I met Luciana during our MBA studies at IE. Our paths crossed during one of the most amazing years of our lives. I wished we could have done this interview in person, and yet I still feel extremely grateful to share the written article with a great person and her story. It may inspire you…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
A blended program sounds abstract and difficult to catch. MOOCs help to get the idea to study a program mostly online and gain valuable knowledge, industry insights and network through it. But still doubts remain… The following presentation on the IE-SMU MBA, an educational fusion created by IE Business School and Singapore Management University, gives…Details
There are few moments to present a uniquely differentiated new MBA program. The IE-SMU MBA is one of those occasions in which two leading academic institution bring together a sound mix of elements, blend them and create a true EDUCATIONAL FUSION. The IE-SMU MBA is an intensive 10-month MBA program developed jointly by IE and…Details
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…Details
2012 is an era full of different open initiatives around the globe, but there is still one very important question for institutional learning: How is it possible to integrate online learning and face to face classes effectivly in a formal higher education setting? As some of you may know, at IE University students from the…Details
IE Business School has been ranked the No. 1 business school in the world by the QS Distance Online MBA Ranking, an international survey conducted by QS Intelligence Unit.
The ranking examines the quality of online, distance and blended MBA programs, and is based on criteria that include the employability of graduates, student profiles, levels of diversity, faculty, academic experience and international accreditations of the MBA program.
The ranking reflects the fact that in 2008 4.4% of MBA program candidates were interested mainly in online and distance MBAs, rising to 15.6% in 2012. Nunzio Quacquarelly, editor of the Top MBA Careers Guide, said that the attraction of this type of MBA is growing among candidates and recruiters, who recognize the value of such programs run by prestigious schools. “This new ranking provides a snapshot of a sector that is evolving fast. It’s a new tool that will help students select an MBA program.” Newton Campos, Director of Admissions for Blended Programs at IE Business School, says that there has been a major shift in the mentality of businesses, particularly in innovative, high-tech companies that operate online. “These firms prefer graduates from our blended MBAs, which combine online and onsite learning, to traditional face-to-face programs. Recruiters realize that these graduates have the profile and skills they need.”Details
Watch the following video on the benefits of IE’s blended learning methodology. IE will soon introduce even more flexibility in its blended programs, so watch out for the Global MBA+ and the Executive MBA+ launch in the next weeks
There are many “online learning models” named online programs, distance-learning programs, internet-facilitated programs. IE’s innovative blended education format, however, combines the best techniques of traditional face-to-face education with technology-supported online interactive learning, making it a world-class learning experience recognized by international media and by highly satisfied alumni. Check this out and let us know if…Details