Join us as we explore diverse issues from digital supply chain transformation to mental health in the workplace in a series of webinars led by our professors. Discussing topics from leadership to strategy to team building, our experts share insights into how to survive and thrive in the current pandemic situation, as well as the implications this uncertainty carries across industries. 

These complementary sessions are held live every second Friday at 11am CET on Zoom. They are then available on our website, accompanied by in-depth articles that explore the topics in greater detail and provide actionable steps you can take in your organizations.

At IMD, we take “Real learning. Real impact.” seriously. With our Leading in Turbulent Times offerings, you can join other senior executives in developing the tools required to succeed in 2021.

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

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 webinars will appear live every second Friday at 11am CEST on Zoom.

Click here to discover all the upcoming webinars 

Relevance Strategy: How to create and rejuvenate what matters most

Strategy seems to be an aging concept. Is it time to retire or renew the idea? This webinar with professor Patrick Reinmoeller will challenge participants to reconsider how their companies currently think and craft strategy to master the challenge of creating and capturing relevance over time.

Best practices to engage in Corporate Digital Responsibility

In this session, Professors Isik and Wade will define the relevant aspects of digital ethics and sustainability for organizations, provide examples of how they are being managed, and suggest strategies to deal with them more effectively.



Watch past webinars

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

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Professor Karl Schmedders

In this webinar with Professor Karl Schmedders, we first review the reasons for the current hype. Next, we take a critical look at real and fake initiatives. And finally, we attempt to formulate some educated guesses on the future of ESG in finance.

Professor Vanina Farber

We discuss the role of innovative financial instruments in enabling corporates to transform their business models and bring sustainability into the core of their strategic choices. With the proliferation of so many investment buzzwords, this webinar with elea Professor of Social Innovation Vanina Farber aims to provide a roadmap to navigate the impact economy.


Professor James Henderson

The once popular model of having a high-level management team develop a strategy which is then communicated to the rest of the organization is quickly becoming archaic. A truly inclusive strategy is one that is supported by the whole company and has a high level of employee engagement. 

Professor Stéphane J.G. Girod

Open to business executives, team leaders and organizational design experts, this webinar with Professor of Strategy Stéphane J.G. Girod gives you four new keys to avoid the pitfalls and unleash the full potential of your digital transformation based on IMD’s latest research.

Professors Arnaud Chevallier and Frédéric Dalsace

Our research shows that effective leaders use an appropriate mix of four types of “power” questions to lead successfully. This webinar with Professors Arnaud Chevallier and Frédéric Dalsace helps you identify your strengths and your possible blind spots.

Professor Stéphane J.G. Girod

Organizations must develop capabilities for fluid planning and resources allocation. It is challenging to do both, yet it is essential to strategic agility. In this session with Professor Stéphane Girod, you will discover how to do both simultaneous.

Professors Mark Greeven and Winter Nie

China’s new retail revolution will completely transform how the world thinks about retail and digital innovation. But are we ready? In this session, Professors Mark Greeven and Winter Nie share an insider’s perspective on what is happening in China to reveal the future for global retail. 

Professor Howard Yu

This session with IMD Professor of Innovation and Management Howard Yu and his research team at the Center for Future Readiness will focus on how exactly successful organizations leap.

Professor Louise Muhdi

In this webinar with H, Professor of Innovation and Management, we explore how to leverage technology and the intelligence of internal and external stakeholders to accelerate innovation while driving change in your organization.

Professors Cyril Bouquet and Michael Wade

Professors Cyril Bouquet and Michael Wade present five patterns of thinking that distinguish innovators from the rest of us.

Professor Patrick Reinmoeller

This session with Patrick Reinmoeller, IMD Professor of Strategy and Innovation, focuses on how to use design and digital design as the primary strategic tool to enhance business performance.

Professors Katharina Lange, Frédéric Dalsace and Didier Bonnet

IMD Professors Katharina Lange, Frederic Dalsace and Didier Bonnet introduce the Customer-Centricity Cube (Desirability, Viability and Feasibility) and its three corresponding leadership capabilities (Empathy, Humility and Audicity).

Professor Robert Hooijberg

To achieve genuine agility and resilience, companies first have to commit themselves to stability. This session with Robert Hooijberg, IMD Professor of Organizational Behavior, focuses on how to bring stability to your team and organization. How do you turn the crisis into an opportunity for you and your organization?

Professor Goutam Challagalla

During this webinar, Goutam Challagalla, IMD Professor of Strategy and Marketing, discusses about the difference between good strategy and bad strategy. What exactly is a “good” strategy? There are countless books on the topic, but confusion remains due to conflicting advice on strategy development. Some believe that the essence of strategy is adaptability. Others argue that classic approaches to strategy no longer work. 

Professor Alyson Meister and Josefine van Zanten

In this webinar and panel discussion, Alyson Meister, IMD Professor of Leadership and Organization Behavior, and Josefine van Zanten, Senior Advisor, Equity, Inclusion & Diversity, address the important roles of allyship and advocacy as they relate to EI&D journeys in organizations.

Professor Patrick Reinmoeller
This webinar with Professor of Strategy and Innovation Patrick Reinmoeller focuses on shaping your success as you head into an unknown future.
Professor Michael D. Watkins

As a leading healthcare ecosystem in the eye of the storm, Atrium Health’s experience this year teaches us the importance of strategic flexibility, values, and agile leadership in a crisis.

Will globalization survive in the COVID era? This question was the subject of debate at the UBS Reserve Management Seminar held on 28 September, in a session based on a white paper co-written with IMD.

Professor Louise Muhdi

Are you making the most of virtual collaboration to inspire and boost innovation? A 48-hour, virtual hackathon might just shake it out of you, as it did me.

Professor Shlomo Ben-Hur

Our research shows that businesses focused on a combination of efficiency, evolution and empowerment outperform their rivals during difficult times.

Nicholas Janni

Transform your leadership and help your entire team take its work to new levels of coherence, service and impact with natural interconnection expert Nicholas Janni.

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. 


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