name = IESE Business School
type = Private
students = ~600
staff = 171
campus = Urban
website = [http://www.iese.edu www.iese.edu]
endowment = US$ 32.64 Million
IESE Business School, the graduate business school of the
University of Navarra, is ranked as a top 5 business schoolin Europeand is renowned for its MBAand Executive MBA programs. IESE has campuses in Barcelonaand Madrid. IESE is an initiative of Opus Dei, a personal prelature of the Catholic Church. The endowment of IESE in December 2006 stood at an all time high of US$ 32.64m
IESE stands for "Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa" in Spanish and in English: "Institute of Higher Business Studies" or "International Graduate School of Management".
Its main features are:
* An international character that combines a global mindset with an understanding of the different cultural, institutional and social dimensions that play a role in business in different regions.
* A general
managementview of companies and business problems and challenges.
* A culture of learning that helps participants ask not only what, but why and how.
* The human and ethical values indispensable for personal growth and corporate sustainability.
* The belief that business leaders can have a profound impact on people and society through professionalism, integrity and spirit of service, fostering in this way true corporate social responsibility.
* A personalized approach to management education.
* Rigorous research on real problems which are relevant to the business world. [http://www.iese.edu/en/IESEExp/Welcome/Mission/Mission.asp]
* Comprehensive international exchange programs with top schools (e.g.,
Columbia Business School, Kellogg, and the Tuck School of Businessat Dartmouth College)
ome of the Programs Offered
* Executive MBA
* Global Executive MBA
* General Management Programs
* [http://www.iese.edu/SFP Short Focused Programs]
* Ph.D in Management
* Custom Programs
* Alumni Continuous Education Programs
* International Faculty Development Program
*1958: IESE Business School Established in Barcelona
*1963: Harvard-IESE Committee meets to guide the IESE MBA program
*1964: IESE establishes Europe’s first two-year MBA program
*1973: Europe’s first entrepreneurship course offered at IESE
*1980: Bilingual program, Europe's first, created
*1989: International Advisory Board established
*1991: International Faculty Development Program for faculty members in Europe formed
*1994: IESE begins offering executive education programs in partnership with other leading business schools including Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan and University of Michigan
*2000: Europe's first Global Executive MBA established
*2002: Advanced Management Program in Brazil established
*2003: Executive Development Program in Egypt established
*2004: Advanced Management Program in Munich established
*2005: Inside India Program established
*2007: King and Queen of Spain Inaugurate Expanded IESE Campus in Barcelona, New York City research center established
IESE ranked as number one business school in the world based on the study of the
Economist Intelligence Unitof 2005 and 2006. The ranking criteria of the Economist are (a) Open new career opportunities (35%), (b) Personal development/educational experience (35%), (c) Increase salary (20%), and (d) Potential to network (10%). [http://mba.eiu.com/site_info.asp?info_name=wmba_rank_method]
It ranked 11th in the world based on the study of the
Financial Timesin 2008. [http://rankings.ft.com/rankings/mba/rankings.html] and 1st non-U.S two year business school according to Forbes magazine. [http://www.forbes.com/2007/08/16/best-business-schools-biz-07mba_cz_kb_0816bschool_land.html]
In its Executive Education 2000 survey published on May 23,
The Financial Timesranked IESE one of the world's leading providers of open enrollment and in-company programs for global senior managers. In the global Top 20 ranking, IESE ranked 9th in the world and 2nd in Europe. The Financial Times also named IESE No. 1 in the world in two categories: internet usage and relevance of teaching in the workplace.
IESE is one of the world's pioneers in
joint-ventureexecutive education, offering open-enrollment programs in partnership with leading U.S. business schools and companies since 1994. The school's in-company programs have attracted such leading clients as Bertelsmann, British Telecom, Boeing, Fortis, Henkel, Sun Microsystemsand Volkswagenin recent months. [http://www.iese.edu/aplicaciones/news/view.asp?id=9&cs=1&lang=en]
* [http://www.londonspeakerbureau.co.uk/speakers/viewSpeaker.aspx?speakerid=353 Isabel Aguilera] , Executive Management Program Certificate, IESE - CEO,
*Alfredo Biel Castán, MBA, IESE - CEO, [http://www.bonsaitech.com Bonsai Technologies group, S.A.]
*Ruben Bonet, MBA, IESE - CEO, [http://www.fractus.com Fractus]
*Javier Cebrián Sagarriga, MBA, IESE - Chairman, [http://www.bonsaitech.com Bonsai Technologies group, S.A.]
*Andrea Christenson, MBA 1983, IESE - CEO & Owner, [http://www.kaethekrusepuppe.de/ Käthe Kruse Puppen GmbH]
*Jacobo González-Robatto, E-MBA 1986, IESE – CEO, [http://www.barclays.es Barclays Spain]
*Luis Hernández de Cabanyes, MBA, IESE – Chairman, [http://www.rentacorporacion.com Renta Corporación]
*William MacDonald, MBA, IESE – CEO,
LazardAsesores Financieros S.A.
