November 19, 2015Brown University

IE Brown Executive MBA Scores in Top 10 ​​in Ivy Exec's 2016 Best Joint Executive MBA Programs for career advancement, reputation, and curriculum

Reflecting the demand for an MBA designed for 21st century business challenges, IE Brown Executive MBA advanced to the top ten in the Ivy Exec 2016 Best Joint Executive MBA Programs in three out of the five ranking categories for joint programs including career advancement, reputation, and curriculum.

“By acknowledging our excellence in these key categories, Ivy Exec’s executive MBA rankings validates IE Brown’s breakthrough approach to business management training,” said Patrick McHugh, director of the IE Brown Executive MBA program and professor of practice, School of Engineering at Brown University. “By joining forces, IE and Brown forge professionals with a general management mindset wired to critically analyze and synthesize the multi-disciplinary dimensions that lie at the heart of successful 21st century executive decision-making.”

“We are particularly proud of this achievement as a new and cutting-edge MBA program, ranked for the first time against industry leaders in a worldwide review of MBA programs,” said Patricia Carnicero, executive director IE Brown Executive MBA at IE Business School. “We are grateful to Ivy Exec for recognizing a joint program by two world-class universities known for challenging the status quo.”

IE Brown is designed for busy working professionals and offers coursework that takes place online and face-to-face across three continents for an immersive global experience. Ranking in the top ten for curriculum, career advancement and reputation, IE Brown ranked 14th overall across Ivy Exec’s five categories which also included life balance and globalness.

About IE Brown
IE Business School and Brown University offer a joint Executive MBA degree that goes beyond the boundaries of traditional business education. The program combines IE’s world-class strength in management education with Brown’s Ivy League excellence in the humanities, social sciences, and interdisciplinary studies. This cutting-edge academic integration serves a singular purpose: to develop 21st century business leaders wired to anticipate the future, ignite multidisciplinary teams, and propel industry forward for global impact. Designed for working professionals, IE Brown spans 15 months with coursework in Spain, the US, South Africa and online.


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