Your blended learning journey

Your blended learning journey

High-impact learning

Your journey provides you with a powerful variety of learning experiences to upskill as a general manager for a rapidly changing world. You will develop your strategic thinking and decision making and accelerate your leadership with business and leadership coaching. You will also benefit from an integrative consulting project with an external organization to maximize exposure to different real-world contexts and perspectives.

You can take Global Management Foundations as a stand-alone program or as credit toward your IMD Executive MBA degree.

Module 1 – Build your foundations

Live virtual + asynchronous, 5 weeks, 15 hours per week

  • Strategic thinking
  • Accounting
  • Negotiation
Module 2 – Shift into higher gear

Live virtual + asynchronous, 5 weeks, 15 hours per week

  • Finance and macro-economics fundamentals
  • Generative AI for business
  • Marketing
Module 3 – Achieve real impact

On campus, 8 days

  • Leadership
    – Leading self and others
    – Team contracting
    – Experiential exercise (VR)
    – Feedback and action planning
    – Moving forward
  • ESG fundamentals
  • Executive presence (with professional actors)
  • Live consulting integrative project

Discover the live case consulting projects

As part of the Live Consulting Project, Global Management Foundations participants create business case studies to solve problems that are happening in the real world. IMD has partnered with the following companies for consulting projects: Agathon, Gavi, Medair, ICRC, and iamtheCODE.

ICRC Live project 2022.
Medair Live project 2021.