IESE Global Executive MBA

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IESE Global Executive MBA

Global Executive MBA Program

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IESE is a top-ranked business school that stands at the forefront of global business education for nearly six decades. IESE caters to outstanding individuals at different stages of their careers, offering Full Time MBA, Executive MBA and Global Executive MBA programs. IESE's Executive Education program is ranked as No. 1 in the world by the Financial Times in 2015, 2016 and 2017.
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Since 1958, IESE Business School has been committed to developing exceptional leaders who aspire to have a deep, positive and lasting impact on people, firms and society. IESE’s humanistic approach puts you at the center of the learning experience with a focus on your personal and professional development.

At IESE, you will hone your strategic leadership competencies within a global framework. Our top-ranked programs and world-class international faculty will help you craft strategies for sustainable growth and profitability, and acquire the vision to drive meaningful change across your organization. On completing your IESE program, you will join a thriving alumni community of more than 45,000 executives and entrepreneurs who work in more than 100 countries.

IESE has developed state of the art campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, New York, Munich and Sao Paulo. Additionally we deliver programs across an extensive global network of 16 sister schools covering Latin America, Africa and East & South East Asia.



The IESE Global Executive MBA program is for managers and executives who are at turning point in their career, facing a new level of professional and leadership challenges as they seek to help their company to grow in an increasingly complex and uncertain world. To succeed, it’s vital to strengthen knowledge of new markets and broaden skills as a leader. At this career stage, professionals want to find a program that recognizes and addresses these specific needs and goals.


What the Program Offers

Business skills and knowledge with a General Management focus

  • Case-based methodology
  • Advanced leadership skills


Global Context - transformational impact

  • Modules on 4 continents
  • Participants living and working in 5 continents
  • International faculty (+30 nationalities)


Reflection and personal growth - personalized focus

  • Fundamental definition of organizations and society
  • Confidence and preparation to make the next career step
  • Emphasis on ethical dimensions of decision making, indispensable for personal growth and corporate sustainability.
  • A person-centered approach to manage organizations





IESE’s full-time MBA is taught on our Barcelona campus, and students have the option to complete part of their studies at campuses in New York and Sao Paulo, and in Shanghai and Nairobi. 


Designed for working professionals, IESE’s Executive MBA is offered in three cities – Barcelona, Madrid and Sao Paulo – and combines flexible classes with intensive international modules.

All three MBA programs share a global scope, dedication to ethical leadership, commitment to entrepreneurship, and belief in the general management perspective. IESE has about 45,000 alumni  and they go on to leadership positions throughout the world. 




Programme Info

Type of Course: Global Executive MBA

The IESE Global EMBA is a One Class – Two Track Program (Americas and Europe)


  • Modular with supporting distance learning
  • Bimonthly format
  • One Class – Two Tracks Program: Americas and Europe
  • Core modules delivered in Barcelona, New York, Shanghai and Silicon Valley plus electives in Munich, New York, Sao Paulo, Accra, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Bangalore and Mumbai.​

Accreditations: EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB

IESE Rankings:

  •  #1 in the World for Executive Education, Financial Times 2017 
  •  #12 Executive MBA​, Financial Times 2017
  • #10 MBA​, Financial Times 2017

Starting Date: February 2018 
Length of Course: 16 months

Student Body

Number of nationalities: 31
Average age: 39
Length of work experience: Average 15 years (minimum 10 years, at least 4 years of managerial experience)

Percentage of international student: 80%

Geographical origin

European Union: 40 %
Asia/Pacific: 15 %
Africa: 15 %
North America: 15 %

Latin America: 15%


We encourage you to contact us before starting your application for admission. An admissions mentor will help you to achieve a more personal understanding of the program, its impact in your career and whether the program is right for you.

Contact person: Nico van den Brink , Global EMBA Admissions Director


Find out detailed information related to admission process here


Application fees: $130
Tuition fees: EUR 99,000
Find out the scholarships available for the next edition here

45,000+ Alumni: A Global Network

The Alumni Association is the keystone that the alumni have to maintain and enrich their relationship with IESE. More importantly, it offers a forum that enables them to fulfill the long-term goals that they share with the school.

IESE’s Alumni Association relies on the support of various Regional Chapters all over the world. Currently, there are over 45,000 Alumni in 104 countries. IESE provides lifelong learning opportunities for the business community that are firmly rooted in academic excellence, as well as human and social values. The Alumni Association actively pursues these objectives through a variety of learning and networking opportunities, which permit members of the association and the alumni community in general to strengthen the bonds that unite them all.

The association relies on the strong support of IESE and its faculty members, who are always ready to guide them with their valuable knowledge, research and advice. At the same time, the alumni respond by supporting IESE’s projects and activities, which continue to grow all over the world, and by boosting awareness of IESE and its prestige wherever they go.


Find out more information here  



Global EMBA Admissions Director
Nico van den Brink -

Contact us here

Barcelona Campus

Av. Pearson 21, Barcelona 08034
Tel.: +34 93 2534200



New York Campus

165 W. 57th Street - New York, NY 10019-2201  -USA

Tel.:  +1 646 346 8850



Sao Paulo Campus

Rua Martiriano de Carvalho, 573 - Bela Vista 01321001 - Sao Paulo – SP 

Tel.:  +55 11 3177 82






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