IMD MBA 'Create our Future'
Young Leaders Assessment Challenge

IMD MBA 'Create our Future'
Young Leaders Assessment Challenge

IMD MBA 'Create our Future'
Young Leaders Assessment Challenge

Apply by: 1 June, 2022
This is a virtual event
Event date
24 - 25 June, 2022
Talk with us
Contact the MBA team Phone: +41 21 618 0298
Become an IMD MBA. Create our future.

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. 

Who will win the next Young Leaders Scholarship?

We are looking for young leaders to contribute to our 2023 class – a select group of experienced, mature and globally-minded individuals from across the world who have the desire and capability to make a difference.

The IMD MBA “Create our Future” Challenge is a dynamic and interactive online experience. Successful candidates will be offered a place in the IMD MBA 2023 program and the winner will also receive a CHF 40,000 scholarship towards our tuition fees. 

Are you:

  • 24 – 27 years old with at least 2 years work experience already?
  • Smart, with solid achievements, and the drive to unlock your full potential?
  • Ready to develop the key skills needed to deal with the pace of the world?
  • Keen to become a reflective and responsible leader who can make an impact?

To apply for this exclusive online learning event, please submit our Young Leaders Challenge application form.

Key dates
1 June Submit your challenge application, along with your GMAT or GRE score, by midnight CEST
10 June Discover if you have been selected for the assessment
24 June Welcome event and Information Session
Complete team assessment challenges: inspire, innovate and pitch your ideas to a panel of assessors
25 June Selected finalists 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

Runners up will also 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.”

Applicants from our Assessment Challenges are not eligible for our regular Admissions Process in the same year. 

Are you ready for the journey?

The IMD MBA is a full-time, one-year program. We help develop reflective and responsible leaders who have the tools to excel in an increasingly global and digital world.

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.

Pitch your ideas. Learn from others. Get ready for a transformational journey.


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