Impacting individuals and companies
The Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives is designed to give participants time to reflect, and refocus their energy on the things that they truly believe in.

*Survey of more than 4,000 alumni 6 months after attending an IMD program (2015-2018)

Be inspired by the program's impact

Participants from cutting-edge companies all over the world join this highest-level management and leadership program to refocus, re-energize and find new sources of inspiration. Discover their leadership journeys.

"I needed to see things differently, the world is evolving"

Béatrice Aujouannet talks about how personal changes impacted her business challenges.

"I needed to reinforce my principles and motivation"

Christian joined BPSE to take time to reflect on his challenges and to reinforce his belief and vision as a leader of his organization.


"I needed a rethink of what my career should be"

Vibul takes time out to reflect on his career and discuss why workplace dynamics are critital and how leaders should act and react.

"BPSE allowed me to look inward and how I can make an impact outward"

Tony discusses the things that leaders may not often think about and how IMD helps to create success in the workplace.

"The program really allowed me time to reflect about myself"

Michellina joined BPSE to focus on developing self-motivation as well as adapting to new environments quickly and efficiently as a leader.

"I was really trying to understand what I wanted out of leadership"

Mark discusses how he learnt to embrace his leadership challenges and balance his personal, work and philanthropic commitments during IMD’s Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives.

"It helped me translate the theme of breakthrough into my business"

Liam was responsible for a divisional transformation at Delphi and needed time to think, reflect and plan for the implementation of such large scale change.

"The program was an extraordinary learning experience"

With 30 years’ service at AkzoNobel Frank was looking for a program to enhance his career development and progression.


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