Discover IMD General Management Programs

Reach the next level of business leadership
Future Leaders
Accelerating the next generation of emerging leaders
The Future Leaders program is an immersive experience designed for you, an emerging leader, to harness your full, professional potential and accelerate your career.
Years of experience: 5+
Duration: 2 days liVe Virtual, 8 weeks online and 10 days on campus
Next start: 5 September 2022
Foundations for Business Leadership
Accelerating mastery of cross-functional capabilities
For functional managers looking to develop the essential set of cross-functional skills and capabilities needed to move into business leadership positions.
Years of experience: 10+
On Campus
Duration: 3 weeks
Next start: 14 August 2022
Global Management Foundations
Redesign your future for the new normal
Global Management Foundations (GMF) 20-week journey is a powerful, new virtual learning experience, which rapidly prepares you to step up to general management.
Years of experience: 10+
liVe Virtual
Duration: 20 weeks (15 hours average per week)
Next start: 20 March 2023
Transition to Business Leadership
Turning experienced managers into business leaders
For experienced managers moving into business leadership positions, also the 2nd step to IMD's Program for Executive Development (PED).
Years of experience: 10+
On Campus
Duration: 4 weeks
Next start: 22 August 2022
Advanced Management Program
Strategically rethink your business today to stay ahead tomorrow
A comprehensive strategy and leadership program that enables top-level managers to understand complex market forces and strategically reassess and capture tomorrow's opportunities for their organizations.
Years of experience: 15+
Duration: 3 weeks
Next start: 11 October 2022
Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives
Maximize your organizational impact
Find the breakthroughs you need to tackle the most critical and difficult-to-solve issues that are limiting you and your organization.
Years of experience: 20+
On Campus
Duration: 10 days
Next start: 29 November 2022
Find out if a General Management program is what you need

Our portfolio of general management programs enables you to broaden your cross-functional knowledge and develop essential new leadership capabilities. You will:

  • Enhance your career through comprehensive programs that explore personal leadership and business foundations
  • Gain insights and knowledge for future-proofing your business
  • Experience a truly transformational journey
  • Develop a growth mindset 
  • Make a real impact on your organization
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#2 worldwide for open programs - 2022 (Financial Times)
#1 worldwide for open programs for nine years in a row - 2012-2020 (Financial Times)
Top 3 worldwide for executive education / combined ranking for open & custom programs since 2012 (Financial Times)
Top 5 worldwide for overall ranking for more than 15 years in a row (Financial Times)

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Find out if a General Management program is what you need