Executive MBA

Diplôme / certificat de l’institution de formation

International Institute for Management Development (IMD)

Lieu de formation

Lausanne (VD)

Langue d'enseignement


Type de formation

Formation continue: formations longues

Modalités temporelles

En emploi

Thèmes de formation

Management, direction



Mise à jour 22.12.2022


Description de la formation

As a 100% execution-oriented program, the IMD Executive MBA aim to apply learning immediately: through company assignments, immersing students in leadership development and
taking discovery expeditions.

Key program benefits:

  • Master management skills in highly diversified business, social and political environments
  • Develop the mind set of an entrepreneur: be creative, take risks and manage the unknown with confidence
  • Become a more reflective, self-aware and strategic member of a general management team
  • Create new value for your organization and discover more career options

Plan de la formation

The IMD Executive MBA is a modular program consisting of two stages: the Foundation Stage and the Mastery Stage. The Foundation Stage and of the Mastery Stage modules are modular.

The entire Executive MBA can be done in 15 months or spread over a longer period depending on work and family commitments. For any option, students will only be away from office for 7 - 9 weeks.

  • Step 1 - Foundations for Business Leadership (FBL) and Advanced Management Concepts (AMC)

3 weeks of accelerated Executive coaching on campus at IMD

5-week distance Executive coaching module that goes deeper into the topics of FBL (strategy, finance, marketing, decision analysis & critical thinking) and prepares for the rigor and execution focus of the mastery stage. An average workload of 20 hours per week is estimated.

Step 1 can be replace by 20 weeks of live virtual classroom (Global management foundations)

  • Step 2 - Mastery stage

Focus on mastering the execution of the new skills at the organizational, individual and global level. This 12-months Global Executive MBA journey combines 6 face-to-face modules with distance learning in between.


Conditions d’admission

The program is designed for individuals age 35 and up with at least 10 years of business experience, strong management experience, consistent career progression and outstanding leadership potential.

Admission is based on 6 main criteria:

  • Professional achievement
  • Leadership potential
  • Intellectual ability
  • International outlook
  • English language proficiency 
  • The support of the company


CHF 115'000.- (excludes accomodation and travel)


  • Diplôme / certificat de l’institution de formation

IMD Executive Master of Business Administration EMBA

Infos pratiques

Lieu / adresse

  • Lausanne (VD)

4 international locations: IMD campus in Switzerland, Silicon Valley & 2 Discovery Expeditions

Déroulement temporel

Début des cours

7 intakes per year

Durée de la formation

15 months, modular and flexible learning, 9 weeks out of office total or 20 weeks online and in live virtual classroom

Modalités temporelles

  • En emploi

Langue d’enseignement

  • anglais


Renseignements / contact

IMD Switzerland
Central tel: +41 21 618 01 11