IMD business school for management and leadership courses


IMD is an independent academic institution with Swiss roots and global reach, established by business leaders for business leaders.

We understand the importance of not only having international accreditation but also building partnerships with other like-minded organizations from around the world. These relationships allow us to provide further diversity in our offerings and an understanding of what `real world´ means in all corners of the globe.

IMD is proud to follow international standards of excellence and innovation. It holds the following top partnerships worldwide:

Former partnerships

Over the years our partnerships have included:

IVEY Business School ▪ ETH Zürich ▪ Ashridge Executive Education ▪ The Wharton School: University of Pennsylvania ▪ Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) ▪ Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth ▪ Cranfield School of Management ▪ Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) ▪ Irish Management Institute (IMI) ▪ University of Latvia ▪ Fundação Dom Cabr


Memberships we belong to:

The Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) is a collaboration of graduate schools of business that seeks to foster intellectual ties among business schools, students, and deans from both economically strong regions and those on the horizon of economic development.

The Global Business School Network is a non-profit organization based in Washington DC working to strengthen management education for emerging markets through a unique global network of business schools. The network helps to provide the rigorous yet practical local training business and management students demand, resulting in a stronger pool of local leadership and management talent for all sectors.

CEEMAN, the International Association for Management Development in Dynamic Societies, is an international association that connects more than 210 members from 54 countries around the globe.

UNICON is a global consortium of business school based organizations whose members are the global reference for executive education.