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IESE’s MBA in the top ten worldwide according to the Financial Times

The FT highlights IESE’s international experience and diversity IESE’s MBA consistently ranks among the top ten in rankings worldwide The FT has published its Global MBA Ranking for 2017, in which IESE is rated as number 10 in the world this year. This comes after good results in the latest rankings for both Bloomberg Businessweek […]

The Year in Figures

2015-2016 Annual Report highlights financial results and events of 2015-2016 academic year Barcelona, February 22, 2017. – More programs, more alumni, and more resources for research. IESE finished the 2015-2016 academic year on a bullish note, posting strong growth in all its areas of business and in its investment in infrastructure and technology. More Activities […]

An Apple in the Garage May Not Be Far Off

Prof. Marc Sachon talks to German alumni and participants about future of auto industry Munich, February 21, 2017. – “Apple will launch a car in the next five to six years.” With these words Marc Sachon, professor of production, technology and operations management, opened a recent talk at IESE’s campus in Munich. “So who thinks […]

IESE Roland Berger International MBA Case Competition

Tomorrow´s business leaders assess Ricoh on digital transformation in world´s oldest case competition LBS won the competition after facing IESE in the final round The 22nd edition of the prestigious IESE Roland Berger International MBA Case Competition gathered students from top business schools in Asia, Europe and North America to compete against each other The […]

3 Ideas That May Change Boards, Banking, and Management Control Systems

15th Edition of IESE Alumni Association´s Research Excellence Awards Barcelona/Madrid, February 16, 2017. – Profs. John Almandoz, Xavier Vives and Eric Weber have received Research Excellence Awards granted by the IESE Alumni Association in recognition of the most relevant research and teaching by IESE faculty members during 2015-2016. This year, the 15th edition of the […]

Michelin Speeds Up Wheels of Innovation

Terry K. Gettys, vice president of R&D, says companies must be agile and customer-centric to innovate Barcelona, February 15, 2017. – Corporate innovation strategies require fast decision-making, collaborative work, and listening to customer needs, says Terry K. Gettys, Michelin Group’s executive vice president of research and development. Gettys, an engineer by training who has been […]

Big Data Redesigning Fashion Industry

IESE’s New York campus to host 3rd Fashion Operations Conference New York, February 11, 2017. – New trends are shaking up the fashion industry. Increasing digitalization and new technologies are prompting a redesign of the sector’s industrial operations, with a view to making the most of insights customers provide when they shop. “There’s a silent revolution […]

Robert W. Gregory Wins 2016 AIS Early Career Award

The Professor was honored for his promising work examining novel IT phenomena Barcelona, February 10, 2017. – Robert W. Gregory, Assistant Professor in IESE’s Information Systems Department, has won the prestigious Association for Information Systems (AIS)Early Career Award for his promising work examining novel IT phenomena. Spanning topics from digital transformation to human-machine symbiosis, his research […]

Start-ups Can Help Your Firm Get Off the Ground

Prof. Julia Prats publishes a guide to foster shared innovation Barcelona, February 09, 2017. – Even though big corporations and start-ups might seems to be at opposing ends of the spectrum, new models of collaboration are starting to emerge to drive innovation in products, services and technology. Corporate Venturing is the different types of bridge-building […]

Over 4,700 jobs have been created directly through IESE’s entrepreneurship funding initiatives

IESE presented its Annual Report this week, during the meeting of IESE’s Alumni Association board Over 4,700 jobs have been generated directly by IESE through the school´s venture capital fund FINAVES and through its Business Angels Network More than 32,000 alumni benefited from IESE’s lifelong learning activities The Alumni Association granted nine scholarships for outstanding […]