Executive Education

Executive EducationExecutive education is an important tool for global businesses to nurture top leadership talent. It offers executives new knowledge to enhance skills and gives them the opportunity to step back and gain new perspectives.

In an increasingly complex global business environment, leaders will continue to look for ways to stay ahead of the crowd and make meaningful change, ensuring continued need for high-quality executive education.

To start with, what’s new in executive education...?

Companies and their executives are demanding ever more from executive education programs. The curriculum needs to be relevant to global business challenges and must evolve with world trends.

Features of the best executive education from top international business schools include:

  • Leadership and business management training by respected authorities who are at the forefront of management thought and research, and who are also in touch with the real world of business
  • Individual executive business coaching to develop leadership skills
  • High-calibre participants who challenge each other and enjoy unique networking opportunities
  • Customized executive education programs for company teams
  • Hands-on learning experiences that are based in the real world and provide immediate value and impact

Real-world executive education: IMD’s driving principle

Executive EducationExecutive education programs designed to address real-world business needs will best help executives – and provide the best return on investment.

This is exactly the approach taken by IMD business school: Real Word, Real Learning. We collaborate with executives and companies to resolve real business issues, build capabilities and prepare for the future. With a 100% focus on executive education, we adopt flexible, impactful learning methods to provide the executive management training that global business people need, when and how they need it. Like the top international organizations we serve, we innovate constantly in response to business challenges and world trends to ensure we continue to deliver the world’s best executive education programs.

Another reason our executive education is so relevant is our global perspective and intellectual and cultural diversity. Our management training programs attract some of the most international groups you’ll meet — experienced executives ready to challenge each other and be challenged by our world-class Faculty.

Executive EducationThis pioneering and focused approach explains why IMD is consistently at the top of executive education program rankings. So if you’re looking for the best leadership and business management training from one of the top business schools in the world, then IMD business school is your first choice in executive education.

Discover IMD's general management programs
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For seasoned leaders with 15+ years of experience

Strategically evaluate and seize your organization’s possibilities to confidently fulfil your company’s corporate mandate for growth and profitability in the short- and long-term amidst a world of complex change

For senior executives at or near the top of their organizations

Find the breakthrough insights you need to confidently tackle the most critical and difficult-to-solve issues that are limiting you and your organization.

For experienced managers with 10-15 years of experience

Move quickly and successfully through a unique combination of personal leadership development, strategy, execution and managing organizational change.

For the next generation of leaders with 5-10 years of experience

Accelerate your career, and take that next step: develop the essential business skills and training to lead a business function and/or cross-functional projects within your company.

Discover IMD's exclusive business insights
From vision to the nitty-gritty: general managers must be strategic and agile

Managers need a myriad of interconnected general management skills to contribute to value creation for their respective organizations, however these four key skills are critical.

A L&D strategy is a vital tool for organizations to align the corporate training with business objectives

L&D has 2 core benefits: It ensures that staff learning and development needs are effectively met and it develops company's skills requirements for senior management.

What is the essence of a Learning and Development Strategy?

Learn how to build a successful learning and development strategy using these 7 key considerations.

Capitalize on your leadership strengths and improve your leadership weaknesses

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IMD business school rankings

At the top of the charts

Our executive education programs are ranked highly by the world's most influential business publications.

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