Do you have the right profile for this program?

Find out about the admission requirements for this program.

Do you have the right profile for this program?

Find out about the admission requirements for this program.

Is this program for me?

Attending the Program for Executive Development is ideal if you are an experienced manager who has recently transitioned or will soon transition into a business leadership/general management position. You want to boost your leadership capabilities and successfully manage organizational/transformational change.

Program for Executive Development brings you the opportunity to learn and grow with a highly diverse group of like-minded individuals. Typically, participants are working as a function or department manager, or already managing a business, country or region.

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Program duration

The PED program takes place in two phases, comprising:

Stage 1: Foundations for Business Leadership (FBL): 20 consecutive days

Stage 2: Transition to Business Leadership (TBL): 2 x 2-week modules on campus with inter-module support 

The flexible timetable means you can choose the best schedule to fit your needs. Programs must be followed in sequence.

Program sessions 2022-2023

Stage 1: Foundation for Business Leadership 2022

Module

Date


Location

FBL 5 2022

November 6 to November 25*

Lausanne

Stage 1: Foundation for Business Leadership 2023

Module

Date

Location

FBL 1 2023

January 22 to February 10*

Lausanne

FBL 2 2023

March 12 to March 31*

Lausanne

FBL 3 2023

March 12 to March 31*

Lausanne

FBL 4 2023

August 13 to September 1*

Lausanne

FBL 5 2023

November 5 to November 24*

Lausanne

Stage 2: Transition to Business Leadership I 2023

Module

Date

Location

Face to Face

March 13 to March 24*

At IMD Lausanne

Face to Face

May 1 to May 12*

At IMD Lausanne

Stage 2: Transition to Business Leadership II 2023

Module

Date

Location

Mod. 1 Face-to-face

August 28 to September 8*

 IMD Lausanne

Mod.2 Face-to face

October 30 to November 10*

 IMD Lausanne

Stage 2: Transition to Business Leadership III 2023

Module

Date

Location

Mod. 1 Face-to-face

October 2 to October 13*

IMD Lausanne

Mod. 2 Face-to-face

November 27 to December 8*

IMD Lausanne

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One step closer to joining the IMD Alumni Network

This program will bring you closer to achieving your IMD Alumni Status. Get ready to become part of our exclusive network of global business leaders.

One step closer to joining the IMD Alumni Network

This program will bring you closer to achieving your IMD Alumni Status. Get ready to become part of our exclusive network of global business leaders.