Madrid

Miguel Suarez, IE Business School

It was a mildly cold and windy morning in Madrid when the whole Class of 2011 (November intake) met at the library and waited to get on the bus and head to Segovia, an old city declared World Heritage by Unesco where we would officially start our International MBA programme.

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Miguel Suarez, IE Business School

One of the facts about our cohort (see last class profile) is that my colleagues come not only from different geographies but also from a wide array of functions and industries. This creates a need to bring those without number-intensive backgrounds to a certain level before the programme starts. To achieve this, there are two pre-courses: financial accounting and quantitative analysis for business. Read more

Miguel Suarez, IE Business School

The time has come. I quit my job in September, moved out of my apartment, packed up my suitcase and finally moved to Madrid this past week. What can be said in two or three lines took me and my wife months of preparation. The important fact is that we are now in the old continent getting to know our new home, our new school and our new classmates.

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Miguel Suarez, IE Business School

The programme start is still almost two months away. I am still in my hometown city of Monterrey in Mexico.

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