It takes a lot of courage to follow our dreams. And success doesn’t come easily.

As a young leader with a vision to change and shape your future, you need to have the skills and experience to make those dreams a reality.

Building on Talent is specifically designed for you who is looking to move your career to the next level at a quicker pace. This program gives you the opportunity to broaden the value you offer your organisation and be better prepared to lead teams and projects more effectively.

You’ll be suited for this program if you’re between 28 and 35 years old with 5-10 years of experience. We cover all the topics that matter to you – from Business strategy, Digital Transformation, Finance, Marketing, Operations and Innovation. All these strengthen your business capabilities and leadership skills, demonstrating you can lead and take on more responsibilities. 57% of participants have been promoted 18 months after completing the program.


Strengthen your business acumen: finance, marketing, operations, strategy, and innovation


Enhance your leadership skills: self-awareness, team building, conflict management, and resilience


Understand the challenges of tomorrow: digital transformation, disruption & sustainability


Join IMD’s exclusive Alumni network, the most diverse group of 100K top executives in the world

Upcoming Building on Talent sessions
Program length: 6 weeks online + 2 weeks at IMD + 6 weeks back at work


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