Building bridges with China
Building bridges with China
With our strong intellectual foundation and our extensive experience working with multinational corporations and leading Chinese companies, IMD provides increasingly sought-after insight and in-country practice into understanding and thriving in China. This technologically advanced economic powerhouse is growing ever more complex; our aim is to assist multinationals in demystifying it. In doing so, we aim to improve their growth and impact in China.
The biggest risk when doing business in China is not to be in China.
We support global companies in China
IMD is well positioned to support multinational corporations in growing their footprint and impact in China. Companies that IMD and our faculty have partnered with include Danfoss, DSM, Groupe SEB, Johnson & Johnson, Lyreco, Luxottica, Novartis, Philips, Tetra Pak, and Vanderlande.
We support companies through:
A unique opportunity to meet with top Chinese companies and business leaders to build bridges and inspire your executive team
IMD provides strategic in-country support to multinational executives based in China and works with them to develop their leadership competencies
We put our research and experience to work to enable your innovation capability in China
We share our insight into the latest developments in China and how these may impact your organization’s outlook
We help you to hone your China strategy to ensure its future readiness
We work with leading Chinese companies
Not only do we help multinationals better understand and work in China but we also build bridges between China and the rest of the world. We work with leading Chinese companies on their globalization strategies and help them to develop their executives’ leadership capabilities, both inside and outside China.
We support Chinese companies with dedicated programs and advice on the following priorities:
We provide Chinese companies a systematic and integrated approach to face the challenges of simultaneously optimizing existing business while creating future sources of revenue and profit
Future Readiness helps Chinese companies navigate a reality of fast and frequent change, to overcome adversity, spur innovation, and thrive amid uncertainty
Building Digital Ecosystems brings Chinese companies deep insights into high-performing digital ecosystems from the perspectives of East and West
International Growth Strategies helps Chinese companies find the right opportunities and strategies to successfully grow into new markets
Winning Sustainability Strategies is designed to help Chinese companies integrate sustainability into strategies to maintain their competitive edges
We help Chinese enterprising families become the best version of themselves, reinforce their business ecosystems and unlock opportunities in order to ensure family unity and multi-generational success
High Performance Boards provides an essential board member training for Chinese companies regarding issues related to supervisory board performance and effectiveness
Thought leadership and insights
We develop cutting-edge thought leadership on Chinese companies and China’s role in the world.
Mark J Greeven, Katherine Xin, and George S Yip
Erik Walenza-Slabe, Yunfei Feng, Mark J Greeven
Winter Nie, Mark J Greeven, Philip Rosenzweig
Mark J Greeven
We partner with leading institutions
We develop joint programs to bridge the divide between China and the rest of the world, including:
- Building Digital Ecosystems, a joint program developed with CKGSB, China’s first privately funded and research-driven business school, that brings deep insights into high-performing digital ecosystems perspectives of the East and West.
- Our Asia Next program, developed with the Asia Society Switzerland, which focuses on developing Asian competence, defined as the ability to operate in an Asian context.
In addition, Mark Greeven, CEO of IMD China, is affiliated with Zhejiang University, one of Asia’s leading research universities.
Mark Greeven is Professor of Innovation and Strategy and CEO of IMD China. He draws on a decade of experience in research, teaching, and consulting in China to explore how to organize innovation in a turbulent world.
Winter Nie is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change and Managing Director of IMD China. She teaches on IMD’s flagship Orchestrating Winning Performance (OWP) program with responsibility for the school’s business development and client relationships in the country.
Howard Yu is LEGO® Professor of Management and Innovation and heads IMD’s Center for Future Readiness. He specializes in technological innovation, strategic transformation, and change management.
Would you like to find out more about IMD’s work in China? Get in touch with the IMD China team: [email protected]