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How An MBA Helps In The Luxury Industry

IE Business School professor Maria Eugenia Girón tells us why the luxury industry needs MBA graduates

Maria Eugenia Girón teaches ‘Fashion, luxury and creative business entrepreneurship’ at IE Business School, and recently published ‘Inside Luxury’, an in-depth study of the industry.

A graduate of Harvard Business School, where she earned an MBA, Giron recently participated in a discussion on trends and growth within the luxury sector organized by the London Business School’s Retail and Luxury Goods Club.

In this video interview, she describes the ideal profile of an executive in the luxury industry, explains how a luxury degree can improve a student’s chances of starting a career in this sector, and discusses how changes in “consumer values” such as ethical and environmental concerns are shaping the industry.

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Interview with IE Business School's Prof. Maria Eugenia Girón from businessbecause on Vimeo.

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