IMD MBA 'Create our Future'
Young Leaders Assessment Challenge

IMD MBA 'Create our Future'
Young Leaders Assessment Challenge

IMD MBA 'Create our Future'
Young Leaders Assessment Challenge

Apply by 27 September
This is a virtual event
Event date
09 - 11 October, 2021
Talk with us
Contact the MBA team Phone: +41 21 618 0298
Become an IMD MBA. Create the future.

The IMD MBA is ranked #1 by Forbes for ROI because it is the natural home for talented, experienced and ambitious women and men who are determined to make our world a better place.  We invite you to join them. 

Who will win the last Young Leaders Scholarship?

We are looking for the last few young leaders to complete our 2022 class – a select group of experienced, mature and globally-minded individuals from across the world who have the desire and capability to make a difference.

The IMD MBA “Create our Future” Challenge is a dynamic and interactive online experience. Successful candidates will be offered a place in the IMD MBA 2022 program and the winner will also receive a CHF 40,000 scholarship towards our tuition fees. 

Are you:

  • 25 – 28 years old with at least 2 years work experience already?
  • Smart, with solid achievements, and the drive to unlock your full potential?
  • Ready to develop the key skills needed to deal with the pace of the world?
  • Keen to become a reflective and responsible leader who can make an impact?
Key dates
27 SeptemberSubmit your challenge application by midnight CEST
30 SeptemberDiscover if you have been selected
9 OctoberContribute to idea generation, challenge assumptions, and demonstrate your leadership potential through online team assessment activities
Group One: 08h30 - 12h30 CEST
Group Two: 15h00 - 19h00 CEST
11 OctoberInterviews for selected finalists

Final decisions will be announced by 26 October. All participants will receive an IMD certificate for completing the IMD MBA “Create Our Future Challenge.”

Applicants from our Assessment Challenges are not eligible for our regular Admissions Process in the same year. 

Are you ready for the journey?

The IMD MBA is a full-time, one-year program. We help develop reflective and responsible leaders who have the tools to excel in an increasingly global and digital world.

Our campus is located in Lausanne, Switzerland, home to many multinational headquarters and globally recognized as a vibrant med-tech, neuro-tech, deep-learning and start-up hub.

Your class, faculty and whole IMD community, will inspire and motivate you to stretch yourself, achieve your potential and leave your mark.

Pitch your ideas. Learn from others. Get ready for a transformational journey.


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