IMD is ranked Top 3 worldwide for executive education 10 years in a row (FT Executive Education Rankings).

Why sprint?

FAST-PACED FORMAT

Get accelerated results with powerful daily learning distilled into short, high-quality sessions of 1-2 hours. Delivered online over two weeks. Available from anywhere in the world.

Hyper relevant

Who teaches you matters. Our professors are the trusted partners of industry leaders and experts in their fields. Work with them to upskill quickly on topics that are critical to you.

IMMEDIATELY APPLICABLE

Project-based sprints teach you valuable frameworks and tools that you will apply in real time. Gain applicable, strategic recommendations for your business. Achieve real impact, fast.

ACTIVE LEARNING

Challenge and get challenged. Discuss your ideas with faculty. Gain insights from your smart study group. Get feedback on your work and give feedback to your peers.

GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

Join other ambitious leaders and shapers from around the world. Benefit from their experience. Build your network.

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Join the best for your business education. IMD is ranked Top 3 worldwide for executive education 10 years in a row - 2012-2022 (FT Executive Education Rankings).

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Certified Sprinter

Once you complete all the sessions and project work, you become certified in the area of the sprint with recognition of completion.

How a Sprint works

Top professors have distilled the solutions to your biggest business challenges into condensed, accelerated learning sprints, helping you to acquire critical knowledge and skills with minimal disruption.

The fast-paced format condenses your learning time to 1-2 hours per day. Enjoy active participation in the liVe sessions, interacting with your community, and/or building your project.

ONLINE

Self-paced learning

LIVESTREAM

Interact with faculty and guest speakers

CASE STUDIES

Learn from the winners (and losers)

PEER LEARNING

Gain insights from your cohort

PROJECT

Turn learning into your own action plan

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Who will benefit?

AMBITIOUS FULL-TIME PROFESSIONALS

For experienced executives who need accelerated results without taking time out from work

ENTREPRENEURS, SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

For leaders and owners who want a fresh strategic lens to fast-forward their business

SELF-STARTERS

For hungry learners who are ready to think bigger and bolder and invest their time with the best

Immediate impact for you

  • UPSKILL FAST

    Get relevant, powerful frameworks and skills you can apply in just two weeks.

  • BENCHMARK FOR SUCCESS

    Discover what best-in-class companies are doing and what separates winners from losers.

  • PREPARE FOR RAPID GROWTH

    Sow the seeds of success for tomorrow, identifying new opportunities to gain maximum advantage and momentum.

  • APPLY TO YOU

    Develop a personal action plan and define strategic next steps for your business.

Topics that matter. Join a sprint or be informed about future sprints

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AI for business Sprint

Integrate AI into your business strategy

Develop an effective and ethical AI strategy aligned with your business objectives.

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Creative Thinking Sprint

How to be more creative

Foster your creative thinking with the latest methods guaranteed to generate winning ideas for yourself and your team.

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Sustainability Project Sprint

Jump start your sustainability initiative

Scope, plan and execute a sustainability project that delivers tangible results for your business.

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Inclusive Leadership Sprint

Creating an inclusive and fair culture

Become an inclusive leader, shifting from ally to advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion in your team and organization.

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Strategy Implementation Sprint

Getting things done

Ensure your strategic initiatives are successfully executed with the right toolkit and skillset.

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Data Strategy Sprint

Unleash the full value of your data

Your data is an asset! Learn how to make informed decisions based on data to support your business objectives.

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