A Way to Learn. A Mark to Make. A World to Change.

"These three sentences explain what IESE is about. They are three fundamental IESE attributes. The opportunity to learn with colleagues from all over the world and faculty who challenge your views. An aspiration to have a positive impact. The conviction that good leadership and excellent management are powerful engines to improve the world."

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 50,000 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 3 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



Programme Info

Type of Course: Global Executive MBA


  • Modular with supporting distance learning
  • Bimonthly format
  • Core modules delivered in Barcelona, New York, Munich, Shanghai and Silicon Valley plus electives in Barcelona, New York, Sao Paulo, Accra, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Bangalore and Mumbai.​

Starting Date: April 2021

Length of Course: 16 months

Accreditations: EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB, ANECA

IESE Rankings:

 #1 in the World for Executive Education, Financial Times 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

 #2 in the World for International Course Experience, Global Executive MBA, Financial Times 2018

 #9 in the World, Global Executive MBA, Financial Times 2018



Number of nationalities: 32
Average age: 39
Length of work experience: Average 14 years (minimum 10 years, at least 4 years of managerial experience)

Percentage of international student: 80%

Industries represented: +30

Geographical origin

European Union: 40 %
Asia/Pacific: 15 %
Africa: 10 %

Middle East 7%
North America: 13 %

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 email: globamemba@iese.edu

Find out detailed information related to admission process here


Application fees: $130
Tuition fees: EUR 119,000
Estimate for travel/accommodation/living costs, insurance: EUR 20,000


Website: https://globalexecutivemba.iese.edu
Contact us here


Barcelona Campus

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

Email: globalemba@iese.edu


New York Campus

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

Tel.:  +1 646 346 8850

Email: globalemba@iese.edu


Sao Paulo Campus

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

      Tel.: +55 11 3177 822

     Email: globalemba@iese.edu