IMD MBA Young Leaders Assessment Challenge

This assessment challenge is open.
When 15 May 2023
Where Online
IMD MBA Young Leaders Assessment Challenge

Become an IMD MBA. Let purpose power your future. 

At IMD, we always want to support the best talent and are looking to award a young leader a place in our MBA Class of 2023, plus a CHF 40,000 scholarship towards their tuition.

This IMD MBA Assessment Challenge is a dynamic and interactive online experience during which you will join a pre-selected group to complete various assessment activities. This is your chance to stretch your thinking, learn from others and innovate to impress our admissions panel.

Who will win the next Young Leaders Scholarship?

We are looking for young leaders to contribute to our 2023 class – a select group of experienced, mature and globally-minded individuals from across the world who have the desire and capability to make a difference.

The IMD MBA Young Leaders Challenge is a dynamic and interactive online experience. Successful candidates will be offered a place in the IMD MBA 2023 program and the winner will also receive a CHF 40,000 scholarship towards our tuition fees. 

Are you:

  • 24 – 27 years old with at least 2 years work experience already?
  • Smart, with solid achievements, and the drive to unlock your full potential?
  • Ready to develop the key skills needed to deal with the pace of the world?
  • Keen to become a reflective and responsible leader who can make an impact?

To apply for this exclusive online learning event, please submit our Young Leaders Challenge application form.

Key dates

15 May 2023

Submit your challenge application, along with your GMAT or GRE score, by midnight CEST.

02 June 2023

Selected are invited to a welcome event and information session. You can complete the assessment challenges: inspire, innovate, and pitch your ideas to a panel of assessors.

01 July 2023

Selected candidates will be interviewed by the Admissions Committee.

The top applicant will be awarded a 40,000 Swiss Franc scholarship and a seat in the MBA 2024 class.

Runners up will also be offered a seat in the IMD MBA 2024 class.

Applicants from our Assessment Challenges are not eligible for our regular Admissions Process in the same year. 

Are you ready for the journey?

The IMD MBA is a full-time, one-year program. We help develop reflective and responsible leaders who have the tools to excel in an increasingly global and digital world.

Our campus is located in Lausanne, Switzerland, home to many multinational headquarters and globally recognized as a vibrant med-tech, neuro-tech, deep-learning and start-up hub.

Your class, faculty and whole IMD community, will inspire and motivate you to stretch yourself, achieve your potential and leave your mark.

Pitch your ideas. Learn from others. Get ready for a transformational journey.

What can you expect from a year at IMD?

Four participants share their journey from day one through to graduation.