Take it further with extracurricular activities, challenges and competitions that enrich your ESADE experience.
Challenge yourself against the best at Esade – and the best in the world – and show potential employers what you can do. These competitions and events require creativity, determination and the ability to solve real problems under pressure.
Creativity for Business Innovation Challenge (C4Bi)
This annual event sees Esade MBA, MSc and BBA students cook up solutions to business challenges, using the creativity method of one of the world’s greatest chefs: Ferran Adrià. Invent an original proposal, season with what you’ve learned in your programme, and present it to a panel of experts – including Adrià himself.
ESADE C4BI 2018
Join a winning team: MSc in Finance students representing Esade in national and international CFA competitions have an enviable record of success. Each year, the school selects five students to take on the best in prestigious competitions such as the CFA Institute Research Challenge.
Your role: an engineer, designer or business manager within a multidisciplinary team alongside students from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED). Your challenge? To solve a healthcare problem in less than 48hrs. This hackathon, held at Fusion Point on Esade’s Rambla of Innovation, has resulted in creations including a toothbrush that monitors the blood lithium of people with bipolar disorders, and an app that helps resolve anxiety crises.
To help you navigate through this new digital paradigm, ESADE has partnered with Ironhack, one of the world’s top-ranked coding and design schools, to help motivated students change careers or turbo charge their professional trajectory through intensive courses ranging from 3 to 6 months. Founded by Wharton and Harvard graduates in late 2013, Ironhack has already graduated more than 700 students with a placement rate above 90% after 3 months of graduation, in companies like Google, Visa, Magic Leap or Product Hunt.