Executive Education Rankings
  • #1 worldwide for open programs for nine years in a row - 2012-2020 (Financial Times)
  • In the Top 3 worldwide for executive education / combined ranking for open & custom programs for nine years in a row - 2012-2020 (Financial Times)
  • Top 3 worldwide for overall ranking (open and custom programs) for eight years in a row - 2012-2019 (Financial Times)
  • Top 5 worldwide for overall ranking for more than 15 years in a row (Financial Times)
MBA rankings
  • #1 MBA international 1-year program - 2019 (Forbes)
  • #1 MBA program in Europe - 2019-2020 (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • #1 MBA program worldwide for criteria on international students; international faculty - 2021 (Financial Times)
EMBA rankings
  • #8 EMBA program worldwide - 2020 (The Economist)
  • #1 EMBA program worldwide for criteria on international faculty; languages – 2020 (Financial Times)
  • #1 EMBA program for career development - 2018 (The Economist)
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IMD places #1 in Open Programs in FT 2020 Executive Education Rankings
11 May 2020
Topics: Competitiveness, Board, Global Business

IMD is ranked #1 in the world for Open Programs for the ninth consecutive year in the 2020 Financial Times Executive Education Rankings.

For combined Open and Custom Programs, IMD was ranked #3 in the world, making…

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The IMD MBA – a springboard to success – ranked #1 by Forbes once again
18 September 2019
Topics: Leadership
The influential business magazine has consistently ranked IMD’s MBA among its biggest career boosters since 2011
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

AACSB provides internationally recognized, specialized accreditation for business and accounting programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral level.

AACSB
EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)

The fundamental objective of EQUIS, linked to the mission of EFMD, is to raise the standard of management education worldwide.

EFMD EQUIS
Association of MBAs (AMBA)

AMBA accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement in postgraduate business education and is earned only by the best programs.

AMBA
Business School Impact System

In recognition of conducting a comprehensive impact assessment, IMD was honored with the prestigious Business School Impact System (BSIS) label from EFMD. The label recognizes business schools on the forefront of measuring their local impacts.

With the label, IMD became one of the approximately one dozen pioneering business schools to hold the three elite accreditations and the BSIS seal.

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Principles for Responsible Management Education

The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is a United Nations-supported initiative founded in 2007 as a platform to raise the profile of sustainability in schools around the world.

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EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility

The EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility rating methodology measures the quality of a company’s CSR management system – through its policies, actions, and results.

IMD has stepped up its action and measurement efforts in the area of sustainability in recent years. EcoVadis announced the business school’s silver rating for 2019, showing a clear year-on-year progression.

Silver medal, Ecovadis