your career, develop your skills and pursue your passions, but also helps you gain recognition and credibility, expand your knowledge of fields tangentially related to your current areas of specialization, improve your relative standing in a competitive field and stand out more in a challenging job market.

Some of the recommended Masters to combine with your Bachelor in Business Administration:

BBA + MASTER IN MARKET RESEARCH AND CONSUMER BEHAVIOR

This combination represents an ideal path for students who are passionate about consumer insights and their applications to business strategies. In the Master of Market Research and Consumer Behavior students learn how to analyze and interpret both qualitative and quantitative data to discover valuable insights. By combining these skills with business training, they develop a unique profile capable of transforming insights into actionable business strategies that create value for organizations.

BBA + MASTER IN FINANCE

The combination of these two demanding programs will allow you to use the solid foundation you gain during the Bachelor in Business Administration in order to ensure a successful career in the competitive world of finance. IE Business School’s Master in Finance is an eminently practical program taught by a reputable faculty that is made up of both researchers and successful practitioners.

BBA + MASTER IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Bring a global perspective to the buisness world and acquire core skills to make a significant impact in both the public and private sectors. IE School of International Relations is an Affiliate Member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), it is the only school in Spain and the seventh school in Europe to join this group of elite international institutions.