Your career is important

We prepare you for any challenge you will face

During your journey, you will gain a solid business education, employable skills and develop an entrepreneurial and successful mindset. You will also benefit from tailored career advice, career workshops, networking and industry opportunities. You will enhance your marketability, and will be ready to embrace top careers. 

Your employability is our priority

Our programmes improve your capacity for analysis, organisation and adaptability by developing both soft and hard skills.
Communication, negotiation, leadership and collaboration skills are expanded and developed for working with others; skills that add a competitive advantage to your career. Our dynamic approach includes discussions, case studies, simulations,
group exercises and projects.

Digital skills

Your in-class experience will be supported by our cutting-edge digital platform. It makes the learning experience more interactive, collaborative and practical. You will be able to attend live virtual classes, download course materials, share documents, use multiple apps... You will learn how to work on projects remotely. You will acquire a digital mindset and new skills, that will enhance your employability.

Industry visits

IFM organises industry and factory visits to local and international companies. Business visits help you understand business processes and real-world practices. > more & videos

Learn from business leaders

At IFM, you will meet CEOs of international companies, entrepreneurs, industry experts and learn from them. They will introduce you to a wide range of professional options. > inspiring speakers @ IFM

Merging theory and practice

Industry visits and business presentations are part of the IFM curriculum and complete the practical aspects of the courses taught by expert faculty. They link academic concepts to real-business situations.


This real-business exposure programme helps you connect and network with business leaders, industry experts, international companies and business communities.

Thanks to your degree, you will be fully prepared for a career in some of the world’s most recognizable companies.

• Switzerland ranks 1st and Geneva is 7th worldwide in career opportunities - Global Talent Competitiveness Index
• Switzerland ranks 5th worldwide in career opportunities - HSBC Expat

• Switzerland offers the highest salaries in the world and the unemployment rate is as low as 2.5%.

We have an excellent employment record.

Our graduates benefit from top career opportunities and competitive salaries


18% Finance

15% Consumer Goods Industry

13% Consulting

11% Industry

10% High Tech / Telecom.

8% Trading

7% Communication / Media

6% Luxury goods2

5% Int. Org. / Non Govern.

3% Real Estate

4% Others

Piaget Visit

FM students had the chance to visit the Piaget manufacture. It was a very rich experience where they were able to learn the secrets of luxury watchmaking.
Since 1874, Piaget has been creating luxury watches and jewelry. The brand belongs to the luxury group Richemont.
Enjoy the video! 

Porsche Visit

IFM students visited the Porsche Centre in Geneva. Porsche is an iconic brand of sports and high-end cars. The brand belongs to the VW group. Porsche has a turnover of more than 28.7 billion euros and 36,000 employees worldwide. 
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Nestlé visit
Real-Business Exposure

IFM students visited the incredible Nestlé Headquarters in Vevey. Nestlé’s top priorities today is sustainability.
Enjoy the video!. 

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Marcel Arndt & Lea Puyo, IFM alumni class of 2014 

Discover how two IFM graduates created and developed their innovative start-up. The project was established during their business creation course.

We pride ourselves on helping our students achieve their goals. IFM graduates are part of the new generation of leaders with a strong societal impact.


The success of our Innovation Week, helped foster meaningful exchanges and the sharing of creative ideas. Our sincere gratitude goes out to all participants: students, alumni, professors, and external speakers, for presenting their companies and entrepreneurial projects. Your valuable contributions made this week a truly inspiring and enriching experience.

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