As a top-ranked business school, IMD is expert in developing leaders, transforming organizations and creating positive, sustainable impact – immediate and long-term. We strive to ensure this impact is felt by the individual, the team and the entire organization.

IMD is ranked 1st in open programs worldwide and in the Top 3 in executive education worldwide – 6 years in a row. (Financial Times 2012-2017)

Please find below for your planning purposes a list of events and upcoming reports scheduled for 2018.

IMD faculty regularly publish thought leadership articles on business issues faced by leaders and executives across industries. They are available too for commentary on trending news topics, within their area of expertise.

Should you wish to schedule an interview with one of our 50+ world class faculty or to visit our campus, please do not hesitate to contact us. IMD is based in Lausanne, Switzerland and Singapore.

Events, Reports and Rankings

28 January

IMD EMBA 2018 program begins

Lausanne,   Switzerland

25-26 January

Discovery Event: Changing employee behavior

Lausanne,   Switzerland

06 February

Horizon Conference – in partnership with 
Le Temps

Lausanne,   Switzerland

15-16 February

Discovery Event: Dissonant leadership

Lausanne,   Switzerland

26 February

Blockchange! How to survive the crypto economy’ book publication – authored by Prof. Arturo Bris

Lausanne,   Switzerland

28 February

Facebook Live: Think Transformation: Thriving in a disruptive world – with Prof. Mike Wade Lausanne,   Switzerland
06 March

IMD/Capgemini Digital Patient Engagement Report

Report launch

08-09 March

Discovery Event: Understanding big data and analytics

Lausanne,   Switzerland

15-16 March

Chief Marketing Officers Roundtable

Lausanne,   Switzerland

15 April

IMD EMBA 2018 program begins

Lausanne,   Switzerland

23-28 April

IMD MBA Innovation Challenge

Lausanne,   Switzerland

26-27 April

Discovery Event: Building an intrapreneurial organization

Lausanne,   Switzerland

23 May

IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2018 – 30th   Edition

Report launch  

24-25 May

Discovery Event: Getting digital business transformation right: How to overcome the execution challenge

Lausanne,   Switzerland

01 June

IMD EMBA 2018 program begins

Lausanne,   Switzerland

12 June

Leap: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied’ book publication – authored by Prof. Howard Yu

Lausanne,   Switzerland

13-14 June

Chief Learning Officers Roundtable

Lausanne,   Switzerland

14 June

‘Digital Orchestra: Getting Transformation Right…and Delivering Your Company’s   Performance of a Lifetime’ book publication

Lausanne,   Switzerland

15-16 June

All MBA Alumni Event

Lausanne,   Switzerland

19 June

IMD World Digital Ranking 2018 Report launch  
20 June Digital Switzerland: annual General Assembly Lausanne,   Switzerland

25-29 June

Orchestrating Winning Performance   program

Lausanne,   Switzerland

19 August

IMD EMBA 2018 program begins

Lausanne,   Switzerland

20-21 September

Discovery Event: Globalizing in the face of disruption

Lausanne,   Switzerland

26-27 September

Chief Digital Officers Roundtable

Lausanne,   Switzerland

27-28 September

Discovery Event: Digital Disruption in the Financial Services Industry

Lausanne,   Switzerland

27-28 September

Discovery Event: Digital disruption in the financial services industry

Lausanne,   Switzerland

28-29 September

Annual International Alumni Event

Lausanne,   Switzerland

04-05 October

Discovery Event: The digital tsunami: How it impacts your business

Lausanne,   Switzerland

10-13 October

IMD Global Family Business Award

Lausanne,   Switzerland

11-12 October

Discovery Event: The person effect: The secret ingredient in leadership

Lausanne,   Switzerland

28 October

IMD EMBA 2019 program begins

Lausanne,   Switzerland

08-09 November

Discovery Event: Innovation rules!

Lausanne,   Switzerland

19 November

IMD World Talent Ranking 2018

Report launch 

19-23 November

Orchestrating Winning Performance  

Singapore  

21-22 November

Discovery Event: Moving up to business leadership

Lausanne,   Switzerland

07 December

IMD MBA 2018 class graduation

Lausanne,   Switzerland

IMD offers a portfolio of programs, designed to help individuals and teams to develop a full range of capabilities, bringing impact to their organizations - General Management programs, Degree programs – MBA and EMBA, Digital Transformation programs, Leadership programs, Focus programs and Online programs.