Global Executive MBA: A Potent Career Boost

Class of 2014 includes professionals from 26 countries

20/02/2013

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More than 50 globally-minded managers and entrepreneurs are boosting their advancement potential through IESE’s premier degree program for working professionals - the Global Executive MBA.

The program, which began this month, hinges on six 2-week residential modules held in Barcelona, New York City, Shanghai and Silicon Valley. The program also includes an elective module, allowing participants to tailor their program and expand expertise in a key area such as finance, trends in the new world, managing complexity and the context of Silicon Valley.

Finally, participants take part in a closing module and graduation ceremony, held at the school’s Barcelona campus. An in-company project and a business plan are also carried out during the program, allowing executives to put the knowledge and skills they gained during the program into practice.

Representing 26 different countries, participants in the current edition of the program work in 17 sectors including consulting, financial services, manufacturing, information technology, distribution, aeronautics, transportation and robotic engineering. They hold positions such as assistant general manager, area manager, global supply manager, sales & marketing director and vice president of global and strategic accounts.

IESE’s Global Executive MBA, which has a general management focus, is an intensive learning experience that covers essential business areas. It is designed for working executives seeking to deepen their knowledge of global business issues, while improving leadership skills and growing personally.