Develop your most powerful innovation skills to lead change with IMD innovation programs

Unleash the innovative leader you can be and drive the right strategies to stay ahead in a fast-changing market. IMD innovation courses are designed to ensure strategic innovation becomes an integral part of your leadership style. The programs combine ideas development with action learning like rapid prototyping and group projects with classmates – who will also become your lasting innovation network.

You’ll emerge from your IMD innovation program ready to transform innovative ideas into action strategies and make innovation an enduring part of your business model.

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Innovation programs at IMD business school

An alliance between IMD and MIT Sloan, this program brings a select group of senior executives, team leaders and entrepreneurs together for an on-campus transformational journey in innovation. You’ll learn to harness innovation and technology strategy through exercises including ideas-fostering, rapid prototyping and peer-learning group projects. Develop an innovation roadmap that supports your strategic goals, generates value and accelerates change.

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In this joint program between IMD and EPFL, one of the two Swiss federal institutes of technology, you journey through the exciting world of new technology, innovation and business transformation. You'll become familiar with nimble innovation practices, design thinking and rapid prototyping, and work with innovation, entrepreneurship and technology experts to develop a beta-prototype for a new business opportunity.

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Are you called upon to be a strategic leader in a fast-changing world? This 100% online program helps you master innovative solutions for agility in the face of constant change and evolving scenarios. The hands-on program includes personalized coaching and has you draft a 60-day implementation plan for a current project from your own business context.

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IMD business school is ranked #1 in open programs

The Financial Times has ranked IMD 1st six years in a row

IMD is also #2 overall in executive education and second in custom programs worldwide

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Dive into innovation, entrepreneurship and other business topics of your choice in Orchestrating Winning Performance - a custom 5-day program for individuals and teams. Teams from the same company can further customize the program by working together with IMD faculty on their specific innovation project.

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