Entries by Ana Sesé

IESE MBAs Find Change and Choice in Global Job Market

2017 Employment Report shows more graduates drawn to Europe, technology Barcelona, December 27, 2017. – IESE MBAs finished their degrees well-equipped for a global digital economy, quickly taking up jobs in consulting and finance, in tech companies and consumer giants, throughout Europe and around the world. The 2017 Employment Report contains the employment patterns of the Class of […]

Big Banks Battle Small Fintechs with More Services

13th Banking Industry Meeting analyzes new regulations, negative interest rates and digital revolution Madrid, December 15, 2017. – How can large commercial banks compete against agile fintech start-ups? By providing more and better services. “We have to accept it: fintechs offer good digital services and they’re a threat. If we don’t react, they will eat away […]

Spain’s Economy Recovering But Major Reforms Pending

6th Spanish Reform Monitor stresses need for progress on pensions, regional financing Barcelona, December 12, 2017. – The Spanish economy is recovering solidly, but there is a growing need to step up the pace of reforms in crucial areas such as pensions and financing of the country’s autonomous regions. Those are some of the main conclusions of the Spanish Reform Monitor, […]

Letgo, Airlite and Holaluz Win IESE 40under40 Entrepreneurship Awards

Alumni projects chosen for growth, innovation and social impact Barcelona, November 29, 2017. – Marketplace app Letgo, paint maker Airlite and electric utility Holaluz won the first annual IESE 40under40 awards for alumni entrepreneurs, for founding companies that are both innovative and impactful. The awards ceremony took place on the Barcelona campus, and recognized the 40 entrepreneur alumni under 40 years of age […]

IESE to Expand Madrid Campus With New Building

50% increase in activities will boost entrepreneurship, research and international programs Madrid, November 17, 2017. – Professor Franz Heukamp, dean of IESE Business School, announced today that in 2018, work will begin on a state-of-the-art new campus building in Madrid. “IESE aspires to have one of the most influential training centers in the world. The enlargement of our campus will […]

3,000 IESE Alums to Gather in Madrid for Global Alumni Reunion

3-day event to focus on innovation, digital impact and cybersecurity Madrid, November 14, 2017. – IESE’s Global Alumni Reunion in Madrid is expected to draw more than 3,000 people to an action-packed three-day event that will give participants an exceptional look at innovation in business – along with the opportunity to network and connect with other alumni. The event, “Play New […]

From Soy Beans to STEM with James Simons

Investor and philanthropist talks at New York campus about business and investing in teachers and scientific research New York, October 30, 2017. – “Soybeans. Buy soybeans.” This was the advice the newly married James Simons received upon researching profitable investment ideas for a $5,000 wedding gift he and his wife had received in the early ‘60s. He bought […]

New Program for Management Development: The Learning Never Stops

First fully blended program for functional directors and high-potential executives   Barcelona, September 26, 2017. – It’s no secret that your success tomorrow means reinventing yourself today. Learning new competencies and developing professionally are essential to thriving in our ever-changing world. But with this non-stop pace, finding the time to learn is a challenge. Our newly […]

MBA Program Sets Records: 5 Sections, 712 Students, 32% Women

New class has record 360 students, with 84% from abroad Barcelona, September 08, 2017. – IESE’s MBA Class of 2019 began its educational journey this week as one of the largest and most diverse classes in the school’s history. The incoming Class of 2019 boasts 360 students of 57 different nationalities. The new students join a second-year class […]