CFA Global Investment Research Challenge in Madrid, March 2011

The renowned CFA Global Investment Research was held for the first time in Spain for two days in March 2011. The CFA Institute Global Investment Research Challenge is the place where students have the opportunity to learn from leading industry experts and compete with peers from the world’s top finance programs. This annual educational initiative promotes best practices in…

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CAPEA Networking Event on July 2nd, 2011

For the 2nd time, the Finance Academic Team of IE is organizing the networking event led by some current students of the Master in Finance programs with the aim of gathering all current students of the Master in Finance, Master in Advanced Finance, Executive Master en Direccion Financiera and also alumni from these Masters from all intakes over the years…

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IE´s Master in Finance, a life changer

Federico Bartzabal is a current student of the Master in Finance program (September 2010-June 2011) from Uruguay.  Federico is a recipient of IE Fellowship award and is collaborating with IE on different activities including weekly Campus Tours and marketing projects. Today he wants to share with us his student life at IE. When I was looking for a…

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IE Finance Research Center

Established several years ago, the IE Finance Research Center plays an important role in producing and disseminating high quality research output in the area of financial economics. Following IE Business School’s philosophy, the center has a multidisciplinary approach, comprising full-time professors and research fellows across different disciplines (strategy, control, economics and finance) and schools with a…

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The Center of Islamic Finance – IE Business School and King Abdulaziz University Saudi Arabia

The growing influence of Islamic financial institutions necessitates not only a better understanding of Islamic economics but also the opportunities they create in the world’s financial markets.  IE Business School’s Center for Islamic Economics and Finance was therefore established, in collaboration with King Abdulaziz University and Casa Árabe, to help promote Islamic banking and finance…

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Microfinance Congress at IE

(More details in Spanish below) The NGO Financieros Sin Fronteras oganized the 1st International Microfinance Congress which took place on Tuesday February 22 at IE Business School. Participants included Nazrul Chowdhury, expert in microcredits and close collaborator of Muhammad Yunnus, Michael Chu, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, Manuel Méndez del Río, President of Fundación Microfinanzas…

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Marketing and Crisis workshop at IE

On February 10th 2011, IE Business School and VP held a workshop on Marketing & Crisis: How to improve the effectiveness of marketing in the finance and insurance sector. Issues examined during the workshop included the situation in the finance sector after the latest mergers, the best marketing tools for attracting capital and customer loyalty, the…

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