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The IMD MBA is ranked #1 by Forbes for ROI because it is the natural home for talented, experienced and ambitious women and men who are determined to make our world a better place. We invite you to join them.
Pit your skills against your region's most talented for a place in IMD’s international, boutique MBA program – an intimate, personalized leadership development experience delivering an unmatched emphasis on entrepreneurship, globalization and digitalization.
The IMD MBA “Create Our Future” Challenge is a one-day intense think-in during which you will join a preselected group to brainstorm how society could and should address some of its most pressing challenges.
Those who make the most impact, who contribute most to the idea generation and who demonstrate leadership and potential for greatness will be shortlisted by our selection team for a personal interview and potentially be offered a place in the IMD MBA 2023 program. The winner will receive a 40,000 Swiss Franc scholarship towards our tuition fees.
We want you to stretch your thinking, learn from others, think out of the box and innovate. Pitch your ideas. Inspire and be inspired by a whole generation of grounded, future-oriented optimists.
Apply for this exclusive online learning event, by submitting our free, event-specific application form (application will be available closer to the deadline)
Submit your application by midnight CEST
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|Selected candidates will be interviewed by the Admissions Committee. The top applicant will be awarded a 40,000 Swiss Franc scholarship and a seat in the MBA 2023 class|
|Other qualifying applicants will be offered a seat in the IMD MBA 2023 class|
All participants will receive an IMD certificate for completing the IMD MBA “Create Our Future Challenge.”
Should you be selected for a seat in the program, the admissions committee will need to receive your GMAT or GRE score before this offer can be confirmed.
Applicants from our Assessment Challenges are not elegible for our regular Admissions Process in the same year.
Those admitted to the IMD MBA class of 2023 will become valued members of a powerful group of experienced, mature and globally-minded individuals from over 40 countries. Together, you will share combined and diverse work experience.
Our campus is located in Lausanne, Switzerland, home to many multinational headquarters and globally recognized as a vibrant med-tech, neuro-tech, deep-learning and start-up hub. Your class, faculty and whole IMD community, will inspire and motivate you to stretch yourself, achieve your potential and leave your mark.
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