Luis Isasi, President of Morgan Stanley in Spain and Vice President of Morgan Stanley Europe took part in the IE Finance day held at IE Business School on September 22, where he examined the role of education in the finance sector.

Participants in the event included Ignacio de la Torre, Director of IE Business School Masters in Finance, who gave an address on The World in Crisis: what can we learn from Financial History? and Carlos García de Juana, Senior Advisor for Masters in Finance at IE Business School. IE Finance Day is a workshop where candidates, students and alumni of IE’s finance master programs can gain insights from leaders in the field as well as build networks.

IE Business School has an extensive portfolio of finance master programs, comprising its Master in Finance, Master in Advanced Finance, Executive Master in Financial Management, Executive Master in Finance Bi-weekly, and the new Global Master in Finance, a blended program that includes residential periods in Madrid and London.

IE Business School’s Masters in Finance portfolio is unique in the market, offering a total of 200 courses in fields that include non-banking finance, Islamic finance, and micro finance. The programs use an eminently practical approach, including education tools like investment competitions; simulations of portfolio management in real time using the Bloomberg platform; Zoologic, to learn how to use investment banking applications; or MatLab, software for programming fixed revenues. IE Business School holds the No. 2 position in the Financial Times ranking of Masters in Finance (June 2011).