This program is ideal if you are an experienced manager who has recently transitioned or will soon transition into a business leadership/general management position. You want to boost your leadership capabilities and successfully manage organizational change.

PED brings you the opportunity to learn and grow with a highly diverse group of like-minded individuals. Typically participants are working as a function or department manager, or already managing a business, country or region.


7 weeks in total comprising:

Stage 1: Foundations for Business Leadership (FBL)

20 consecutive days

Stage 2: Transition to Business Leadership (TBL)

1-month pre-program + 2 x 2 weeks on campus with inter-module support 


The flexible timetable means you can choose the best schedule to fit your needs. Programs must be followed in sequence.

Program sessions 2019

FBL 3 2019May 9 to May 28*Lausanne
FBL 4 2019August 18 to September 6*Lausanne
FBL 5 2019November 3 to November 22*Lausanne

Transition to Business Leadership I 2019

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Module 114 January - 25 JanuaryLausanne
Module 24 March - 15 MarchLausanne

Transition to Business Leadership II 2019

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Module 11 April - 12 AprilLausanne
Module 213 May - 24 MayLausanne

Transition to Business Leadership III 2019

Module 19 September - 20 SeptemberLausanne
Module 211 November - 22 NovemberLausanne

Fee 2019

CHF 55,000* (Tuition, teaching materials, and lunch are also included)

*IMD reserves the right to modify the program dates, location, and fee at any time.

Admission, payment & cancellation processes

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