Global Management Foundations

IMD Executive Education

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  • 20 weeks
  • online

IMD Executive Education

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You are a manager with 10+ years of experience, looking to boost your cross-functional business skills to become an effective general manager and agile business leader.

About the course

  • Upskill for a rapidly changing world with full capability-building and integration of general management topics
  • Take GMF as a stand-alone program or as credit towards your IMD EMBA degree or Program for Executive Development diploma
  • Enjoy synchronous and asynchronous learning with state-of-the-art virtual classroom technology
  • Enhance your performance with business and leadership coaching. Reflect, develop and continuously learn as you progress

Upskill with mastery of the latest general management foundations

Global Management Foundations (GMF) is a powerful, new virtual learning experience, which rapidly prepares you to step up to general management, without the need to travel for study.

This 20-week journey is specifically designed to build your business leadership skills for a rapidly changing world with full capability-building and integration of the latest general management topics.

  • Navigate digital disruption
  • Drive innovation
  • Grow as a critical decision maker and strategist
  • Build cross-functional capabilities & complete knowledge gaps
  • Integrate and apply these to your business for superior performance

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Michael Wade

Michael R. Wade is a Professor of Innovation and Strategy at IMD and holds the Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation. He is the Director of the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, an IMD and Cisco Initiative. Professor Wade has published works on a variety of topics, incl...

Goutam Challagalla

Goutam Challagalla is Professor of Marketing and Strategy at IMD. He previously served as Area Coordinator of Marketing, Associate Dean for Executive Education, and marketing area PhD coordinator at Georgia Tech in Atlanta for 21 years. Professor Challagalla also worked as Principal at The Monito...

Benoit Leleux

Dr Leleux is the Stephan Schmidheiny Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at IMD in Lausanne (Switzerland), where he was also director of the MBA program (2006-2008) and director of Research and Development (2004-2008). He is currently the co-Director of Foundations for Business Leadership (...

Karl Schmedders

Karl's research focuses on quantitative methods in finance. He applies numerical solution techniques to complex economic and financial models shedding light on relevant market issues and industry problems. He has published numerous research articles in international academic journals such as Econ...

Carlos Cordon

Professor Cordon’s areas of interest are digital value chains, supply and demand chain management, digital lean and process management. Carlos Cordon is currently developing research and cases in the following areas: the digital journey of traditional companies, digital innovation in value cha...

William Fischer

William A. Fischer is a Professor of Innovation Management at IMD. He co-founded and co-directs the IMD program on Driving Strategic Innovation, in cooperation with the Sloan School of Management at MIT and also authors a regular column for Forbes.com entitled “The Ideas Business,”. An engineer ...

Jennifer Jordan

Jennifer Jordan is a social psychologist and is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at IMD. Professor Jordan's teaching, research, and consulting focus on the areas of corporate and individual ethics, power, leadership, and negotiation. Professor Jordan has received specialized t...

Ina Toegel

Ina Toegel is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change at IMD. Her teaching activities invoke experiential learning and focus on a range of topics – from leading self and leading high-performance teams, to emotion management and leading organizational change. Ina’s research focuses on t...

Öykü Isik

As a Professor of Digital Strategy & Cybersecurity, Öykü strengthens IMD's position in the digital thought leadership and education space. Since joining IMD in spring 2020, Öykü has fostered strong connections with students and participants. She believes that developing a deep understanding ...

Arnaud Chevallier

Arnaud Chevallier is Professor of Strategy at IMD. He prepares Executives for the strategic challenges that corporations face in today’s dynamic global marketplace by helping them make better decisions in volatile and uncertain conditions. Arnaud’s research, teaching, and consulting activities p...

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