When: Sydney, Nov 18th, Melbourne Nov. 19th and Perth, Nov. 20th from 6 to 7.30 pm. For more information on the venues, and to register please visit our events webpage: www.events.ie.edu IE Associate Professor Balvinder Singh Powar will be holding a series of workshops in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney to discuss his experience in the Innovative &…Details
Entrepreneurship is risky, uncertain and exciting. But when you are pushing the limits it is easy to make mistakes or even fail. That´s normal life for entrepreneurs. Yet there is good news too, because mistakes can be a great opportunity to learn. However, there are some mistakes that are not helpful at all. They offer few learning benefits and can inflict significant damage.…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
Everybody knows the situation which happens every now and then: What gift shall I buy? Another perfume, a tie, some socks, a bag? Nowadays with all the technology around it shouldn’t be that difficult but it looks like that only some Indian entrepreneurs found the solution or at least an approximate solution to this real-life…Details
The Other Side | By Felix Validvieso, Director of Communication, IE Business School Operations and finance professor Alber Sabanoglu Segura comes from Turkey, and he is also a Sephardic Jew. Hence we decided that there was no better place to shoot this video than the ancient Jewish quarter in Toledo. When the Sephardic Jews were expelled from Spain…Details
IE Focus | By Rolf Strom-Olsen. Academic Director of Humanities Studies at IE Humanities Center
The rise of MOOCs and the fact that they are open to all and free of charge has caused great consternation in the academic world. Socrates, however, would have approved.
In the brief introductory video of my MOOC (Critical Perspectives on Management) that we put together to walk through the class syllabus, I make the point that, as a Humanities course masquerading as a strategy class, the methodological inspiration derives from those two fundamental tenets of the Socratic imperative: that true wisdom consists in knowing you do not know and that the unexamined life is not worth living.
But while these two sentiments of the Socratic imperative are certainly the best known and serve as the fons et origo of humanist enquiry, there is a third, equally critical, part of the Socratic imperative that I had to leave out (since the video was testing weary viewers’ patience already).
It’s this bit, from the Apology.Details