At IESE, we warmly welcome families and partners to join in and participate during their stay with us.
As a partner of an MBA student, you complete our community. You form an integral part of the daily life on – and off – campus. You are the glue that binds the intense work with the essential social activities that make the IESE MBA experience exceptional.
Current IESE MBA partners are on hand from the moment your significant other is accepted via the Families and Partners Club task force. The task force takes care of all the essential details that crop up when moving to a new city, country or even continent. They provide support and counseling during your time with us.
Organizing on and off campus events, workshops, sessions and get-togethers, the task force ensures incoming families and partners have all that they need to help them settle in smoothly to Barcelona.
- Our task force officers are current partners who speak English and Spanish, among other languages, and represent various nationalities. TFOs are from diverse cultural, professional and social backgrounds, reflecting the truly international flavor of our IESE MBA students.
IESE Kids. Shares essential information on schools, pediatricians, dentists and activities for children in Barcelona. Organizes activities for parents and their children and assists in providing information about babysitting needs for IESE Business School events.
Professional. Be it job hunting or networking, the professional task force is here to help you. Assists partners with professional needs and setting up networking events with the IESE Business School students.
Social. Makes sure you are up-to-speed with all official IESE events. Also organizes social events during Orientation Week at IESE and throughout the year to bring all partners together.
Cultural. Provides a concise calendar of choice cultural events around Barcelona (museum outings and local festivals). Sets up monthly activities for the partners such as Book Club and Cooking Club.
Adventure. Works in parallel with the Student Adventure Club. Organizes sporting events for the partners.
Communication. Continues to build our community through Facebook and email.
Buddy System. A program focused on answering questions for incoming partners by assigning a current partner to an incoming partner.
- We believe that as an IESE MBA partner you too can benefit from the experience and expertise of our faculty. In fact, IESE is the only Business School to offer MBA Partners their own unique program.ORIESE is committed to the personal and professional development of our students. And their families and partners. That’s why we’ve designed an academic program specific to your needs as an IESE MBA partner.This unique and refreshing program addresses potential issues partners may face during the process of adjusting to life in a new cultural and social environment. The course also aims to guide partners towards developing a set of skills that can help them to grow and benefit from their stay in Barcelona. This ranges from a career change, identifying new opportunities or building on current goals. IESE Partners Academic Program also prepares you for the challenges ahead.