IMD EMBA dates and fees

IMD EMBA dates and fees

Choose your dates

The IMD Executive MBA is a modular program consisting of a Foundation Stage and a Mastery Stage, giving you the flexibility to choose the format and timing that works best for you.

Foundation Stage dates

Choose one of the two Foundation Stage options before entering the Mastery Stage.

Option 1: Foundations for Business Leadership + Advanced Management Concepts
3 weeks face-to-face plus 5 weeks online

3 intensive weeks at IMD Lausanne campus including weekends (FBL) + 5 weeks of distance learning (AMC)

FBL sessions

2023

2024

FBL 1

January 22 – February 10

January 21 – February 09

FBL 2

March 12 – 31

March 09 – 28

FBL 3

April 23 – May 12

April 21 – May 10

FBL 4

August 13 – September 1

August 18 – September 6

FBL 5

November 5 – 24

November 10 – 29

AMC sessions

2023

2024

AMC I

January 16 – February 20

January 15 – February 19

AMC II

March 27 – May 1

June 10 – July 15

AMC III

June 5 – July 10

September 23 – October 28

AMC IV

September 11 – October 16

Option 2: Global Management Foundations + Advanced Management Concepts
17-weeks liVe/online plus 5 weeks online

GMF sessions

Location

Date

GMF 1 – 2023

Distance learning

February 27, 2023 – June 20, 2023

GMF 2 – 2023

Distance learning

August 21, 2023 – December 12, 2023

Mastery stage dates

The Mastery Stage is a 12-month blended learning module which requires only 6 weeks out of the office.

September 2023 Graduating Class

Sessions

Location

Date

Online portal launch

Distance learning

August 30, 2022

Core module 1

IMD Lausanne campus

October 2 – 7, 2022

Discovery expedition (mandatory):

Entrepreneurship: From Ideas to Execution 

Silicon Valley*

November 13 – 18, 2022

Discovery expedition (mandatory):

Corporate Transformations 

India*

February 12 – 18, 2023

Core module 2

IMD Lausanne campus

April 17 – 21, 2023

Discovery expedition: 

Startup Ecosystems or Social Innovation & Impact Investment

Choose from Israel* or Peru*

Israel: May 21 – 27, 2023


Peru: May 21 – 27, 2023

Core module 3 and graduation

IMD Lausanne campus

September 11 -16, 2023

December 2023 Graduating Class
Very limited availability

Sessions

Location

Date

Online portal launch

Distance learning

November 29, 2022

Core module 1

IMD Lausanne campus

January 8 – 13, 2023

Discovery expedition (mandatory):

Innovation 

Estonia*

March 19 – 24, 2023

Core module 2

IMD Lausanne campus

June 19 – 23, 2023

Discovery expedition (mandatory):

Entrepreneurship: From Ideas to Execution 

Silicon Valley*

September 10 – 15, 2023

Discovery expedition: (Choose 1 of 2)

Business Challenges in Emerging Economies or Startup Ecosystems

Choose from Kenya* or Israel*

Kenya: October 29 – November 3, 2023


Israel: November 5 – 11, 2023

Core module 3 and graduation

IMD Lausanne campus

December 4 – 9, 2023

April 2024 Graduating Class

Sessions

Location

Date

Online portal launch

Distance learning

March 21, 2023

Core module 1

IMD Lausanne campus

April 30 – May 5, 2023

Discovery expedition (mandatory):

Innovation 

Estonia*

June 11 – 16, 2023

Discovery expedition (mandatory):

Entrepreneurship: From Ideas to Execution 

Silicon Valley*

September 17 – 22, 2023

Core module 2

IMD Lausanne campus

October 23 – 27, 2023

Discovery expedition: (Choose 1 of 2)

Business Challenges in Emerging Economies or Startup Ecosystems

Choose from Kenya* or Peru*

Peru: November 26 – December 2, 2023


Kenya: February 18-23, 2024

Core module 3 and graduation

IMD Lausanne campus

April 8 – 13, 2024

Discovery Expeditions are theme-based market immersions. Locations are subject to change depending on global travel conditions (covid-19 and other constraints).

Tuition fees

The fee for the program is CHF 115,000. This includes tuition, learning materials and a three-course lunch served at IMD on weekdays*.

Payment timing

Price

Deposit (non-refundable) upon acceptance of admission; *towards the Mastery stage fee

CHF 10,000

Foundation Stage
Foundations for Business Leadership + Advanced Management Concepts (FBL+AMC) or Global Management Foundations + Advanced Management Concepts (GMF+AMC)

CHF 40,000

Mastery stage (with flexibility and installments available)

CHF 65,000 (*CHF 75,000 Inclusive of Deposit)

Total

CHF 115,000

Estimated living & travel expenses

Price

Travel to IMD
Foundation Stage (FBL) + 3 x 1 week Core Module in mastery stage (estimate of CHF 1,000 per ticket*)

CHF 4,000

Accommodation
6 weeks residential modules at IMD: 3 weeks for the Foundation Stage (FBL)  + 3 weeks for the Mastery Stage (MS)

CHF 11,000

3 Discovery Expeditions
(Airfare** + Accommodation***)

CHF 10,000

Total estimated living and travel expenses

CHF 25,000

*Tuition, teaching materials and a three-course lunch served at IMD on weekdays are included in the fees. All fees quoted are exclusive of any value-added or other indirect taxes that may be due in any country. IMD reserves the right to modify the program dates, location, and fee at any time.

**Air fares are a reasonable estimate and considering Geneva as the point of departure, but are subject to fluctuations either way, considering standard and class of travel, departure airport and any traveller loyalty arrangements that might apply.

***While on Discovery Expeditions, all participants must stay in the same hotel as designated by IMD. The EMBA program actively negotiates favorable packages for room rates and the use of the meeting facilities on-site. This is also critically important for the effective delivery of the program.

General international student loan options 

IMD’s Executive MBA program does not offer any direct financial aid or scholarships. We can work with you to create flexible or staggered tuition payment plans to fit your requirements. Below is a list of lenders (by alphabetical order) who consider IMD’s Executive MBA degree program eligible for financing through their student loan options. This information is provided as a service and not as an endorsement of the lender, or indication of any affiliation with these providers. You may explore one of these or any other option of your choice. Each lender will have specific eligibility criteria, lending requirements, and minimum loan amounts.