Building on Talent - business and leadership course
Program benefits

Do you want to fast-track your career, take on new leadership responsibilities, and manage key projects within your organization?

Building on Talent (BOT) gives you the confidence and skills to lead a function and/or cross-functional projects within your company.

This business management program could also serve as your first step towards IMD’s Executive MBA.

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Find your own leadership voice and lead yourself and others to sustained success

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Develop your business acumen and get ready to embrace the complexities of digital transformation, high-paced innovation, and sustainability

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Apply your learning to your business and personal development

Impact

Get ready for IMD's Executive MBA

You and your class

You are early on in your career, somewhere between 28-35 years old with around 5-10 years of business experience. You are a functional expert, or a manager of a function or a project with already several years of business management experience.

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Your class is individually put together through a selection process to ensure that you experience the most impactful learning with a truly diverse group of global peers. Your class will become a trusted resource, encourage your learning journey and surprise you in many unanticipated beneficial ways both during and beyond your classroom experience. 

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+10
countries worldwide
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+15
Industries
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30%
Forbes 2000 companies
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+12
functions

What is interesting about this business class is the highly interactive nature of the learning with many opportunities to put your new skills directly into application.

Thomas Romig

Head of Airport Steering, Geneva Airport
Switzerland

You become a better business partner for your organization, capable of leading complex projects with confidence and expertise. You collaborate more effectively with others and understand the business challenges of digital transformation, high-paced innovation, and sustainability.

Salvatore Cantale

Program Director

Next start & fee
Program length: 6 weeks online + 2 weeks at IMD + 6 weeks back at work
2019
from
14
Jan.
to
03
May

Lausanne

CHF 19,900

2019
from
15
Apr.
to
02
Aug.

Lausanne

CHF 19,900

2019
from
02
Sept.
to
20
Dec.

Lausanne

CHF 19,900

Participants who attended BOT also joined
DEGREE &  Leadership programs
Executive MBA (EMBA)
Create real impact in your career

Provides experienced executives with an opportunity to achieve mastery of business concepts, leadership skills and continuous learning without leaving their job

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Mobilizing People (MP)
Leading with impact

Transformative experience for leaders looking to inspire people by gaining a better understanding of themselves and the dynamics of human behavior

Learn more
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