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IESE-led startups create 70,000 new jobs worldwide, raise $3.6 billion in capital

New report sets 2030 goals for school’s entrepreneurship and innovation activities April 12, 2021. Companies founded by IESE Business School alumni have created over 70,000 jobs worldwide and raised some $3.6 billion in capital, as the school has expanded its entrepreneurial ecosystem, according to a new report. The report measures the impact of IESE’s entrepreneurship […]

Former CaixaBank Chairman Jordi Gual to rejoin IESE Business School

March 23, 2021. Jordi Gual will rejoin IESE Business School as a professor of economics at the end of this week. He rejoins IESE´s faculty after finishing his duties as Chairman of CaixaBank, a position he has held since June 2016. Prof. Gual first joined IESE´s faculty in 1987, where he developed his academic activity […]

IESE Business School´s Fellowships for Journalists Now Open

#1 Ranked Business School by the Financial Times to Award Five Fellowships to Elite Group of Journalists Deadline for applications is June 14, 2021 IESE Business School has announced that the seventh edition of its Fellowships for Journalists program is now open for applications. Created to support journalists interested in expanding their training, the fellowship […]

Financial Times ranks IESE’s MBA fourth in the world

Result follows recent no.1 ranking in The Economist, consolidating IESE´s positon as one of the world´s top business schools FT ranking highlights IESE´s focus on responsible business, career outcomes for graduates and the program´s internationality February 08, 2021. The FT Global MBA Ranking 2021, released today by the Financial Times, has ranked IESE Business School´s […]

Boosting Board Member Performance: WHU and IESE Join Forces to Launch New Program

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and IESE Business School are launching a unique Executive Education program aimed at improving corporate and supervisory board member effectiveness. The international program, which starts in May 2021, will be taught in Düsseldorf, Munich and Barcelona. February 2, 2021. The joint High-Performance Board Member Program of WHU – […]

IESE and Shizenkan Launch MBA Course on The Future of Capitalism

Students critically examine today´s socio-economic system and then present their vision for the future of capitalism to a group of prominent business leaders and CEOS Guest speakers include formerly homeless children and former child soldiers, as well as top executives, entrepreneurs, policy makers, academics and activists of various backgrounds The course is a joint initiative […]

The Economist Ranks IESE’s MBA no.1 in the World

The Economist’s 2021 WhichMBA? Full-time ranking highlights the educational experience of the program, potential to network and career opportunities for graduates Madrid/Barcelona. January 21 2021. IESE Business School´s MBA program has been ranked the best MBA program in the world, according to The Economist´s WhichMBA? 2021 Full-time ranking, released today. The Economist ranking assesses full-time […]

Employment Report 2020 shows power of IESE MBA to boost careers

Nearly 90% with employment three months after graduating; third of MBA Class of 2020 make ´triple jump´ career switch December 21, 2020. A pandemic and resulting economic crisis may not seem an optimal time for anyone’s career prospects, let alone if you are trying to make an ambitious career change. Yet IESE MBAs continue to be […]

A way forward for reducing corporate carbon emissions?

New IESE research shows a strong link between the world´s largest asset managers’ engagements with companies and a reduction in CO2 emissions of their portfolio companies Using new data, the paper “The Big Three and Corporate Carbon Emissions Around the World”, forthcoming in the Journal of Financial Economics, suggests company engagements by BlackRock, Vanguard and […]