IMD_Executive MBA Program

6 reasons why you should choose IMD’s top Executive MBA program

Program Structure Overview

1 - Get an EMBA without leaving your job with our flexible program format  

  • Choose the timing that works best for you and your organization: 4 entry points each year for the foundation stage and 2 for the mastery stage
  • Capture new general management and leadership skills at a highly accelerated rate with only 9 weeks out of office
  • Select your pace of learning with the option to complete your Executive MBA in 15 months or more depending on your work commitments

2 - Apply new skills real time from day 1 and drive new learning into your organization

You complete 5 company assignments throughout your Executive MBA working directly with your organization in a real world context: you try out new ideas, gather input and feedback, and go back to refine and develop a full-fledged business proposal, strategy or execution plan.

3 - Open yourself to different cultures, mindsets, business practices and industries

  • A diverse group of peers: 80 different nationalities and industries
  • Global faculty: 10+ nationalities teach on the IMD Executive MBA
  • Discovery expeditions - Experience globalization first-hand and master management skills in highly diversified business, social and political contexts.
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4 - Seize unique opportunities to challenge yourself

Bridge your experience and skills gap with high-intensity action learning both in the classroom and in the real world.

A snapshot of what you could get involved in:

  • Pitch a real Swiss start-up company to venture capitalists in Silicon Valley
  • Participate in a 50-hour commercial crisis management simulation with the Swiss Armed Forces
  • Publish your own business case in a high-profile business journal

5 - Get personal leadership coaching throughout the program

IMD’s Executive MBA is not just about acquiring and mastering technical knowledge, it’s a transformational human experience. Benefit from one-on-one leadership coaching throughout the program. Enhance your ability to positively impact your organization as you discover how you take-up authority, better understand group dynamics and develop the inner resilience to cope in any situation.

6 - Learn from world-class faculty with direct industry exposure

Our faculty are recognized world authorities in their fields, combining thought leadership with direct industry exposure. They cultivate close ties with leading CEOs, work directly with a vast range of industries and organizations and sit on the boards of several global companies.