IMD - Institute for Management Development Executive MBA
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IMD - Institute for Management Development Executive MBA


Ch. de Bellerive 23, Lausanne, Switzerland




IMD has been ranked #1 in Open Programs and one of TOP-3 in Executive Education Financial Times Rankings (since 2012 till now).

Admission requirements: IMD EMBA is designed for individuals aged 32 and up with at least 10 years of business experience, strong management experience, consistent career progression and outstanding leadership potential.

Based in Switzerland and having the second campus in Singapore.

The IMD Executive MBA program is designed to help fast-rising, internationally experienced managers who aspire to lead, to prepare for the next phase of their career by developing leadership potential, mastering management skills in highly diversified business, social and political environments and becoming a more reflective, self-aware and strategic member of a general managemnet team.

Key Employers: A.P. Moller-Maersk, ABB, Credit Suisse Group, F.Hoffmann-La Roche, Holcim, Medtronic, Nestle, Novartis International, Novo A/S, Philip Morris, PWC, Royal Dutch Shell, Tetra Laval Group, UBS etc.

MBA programs

Executive MBA (EMBA)
Duration of program
15 months with only 9 weeks out of office (flexible Part Time program)
CHF 105'00 (tuition fees) and CHF 25'000 (travel and living expenses)

Starting dates: January 28, 2018; April 15, June 01, August 19, October 28

Deadline (s): no later than 30 days prior to a given starting date.

Admissions Requirements

GMAT is Not Required

IMD has implemented a set of 4 in-program proprietary tests instead of the GMAT test

Min. years of working experience: 10 year of full time business experience

Application fee: CHF 200.00

Student profile

  • Executive

Number of students: 124 per annum

Average age: 40

Average Years of Work Experience: 16

Percentage of women: 25%

Average GMAT score: GMAT is not required

International: 25 nationalities and 28 industries in a class on average


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