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IMD MBA Americas Assessment Challenge

This assessment challenge is closed.
When 26 August 2022
Where Online

Become an IMD MBA. Create our Future.

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

This IMD MBA ‘Create our Future’ Challenge is a dynamic and interactive online experience. During an intense one-day think-in, you will join a preselected group to brainstorm how society could and should address some of its most pressing challenges and 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 our Americas Challenge?

We are looking for diverse 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.

Successful candidates who make the most impact, contribute most to the idea generation and demonstrate leadership potential will be offered a place in the IMD MBA 2023 program. The winner will also receive a CHF 40,000 scholarship towards our tuition fees. 


Are you:

  • A citizen or resident of the Americas?
  • 24 – 32 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?

Key dates



1 August

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

12 August

Discover if you have been selected for the assessment 

26 August

Welcome event and Information Session

27 August

Complete individual and team assessment challenges: inspire, innovate and pitch your ideas to a panel of assessors

29 August

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 2023 class.

Runners up will also be offered a seat in the IMD MBA 2023 class.

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

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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.