Established: 1990

International Institute for Management Development - IMD

Chemin de Bellerive 23, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland

International Institute for Management Development (IMD) is a highly ranked executive business education school located in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is not part of a university, and only offers MBA and Executive MBA programs.

  • 9,000+
    Total Students


IMD is a top-ranked business school, expert in developing leaders, transforming organizations and creating immediate and long-term positive impact. IMD is based in Lausanne, Switzerland and Singapore.

IMD business school solely provides executive education; it is determinedly not part of a university, and there are no academic departments, just one integrated multidisciplinary faculty. The professors do not have permanent academic tenure but work under one-year contracts and a performance based pay package. The faculty consists of 50 full-time members, made up of 21 different nationalities

Specialties: Executive Education, Custom programs for companies, Open Enrollment Programs, Executive MBA, MBA, World Competitiveness, and Thought leadership

Programs / Degrees at International Institute for Management Development - IMD

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Executive MBA (EMBA)
  • Building on Talent (BOT)
  • Orchestrating Winning Performance (OWP)
  • Foundations for Business Leadership (FBL)
  • Transition to Business Leadership (TBL)
  • Program for Executive Development (PED)
  • Advanced Management Program (AMP)
  • Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives (BPSE)
  • Leading Digital Business Transformation (LDBT)
  • Mastering Digital Technologies (MDT)
  • Digital Strategy (DS)
  • Digital Analytics (DA)
  • Leading in the Digital Age (LDA)
  • Digital Execution (DE)
  • TransformTECH (TT)
  • Digital Marketing Strategies (DMS)
  • Digital Supply Chain Management (DSCM)
  • Digital Disruption (DD)
  • The First 90 Days (F90D)
  • Mobilizing People (MP)
  • Strategies for Leadership (SL)
  • High Performance Leadership (HPL)
  • Advanced High Performance Leadership (AHPL)
  • Learning Leadership (LL)
  • Changing Employee Behavior (CEB)
  • Building Leadership Essentials (BLE)
  • High Performance Boards (HPB)
  • Leading the Family Business (LFB)
  • Driving Strategic Innovation (DSI)
  • Strategic Finance (SF)
  • Negotiating for Value Creation (NVC)
  • Strategic Thinking (ST)
  • Marketing Management (MM)
  • Organizational Learning in Action (OLA)
  • Building Business Sustainability (BBS)
  • Leading the Family Office (LFO)
  • Being Innovative (BI) - Online program
  • Finance Fundamentals for Executives (FFE) - Online program
  • Leading Strategic Initiatives (LSI) - Online program
  • Pricing Excellence in Tough B2B Markets (PE) - Online program
  • Leveraging Strategic Partnerships (LSP) - Online program
  • Custom Programs (CP) - Programs for organizations

Student Life

  • 201-500
  • Urban
    Campus setting

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