*Jordi Mercader Miró, MBA 1969, IESE – CEO and chairman of the board,
* [http://www-5.ibm.com/es/press/biografias/ Amparo Moraleda Martínez] , MBA, IESE – President of
IBMSpain, Portugal, Greece, Israel, and Turkey
*Javier Robles, PDG (General Management Program) 1990, IESE – President,
Juan Antonio Samaranch, former President of the International Olympic Committee
* [http://www.burson-marsteller.com/tmp1028/ste100/bios/valera?secLoc=1000&subsecLoc=1006 Carmen Valera] , MBA, IESE - CEO, [http://www.burson-marsteller.com Burson-Marsteller] Spain
*María del Pino Velázquez, MBA 1991, IESE – CEO, [http://www.unisono.com/ Unisono]
*Rafael Villaseca Marco, MBA, IESE - CEO Gas Natural SDG, S.A.
*Raymundo de Xesus Sanchez, MBA 1999, IESE - Strategic Planning Manager, CEMEX
*Ermenegildo Zegna, MBA, IESE - CEO, Ermenegildo Zegna
upported Business Schools
As IESE was aided by
Harvard Business Schoolin its establishment, IESE has continued this charitable activity by aiding the establishment and continued operation of high-quality business schools in various countries, mainly developing. These schools include:
* [http://www.ipade.mx/ IPADE] (Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresa)
Mexico City, Mexico,Founded in 1967
IAE(Escuela de Dirección y Negocios) [http://www.austral.edu.ar/ Universidad Austral] , Buenos Aires, Argentina,Founded in 1978
* [http://www.pad.edu/ PAD] (Escuela de Dirección de la Universidad de Piura)
Universidad de Piura, Peru,Founded in 1979
* [http://www.aese.pt/ AESE] (Associaçao de Estudos Superiores de Empresa)
Lisbon, Portugal,Founded in 1980
* [http://www.inalde.edu.co/inalde/ INALDE] (Instituto de Alta Dirección Empresarial)
Universidad de la Sabana,
Bogotá, Colombia,Founded in 1986
* [http://www.lbs.edu.ng/ LBS] (Lagos Business School)Pan-African University,
Lagos, Nigeria,Founded in 1992
* [http://www.ide.edu.ec/ IDE] (Instituto de Desarrollo Empresarial)
Guayaquil, Ecuador,Founded in 1993
CEIBS(China Europe International Business School) Shanghai, China,Founded in 1994
* [http://www2.um.edu.uy/ieem/ IEEM] (Instituto de Estudios Empresariales de Montevideo) [http://www.um.edu.uy/ Universidad de Montevideo]
Montevideo, Uruguay,Founded in 1994
*School of Business Administration
University of Asia and the Pacific, Manila, Philippines,Founded in 1995
* [http://www.ise.org.br/ ISE] (Instituto Superior da Empresa)
São Paulo, Brazil,Founded in 1997
* [http://www.ese.cl/ ESE Business School] (Escuela de Negocios)
Universidad de los Andes (Chile),
Chile,Founded in 1999
* [http://www.sbs.ac.ke/ SBS] (Strathmore Business School)
Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya
IESE International Case Competition
The IESE International Case Competition is an annual
business casecompetition run by IESE for MBAstudents from across the world. The competition has been held since 1995, and is sponsored by Roland Berger Strategy Consultants.
London Business School- Mauricio Achurra, Ian Craig, Christophe Haugen, Grant Smith
MIT Sloan School of Management- Tal Ben-Shahar, Scott Roberts, Yulia Shpilman, Bryant Vernon
MIT Sloan School of Management- Jed Finn, Prem Pavoor, Brian Greenfield, Mark Shalhoub
Wharton School of Business- Matthew Jeffers, Michelle Tejero, Madhur Aggarwal, CK Siu
Richard Ivey School of Business- Larissa Chaikowsky, Rayomand Golwala, Monica Chen and Marcel Guay
Kellogg School of Management- Attila Toth, Paolo Cuomo, Alberto Spangaro and Arlindo Eira Filho.
*Murray, Shailagh. [http://www.careerjournal.com/myc/school/19990322-murray.html A Renegade Among Schools Proves It Can Hold Its Own] . Wall Street Journal.
*Pfeffer, Jeffrey. [http://money.cnn.com/magazines/business2/business2_archive/2006/08/01/8382249/index.htm The benefits of company as family] . Business 2.0 Magazine. CNNMoney.com.
* [http://www.iese.edu IESE Website]
* [http://www.iese.edu/SFP Business Issues for 2007 according to IESE]
* [http://education.guardian.co.uk/mbas/story/0,,577269,00.html Article at Guardian Unlimited]
* [http://webalumno.iese.edu/clubs/cc/Case.htm IESE Case Competition Website]
* [http://www.rolandberger.com/ Roland Berger Website]
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