IE’s MBA starts on April 3rd!

Please take out your agendas, smartphones (apps) or calendars to update the key dates for the International MBA Program that starts in April 2013: Intensive Spanish course (optional): February 11th  to March 8th Pre-Program: March 15th to March 22nd Opening Ceremony: April 3rd Orientation Days: April 4th to April 8th LAUNCH: April 9th to April 16th Graduation: May…

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IE’s full-time MBA ranked top 3 worldwide: Businessweek

According to the latest Bloomberg Businessweek’s biennial ranking, IE Business School is third among international programs. IE Business School’s full-time International MBA is a 13 month program taught in both English and Spanish (with bilingual opportunities) and is designed for professionals who average five years work experience and are seeking an intense learning opportunity in a major…

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Global MBA / EMBA explained

Sometimes it’s difficult to decide whether to work or to study, especially when your corporate development is smoothly and you don’t really need an additional degree to grow professionally. REALLY? Have you considered what your peers are doing? They might get an MBA Degree meanwhile you’re enjoying working… and to make the next big step…

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Hectic Times – the day-by-day of an MBA student

Steven Ghoos explains us about his day during the IE International MBA. This post was first published on news.imba.ie.edu

07:45am: Alarm rings; I wake up and get into the shower. Like always, I quickly check my email for updates; last night some team members stayed up late to make the latest changes to our marketing project.

08:40am: After a quick breakfast, I’m off to school with my Indian flatmate, Syd. He tells me about what is going on in his section. But he’s in a hurry for his marketing class, as the professor “lets” people that come in late sing a song.

09:00am: After trying to catch up on some sleep 5 min before class, the first class starts: Strategy by Manuel Becerra. Today, we see a case of Pepsi; how they successfully reorganized their company to focus less on their competitors and ‘hero culture’ and more on formal processes and their customers.

10:20am: Break to take my coffee with classmates on campus – the sun is out. We chat about the Atlético game, as they won the Europe League. We watched the match with some friends in a bar in Malasaña – the more recreational area of Madrid, where things loosen up more (especially at night).

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