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‘Sustainability first Denmark’ tops economic ranking for the first time in the latest IMD World Competitiveness Ranking.

Peter Vogel awarded

Poets & Quants has named Peter Vogel, IMD Professor of Family Business and Entrepreneurship, as one of the Best 40 Under 40 MBA professors worldwide. 

Annual Report 2021 - Technology-mediated impact

IMD further refined its adoption of technology-mediated learning but to unlock deeper impact for a broader audience in 2021. Discover our digital-first Annual Report.

 

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IMD wins two prizes in the EFMD 2022 Excellence in Practice awards

Talent development program with OCP and ABS led by Bettina Büchel earns Gold award, while program with DNB directed by Ina Toegel takes Silver.

Moving beyond ceremonial adoption of change initiatives
Moving beyond ceremonial adoption of change initiatives

8 August 2022 • by  Bettina Büchel in  Innovation, Leadership • 13 minutes read

50% of initiatives fall into the category of ceremonial adoption, rather than the desired active adoption – successful implementation of the functional benefits and commitment to change.

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Masterclass 13 July 2022 at 13:15 CEST

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