A series of Master Classes and MOOC sessions with IE Professor Rolf Strom-Olsen are scheduled this month in Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Sydney and Melbourne. Don´t miss a great opportunity to participate and use what you learned in our online classes with Coursera and take this opportunity to develop new skills. About the Speaker: Originally from…Details
It is with great pleasure that we announce the Alumni Weekend in Hong Kong this coming weekend (March 13th to 15th). We are looking forward to seeing you there! If you have not yet registered, please see our website: https://pickevent.com/e/IEHongKong. We have planned a series of great events so don´t miss the opportunity to reconnect, learn…Details
COMMUNICATION FOR ENTREPRENEURS: ¨Why successful innovators need to be savvy communicators¨ with IE Prof. Cathy Hackl
Don´t miss out on the opportunity to participate in the workshops IE Prof. Cathy Hackl will host during the next weeks in Asia! Sunday, February 15th, 2:00pm – 4:00pm InterContinental Asiana Saigon Corner Hai Ba Trung St. & Le Duan Blvd, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City Friday, February 20th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm The Grace Hotel, 77 York Street, Sydney…Details
¨Not Knowing: The Art of Turning Uncertainty Into Opportunity¨ – A Master Class by Professor Steven D´Souza
Don´t miss the opportunity to participate to the exciting book launch event & a special presentation delivered by IE Professor Steven D´Souza on the 25th February at The Westin Hotel, 205 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000. Steven D´Souza – Director of Programmes for the Financial Times| IE Business School Corporate Alliance, is an international educator with experience in…Details
The Financial Times and IE Business School announce the launch of the FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance (FT|IE CLA), a new joint venture providing premium custom learning for business leaders. The partnership connects the academic excellence of prominent business schools with the FT’s award-winning journalism and insight into real world business challenges. The FT|IE…Details
Save the date! APAC Quarterly Networking Cocktail December 17, Paper Pavillion Serrano 99, 18h30 -20h00 Attention all students, alumni and staff: we’ll be hosting the final APAC Quarterly Networking Cocktail in the Paper Pavilion. The speaker is a senior analyst at the Royal Elcano Institute, a professor on our Master in International Relations program, and…Details
When: Sydney, Nov 18th, Melbourne Nov. 19th and Perth, Nov. 20th from 6 to 7.30 pm. For more information on the venues, and to register please visit our events webpage: www.events.ie.edu IE Associate Professor Balvinder Singh Powar will be holding a series of workshops in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney to discuss his experience in the Innovative &…Details
Entrepreneurship is risky, uncertain and exciting. But when you are pushing the limits it is easy to make mistakes or even fail. That´s normal life for entrepreneurs. Yet there is good news too, because mistakes can be a great opportunity to learn. However, there are some mistakes that are not helpful at all. They offer few learning benefits and can inflict significant damage.…Details
IE Business School and Brown University announce a joint degree through the IE Brown Executive MBA. Students who enter the program in 2015 will be the first to earn the joint degree from these internationally top-ranked institutions. The world-class IE Brown EMBA leverages the strengths of both schools. Launched in 2011 as a degree program…Details
Everybody knows the situation which happens every now and then: What gift shall I buy? Another perfume, a tie, some socks, a bag? Nowadays with all the technology around it shouldn’t be that difficult but it looks like that only some Indian entrepreneurs found the solution or at least an approximate solution to this real-life…Details
The Other Side | By Felix Validvieso, Director of Communication, IE Business School Operations and finance professor Alber Sabanoglu Segura comes from Turkey, and he is also a Sephardic Jew. Hence we decided that there was no better place to shoot this video than the ancient Jewish quarter in Toledo. When the Sephardic Jews were expelled from Spain…Details
IE Focus | By Rolf Strom-Olsen. Academic Director of Humanities Studies at IE Humanities Center
The rise of MOOCs and the fact that they are open to all and free of charge has caused great consternation in the academic world. Socrates, however, would have approved.
In the brief introductory video of my MOOC (Critical Perspectives on Management) that we put together to walk through the class syllabus, I make the point that, as a Humanities course masquerading as a strategy class, the methodological inspiration derives from those two fundamental tenets of the Socratic imperative: that true wisdom consists in knowing you do not know and that the unexamined life is not worth living.
But while these two sentiments of the Socratic imperative are certainly the best known and serve as the fons et origo of humanist enquiry, there is a third, equally critical, part of the Socratic imperative that I had to leave out (since the video was testing weary viewers’ patience already).
It’s this bit, from the Apology.Details
Interview between two Chinese students of IE, Shanshan, who studies the Master in Corporate Communication at IE School of Communication and Cindy, who studies the International MBA at IE Business School. Listen to what they have to say about studying at IE and living in Madrid.
The Other Side | By Felix Valdivieso, Director of Communication, IE Business School Some say imagine how bad work is that they have to pay you to do it… But joking aside, the good news is that at times there are things you do at work, and people you meet, that you would anyway, just…Details