IMD

Application Deadlines:
Feb 1
April 1
June 1
August 1
September 1

What the Admissions look for:
* Academic capability
* Career progress and achievements and leadership capacity
* International outlook

Essays:
1. Describe yourself in two hundred words or less.

2. Describe a time in your life where you faced an unrecoverable event. How did it affect you and what were your greatest learnings? (Word limit: 300)

3. On your 75th birthday someone close to you presents your laudatio (tribute). It can be a friend, colleague, family member etc. Please describe in detail what this person would say about you and your life. (Word limit: 300)
What is your career goal : right after IMD / in 5 years / in 10 years? (upto 300 words)

4. In order to reach your goals, what do you foresee as your top 3 challenges? (upto 300 words)

5. How do you intend to finance your MBA at IMD? How much of your total budget estimate will you be able to provide without loans or scholarships? (upto 300 words)

6. What other programs are you considering? Of the programs you are considering, what can IMD bring to you as a differentiator? (upto 300 words)

Optional Essay:

7. Is there any additional information that is critical for the Admissions Committee to know which has not been covered elsewhere in this application? If you would like to comment on career gaps, education, GMAT/GRE, a disability or illness, please use this space. (upto 300 words)

Application requirements:

1.Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution

2. GMAT / GRE score

3. A minimum of three years full-time work experience

4. A strong command of written and spoken English

5. At least one language in addition to English

6. Recommendations required: Three. At least two should be business-related sources.

7. Application fee of CHF 350