Students from across YSB’s MBA programs participated in collaborative programs this summer in the United States and Europe.
Eighty-one students participated June 26 29 in programs in Spain at ESADE at Barcelona and at the IE Business School at Madrid. Thirty-nine Executive MBA (EMBA) students (entering class of 2016) led by Professor Kang Heum Yon attended the session at ESADE, and 42 Corporate/Finance/Global MBA (C/F/G MBA) students led by Professor Andres Guiral participated in the program at the IE Business School.
Five lectures with an overall title of “Fostering a Global Mindset” awaited EMBA students at ESADE. Among them were Professor Ll. Martinez-Ribes’ “Marketing Innovation” and Professor J. Brinckmann’s “Creating Growth Ventures.” The C/F/G MBA students attended four lectures on Spain’s economy. Among them were Professor Juan Carlos Martinez Lazaro’s “European and Spanish Economic Outlook,” and Professor Fernando Cortinas’ “Internationalization of Spanish Companies.” All lectures were taught by local professors. After the lectures, students visited local firms. The EMBA students visited Bella Aurora, and the C/F/G MBA students visited Talgo, a manufacturer of trains, and aircraft manufacturer Airbus.