Everything You Need to Know About Last Week’s Unconvention: The Relaunch of the IE International MBA

This month IE Business School launched an exciting and innovative new curriculum for our International MBA degree, and we invited some noteworthy guests to celebrate with us. IE has always embraced entrepreneurial thinking, and our new program is one of our most forward-thinking yet. 

To mark the launch, on April 14th we held The Unconvention – An Event Out Of The Ordinary. The event was a fantastic success, with over 240 live attendees and more than 300 attendees via live streaming from all over the world. 


Don’t Miss the IMBA Launch on April 14th!

The Unconvention – An event out of the ordinary

When: April 14th, 2015 (next week)

This April something extraordinary is happening in Madrid and we invite you to join like minds for a remarkable experience. Get a true taste for how our International MBA provides the perfect conditions to cultivate your interests and entrepreneurial thinkings. It will be an experience out of the ordinary celebrating an MBA out of the ordinary. Check out the IMBA website to find out more!


IE Business School Dean, Santiago Iñiguez, Published in BizEd Magazine

IE Business School Dean, Santiago Iñiguez, recently had an article published in BizEd Magazine, and we’d love to share it with you. In his article Keys to the Future, Iñiguez explores the shifts in education due to the more globalized, connected and tech-enabled 21st century world we live in. He analyzes the effects these trends have had on business school education worldwide, stressing the need of quick adaptation and innovative pedagogy, teaching and methods of student evaluation.


Your Invitation to the Back on the Career Track Event, April 15th

As a member school of the MBA Career Services for Working Professionals Alliance (MBA CSWP), IE would like to extend our North America community the invite to the “Back on Career Track” event, to be held at Kellogg School of Management on April 15th. Please note, you do NOT have to be an IE, Kellogg or Northwestern alum to attend; this event is open to all professionals thinking of returning to the workforce after a career break. 

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IE Business School’s Dean of Innovation and Behavior, Lee Newman, on Productive Workplace Meetings

Lee Newman (@NewmanLee), Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences at IE University and Dean of Innovation and Behavior at IE Business School, has again been published in the Wall Street Journal’s The Expert section. In the article, “How Mixed Objectives Can Sink a Meeting”, Lee explores how to get the most out of work meetings from a management perspective. He examines how a positive leadership style can result in a more collaborative, productive and comprehensive understanding within your team, getting the most out of a meeting.


Life in Spain with Current MIM Student Rachele Romanoni

Meet Rachele Romanoni – she’s a current Master in Management student embracing all things la vida españa. Rachele came to Madrid from Milan, Italy, where she studied management and economics at Università Bocconi. When she’s not studying at IE, she loves to explore everything her new city has to offer – the architecture, history, art, cafes, restaurants and nearby day trips.


IE Alumni Forum 2015: Why Innovation Matters

On February 6th, IE’s annual Alumni Forum took place in Madrid, bringing together participants from over 68 nationalities and 300 companies. The forum was a great success, becoming a trending event on Twitter, with over 800 attendees and 900 more via online streaming. “The event showed another chapter of the great interaction we see happening within our community of…


Happy International Women’s Day

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is “Make it Happen” and is celebrated today around the world. IE is strongly committed to supporting women, and we are constantly working toward diverse faculty and student bodies in terms of nationality, gender and world views. IE aims to create an environment of inclusion where everyone can learn and work to…


IE Master in Management Alumnus, Markus Kerbs, on Accenture and the IE Experience

Meet Markus Kerbs – an IE Business School alumnus and 2014 graduate of the Master in Management (MIM). Prior to joining his class at IE, Markus had experience in management consulting and digital marketing and held a Bachelor in Business Administration. He is now a consultant at Accenture Interactive (part of Accenture Digital). The IE Master in Management blog…


IE Alumnus, Eiso Kant, Recognized as one of Europe’s Young Entrepreneurs by New York Times

The PANGEA One Youth Conference was held in Madrid last month, celebrating European youth in business. The three-day conference addressed and discussed the European Union’s “rigid education system”, its societal tendendancy of risk-aversion and the ongoing pressures of youth unemployment within the region. With chief executives as young as 15 traveling to Madrid to attend, there…


Investing in Women: An Interview with Joanne Wilson

Joanne Wilson is all about the development and celebration of female entrepreneurs. As co-founder of Women Entrepreneurs Festival and Gotham Gal, supporting and investing in women is something she has championed for the past 10 years. She has also invested in numerous companies including Taxi Treats, Blue Bottle Coffee Company, DailyWorth, and Nestio. Let’s not forget she’s also a mother…