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Is this program for me?

Attending the Program for Executive Development is ideal if you are an experienced manager who has recently transitioned or will soon transition into a business leadership/general management position. You want to boost your leadership capabilities and successfully manage organizational/transformational change.

The Program for Executive Development brings you the opportunity to learn and grow with a highly diverse group of like-minded individuals. Typically, participants are working as a function or department manager, or already managing a business, country or region.

Benefit fromΒ a complimentary profile assessmentΒ to see if this is the right program for you.

Program duration

The PED program takes place in two phases, comprising:

Stage 1: Foundations for Business Leadership: 20 consecutive days

Stage 2: Transition to Business Leadership: 2 x 2-week modules on campus with inter-module support 

The flexible timetable means you can choose the best schedule to fit your needs. Programs must be followed in sequence.

Program sessions 2023 – 2024

Stage 1: Foundation for Business Leadership 2023

Module

Date

Location

FBL 5 2023

Very limited availability

November 5 to November 24*

Lausanne

Stage 2: Transition to Business Leadership II 2023

Module

Date

Location

Mod. 1 Face-to-face

August 28 to September 8*

 IMD Lausanne

Mod.2 Face-to face

October 30 to November 10*

 IMD Lausanne

Stage 2: Transition to Business Leadership III 2023

Module

Date

Location

Mod. 1 Face-to-face

October 2 to October 13*

IMD Lausanne

Mod. 2 Face-to-face

November 27 to December 8*

IMD Lausanne

2024

Stage 1: Foundation for Business Leadership 2024

Module

Date

Location

FBL 1 2024

Jan. 21 to Feb. 09

Lausanne

FBL 2 2024

April 19 to May 08

Lausanne

FBL 3 2024

August 18 to Sept 06

Lausanne

FBL 4 2024

Nov. 10 to Nov. 29

Lausanne

Stage 2: Transition to Business Leadership I 2024

Module

Date

Location

Face to Face

March 11 to March 22*

At IMD Lausanne

Face to Face

May 1 to May 12*

At IMD Lausanne

Stage 2: Transition to Business Leadership II 2024

Module

Date

Location

Mod. 1 Face-to-face

Aug 26 to Sept 6*

IMD Lausanne

Mod. 2 Face-to-face

Oct 28 to Nov 8 *

IMD Lausanne

Stage 2: Transition to Business Leadership III 2024

Module

Date

Location

Mod. 1 Face-to-face

Sept 23 to Oct 4 *

IMD Lausanne

Mod. 2 Face-to-face

Nov 25 to Dec 6*

IMD Lausanne

Become part of IMD alumni network

Grow your network by staying engaged with IMD.

On successful completion of this program, you become part of IMD’s powerful alumni network.

125k+ alumni

Networking

250+ events per year

Communities

50 clubs worldwide

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