In turbulent times, leadership is about making tough choices. At IMD, we provide the answers.

As an institution with a strong academic pedigree, our faculty provide world-class thought leadership. Their insight into the current situation and its implications across industries is available on IMD’s Research & Knowledge site

On our quest to provide inclusive learning, we have commissioned a webinar series, Leading in Turbulent Times. Featuring IMD professors, these weekly webinars appear live every Friday at 11am CEST on Zoom. 

But to leverage all that IMD has to offer, consider joining our Nexus portal. Nexus allows companies to reap more value from their engagement, including greater access to our institution’s full ecosystem of capabilities. The portal provides flexible solutions and continuous support so that members can quickly adjust to their evolving needs and priorities. 

At IMD, we take “Real learning. Real impact.” very seriously. That is why we provide informative materials that challenge what is and inspire what could be. With our Leading in Turbulent Times offerings, challenges become opportunities and executives worldwide can blossom into the leaders of tomorrow, today. 

We look forward to engaging with you and thank you for your support during this challenging time.

Discover Upcoming Webinars

We are delighted to invite you to attend the upcoming sessions in our series, Leading in Turbulent Times. Featuring IMD faculty, these weekly webinars will appear live every Friday at 11am CEST on Zoom.

Click here to discover all the upcoming webinars 

Complex deal-making

IMD Professor of Negotiation Sameh Abadir will discuss the intricacies of deal-making, drawing from his decades of experience.



The 7 new tasks of marketing

Marketing tasks have changed. Frédéric Dalsace, IMD Professor of Marketing and Strategy, will show what it will take: adding seven new tasks to the typical marketing agenda.

Agile decision-making when you don't have all the facts

Arnaud Chevallier, IMD Professor of Strategy, gives you concrete tools to do away with the clutter and focus on what matters: a better question, better options and better criteria.

Watch past webinars

The past webinars are available in the video library below, giving you the chance to glean their insights at your convenience.

Click here to discover all the past webinars

Professor Ginka Toegel

Ginka Toegel, IMD Professor of Leadership, discussed the 3 different shifts in leadership that's happening in a new world.

Professor Michael R. Wade

Michael Wade, IMD Professor of Innovation and Strategy and Director of the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, will look at innovative responses strategies – backed up by examples – of how to innovate and emerge stronger from the disruption caused by COVID-19.

Professor Goutam Challagalla and Professor Mikolaj Jan Piskorski

Companies across industries have to make difficult decisions during this recession. Goutam Challagalla, Professor of Strategy and Marketing, and Misiek Piskorski, Professor of Strategy and Innovation and the Dean of IMD Southeast Asia and Oceania, will explore examples of strategic decisions that companies have recently implemented.

Professor Ben Bryant

Ben Bryant, Professor of Leadership and Organization, IMD, will focus on the question of what the current pandemic can teach us about our own leadership. By examining what is truly important to us, we can decide what we must we hang on to, and what are we be prepared to let go of.

By Professor Peter Vogel and Maria Ahlström-Bondestam

This webinar offers aspiring as well as established philanthropists an insight into the methods of successful philanthropic families and providing an opportunity to explore new ways to approach or reshape their own giving.

Professor Cyril Bouquet

To what extent is the pandemic-induced regime of remote work, flexible hours and AI-enabled software here to stay?

Professor Albrecht Enders, Lars Häggström and Rafael Lalive

One Swedish success story shows the potential of programs to reskill laid-off workers.

Professor Karl Schmedders, Jung Eung Park , Robert Earle

Governments are all deciding which struggling companies to help out in the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the many looking for help, some have a strange deathly pallor.

Professor Michael R. Wade

While it may not be possible to predict the post COVID-19 landscape, it is still possible to plan for it.

Professor Omar Toulan

This video vignette features IMD Professor of Strategy and International Management Omar Toulan and Scott McDonald, President and CEO of Oliver Wyman, in conversation.

Innovative thinking in turbulent times video mini-series with Professor Louise Muhdi

Part I is titled "The first step to creativity" and focuses on how to unleash creativity amidst external pressure

Innovative thinking in turbulent times video mini-series with Professor Louise Muhdi

The two-part first session concludes with “The ‘new normal’”, which provides tips for embracing creativity. 

A tale of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” video mini-series with Professor Stéphane J. G. Girod

In video two, Professor Girod presents six ways to contribute to a more balanced post-COVID world.


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