IMD MBA Young Leaders Assessment Challenge

This assessment challenge is closed.
When 9 April 2022
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.

Are you the next winner of our Young Leaders Challenge?

– You are 24 – 27 years old and have at least 2 years of professional experience. 

– You have a solid track record and the drive to harness your full potential.

– You want to learn the key skills to tackle the complex and ethical challenges of the future. 

– You want to become a reflective and responsible leader who creates sustainable impact. 

Key dates

March - April

15 March - closed
Submit your challenge application by midnight CEST

29 March
You will be informed if you have been selected for the challenge

9 April
Individual and team challenges
08:30 - 12:30 CET - Group One 
15:00  -19:00 CET - Group Two 

11 April
Selected candidates will be interviewed by the Admissions Committee. 


The top applicant will be awarded a CHF 40,000 and a place in our MBA Class of 2023.

Runners up will be also offered a place in our MBA Class of 2023.

Please note that applicants from our Assessment Challenges are not eligible for our Admissions Process in the same year.

Your IMD MBA experience

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.