IE Winter Games

When the temperature drops and the snow begins to fall, all around the world people prepare to celebrate this time of the year, with the longest nights and the coldest days. Whether it is Dongzhi in China, Inti Raymi in Peru, or any of the various different Christmas traditions, people come together to jubilate and fight off the…

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International MBA – Exam Week Part II

 Richard Barnard current student of the International MBA program – Class of 2010 describes his experience during examweek in the second core period: We are midway through our second exam week of the International MBA programme and this period, Core 2, has flown by. Regarded as the busiest term and often the most testing in terms of time, team…

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IE Business School wins EFMD Case Competition

For the last 30 years EFMD has been organizing Case Writing Competitions with the aim to improve management education by developing new teaching materials and learning methodologies. This year IE Business School won the “Euro – Mediterranean Managerial Practices and Issues” category for the case “Novartis, Commercial Strategy for Success” written by professors Claire Bastien…

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IE Consulting Project with Unilever

During the International MBA program students have the opportunity to participate in several real consulting projects. The IE Consulting Project (IECP) is offered during the elective period and this April marked the conclusion of the April 2010 class’s IECP where 16 International MBA students presented their final projects to senior management at Unilever. This year…

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Alumni with entrepreneurial spirit

One of IE Business School’s key values is entrepreneurship. The school was founded in 1973 by a group entrepreneurs and we are proud that 10% of our alumni start their own ventures after gradauation. Jeremy Melul, International MBA Class of 2009 graduate,  decided to start his own company Jogabo after finishing the program. We interviewed Jeremy…

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International MBA – Core Period 2 up and running

Richard Barnard current student of the International MBA program – Class of 2010 describes his experience just as Core Period 2 starts: Core Period 2 is now upon us and it brings a variety of new challenges for the IMBA students to overcome. The majority of our Core Period 1 classes are now completed, only Managerial Economics, Marketing Fundamentals and Entrepreneurial Management…

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Learning through teamwork

Richard Barnard – Current student of the International MBA program Class of 2010 and Fellow student at IE Business School, writes about his experience of learning through teamwork. The holidays are over and the International MBA continues apace. All students have been welcomed back with a series of mid-term exams and project assignment deadlines. It’s…

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