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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 India’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.
Due to the current global situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, this year's Mumbai Challenge will be a dynamic and interactive online experience!
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. Up to four of you will be offered a place in the IMD MBA. One will receive a scholarship of 40,000 Swiss Francs.
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.
Submit our event-specific free online application form with your GMAT or GRE score by April 5th to apply for this exclusive online learning event in Mumbai.
|April 5||Submit the event-specific online application form along with your GMAT / GRE score. (No application fee or recommendation letters). Final Deadline: April 5th midnight CEST|
|April 10||Discover if you have been selected for the assessment|
|April 24||An online introduction to the event and all taking part|
|April 25||Complete online assessment challenges and meet alumni|
|April 26||Interviews for finalists|
|April 26||The top applicant will be awarded a 40,000 Swiss Franc scholarship and a seat in the MBA 2021 class|
|May 15||Up to three of the remaining applicants will be offered a seat in the IMD MBA 2021 class|
All participants will receive an IMD certificate for completing the IMD MBA “Create Our Future Challenge.”
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 2021 will become a valued member of a powerful group of 90 experienced, mature and globally-minded individuals from over 40 countries. Together, you will share over 650 years of 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, including the 9,000 executives we welcome on campus annually, will inspire and motivate you to stretch yourself, achieve your potential and leave your mark.
During the search for the right MBA program for me, IMD was at the top of my list because of its reputation and focus on global leadership and entrepreneurship. The experience at IMD’s Mumbai Assessment Challenge reassured me about my choice. During the challenge all participants started out as strangers and towards the end of the day, became friends. It was because of the well-designed process which helped us identify each other’s strengths and leverage them. This was a day filled with learning from others, innovating together, and challenging ourselves.
Now at IMD, my experience thus far has exceeded the expectations set by the Mumbai Assessment Challenge. Our cohort of 90 students is brilliant, accomplished, and yet, we are all here to learn and grow. Every day is challenging and inspiring. The IMD MBA team works continuously to make our year here impactful and rigorous while making all of us feel well cared for. The IMD MBA is already turning out to be one of the key transformational experiences of my life.
Vivekanand Pandey | IMD MBA Participant 2019 | Winner of Mumbai "Create our Future" Challenge, 2018
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