Executive MBA dates & fees

The IMD Executive MBA is a modular program consisting of a Foundation Stage and a Mastery Stage, giving you flexibility to choose the timing that works best for you. Whatever you choose, you will be out of office for 7or 9 weeks maximum with only one week out of the office at a time.

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Foundation Stage dates

Choose from 2 Foundation Stage options before entering the Mastery Stage.


Foundation Stage Lausanne (FSL)

Foundations for Business Leadership - FBL

  • 3 intensive weeks at IMD Lausanne campus including weekends

  • 5 intakes per year

FBL sessions2020

2021

FBL 5

November 01 - 20 - Filling up fast

January 24 - February 12

March 12 - 31

April 25 - May 14

August 15 - September 03

November 07 - 26

Advanced Management Concepts - AMC

  • 5 weeks of distance learning
  • 4 intakes per year
AMC sessions2020

2021

 AMC I

 AMC II

 AMC III

 AMC IV

January 06 - February 10

March 16 - April 20

June 22 - July 27

September 14 - October 19

January 18 - February 22

March 29 - May 03

May 31 - July 05

September 13 - October 18


NEW - Global Management Foundations (GMF) - Filling up fast

20-week online and liVe virtual program

  • Online and liVe virtual: 20 weeks (15 - 20 hours per week)
  • 2 intakes per year
GMF datesLocation

Date

Online portal launch

Module 1 - part 1

Module 1 - part 2

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

Distance learning

Distance learning

Distance learning

Distance learning

Distance learning

Distance learning

November 23, 2020

November 30 - December 20, 2020

January 4 - 24, 2021

February 1 - 9, 2021

February 15 - March 28, 2021

April 5 - May 3, 2021

 

Mastery Stage dates

The mastery stage is a 12-month blended learning module which requires only 6 weeks out of the office.

  • 3 sessions per year
  • 6 x 1 week residential modules with distance learning in between

December 2021 graduating class -  Fully booked

Sessions

Location

Date

Online portal launch

Distance learningDecember 1, 2020

Core module 1

IMD Lausanne campusJanuary 10 - 15, 2021
Discovery expedition (mandatory) China

March 21 - 26, 2021

Core module 2

IMD Lausanne campusJune 14 - 18, 2021
Discovery expedition (mandatory) Silicon ValleySeptember 12 - 17, 2021
Discovery expedition Choose from Kenya or Israel

Kenya: October 24 - 29, 2021

 

Israel: November 07 - 13, 2021

Core module 3 and graduationIMD Lausanne campus

December 06 - 11, 2021

April 2022 graduating class - Filling up fast

Sessions

Location

Date

Online portal launch

Distance learningMarch 16, 2021

Core module 1

IMD Lausanne campusApril 11 - 16, 2021
Discovery expedition (mandatory) China

June 06 - 11, 2021

Discovery expedition (mandatory)Silicon Valley

September 19 - 24, 2021

Core module 2

IMD Lausanne campusOctober 18 - 22, 2021
Discovery expedition Choose from Peru or Kenya

Peru: November 28 - December 04, 2021

 

Kenya: February 20 - 25, 2022

Core module 3 and graduationIMD Lausanne campus

April 04 - 09, 2022

September 2022 graduating class

Sessions

Location

Date

Online portal launch

Distance learningAugust 31, 2021

Core module 1

IMD Lausanne campusSeptember 26 - October 01, 2021
Discovery expedition (mandatory) Silicon Valley

November 14 - 19, 2021

Discovery expedition (mandatory)India

February 20 - 26, 2022

Core module 2

IMD Lausanne campusMarch 21 - 25, 2022
Discovery expedition Choose from Israel or Brazil

Israel: May 08 - 14, 2022

 

Brazil: May 15 - 21, 2022

Core module 3 and graduationIMD Lausanne campus

August 29 - September 3, 2022

December 2022 graduating class

Sessions

Location

Date

Online portal launch

Distance learningDecember 7, 2021

Core module 1

IMD Lausanne campusJanuary 9 - January 14, 2022
Discovery expedition (mandatory) China

March 20 - 25, 2022

Core module 2

IMD Lausanne campusJune 20 - 24, 2022
Discovery expedition (mandatory) Silicon Valley

September 11 - 16, 2022

Discovery expedition Choose from Kenya or Israel

Keyna: October 30 - November 4, 2022

 

Israel: October 30 - November 5, 2022

Core module 3 and graduationIMD Lausanne campus

December 05 - 10, 2022

 

Tuition fees

The fee for the program is CHF 115,000. This includes tuition, learning materials and a three-course lunch served at IMD on weekdays*.

Payment timing

Price

Deposit (non-refundable) upon acceptance of admission; *towards the Mastery stage feeCHF 10,000
Foundation Stage (Lausanne (FSL), Singapore (FSS) or Global Management Foundations (GMF)CHF 40,000
Mastery stage (with flexibility and installments available)

CHF 65,000 (*CHF 75,000 Inclusive of Deposit)

TotalCHF 115,000
Estimated living & travel expensesPrice
Travel to IMD
foundation stage (FBL) + 3 x 1 week Core Module in mastery stage (estimate of CHF 1,000 per ticket*)
CHF 4,000
Accommodation
6 weeks residential modules at IMD: 3 weeks for the foundation stage (FBL)  + 3 weeks for the mastery stage (MS)
CHF 11,000
3 discovery expeditions
(China, Silicon Valley, India OR Brasil OR Kenya OR Vietnam)
(Airfare** + Accommodation***)
CHF 10,000
Total estimated living and travel expensesCHF 25,000

*Tuition, teaching materials and a three-course lunch served at IMD on weekdays are included in the fees. All fees quoted are exclusive of any value-added or other indirect taxes that may be due in any country. IMD reserves the right to modify the program dates, location, and fee at any time.

**Air fares are a reasonable estimate and considering Geneva as the point of departure, but are subject to fluctuations either way, considering standard and class of travel, departure airport and any traveller loyalty arrangements that might apply.

***While on Discovery Expeditions, all participants must stay in the same hotel as designated by IMD. The EMBA program actively negotiates favorable packages for room rates and the use of the meeting facilities on-site. This is also critically important for the effective delivery of the program.

 

IMD's Executive MBA program does not offer any direct financial aid or scholarships.

We can work with you to create flexible or staggered tuition payment plans to fit your requirements.

Below is a list of lenders who consider IMD’s Executive MBA degree program eligible for financing through their student loan options.

This information is provided as a service and not as an endorsement of the lender, or indication of any affiliation with these providers. You may explore one of these or any other option of your choice. Each lender will have specific eligibility criteria, lending requirements, and minimum loan amounts.

General international student loan options (alphabetical order):

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