IESE GEMBA. Structure And Calendar

​The Global Executive MBA arms you with the tools, insights, knowledge and expanded worldview to accelerate your career. You will acquire what it takes to become a catalyst for positive change within your organization.

The Global Executive MBA is a unique international experience, taking you to global business hubs in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia. The program is made up of six core modules and the choice of two immersive electives to customize your learning experience. Its flexible format, that combines residential modules and distance learning, cements learning through a stimulating blend of experiential and action-oriented learning methodologies.

Laying the Foundations

Barcelona

Courses:

  • Analysis of Business Problem
  • Decision Analysis
  • Financial Accounting Leadership
  • Managerial Communications
  • Leadership

Preparation: March 10-21, 2025
On Campus: March 24-April 4, 2025
Consolidation: April 7-25, 2025

Decoding business

Madrid

Courses:

  • Competition and Strategy
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Managing Oneself
  • Marketing Management
  • The Digital Context

Preparation: April 28-May 9, 2025
On Campus: May 12-23, 2025
Consolidation: May 26-June 13, 2025

Improving business

Munich

Courses:

  • Business Ethics
  • Competing in Business Models
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Industry 4.0
  • Managing Operations
  • Operational Finance

Preparation: June 23-July 4, 2025
On Campus: July 7-8, 2025
Consolidation: July 21-August 8, 2025

Managing Value Creation

New York

Courses:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Global Economics
  • Management Control
  • Marketing Planning & Implementation
  • Negotiation

Preparation: August 25–September 5, 2025
On Campus: September 8-19, 2025
Consolidation: September 22-October 10, 2025

Leading across borders

Singapore (To be confirmed)

Courses:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Emerging Economies
  • Global Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management

Preparation: October 21-November 1, 2025
On Campus: November 2-14, 2025
Consolidation: November 17-December 5, 2025

Driving innovation

San Francisco & Silicon Valley

Courses:

  • Entrepreneurship: VC & Deals
  • Getting Things Done
  • Go Meet the Valley
  • Design Thinking for Business Innovation
  • Managing Digital Transformation

Preparation: January 5-16, 2026
On Campus: January 19-30, 2026
Consolidation: February 2-20, 2026

Tailor your GEMBA

Electives

Locations:

  • Accra
  • Barcelona
  • India
  • New York
  • São Paulo
  • South East Asia
  • Tokyo

Preparation: March 2026
On Campus: April 2026
Consolidation: May 2026

Final Week & Graduation

Barcelona

Preparation: June 22-26, 2026
On Campus: June 29-July 2, 2026

Graduation: July 3, 2026

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