Quick Stats

  • Program Cost
    $143,000
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    64
  • Yield
    97%
  • Selectivity
    95%
Contact Information
Chemin de Bellerive 23
PO Box 915
Lausanne, 1001, Switzerland
Website
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IMD

About IMD

On the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland, IMD is a world pioneer in executive education. More than a business school, IMD collaborates with individuals, teams and organizations to resolve business issues, build capabilities and prepare for the future. The school offers a unique Real World, Real Learning approach, which stems from partnerships with leading international companies. IMD’s top-ranking programs combine practical experience, thought leadership and a global mindset. In an open and inspiring environment IMD will challenge your perspectives, expand your horizons and unlock your full potential.

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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
  • 8000+ iPads/year to students with in-house app. Complete rollout to Windows 7 & Office 2010/2013. Web conferencing integration. Auditoriums fully digital. Centralized digital signage. Revamp main auditorium. Virtualized server infrastructure. Wifi Network latest technology. New: SharePoint, Yammer, survey applications & 'follow me' printing. All-in-One PC with 55” LCD in study rooms. In-House learning platform. Firewall migration. VoIP for personal phones. Videoconferencing systems integrated.

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?

3,215 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.