IMD MBA Women Leaders Assessment Challenge

This assessment challenge is closed.
When 16 September 2022
Where Online

Become an IMD MBA. Let purpose power your future. 

At IMD, we want to celebrate, support, and raise the profile of women in business and strengthen the dynamic network of women across our programs. This year we will award a CHF 40,000 scholarship tuition and a place in our MBA Class of 2023 to an individual who showcases their potential to create sustainable impact.

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.

Will you be the winner of our Women Leaders Challenge?

  • You are a 24 – 32 year-old woman with 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. 

To apply, please submit our Women Leaders Challenge application form by 29 August.

Key dates



15 July 2023

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

28 July 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.

1 September 2023

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

Our top-ranking 1-year MBA is a personalized and experiential learning journey that equips you with foundational business knowledge and reflective & responsible leadership skills.

Our campus is located in Lausanne, Switzerland, home to many multinational headquarters and known worldwide as a vibrant med-tech, neuro-tech, deep learning, and start-ups.

In this innovative, entrepreneurial, and global business environment, we empower you to own your full potential and pursue your unique goals so you can make a sustainable impact on your career, organizations and in society.

What can you expect from a year at IMD?

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