IMBA WEEKLY

#5, SEPTEMBER 15th, 2016

Download Microsoft Office

In order to download the Microsoft Package please follow the instructions on the attached document.

In short you'll also be able to do so from the IT website (which you can access via IE Campus).

Reminder: Language Program registration

This Friday, September 16th, is the last day to register for the Language Program at the IMBA. Please note you will only be able to register for our Spanish and English courses once during your program and the moment is now!

  • To confirm your interest in the program, sign-up here
  • To do the written assessment online (to be submitted by Monday 19th), click here
  • To read more about the courses, policies and regulations, click here

Remember you will receive a confirmation via email with the time slot you have been assigned for the oral test on Monday 19th.

Long Exchange Info Session

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Interested in studying abroad during the Electives Term? Please come to our Long Exchange Info Session.

Where: Aula Magna, Maria de Molina 11

When: September 22

4:00 – 5:00 -> SECTIONS S1, S4, S5, S7

5:30 – 6:30-> SECTIONS S2, S3, S6, S8

The info session will be held in English.

See you there!

FT MBA CHALLENGE 2016 - FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

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Take a look at what your January 2016 intake peers are doing!

Team Umoja, which includes 4 IE IMBA students: Felicia Okoye, Debanjan Mal, Rebecca Jefferies and Matthew Davis and 4 from other business schools, made it to final round of the Financial Times MBA Challenge. The top 3 teams were announced yesterday and are invited to a reception in London next month where the winner will be announced!

Go Team Umoja!

Global University Challenge 2016 – Enabling the digital Twin

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Do you have an idea on how the digitalization of measurement and inspection technologies can enhance manufacturing processes? Join the Global University Challenge and help us pave the way to a digital future.

From September 19, we invite you to submit your ideas on our platform and develop them further with leading experts from SIEMENS until October 24.

The five best idea teams from the eight universities worldwide will be invited to a Training Day at their university and given another 2 weeks for further idea refinement, before SIEMENS elects the 12 most promising ideas who will be awarded with 1,000 EUR each. Five teams will also be invited to a one-week hackathon that takes place at SIEMENS largest Gas Turbine Manufacturing Facility in Berlin, Germany.


To join the challenge, write us (guc2016.energy@siemens.com) or register on our contest page which opens soon.

More Info here & here

IE UNITE: Save the date!

IMBA Unite 2015
Save the date! IE Unite, the biggest IMBA event that brings together both intakes through fun and competitive games, will take place on Wednesday, October 12th, in Golf Canal. More information and the registration platform will be provided in the upcoming weeks. See some pictures here

Workrooms

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Students can now book workrooms with the assigned quotas of this term. For detailed information on the quotas, click here.

Deadline to complete Pre-programs: Sunday, Sep 18

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All students must complete the Pre-program requirement by this Sunday, September 18 (end of day). The final pre-program grades (PASS/FAIL) will be posted on IE Campus next Monday.

Remember that the PASS or FAIL will be included in your transcripts.

For general information on the pre-programs, click here.

IMBA Peers Night!

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The next edition of the event IMBA Peers Nights will take place next Wednesday, September 21st, from 7 to 9 pm!

The location of the event is the restaurant SELFIE, C/Núñez de Balboa, 123 (only 1 minute walk from MM 31). The IMBA Team sponsors 2 drinks per student and finger food (you will be able to receive 2 tickets from one of your ChIEfs on the entrance).

We hope you have a great time and take advantage of this great networking opportunity!

LAUNCH Survey

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We hope you had a great time during the LAUNCH module. Now we would like to get your feedback on the workshops that took place from September 2nd to 9th. Please kindly fill out the survey if you haven´t done so yet.

Leadership Opportunities

Would you like to run for Class Rep, Ethics Rep, ChIEf or any other leadership position in the IMBA Program? IMBA offers you many different leadership opportunities. For more information and a description of each role please click here. Note that the deadline to run the Reps elections in each section and communicate the names to the IMBA Team is September 21st.
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Your Beginning of Term presentation (BoP) is now available on the IMBA site.

IMBA OFFICE

The IMBA Office is open from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday on floors 6 and 7 at MM31 (no appointments required). For appointments outside of the office hours, please send an e-mail to the person you would like to meet or, if generic or unknown, an e-mail to IMBA.