IMD Executive MBA Program (EMBA) Overview

Discover our top Executive MBA which gives you maximum flexibility to learn while you work:

  • Total 9 weeks out of office across 15+ months
  • Distance learning + face-to-face modules in key international locations
  • 4 intakes per year
  • Immediate application to your company
  • Executive career management & coaching
Impact - item 1

Master management skills in highly diversified business, social and political environments

Impact - item 2

Develop the mindset of an entrepreneur: be creative, take risks and manage the unknown with confidence

Impact - item 3

Become a more reflective, self-aware and strategic member of a general management team

Impact - item 4

Create new value for your organization and discover more career options

You and your class

You are a fast-rising, internationally experienced manager who aspires to lead. You are at least 35 years old with 10 years of business experience, strong management experience, consistent career progression and outstanding leadership potential.

Read more about admission criteria

Your class is individually put together through a selection process to ensure that you experience the most impactful learning with a truly diverse group of global peers. Your class will become a trusted resource, encourage your learning journey and surprise you in many unanticipated beneficial ways both during and beyond your classroom experience.

Small KPI- item 1
40+
Nationalities
Small KPI- item 2
25%
Female participants
Small KPI- item 3
15
Avg. years of experience
Small KPI- item 4
40
Average age

You get invaluable international exposure and real life experience. From India to China, the Silicon Valley and Switzerland, you are exposed to a cross-section of society and business. This transformative experience opens your mind and prepares you to lead globally.

Dieter Weber

VP, Business Development
Japan Tobacco International
EMBA graduate 2013

You will master business practices from different industries across the globe, learn how to lead in different cultures, expand your comfort zone and develop your resilience to cope with the unknown. You can choose the timing that works best for you and your company, and apply your learning immediately in your workplace through company assignments.

Stefan Michel

Dean of IMD Executive MBA

Elaborating strategic scenarios for a Chinese company, assessing the business viability of a new industry segment for the senior management of a Brazilian company, pitching to venture capitalists in the Silicon Valley are a glimpse of some of the rich adventures which constitute the IMD Executive MBA Discovery Expeditions.

Leif M. Sjöblom

EMBA Program Co-Director for Discovery Expeditions

Join the next info session
Meet the EMBA team, attend a class and talk with some of the current participants for a real insider look into the program.

November 23, 2017

Master Class

Lausanne

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