Our faculty

Our Faculty members are recognized world authorities in their fields. Dividing their time between teaching, research and working with international companies, they remain on top of the latest management trends. You can expect timely, innovative learning activities, materials, and content in all IMD programs.

George Kohlrieser

George Kohlrieser is a former hostage negotiator and brings the principles of hostage negotiation to the program, to prevent you from ever being a psychological hostage to a boss, colleague or employee. You will leave the program truly empowered to lead at the edge and play to win while remaining authentic and true to yourself.

Program Director

Programs: Advanced High Performance Leadership, High Performance Leadership, Inspirational Leadership, Orchestrating Winning Performance

Topic: Leadership

Professor Kohlrieser works with a high performance team of experts and coaches to deliver this unique program.


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