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 : 42 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

CORE 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.

ELECTIVES

• 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.