A Tradition of Excellence
IESE is a pioneer in business education in Spain, as well as Europe, having developed the continent’s first 2-year MBA program in 1964. A global business school, IESE has campuses in Barcelona and Madrid, as well as centers in New York City and Munich. It leads programs for executives in diverse world regions including Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, China, India and Africa. IESE Business School is dedicated to the development of business leaders who can have a positive and lasting impact on people, firms and society. The school’s programs take a general management approach, giving participants a comprehensive view of the company and its myriad challenges. IESE programs also emphasize ethics and the impact of business people and their actions on those around them and the community. With close ties to Harvard University since 1958, when IESE was founded, the school also works with other top institutions to offer high-caliber programs. Partners have included MIT Sloan School of Management, Wharton, the University of Michigan and CEIBS. The school also offers executive education in collaboration with Harvard Business School. One of IESE’s distinctive features is the quality of its faculty, which reflects more than 25 nationalities. Virtually all of the school’s professors hold Ph.D.s from the world’s leading business schools, and are prolific producers of business cases and leading-edge research. IESE alumni stand out for their leadership abilities, capacity to drive change processes and global mindset. More than 32,000 IESE graduates are living and working in more than 100 different countries around the world today.