A newcomer to the Rising Stars, the IE Business School is recognized as one of the leading global institutions in its field. Its urban campus in Madrid provides a stimulating learning environment for a multi-cultural population which hails from eighty-eight countries across the world. The school's faculty boasts four hundred professors, who teach at Masters, PhD and executive education level.
In Fall 2012, the International MBA Program will relocate to a new building with state of the art facilities. The creative layout of classrooms, common spaces, and study rooms will facilitate both learning and networking. IE distinguishes itself from most of the other business schools by the focus on injecting more humanities related courses into the core and elective offerings. IE Business School believes that in order to exercise sound managerial judgment, students must have the capabilities to extract the influence of historical, social and cultural movements on decision making within a business context. Furthermore, IE is constantly enriching their curriculum, and it appears that this determination to stretch the boundaries is enough to keep the competition at bay with over six hundred students on their MBA program, the sheer progression that the school achieves year by year is noteworthy to say the least. We congratulate IE Business School, whose effort and improvement has earned them the top spot in the Findyourmba Rising Stars Ranking.
About IE Business School
IE’s one-year International MBA combines in-depth training in the key functional areas of management with the development of key soft skills to produce leaders and change agents for a global corporate landscape. The success enjoyed by IE’s IMBA graduates is the result of a learning process shaped by innovation driven by technology, humanities as an engine for personal growth and integrated vision, and the school’s hallmark entrepreneurial spirit. IE also offers one of the most diverse learning environments in the world, as well as being fully recognized by the world’s 3 leading accreditation agencies, AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.
Most challenging achievements and the future
IE’s IMBA program is in constant evolution in terms of content and structure to provide one of the world’s most complete MBA experiences. Recent major achievements include increasing the number of international partner schools to 85, which translates into an extensive offering of exchange programs, dual degrees, joint programs and other initiatives with partners on all five continents. In IE Business School’s signature fields of entrepreneurship and innovation, students are benefitting from the launch of the Venture Lab, developing business plans under personalized tutorship provided by IE alumni with experience in entrepreneurship and investment. And the school dedicated continues to focus on providing an increasingly extensive program of actions in the field of corporate responsibility through its Social Impact Management Unit. Moving forward, the School will continue to develop these core values of global vision, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, and commitment to society.
IE offers one of the most diverse academic environments available in the global education sector. There are currently 93 nationalities on campus, and in the English track of the International MBA program 95% of students are international. The School’s longstanding commitment to social responsibility also forms an integral part of the day-to-day operations at IE, resulting in strong student participation through a comprehensive program of actions including clubs, courses and tracks, internships, research centers, and support for social entrepreneurship. Another major differentiating factor is the inclusion in the program’s core curriculum of a humanities module specifically designed for the MBA environment to bring methodological and thematic insights to the questions of managerial decision-making, strategic thinking, and personal and corporate citizenship. The result is the kind of breadth of vision, personal enrichment and the sharply questioning and well-informed mindset needed for the competitive and complex world in which businesses operate.
Unique selling points
- IE Business School provides a uniquely diverse learning environment
- IE Business School was founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs
- IE Business School is driven by innovation
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