Entries by Ana Sesé

Will the U.S. Economy Weaken in 2019?

IESE’s U.S. Advisory Council considers fiscal reforms and growth prospects Barcelona, March 16, 2018. – While the world is expected to enjoy another year of robust economic health during 2018, the U.S. may begin to show signs of weakness during 2019, despite landmark new tax reforms. That was the prediction of members of IESE’s U.S. Advisory Council who […]

Measuring Progress

IESE professors look at the gender pay gap, women in leadership and the work-family balance Barcelona, March 06, 2018. – Are we making progress on the path to gender equality, in terms of lowering barriers to opportunities and ensuring just treatment? Yes, says recent research by IESE faculty, which tackles the gender pay gap, women in […]

A Sustainable Course

Annual Doing Good Doing Well conference looks at UN’s sustainability goals Barcelona, February 28, Barcelona. – How can business contribute to the global sustainability agenda? IESE’s annual Doing Good Doing Well conference, organized by MBA students. was held on the Barcelona campus recently. This year’s conference centered around the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a sweeping set of […]

Welcome to Global Executive MBA Class of 2019

Most international and diverse of programs gets underway in Barcelona Barcelona, February 20, 2018. – The Global Executive MBA program recently welcomed its Class of 2019, which has embarked on a 16-month journey that will take participants across a globe of business experiences and into a world of learning. The Class of 2019 is one of the most diverse […]

Bracing for Cyber-attackers – and Data Regulators

The Economist’s Daniel Franklin shares forecasts for 2018 Madrid, February 16, 2018. – Cyber-attacks, backlash against technology giants and elections in the Americas and beyond; these are some of the events and trends expected to move the needle in global business this year, according to Daniel Franklin, editor of The Economist. At a standing room-only event at the Madrid […]

Alejandro Beltrán Elected New President of Alumni Association

Senior partner and chairman of McKinsey & Company Iberia takes over from Jorge Sendagorta Barcelona, February 07, 2018. – The IESE Alumni Association has elected Alejandro Beltrán de Miguel (MBA ’98) as its new president. He takes over from Jorge Sendagorta (PADE ’90), who had served as president since 2012. Beltrán is senior partner and chairman of McKinsey & Company Iberia. […]

IESE Launches New Blended Learning Program for Advanced Professionals in New York City

New York City, February 02, 2018. – To help enterprising, high-achieving young professionals in the greater New York metropolitan area who aspire to attain senior leadership positions, IESE Business School has developed a blended learning professional development solution.  The Driving Leadership Potential (DLP) program furthers IESE strategy to expand its footprint in the US, and bolsters […]

IESE’s MBA Ranked 3rd in Europe by Financial Times

FT highlights program’s international scope and students’ career progress Barcelona, January 29, 2018. – IESE’s MBA was ranked third in Europe by the Financial Times 2018 Global MBA Ranking, placing it once again among the world’s very best business programs. The news follows a series of positive international ranking results over the last year, including being named best in the world for […]

IESE Joins Spotify

First business school on popular music streaming service Barcelona, January 18, 2018. – IESE has joined Spotify, becoming the first business school on the music streaming service and giving any member of the IESE community the chance to add to playlists for everyone to enjoy. For the moment, IESE has four playlists: “Time to (case) study”, […]

Spain’s Productivity Increased During Last Economic Crisis

Report by Prof. Miguel Ángel Ariño tracks Spanish economy from 2006 to 2014 Barcelona, January 11, 2018. – Average productivity per employee in Spain rose 14% during the country’s last economic crisis, as job losses outpaced the decrease in revenue at many companies. According to a new report by Prof. Miguel Ángel Ariño, entitled “Evolución del tejido empresarial […]