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Take the fast lane to business mastery – with IMD Sprint   

Stay relevant and supercharge your career with focused, time-effective learning.

Take the fast lane to business mastery – with IMD Sprint   

Stay relevant and supercharge your career with focused, time-effective learning.

Accelerated learning

1-2 week program

100% online

Join from anywhere

Proven methodology

15,000+ participants to date

Impactful learning

97% recommend Sprint

Why Sprint?
Fast-paced format

1-2 hours per day time commitment, 100% online.

Hyper relevant

Professors are industry leaders and experts in their fields.

Immediately applicable

Get exposed to new frameworks and tools you apply in real time.

Active learning

Challenge peers, discuss ideas with faculty, get feedback immediately.

Global connections

Benefit from other participants experience and build your network.

Internationally recognized credentials

Earn your IMD certificate upon program completion.

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What is IMD Sprint?

IMD Sprint is a new, accelerated learning experience, distilling the solutions to your biggest business challenges into compact, high-quality sessions of 1-2 hours per day, delivered online over 1-2 weeks. The project-based sprints teach you valuable frameworks and tools that you will apply in real time. The Sprint integrates faculty-led, live virtual interactive classroom with self-paced study. You receive IMD certification on successful completion.

How a Sprint works

Enjoy active participation in the live sessions, interacting with your community, and/or building your project. Each Sprint gives you access to a range of tools and learning platforms designed so you can achieve real impact, fast.


Self-paced learning


Interact with faculty and guest speakers

Case studies

Learn from the winners (and losers)

Peer learning

Gain insights from your cohort


Turn learning into your own action plan

Real-time impact

The combination of live sessions and online modules help fast-track the acquisition of key skills to create real-time and sustainable impact.


of participants experienced significant personal impact after attending a Sprint.


of participants gained practical tools and ideas.


of participants enhanced their professional network.


of participants feel more self-confident after attending a Sprint.

Who will benefit?
Ambitious full-time professionals

For experienced executives who need accelerated results without taking time out from work.

Entrepreneurs, small business owners

For leaders and owners who want a fresh strategic lens to fast-forward their business.


For hungry learners who are ready to think bigger and bolder and invest their time with the best.

Team benefits – upskill at scale

Accelerate knowledge and capabilities needed by your teams to transform, compete and grow. Sprint makes IMD accessible to your whole organization.

Built for scale

Training solutions from one employee to 20,000.

Flexible design

Turnkey and custom options to connect with your different audiences.

Measurable impact

Demonstrate impact and ROI with custom reports. Optimize for your outcomes.

Easy roll out

IMD manages the complexity for your organization.

What participants say about Sprint
Joanna Aleksandrowicz

Principal Consultant/Senior Manager | GFT Group | Poland

An inspirational booster

Sprint is an inspirational booster. It’s a top-class, hands-on experience with engaging workshops, useful case discussions and a set of “ready-to-use” digital transformation tools.

Fernanda Giuntini

Vice President | Americana Foods | Dubai, UAE

Simple and powerful

Sprint is so simple and so powerful!!! It gets you engaged and excited to practice the learnings! It’s an exciting journey and far above my expectations!

Adrian Hunn

Chief Executive Officer Zeramex/Dentalpoint | Switzerland

Exceeded my expectations

The online learning experience is outstanding. The mix between live sessions, online learning, and assessments are well balanced. It exceeded my expectations by far.

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