Innovation Programs

Future-proof your business through innovation.

Innovation Programs

Future-proof your business through innovation.

Drive the right strategies to stay ahead in a fast-changing market

IMD’s innovation courses are designed to ensure that strategic innovation becomes an integral part of your leadership style

Our portfolio of innovation programs enables you to enhance your capabilities and combine ideas development with action learning such as rapid prototyping. You will work on group projects with your classmates, who will become your trusted innovation network.

Discover the latest insights from our world-class faculty, and gain practical knowledge and new skills to drive innovation. You will: 

  • Equip yourself with tools for implementing innovation successfully.
  • Learn to drive strategies that ensure your business remains competitive amid disruption.
  • Explore how to nurture an innovation culture within your organization.
  • Discover new business opportunities.
  • Ideate, prototype and test.

You can choose to embark on your innovation learning journey on campus, in a live Virtual format or online.

World-class faculty

Learn directly from IMD’s renowned faculty, combining thought leadership with direct industry exposure.

Personalized coaching for maximum impact

Interactions with your leadership coach enable you to make the most of the learning experience and receive personalized feedback.

Immediately applicable learning

IMD’s programs are grounded in practical assignments to ensure you apply your learning from day one.

“The world needs leaders who bring innovation & change.”

Learn more about innovation at IMD, as Cyril Bouquet, Professor of Strategy and Innovation, presents IMD’s most latest innovation program – Innovation in Action – developed in partnership the IOC and UEFA.

Explore your program options

All programs
On campus
Driving Strategic Innovation

Achieving high performance throughout the value chain

Changes the way business leaders think about innovation and technology strategy, and provides a comprehensive roadmap for achieving breakthrough performance across the value chain.

Location: Lausanne Length: 6 days Fee: CHF 11,500 Next start: 19 March 2023
Blended New
Innovation in Action

Master innovation through real-world application

Gain a comprehensive toolbox for innovation breakthroughs and build your entrepreneurial skills. IMD has partnered with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to bring you the Innovation In Action program. You will put innovation and your entrepreneurial thinking into practice with a real-world innovation challenge, bolster your leadership skills and apply what you have learned to your own business with a concrete action plan.

Location: Blended Length: 6 liVe sessions over 6 weeks plus one week face to face in On campus (Lausanne) Fee: CHF 8,900
On campus

Drive innovation with new technologies

Discover which technology will enable you to create new business opportunities. In collaboration with EPFL (Swiss federal institute of technology).

Location: Lausanne Length: 5 days Fee: CHF 9,900 Next start: 6 March 2023
Disruptive Innovation

Grow your business through innovation

Apply strategic thinking to ensure innovations are implemented to maximum effect.

Location: Online Length: 5 weeks Fee: CHF 1,950 Next start: 31 October 2022
Lean Intrapreneurship

Leverage entrepreneurial thinking & action to ensure long-term competitiveness

Designed to build and develop intrapreneurs within organizations, fostering the ability, and agility, to seize untapped business opportunities.

Location: Online Length: 10 weeks Fee: CHF 18,500