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One year
Full-time learning journey​
Application deadlines
February 1st
May 1st
July 1st
September 1st
On campus​
Switzerland
Next program start
January 2023
Maximize your impact
  • #1 in Europe for our 1-year MBA program (Bloomberg 2021-2022)
  • #1 highest salary 5 years after graduation (Forbes 2019)
  • #2 in the world for international mobility (FT 2021)

Your will take a deep dive into the fundamentals of business and leadership development. You will take part in a start-up project and tackle core courses in:

  • Accounting
  • Business & Society
  • Economics
  • Finance & Capital Markets
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Strategy

Tap into innovative leadership skills by learning to develop and drive the strategies that will give you an edge in a rapidly changing marketplace.

  • Innovation & Leadership Lab: explore new aspects of leadership and sustainability and experience how innovation really works in practice.
  • Discovery expeditions: visit innovative technology hubs with your fellow students and develop your global awareness.
  • Digital analytics lab: get hands-on programming experience on how to best address the world's digital challenges and move from digital survival to digital innovation.

You will get the chance to embark on discovery expeditions and explore specialized courses to develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of business areas such as negotiations, international strategy and strategy beyond the market and finance.

International Consulting Project: you will spend 7 weeks working with multinational companies to apply your skills in a global environment and make specific recommendations to top management on current issues they are facing.​

Career development coaching: from before you arrive on campus to beyond graduation, you will be mentored and advised by our team of experts to develop a sustainable career plan and strategy.

Recruitment coaching: we partner with companies from key industries with diverse opportunities for our MBA talent. Meet with your personal career advisor, solidify your job search strategy, attend recruitment workshops and collaborate with our team as you focus on your first round of interviews

Choose four areas of interest from a wide range of over 30 electives, adapted each year to take advantage of latest research and trends.

  • Analysis
  • Digital
  • Finance
  • Leadership & Communications
  • Strategy
  • Sustainability

Your will take a deep dive into the fundamentals of business and leadership development. You will take part in a start-up project and tackle core courses in:

  • Accounting
  • Business & Society
  • Economics
  • Finance & Capital Markets
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Strategy

Tap into innovative leadership skills by learning to develop and drive the strategies that will give you an edge in a rapidly changing marketplace.

  • Innovation & Leadership Lab: explore new aspects of leadership and sustainability and experience how innovation really works in practice.
  • Discovery expeditions: visit innovative technology hubs with your fellow students and develop your global awareness.
  • Digital analytics lab: get hands-on programming experience on how to best address the world's digital challenges and move from digital survival to digital innovation.

You will get the chance to embark on discovery expeditions and explore specialized courses to develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of business areas such as negotiations, international strategy and strategy beyond the market and finance.

International Consulting Project: you will spend 7 weeks working with multinational companies to apply your skills in a global environment and make specific recommendations to top management on current issues they are facing.​

Career development coaching: from before you arrive on campus to beyond graduation, you will be mentored and advised by our team of experts to develop a sustainable career plan and strategy.

Recruitment coaching: we partner with companies from key industries with diverse opportunities for our MBA talent. Meet with your personal career advisor, solidify your job search strategy, attend recruitment workshops and collaborate with our team as you focus on your first round of interviews

Choose four areas of interest from a wide range of over 30 electives, adapted each year to take advantage of latest research and trends.

  • Analysis
  • Digital
  • Finance
  • Leadership & Communications
  • Strategy
  • Sustainability
“I came to IMD because they are putting sustainability at the heart. The program is going to help me to challenge my thinking and bring sustainability into my career.
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Our goal is to develop reflective and responsible leaders who will transform organizations and contribute so society. We will push you to question assumptions and identify what really drives you, and help you to develop a personalized leadership journey.
MBA faculty
25-32
Age range (at entry)
3-8
Work experience range in years
40
Nationalities
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