Why IMD?

The IMD difference

IMD is a top-ranked business school

We are the experts in developing global leaders through high-impact executive education.

Why IMD? 

We are 100% focused on real-world executive development
All IMD programs and services focus on real-world challenges faced by executives. We work with our clients—individuals, teams and organizations—to resolve their issues, build capabilities and prepare for the future.

We attract outstanding Faculty members who combine thought leadership and practical experience. Run like a business, not only as an academic institution, we adopt a relentlessly problem-solving approach to create lasting value and impact.

We offer Swiss excellence with a global perspective
Based in Switzerland and also operating out of key locations worldwide including our Executive Learning Center in Singapore, IMD shares its host nation's commitment to excellence while offering a unique global experience.

Consistently at the top of rankings, we are intellectually and culturally diverse with no single dominant nationality and no one world view.

Why IMD?

We have a flexible, customized and effective approach
IMD is constantly innovating to give our clients the programs they need, where and how they need them.

Without the constraints of traditional university structures and academic processes, we are agile and responsive. Starting from our own pioneering approaches—such as action learning and blended learning — our programs are adapted to address each client's individual challenges. Our only goal is to meet our clients' needs as quickly, flexibly and effectively as possible.

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Origins & history

A long-standing commitment to developing global leaders

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Faculty

A diverse group of international experts

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Research & Development

Real world business insights

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Alumni

Exclusive network of global executives

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Rankings

At the top of the charts

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Accreditations

Recognized for quality and excellence

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Latest Annual Report

Overview of IMD activities and recent initiatives

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