In an upcoming talk about “How to create successful brands” (Singapore, April 17, 19.00, register here) Prof. Dr. Martin Boehm will reveal the strategic role that brands play in driving business growth and profitability and why have brands become key assets in organizations. In a highly competitive and saturated market environment, building strong brands has become…Details
There are certain people you meet in life that make you feel you could tell them anything. I call them “Divan People” because it’s as if there were an irresistible force pulling you towards them and causing you to talk as freely as if you were on a psychologist’s Couch. This is the case of Juan…Details
Last week Japanese architect Shigeru Ban was at IE Business School in Madrid for the official opening of his latest construction, a temporary pavilion made of 173 paper tubes.
The Pavilion is located in the grounds of IE’s Madrid campus and will be used to host executive education events and other activities. Ban has gained increasing recognition over the last two decades for his architectonic projects, not only because of his innovative use of materials but also for his commitment to humanitarian aid initiatives. Other participants in the event included Santiago Iñiguez, Dean of IE Business School and President of IE University, Fernando Serrano-Súñer, the Spanish architect who headed the construction, Martha Thorne, Vice Dean for External Relations at IE School of Architecture, and Jaime de Jaraíz, Vice President of LG España.
“IE’s culture and Shigeru Ban’s work share a commitment to sustainability, the humanistic spirit, and the blending of multiple cultures,” said Santiago Iñiguez, Dean of IE Business School and President of IE University. “The Pavilion opened here today will serve as a hub for the exchange of ideas in a place that is light, open, elegant and functional, while its ephemeral nature serves to remind us of the need for the permanent transformation of knowledge.”
Watch the inaugural speech from Shigeru Ban:
The structural design is eminently efficient. It took only two weeks to build, is based on sustainability objectives, and there was a requirement that it be a temporary construction. It is made of 173 paper tubes held together by timber joints that rest on paper columns.Details
5 exciting residential periods are part of the Global Executive MBA program: Madrid, Shanghai, Providence, Sao Paolo and again Madrid. The Shanghai module provides an Asian perspectives: In partnership with Chinese and ex-pat business leaders, participants will gain insight in Asia’s evolving business market and how to be a part of it. Global Executive MBA visited…Details
Finally IE graduates have a space for their entrepreneurial ventures: the Area 31 Alumni Incubator! 23 projects made the cut for the first edition – good luck! Check out the projects below: Focus on Women Castlebaby Remini Inkubica Labs Beroque Pathfinder The Talent Bond Shared Secrets SL Swarmsurge IEX5 camare.ro Letsdecco! uTree MAGARI Top Around SRL…Details
Experiences that will change your life are awaiting you right here at IE. Thus, if you are ready for changes, the top ranked Master in Management program is an option you might want to consider. The key dates for the September 2013 intake are: Intensive Spanish Classes: to be announced Opening Ceremony: September 12th 2013 Graduation: July 18th…Details
IE University holds the No. 6 position in Europe and No. 29 worldwide in the ranking of universities drawn up by Youth Incorporated and the education supplement of Times of India, “Education Times”, which has one of largest circulations on the planet. IE University has climbed 8 positions since the previous ranking, to become a…Details
Meet Peggy, student of the IE Brown Executive MBA, and listen to what she has to say about the program, the professors and her classmates. Peggy is currently Deputy General Manager of Zenith Bank PLC in Nigeria.
Have you ever wondered what Master in Managemnt alumni are doing in the long run after having graduated from IE? Check out the video below to meet Dhruv, an Indian graduate of IE Business School’s Master in Management, and find out the effect IE had on his life and career 3 years after graduating. Also,…Details
IE School of Architecture and Design’s Dean, Javier Quintana, gives us a quick tour of Venice as he draws a comparison between the Metropolitan Tower in New York and the Campanile in Piazza San Marco in Venice. This video was first published on The Other Side, the IE blog about the other side of the…Details
IE Business School has signed an agreement with Coursera, the leading international platform for free online courses known as MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses). Thus IE Business School has joined 61 other prestigious international institutions involved in the Coursera initiative, including Brown University, Columbia University, Duke University, Princeton University, Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, Berklee…Details
My name is Deep Mehta and I am a current student of the International MBA (November 2012 intake) at IE. As some of you must have guessed, I am an Indian and an engineer (that’s almost obvious) by qualification; but a polymer engineer (we are a rare species) and not an IT guy. Post that…Details
Leading global organizations have to compete 24 hours a day, in both established and emerging markets, and in highly dynamic sectors. Effective virtual collaboration is the key to ensuring these organizations can more effectively use their human talent to manage across borders, and attain both stakeholder expectations and growth objectives. During this Master Class participants…Details
Since Yasmine, Master in Mangement graduate 2012, was six years old, she wanted to change the world. There were problems that she wanted to help solve. She got involved in community initiatives and by time she was in high school, she already raised 15,000 dollars for Children with Cancer. At 18, she was the youngest…Details