Coaching Excellence Center

We support the smooth integration of coaching into our programs and the execution of all coaching processes from end to end.

Coaching Excellence Center

We support the smooth integration of coaching into our programs and the execution of all coaching processes from end to end.

Our mission

  • IMD is a pioneer in leveraging the power of coaching in executive education.
  • IMD coaching accelerates and sustains the development and transformation of individuals, teams, and organizations.
  • Truly personalizing learning, IMD coaching anchors and embeds knowledge and accelerates performance and behavioral change, as well as fostering the ability to continuously learn and adapt.

Our ambition

IMD offers a world-class coaching community that makes our leadership and organizational behavior offering distinctive, impactful, and exceptional.

  1. Distinctive: IMD leverages a diverse and agile coaching pool, historically connected to the institution and surrounded by world-class thinkers, complementing their approaches as a symbiotic ecosystem that combines coaching research and academy with appropriate coaching practices.
  2. Impactful: IMD delivers a fully customized, experiential coaching offering, co-created with our clients in close proximity to their business reality.
  3. Exceptional: Navigating a high level of complexity, IMD offers thought leadership insights to integrate coaching into a broader transformation strategy for our clients.
Our coaches

We invest heavily in selecting and nurturing a pool of coaches with diverse and specific practices who are able to deliver with impact to transform executives’ behaviors.

  • IMD has an Executive Director, Coaching & Leadership Development, Senior Executive Coach who is responsible for the coaching pool and knows all the coaches and their capabilities well.
  • We have a registered and active pool of over 200 independent coaches, all of whom are trained, highly qualified, and experienced with senior leaders from different industries and cultures.
  • Our coaches come from a wide range of different cultures and backgrounds, and many also coach in languages other than English.
  • The coaches act not only in a personal and team development capacity. They also constitute the “glue” that holds much of the program together and inspires and motivates participants to maximize their learning and development.
  • Many of IMD’s leadership coaches also have significant business experience and several are also qualified to act as coaches in specific business disciplines.

Leadership coaching and leadership transformation journeys at IMD often provide life-changing experiences for our participants.

Our coaches in figures

200 coaches
48% women
20 languages
5 continents

What our executive coaching services cover

A large scope of the intervention
  • Senior individuals
  • Teams
  • Organizations
Our audiences
  • C-Suite & Boards
  • Seniors Executive & Leaders
  • Leaders & Middle Managers
In a highly customized approach
  • Leadership & Business
  • Developmental & Transformational journey
  • Package: 4 to 6 months

Individual Executive Coaching

One-to-one coaching journey

How we accompany you, step by step:

  • Step 1: Preparation
  • Step 2: Interviews, shadowing, and assessment (optional)
  • Step 3: One-to-one coaching path
  • Step 4: Follow-up and feedback

Executive Coaching for Teams

Teams coaching and workshops

How we accompany you, step by step:

  • Step 1: Preparation
  • Step 2: Interviews, shadowing and assessment (optional)
  • Step 3: Team coaching path
  • Step 4: Follow-up and feedback

Organizations Executive Coaching

Corporate coaching

How we accompany you, step by step:

  • Step 1: Preparation
  • Step 2: Interviews, shadowing and assessment (optional)
  • Step 3: Organization coaching path
  • Step 4: Follow-up and feedback
Contact us
SĂ©verine Jourdain
Executive Director of Coaching and Leadership Excellence

Séverine Jourdain is a recognized executive leadership and business senior coach with 20+ years’ experience, ICF MCC credentialed, supporting C-Suite individuals, leadership teams, and full organizations to thrive.

LoĂŻck Batumba
Operations and Client Relationship Manager

LoĂŻck Batumba manages all activities related to IMD’s coaching operations and client relationships. He identifies customer learning and development needs and suggests the best solutions.