Admissions


ADMISSIONS PROCESS

The Program for Management Development admissions process is designed to determine whether the program is the right fit for you and your professional goals. We urge you to contact us before applying in order to set up a meeting with an admissions mentor, who will review your résumé and provide in-depth information about learning experience.

Due to the program’s limited class size, we encourage early application.

ADMISSIONS PROCESS – 3 SHORT STEPS TOWARD YOUR FUTURE

1

PERSONAL INTERVIEW

Talk with an admissions director to ensure the PMD program aligns to your learning and professional goals.
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2

APPLICATION

After your interview you can complete your application for a place in the program.
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3

ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE

We review every application and send you the committee's decision within one month.


FEES AND EXPENSES

PAYMENT SCHEDULE
Tuition Deposit10% of the program fee (non-refundable) to be paid within 2 weeks of acceptance to confirm attendance and book your place
PaymentFull payment is due no later than 30 days before the program starts

Cancellation policy

The 10% deposit is non-refundable. If you cancel your enrollment due to circumstances beyond your control, you have up to 1.5 years to complete the program. In this case, the program price will remain the same. If you do not join the program, you will lose the amount already paid.

The total fee for the program in Barcelona starting in July 2020 is €30,790.

(IESE Alumni members and early-bird candidates who apply at least 1 year before the program start date will receive 10% off the program price. We offer a 5% off price to the candidates who pay the total program fee within 15 days after being admitted to the program)

This fee includes:

  • Tuition
  • All course materials
  • Most meals during residential modules



SCHOLARSHIPS

IESE Business School offers a range of scholarships for the Program for Management Development (PMD) to functional managers and entrepreneurs who have financial restrictions but have demonstrated the potential to make a positive impact on the global business community.

IESE is particularly eager to contribute to the development of:

  • Business leaders in growth markets with the skills and expertise to grow their companies
  • Women who lead and inspire
  • Senior executives of global organizations looking to meet their real potential in leadership positions
  • Public sector leaders who contribute to shaping society

Scholarship applicants may be awarded one of the following three categories of scholarships:

Women in Leadership Scholarship

Each academic year, the PMD program offers a Women in Leadership Scholarship to support women with outstanding accomplishments. The scholarship covers up to 20% of the tuition fee.

Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Each academic year, the PMD program offers an Entrepreneurship Scholarship to support entrepreneurs and innovators who can create economic and social value. The scholarship covers up to 15% of the tuition fee.

Development Scholarship

Each academic year, the PMD program offers a Development Scholarship to support candidates from non-profit organizations (NGOs) and IESE associated schools in the effort to have a positive impact in the world. The scholarship covers up to 40% of the tuition fee.

Covid-19 Scholarship

In upcoming PMD editions, we offer Covid-19 Scholarships up to 25%, the purpose of which is to support candidates with financial restrictions caused by Covid-19.

Global Support

Global Support Scholarships worth 10%, the purpose of which is to support candidates impacted by the current global context.

Key rules

  • Candidates who are fully or partially sponsored by their companies will not be eligible for scholarships
  • Scholarship applications can only be submitted for a specific program. This means that, once awarded, a scholarship can only be used for the chosen program
  • Although admission to the program is deferrable, scholarships are not
  • Scholarship applicants must have already been admitted to the Program for Management Development.

Scholarship Committee

Decisions will be based on the applicant’s:

    • Academic merit
    • Significant career development
    • Personal challenges overcome
    • Impact on his/her company and society
    • Admissions interview evaluation

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship for the Program for Management Development, please fill out this form.



FINANCIAL AID

IESE Business School offers a range of scholarships for the Program for Management Development (PMD) to functional managers and entrepreneurs who have financial restrictions but have demonstrated the potential to make a positive impact on the global business community.

Global Loans

All participants who are admitted to our program can apply for the Global Loan, offered by Sabadell bank. For more information, click here.

Tax Benefits for Education

PIF (Spain)

PIF is an economic incentive offered to companies who allow their employees to pursue higher education. It is applicable under Spanish legislation for any employee that paying into the Spanish social security system. Contact us for more information.

Other Countries

Please contact the corresponding authorities in your home country to confirm if any tax benefits apply.