MBA in Business Transformation 

Master of Business Administration

• Accreditations : ACBSP, IACBE, EDUQUA
• Rankings : ranked in the top Tier One for Global MBA Programs by CEO Magazine 2021,

  Ranked #81 among the top business Schools in CEOWORLD Magazine' 2021 survey. > see

• Degree awarded : Master of Business Administration (with specialisation in Business Transformation)
• Credits : 50 CH / US (60 ECTS)

• Duration : 1 academic year (9 Months) 

• 12 courses : 10 core courses and 2 electives.  

• Format : 2 formats of studies : traditional on-campus or hybrid

Workload : 6 courses / week 

• Schedule : Mon - Fri, from 2pm

• Small classes : our classes average 20 students to promote exchange, class interaction, team work. 

• Excellent ratio : professor / students : 1 / 6 

• Language : taught in English 

• MBA students : 50% local & 50% International, 70% speak at least 2 languages 

• 2 intakes per year in March and October.

Curriculum of 12 courses


01. Business Negotiation

02. Business Strategy 

03. Business Project Management 

04. Global Management 

05. Global Marketing 

06. Leadership & Organisation 

07. Managerial Accounting 

08. Managerial Finance 

09. Managerial Economics 

10. Managing Change & Innovation 

Choose 2 elective courses from the following to tailor your degree.


• Digital Transformation

• Crisis Management 

• Sustainable Business & Finance

• Fintech

Our unique real business approach provides you with new business perspectives. You will be able to think differently, manage projects, implement changes, create strategies, lead a team and make decisions. You will be prepared for any challenge you will face in your career.

• Invest in yourself : You will increase your earning potential and create career opportunities.

• Experiential learning : Our MBA degree is interactive and experiential, using a combination of case studies, group exercises, discussions, project work and business simulations. The curriculum gives you real-life business skills.

• Real business exposure : The in-class experience is combined with an exposure to real business operations through guest speaker sessions, industry and company visits. These events introduce you to numerous career opportunities.

• Career workshops & network : Modern career workshops, one-to-one counselling sessions, real business exposure. You will develop a network and relationships with peers, faculty, leaders and industry experts.

• Excellent employment record : Our graduates hold key roles in industries and organisations in some of the world’s leading companies.

• Excellent place to work : Switzerland is 5th worldwide in career opportunities - HSBC Expat Index.

Geneva offers a world-class business environment and amazing career opportunities.

IFM offers 2 intakes per year in October and March.

To apply for the programme, you need to submit the following before the application deadlines.

Postgraduate requirements
• A completed application form
• A 300-400 word cover letter.
• Official Undergraduate diploma : Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
• Copies of academic transcripts and certificates (in English or French)
• A resume / curriculum vitae showing your profile.
• For non-native English speaker, provide proof of your English proficiency.
• A copy of your passport photograph (ID) page.
• One recent passport-sized, color photograph, jpeg format, of yourself.
• A non-refundable application fee of CHF/EUR 150.-

*Language test requirements : In-house IFM, IELTS (6.0), TOEFL (80 ibt) or equivalent.

You can find more information about the application deadlines, procedures, interviews, tuition fees, international students on web pages concerning admissions : see

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Why is an IFM MBA degree right for you?

• You will follow a curriculum carefully designed to give our students’ careers a competitive edge and create career opportunities.

• You will study towards earning your accredited and top-ranked MBA degree in a short period, while enjoying an amazing transformational experience.

• You will maximise your return on investment (ROI), thanks to the content, the new electives and options, the duration, the flexibility of the programme.

• You will grow personally and obtain a life-changing qualification to fast-track your career.

• You can take all of your classes during the afternoon, which makes it easier to balance studies, personal life, career objectives, start a business project or even work part-time. 

• You can choose from 2 formats : 1. Traditional on-campus. 2. Hybrid-learning model which alternates in-person (on-campus) and distance learning periods with live virtual classes.