Quick Stats

  • Program Cost
    $143,000
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    101
  • Yield
    97%
  • Selectivity
    95%
Contact Information
Chemin de Bellerive 23
PO Box 915
Lausanne, 1001, Switzerland
Website
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IMD

About IMD

The IMD campus is located in the heart of Europe, in one of the world’s most international regions. We are the experts in developing global leaders through high-impact executive education and both participants and Faculty are committed to supporting each other and sharing their experience and knowledge. All IMD programs and services focus on real-world challenges faced by executives. We work with our clients—individuals, teams and organizations—to resolve their issues, build capabilities and prepare for the future.

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IMD does an outstanding job in combining 'Real Life Real Learning'. The fact that 90 percent of all assignments were related to the ones job/company ensured a close proximity to real life and at the same time ensured that the work that has been put into the assignments actually benefit the student in his/her professional life.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 165
  • Middle 80% 108 to 240
Admissions Selectivity
95% IMD 77% Average Across All Schools

Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 80
95% 95
97% 97
Re-Applicants
16% 16
0%
Wait-listed
100% 8
Pre-MBA Careers
General Management
36% 36
Marketing / Sales
22% 22
Finance / Accounting
14% 14
Consulting
13% 13
Management
6% 6
Human Resources
5% 5
Operations
5% 5
Technology
20% 20
Manufacturing
14% 14
Pharma / Health Care
13% 13
Consumer Products
11% 11
Other
9% 9
Financial Services
9% 9
Petroleum / Energy
6% 6
Consulting
5% 5
Non-Profit
3% 3
Government
2% 2
Real Estate
2% 2
$252,000 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • AP Moller-Maersk
  • Medtronic
  • Electricité de France
  • Nestle
  • Novartis

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$143,000
Total Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Program Cost
Basic scholarships awarded
Loans
Loan guarantee policy No
0 Full Tuition Scholarships Awarded
0% Percent that received aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
25% 25
100% 100
Students in Core Classes
55 IMD 36 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
20% 20
Distance learning
20% 20
Experiential learning
20% 20
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Joint Degree Programs
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • 0
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Student must present final company-specific project results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 14
  • Distance learning Yes
  • Out of country or special trip/project Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Dedicated online programs developed; over 130 study rooms equipped with a new Samsung 55" display, VGA and HDMI connection, printer and all-in-one resident PC. Main auditoriums are fully digital with state-of-the art projection system. Most programs use iPads and an in-house app to read and annotate cases etc. Web conferencing integration. Server infrastructure completely virtualised. Firewall migration. Integrated video-conferencing systems. Solution to create and share videos and presentations.

Students: Who are my classmates?

39 Average age of student 88% International Students
11% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Europe Free Trade Zone
73% 73
Dual Citizen
8% 8
Non-Europe Free Trade Zone
8% 8
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Campus
  • Campus distance from airport 37 miles
  • Pre-program Orientation
  • Types of housing
  • Temporary housing available

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,174 Living MBA Alumni 37 Countries where alumni clubs exist
45 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.