Entrepreneurship

ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR AT HEART?

Do you have a big dream? Do you have the drive to bring it to fruition? Whether or not your goal is to start your own business, at IESE we will help you develop an entrepreneurial mindset and the creative leadership skills to excel both in the startup and the enterprise environments.


“IESE changed my way of thinking.” Entrepreneur Timo Bütefisch describes the emotional decision that led him to choose IESE and then build a thriving business in Barcelona. Find out how he developed his key attribute - persistency - and why he
remains a part of the IESE community.

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP CURRICULUM IN THE MBA

1st YEAR

FUNDAMENTALS

Acquire an entrepreneurial mindset and skills

  • Understand entrepreneurship
  • Assess a business idea
  • Develop a concept
DELIVER
Business Idea

SUMMER

SUMMER EXPERIENCE

The insights and tools to drive your project

  • Validate your business idea
  • Find a business model
  • Discover potential customers
DELIVER
Feasibility Report

2nd YEAR

ELECTIVES

A guided deep dive into practical entrepreneurship

  • Choose from nine available entrepreneurship electives
  • Write your business plan
DELIVER
Business Plan

END OF 2nd YEAR

INVESTMENT

Present your business plan and seek capital

DELIVER
Investor Pitch

KEY Optional

SIX WEEKS, TWO TRACKS
ONE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME

During the summer, you have the chance to take a deep dive into entrepreneurship. Whether you are already working on a concrete idea, or you wish to prepare yourself to pursue entrepreneurial projects after your MBA, you’ll find the Summer Entrepreneurship Experience an invaluable opportunity to gain the skills, knowledge, insight and mindset you need. continue


FROM CONCEPT TO REALITY

At IESE we want to help you bring your ideas to life. For that reason we offer you a complete ecosystem of support to get your business off the ground.

FINAVES

FINAVES is the IESE entrepreneurship platform that brings business expertise, investors and entrepreneurs together to create new enterprises. continue

BUSINESS ANGELS NETWORK

Our Business Angels Network goes way beyond traditional financing. We bring together more than 140 investors and projects, share expertise and coaching opportunities, and foster networking across our community of investors and entrepreneurs. continue



AN ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM