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Executive MBA

IE University
Program overview
15 months
Full time
Scholarships available
English, Spanish

Start dates
September 2023

September 2023

March 2024

March 2024

About this program

Executive MBA

IE Business School’s Executive MBA empowers you to hone your leadership skills and sharpen your business insights as you prepare to tackle today’s quickly changing business environment.

Over the course of 15 months and alongside an international group of like-minded peers and expert professors, you’ll gain globalized insights for driving long-term success in today’s competitive business landscape. What’s more, our Blended Methodology means that you’ll have the flexibility to capitalize on high-impact interactive group work, case studies and discussions. You’ll learn from top-tier academics and immediately apply invaluable insights to your day-to-day work.

You’ve already shown yourself to be an experienced industry leader. Now is the time to take those skills to the next level with the Executive MBA.

Admission requirements

Freshman Students

English Proficiency Requirements

All our programs are taught fully in English therefore all candidates will have their English communication skills assessed during the admissions process.

The possession of language certificates is not mandatory, particularly if candidates have spent the last 2 years in an English speaking country or studied in an Anglophone educational system (such as American High School, IB in English or A-levels).

Language Test guidelines:

  • TOEFL: minimum 90, 100 points recommended
  • IELTS: minimum 7 points
  • Cambridge: CAE (with marks A, B and in some cases C with a strong oral conversation) or CPE
  • Duolingo English Test: minimum 115 points, 120 or higher recommended

Transfer Students

English Proficiency Requirements

All of our programs are taught in English so that you’re set to excel in the professional world. For that reason, we test every candidate’s English communication skills during the admissions process.

It isn’t mandatory to possess a language certificate, especially if you have spent the last two years in an English-speaking country, or if you’ve studied in an Anglophone educational system. That includes attending an American high school, or completing an English International Baccalaureate or A-levels.

Language test guidelines:

  • TOEFL: minimum 90, 100 points recommended
  • IELTS: minimum 7 points required
  • Cambridge: CAE (with marks A, B and in some cases C with a strong level of oral conversation) or CPE

For more information about admission requirements for this program, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Executive MBA highlights three key points:

Innovative Business Management

For those that are prepared for it, disruption drives lasting success. Applying innovative managerial styles to build a holistic and strategic view of your company puts you in the best position to not just keep up in today’s rapidly changing business world, but to be a global business trendsetter yourself.

Keys for Transformative Leadership

Today’s top business leaders understand the need to stay ahead of ever-changing market trends. With the Executive MBA, not only will you gain the tools to identify and capitalize on your own strengths, but you will uncover the keys to encourage, inspire and motivate your team. The Leading Change in a Digital World Week focuses on four core areas that will give you a leg up in shaping the lasting success of your business.

A Global Vision

In our deeply globalized world, it is essential that executives bring an international perspective to their organizations. The program’s Global Network for Advanced Management Week and Global Immersion Week allow participants to gain firsthand experience with international companies while having the opportunity to network on a global scale.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Our blended methodology combines online lectures, forums, and activities, with face-to-face modules in various locations around the world. By bringing together the best of online and in-person courses, we provide our students with a unique, unconventional educational experience.

The Executive MBA is available in English, Spanish or a combination of the two a bilingual option. If you opt for the bilingual version of the program, the first two periods would be taught in one language while the final period would be studied in the other.


The tuition fees for this program are 61,200€ per year


During the program, business-oriented academics will strengthen your hard skills, while the leadership-focused practical training ensures that you are ready to drive lasting change in your organization.

About this institute

IE University

Our dynamic and holistic postgraduate programs will unlock the door to your future. Don’t put your education on hold—launch your professional journey! At IE University we offer more than just an education. Our programs give you hands-on experiences that put...

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Why study at IE University

IE University is more than just an education, it’s a life-changing experience. With cutting-edge resources and innovation at our core, our programs guarantee that you gain the tools necessary to be a leader of tomorrow. Step into the IE Community—a world of like-minded colleagues, experienced faculty and an extensive global network—and step out as a well-rounded professional with a worldwide network, ready to tackle today’s challenges and predict tomorrow’s trends.

With our unique methodologies and over 45 master’s programs on offer, you’ll be able to find a program that best suits your needs. What’s more, you can personalize your studies to adhere to your schedule and professional goals. Don’t put your education on hold: the future is now.

Contact info

IE University

Calle de María de Molina, 11-13-15
28006 Madrid

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