Summer time has come and the campus is quiet as the MBAs work on their CEPs (Company Engagement Projects) in various places around the world. Continue reading “Summer in Lausanne”
For the second year running, Shell welcomed back IMD and our MBAs for the Navigating the Future European Executive Briefings. Continue reading “Shell welcomes back our MBAs”
“We share viewpoints on global issues and trends and their impact on business models, industries and economies.”
Each morning, during IMD’s OWP (Orchestrating Winning Performance) program, the MBAs have been conducting thought provoking Executive Briefings that continue to share and develop their findings from the Navigating the Future conference.
Tuesday, 27th June saw ‘The Impact of Automation on Business, Government and Society: The Optimists vs The Pessimists
Wednesday, 28th saw ‘Responding to New Consumer Trends’ & ‘Food Security’
Thursday, 29th focused on ‘MENA – Economic Challenges & Political Context’ & The New Silk Road – Three Country Perspectives
and tomorrow, MBAs will be discussing ‘European Competitiveness’ & ‘The North America(s) & the Rise of Populism’
At the same time, three other groups of MBAs have left campus to take their presentations to audiences in London, Munich and Zurich – hopefully we’ll be hearing from them over the next couple of days!
From leadership and self reflection in an Italian monastery to final preparations for the Navigating the Future conference – watch the MBAs in action and hear from the Program Dean, Ralf Boscheck:
Thank you to our MBAs for creating and sharing this video with us!
Friday’s company visits gave the MBAs the chance to discover more about the culture of some of our recruiters, namely Werfen, McKinsey & Company, Honeywell, Google and Siemens and potential opportunities within those companies for a future career.
It also gave the MBA Office the chance to welcome back many friendly faces from across the years, as the companies brought with them alumni who could share their personal insights about how their careers have developed since graduating from IMD and the roles they currently play. So, while the MBAs benefit on the career side, we, the MBA team, also benefit by being able to catch up, and enjoy a kind of pride as we see how these people we got to know so well have developed, and hear about what they’ve achieved and how their families have grown.
Alumni from 2005 – 2016 presenting with their companies
1) Siemens CEO* Program and FEP, 2) Honeywell, 3) McKinsey and Company
Two prominent alumni revisit their experience of a lifetime during a recent visit back to the IMD campus. Continue reading “Alumni story – Remembering the first IMD MBA class”
As Mo mentioned in his last blog, the pace doesn’t let up for the MBAs, and the pressure is now on as they prepare for their second round of exams and wrap up classes such as Finance with Professor Nuno Fernandes and Strategy with Professor Misiek Piskorski. Here are a couple of pictures, taken as per tradition on the last day of these classes.