IPADE Business School was founded in 1967 by a group of prominent entrepreneurs, including:
- Alejandro Álvarez Guerrero
- Gastón Azcárraga Tamayo
- José María Basagoiti Noriega
- Eneko Belausteguigoitia Arocena
- Carlos Isoard y Jiménez de Sandi
- Carlos Llano Cifuentes
- Baltasar Márquez Cano
- Carlos Rossell Álvarez
- Manuel Senderos Irigoyen
In 1969 the Universidad Panamericana (UP) was founded, since then IPADE became the University’s Business School.
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IPADE Business School is advised by two committees integrated by managers and professors of Harvard Business School and IESE Business School. Similarly, it has collaboration alliances with the main business schools in the world, which enables us to offer our participants a wide vision of the international business environment.
Forty-eight years after its foundation, IPADE has over 34,000 graduates from its different Programs.
IPADE Business School has contributed to the setting of equivalent business schools in Latin America, including Escuela de Dirección y Negocios de la Universidad de La Sabana (INALDE), in Colombia; Escuela de Dirección (PAD) de la Universidad de Piura, in Peru, and IDE Business School, in Ecuador.