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ESADE MIM achieves 10th position worldwide

ESADE’s Master in International Management (MIM) has achieved 10th position worldwide in the first edition of The Economist Master’s in Management ranking published last month. The CEMS Global Alliance’s Master in International Management, a programme offered in Spain only by ESADE, is also ranked in the global top 10 (9th place).

This ranking evaluates the whole value chain of the master, from GMAT and selectivity of students to their salaries and career progress, considering also the development of the programme. ESADE’s Master stands out specially for the potential to network of our students, positioning us in the number 4 for this category. Read the rest of this entry »

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Coding for a new digital paradigm

“I have this great idea, but I don’t know how to build it.” Sounds familiar, right? Immediately after that sentence, you will most certainly hear “I need to find a developer”. But you know what? Most entrepreneurs never find that developer.

Ironhack was conceived to help entrepreneurs and business leaders quickly learn to code by squeezing “2 years of learning into 2 months”.

Their classes have been always filled with entrepreneurs and restless minds. These students have all had the same goal in mind: to be unstoppable and learn to code so that their ideas could become digital products. Read the rest of this entry »

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Campus visit to Lingnan (University) College, Guangzhou (China)

Guangzhou, like many tropical cities, looks to be constantly on the verge of being reclaimed by the lush green vegetation growing everywhere. The ride to the campus is beautiful, and only surpassed by the beauty of the campus itself, which combines century old red brick buildings with occasional flashes of modern buildings.

Students and visitors roam everywhere, walking, biking, or on funky one-wheeled electric bikes. I wasn’t the only one taking pictures, and it seemed that the campus was a prime destination for its aesthetics.

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Data as the New Business Case @UrbanNext

Esteve Almirall, the academic director of the Master in Business Analytics Programme, has been interviewed at Smart City Expo World Congress.

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Big Data in Finance and Quantitative Finance

Big Data in Finance is the future of Finance, and Quantitative Finance is the pillar of the modeling phase. Investment managers, traditional financial services companies and Fintech companies that embrace and invest in Big Data in Finance will benefit from an integrated approach on data management, quantitative finance, computer science and financial expertise. Read the rest of this entry »

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Interview with Gloria Macias-Lizaso, McKinsey’s partner in charge of Data Science & Business Analytics

Gloria Macias-Lizaso, McKinsey’s partner in charge of Data Science in Spain, talked with me about Data Science & Business Analytics, how McKinsey sees the sector in Europe and what could be its evolution in the near future. Read the rest of this entry »

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Food Hackaton – Mannequin Challenge

On December 17 we held a Food Hackaton @ ESADE. This was an event in the framework of the World Open Innovation Conference closing the programme. The Food Hackaton was organized together with our friends in the d-school of Stanford University with the FoodInno innitiative. Read the rest of this entry »

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A conversation with Soh Kim from d-school Stanford University about Design Thinking, Food Hackatons and Data Science

A conversation with Soh Kim from d-school Stanford University about Design Thinking, Food Hackatons and Data Science

Soh Kim is responsible for the FoodInno initiative in the d-school @ Stanford University, as you all know the d-school is the meca of Design Thinking, a collaboration between Stanford & IDEO that resulted in the conceptualization of Design Thinking. Read the rest of this entry »

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New Master in Business Analytics!

Can data analysis be sexy? You may not have previously thought that analysing data was remotely desirable, but think again, because according to Harvard Business Review: “Data Scientists hold the sexiest job of the 21st century”. Big Data is a current reality and the need for data scientists is huge. There is a world of data out there, but it’s what you do with it that counts. Read the rest of this entry »

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Doing Business in Brazil

Author: Constantin Huesker

As part of ESADE’s MSc curriculum around 50 students travelled to Brazil to not only understand the Brazilian macro -and micro- economy but to also grasp a better idea of the cultural characteristics of South America’s largest country. Read the rest of this entry »

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