Make that next-level contribution by developing breakthrough ideas

You are a seasoned senior executive at the top of your game. Your job is to think big and to make the decisions that really count. But do you find yourself asking what drives you forward? Are you looking for new sources of inspiration to re-energize your ambition and to discover what ultimately matters to you?

IMD’s Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives (BPSE) is a 10-day intense and deeply engaging experience. You sit down with senior executives from around the world, and guided by experienced coaches and faculty, you uncover the breakthrough insights you need to confidently tackle the most critical and difficult-to-solve issues that are limiting you and your organization.

You will leave with a clear plan to respond to the big issues. Through simulations, experiential exercises, peer-learning, facilitation role-playing and personal coaching, you will be re-energized and focused, ready to conquer personal and organizational issues that really matter.

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Find critical breakthrough insights and develop concrete plans to turn those insights into actionable outcomes

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Tackle the most critical and difficult-to-solve issues that are limiting you and your organization

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Restore and enhance your confidence, your energy and motivation to make your next-level contribution – find fresh ideas and new sources of inspiration

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Evaluate what global change, digitalisation and other external sources of disruption mean for you and your business

You and your class

You are a senior executive, at or near the top of your company and recognized as a key business influencer within your organization. You are involved in all important business and strategy decisions to which you contribute your considerable experience, influence and power.

Participants are from cutting-edge companies and the diversity among your class members creates an enriching learning journey, full of new perspectives. Individually put together through a selection process to ensure that you experience the most impactful learning, you and your peers will be sharing resources and experiences for the rest of your lives.

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Six months after the program, I led a major reorganization of the division I oversee, dealing head on with key technological changes in our markets. IMD helped me translate the theme of breakthrough into my business. It was very powerful.

Liam Butterworth

Senior Vice President, Delphi Automotive Systems, Luxembourg

What senior leaders really want is inspiration. BPSE gives you new perspectives and engagement with different kinds of people from all over the world to discover what you can do that really matters.

Robert Hooijberg

Program Director

Next start & fee
Program length: 10 days
2021
from
20
Apr.
to
29
Apr.

Lausanne

CHF 25,500

2021
from
31
Aug.
to
09
Sept.

Lausanne

CHF 25,500

2021
from
30
Nov.
to
09
Dec.

Lausanne

CHF 25,500

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