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 (IESE took the 5th spot) and the Economist (8th in the world and the 1st in Europe.) IESE stands out among the top schools in particular for its internationality, which was praised by the FT for the international experience of its students and for the diverse composition of both its class (who hail from 64 different nationalities) and faculty (31 different nationalities).

According to prof. Carlos García Pont, the IESE MBA program director, “at IESE, our students graduate after having lived a truly global experience. Not only do our students get to work alongside classmates from a wide range of nationalities and perspectives, they also have numerous opportunities to enrich their global networks and understanding of different international business contexts. For example, with our intensive international modules in New York City, São Paulo, Nairobi and Shanghai, all relevant markets for international business.”

IESE’s full-time MBA is a demanding program that allows students to acquire the knowledge, capabilities and skills that they will need throughout their professional career. The program combines the case study method with a number of innovative learning methodologies including experiential learning, developing business projects and building an entrepreneurial mindset. IESE’s MBA is consistently ranked among the top ten in the world by the most prestigious international rankings.

About IESE Business School

IESE is one of the world’s most international business schools, with campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, Munich, New York and São Paulo. Consistently ranked within the top ten worldwide –  including being ranked #1 in the world for executive education by the Financial Times for two years in a row (2015 and 2016) – IESE has pioneered business education in Europe since its founding in 1958 in Barcelona. IESE seeks to develop business leaders with solid business skills, a global mindset and a desire to make a positive impact on society. The school distinguishes itself in its general-management approach, extensive use of the case method, international outreach, and emphasis on placing people at the heart of managerial decision-making. With a truly global outlook, IESE currently runs programs on four continents and runs campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, Munich, New York City, and São Paulo.