A group of students from the IE Masters in Finance progams assesed the development of microfinance institutions in Ghana. The microfinance initiative “Financieros Sin Fronteras” (FSF) created by an IE fellow in collaboration with IE provides consultancy services to microfinance institutions internationally. Eight students from the Master in Finance and the Executive Master in Financial…Details
Can studies of the mind tells us about dynamic and successful venturing? In the upcoming IE MasterClasses in Tokyo and Seoul we will provide an insight on research for improving their entrepreneurial abilities and help them understand their own mental patterns important for entrepreneurship: Tokyo, October 8, 2011 12noon (local time) – Register Seoul, October…Details
Who tells that the class room cannot be a circle? Prof. David Bach teaches in a new learning environment. Last July, Professor David Bach, Professor of Strategy and Economic Environment and Dean of Programs, taught an optional Business Government and Society class under a new learning environment. The “Open Space” room, at Maria de Molina…Details
IE Business School survey reveals that expectations for economic growth in 2012 are focused on the BRICs. The highest growth rates in 2012 will be found in the BRIC countries. So say 94% of the directors who participated in the 2012 IE Global Alumni Forum (GAF) survey of the world economic outlook for 2012.
Some 827 directors from 61 countries in all five continents took part in the survey, drawn up by IE Business School in the lead up to its Global Alumni Forum – GAF Madrid 2011, set to take place on September 30. Speakers include Ángel Gurría, General secretary of the OECD, who will be examining the world economic Outlook, together with Guillermo de la Dehesa, President of IE’s International Advisory Board de IE.
According to participants in the survey the BRICs are the countries with the greatest potential for growth in 2012, with Brazil being the country most expected to have the highest rates (40%), followed by China (39%), India (17%) and Russia (5%). Meanwhile, 91% of participants think that the Latin American region will either maintain its current rate or grow faster. The survey results point to a generally held belief that the Latin American countries with the best future potential were Brazil (58%), Chile (17%) and Peru (10%). With regard to Europe, 77% feel that the European economy will stabilize or grow in 2012. Sixty two percent think the same about the EU. Within the EU, 64% consider that Germany will have the best growth rate, followed by Poland (7%) and the UK (5%).Details
On the same day of IE Finance Day, September 22nd, we gladly had a Master Class with Prof Juan Pedro Gomez taking place in Shanghai, China. The topic of this Master Class focused on Corporate Finance after the crises: beyond shareholder value maximization. This Master Class provided all prospective candidates a unique opportunity to obtain…Details