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28 May, 2019, 19:10 BST IMD World Competitiveness Ranking: Singapore Topples United States as World's Most Competitive Economy

Singapore has been ranked as the world's most competitive economy for the first time since 2010, according to the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings, ...


13 Sep, 2018, 16:06 BST IMD Business School Program Recognized for Excellence in Blended Learning

- IMD Business School has won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold award for excellence in the Best Use of Blended Learning category - Blended Learning...


08 Dec, 2016, 15:10 GMT Why is Digitization the Next Big Opportunity for Your Supply Chain

IMD Business School Launches New Digital Supply Chain Management Program Robots and drones, click and collect, automated warehouses, radio frequency...


29 Nov, 2016, 07:00 GMT Europe Dominates New Ranking on Business Talent

Europe is home to nine of the 10 economies worldwide that are best equipped to develop, attract and retain business talent, a major new study has...


29 Nov, 2016, 07:00 GMT Crisis? What Crisis? Study Says Europe Leads World In Business Talent

A major global study - the 3rd annual World Talent Report from IMD business school has identified crisis-riddled Europe as home to nine of the 10...


29 Nov, 2016, 07:00 GMT Asian Economies Need Greater Focus on Local Talent, says IMD Study

Asia risks losing its competitiveness on the world stage if it continues to neglect the development of its own business talent, a major new study has ...


03 Nov, 2016, 09:17 GMT Asian-focused Conglomerate Jebsen & Jessen Family Enterprise Awarded the IMD-Lombard Odier Global Family Business Award

Jebsen & Jessen Family Enterprise, a family firm first established in Hong Kong at the end of the 19th Century, was awarded the 21stannual...


28 Sep, 2016, 15:04 BST Why Mega Diving at this Island Resort in November Doesn't Require a Wetsuit

There's a deep dive taking place where participants don't get wet. In fact, they don't even get in the sea. Rather, they submerge themselves in a...


23 Sep, 2016, 10:53 BST IMD Professor Arturo Bris Says Action Must be Taken Against Apple and Corporate Tax Havens

At the onset of the financial crisis in 2009, the members of the largest economies in the world launched a crusade against tax havens and banking...


29 Jun, 2016, 11:05 BST New Book Unveils the Keys to Surviving Digital Transformation

The Center for Digital Business Transformation, an IMD and Cisco initiative, announces a new book that aims to help business leaders and their...


30 May, 2016, 19:00 BST New Ranking Shows Eastern European Economies Closing Competitiveness Gaps

Eastern European nations are increasingly rivalling their more established Western counterparts in terms of economic competitiveness, a major new...


30 May, 2016, 19:00 BST Study from IMD Business School Casts Latin America's Economic Competitiveness in Bleak Light

The IMD World Competitiveness Center has laid bare the plight of Latin America's economies by including only Chile in the top 40 of a ranking of the...


30 May, 2016, 19:00 BST The USA Toppled as World's Most Competitive Economy

The USA has surrendered its status as the world's most competitive economy after being overtaken by China Hong Kong and Switzerland, according to the ...


30 May, 2016, 19:00 BST Hong Kong Bucks Trend to Become World's Most Competitive Economy

The Pearl of the Orient, China Hong Kong, is living up to its nickname and has defied a pattern of decline among Asian economies to supplant the...


23 May, 2016, 08:00 BST For 5 Years in a Row the FT Ranks IMD 1st Worldwide in Open Programs

IMD business school has once again been ranked by the Financial Times among the best in the world. The 2016 ranking places IMD first in open...


04 May, 2016, 08:15 BST IMD Business School Announces New President Jean-François Manzoni

IMD's Supervisory Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Jean-François Manzoni as the next President of IMD business school, starting...


31 Mar, 2016, 11:07 BST IMD Business School's Global Leader Index Tool Benchmarks More Than 10,000 Executives

The IMD Global Leader Index, an innovative online tool that allows users to benchmark their leadership capabilities, now has more than 10,000...


30 Mar, 2016, 14:30 BST IMD Announces Inspirational Keynote Speakers for Orchestrating Winning Performance

More than 300 business executives to attend top business leadership program IMD, a top-ranked business school and worldwide expert in executive...


24 Mar, 2016, 08:15 GMT IMD Business School Launches Highly Personalized Online Executive Programs

IMD, a recognized leader in the executive education field, has now launched eight online-based programs designed to bring the quality of its...


01 Feb, 2016, 08:15 GMT IMD Business School Awards Over Half a Million CHF to its 2016 MBA Class

25% of all 2016 MBA participants at IMD received scholarships. While IMD is well-known for offering one of the world's best MBA programs, it's also...


21 Dec, 2015, 08:15 GMT Top-ranked IMD Business School Brings High Performance Leadership Program to Singapore

IMD business school announces the first ever edition of its successful executive development program High Performance Leadership (HPL) in Singapore....


07 Dec, 2015, 13:30 GMT IMD Business School Introduces New Research Publication "In the Field"

Great research isn't made in a vacuum. That's why faculty and researchers from IMD have long spent a great deal of time working with companies "in...


18 Nov, 2015, 08:00 GMT Singapore Named Southeast Asia's New Business Talent Hotspot

IMD business school's World Competitiveness Center releases 2nd annual World Talent Report Singapore has supplanted Malaysia as the Southeast Asian...


18 Nov, 2015, 08:00 GMT Switzerland Tops World Ranking of Business Talent

IMD business school's World Competitiveness Center releases 2nd annual World Talent Report The country which often gets its reputation through the...


18 Nov, 2015, 08:00 GMT Business Talent Study Confirms Northern European Powerhouse

IMD business school's World Competitiveness Center releases 2nd annual World Talent Report Northern Europe boasts the greatest concentration of...