News & Events

IACBE ACCREDITATION 

25.01.2023 @ IFM

IFM has successfully renewed the IACBE (International Accreditation Council for Business Education) accreditation for the 3rd time. IACBE has recognized the excellence of the training, supervision, premises and high-tech equipment, teachers and career support. > more

NESTLE

24.01.2023

IFM students visited the incredible Nestlé Headquarters in Vevey. As the largest food company in the world, one of Nestlé’s top priorities today is sustainability. A wonderful presentation was delivered by Mr. Franck Saint-Martin, Public Affairs Manager of Environmental Impact > website

DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY

20.01.2023

IFM Business School is pleased to announce a partnership with De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester, UK to "foster academic exchange and cooperation.” De Montfort University is public and has approximately 27,000 students and 3,240 employees. > website

EDUNIVERSAL SELECTED SCHOOL

15.01.2023

IFM Business School has been selected by Eduniversal for its new and disruptive energy, its innovative projects and its potential. Eduniversal is a global ranking agency that evaluates the programs of higher education institutions around the world.

RENOVATION

14.01.2023 @ IFM

IFM Business School is completing its renovation to offer a top-of-the-range environment, design and a new training experience. We have created a new entrance, new work and meeting spaces, as well as 2 new lounge areas. We will finish entrance by the end of January.

IFM CHOCOLATES

05.01.2023

This winter, IFM Business School is offering new milk chocolates bearing its colors. This production is organic and local and underlines the Swiss culture. In 1875, Daniel Peter thought of marrying chocolate and milk and quickly met with great success which would definitively link chocolate to Switzerland.

GENEVA CANTONAL BANK

To be confirmed

IFM students will have the opportunity to visit the trading room and attend a presentation of the activities of the Banque Cantonale de Genève. A bank at the heart of the Geneva economy offering banking, corporate financing and wealth management services.  > website

FOXSTONE

To be confirmed

Mr. El-Eini, COO, will explain to students a new way of investing in real estate: crowdfunding. Foxstone democratises and digitises real estate investment in Switzerland. Foxstone digitises all processes by connecting investors, managers, mortgage providers and notaries > site 

CHRISTMAS PARTY

09.12.2022 @ Geneva

IFM students celebrated the end of the year with a Christmas party. This evening awaited every year is a warm moment under the sign of exchanges, friendship and good humor. The students were able to revive this traditional evening suspended during Covid.

MEDIA ONE GROUP

07.12.2022

Students discovered Media One Group during a presentation. Media One is the leading private radio group in French-speaking Switzerland with 8 radio stations, but also 3 television stations and its digital media. They visited the Radio One FM recording studios and were able to produce an image and sound advertisement during their participation in workshops. > website

HOCKEY

01.12.2022 @ Geneva

IFM students were invited to attend an ice hockey match. The GSHC Genève Servette Hockey Club played against Zug. Positive vibes were shared in this exciting sporty evening with a great local ambiance! IFM supports GSHC.

MATINEE CROISSANTS

17.11.2022 @ IFM

IFM invited its students to a morning gathering in the Student Lounge. This convivial moment of exchange and discussion between students and professors took place around croissants, coffee, tea and juice. Students also had the opportunity to discuss with the school management.

m3 GROUPE

01.11.2022

Mrs. Charlotte Henry, Head of External and Internal Communications, introduced the m3 GROUPE to IFM students. This inspiring conference retraced the journey of its leader, Mr. Abdallah Chatila. She also showed m3's DNA. The group is made up of 4 divisions: Real Estate, Hotels & Restaurants, Health and Services. > website 

PATEK PHILIPPE MUSEUM

14.10.2022 @ IFM

IFM students had the pleasure of visiting the Patek Philippe Museum, located across IFM. It brings together the most prestigious creations of the Geneva brand's master watchmakers. It was a great cultural visit to better understand the world of fine watchmaking.

AFTERSTUDY

14.10.2022 @ Geneva

IFM students and faculty were invited to the Kiosque des Bastions for an aperitif inaugurating the academic year. It was an excellent opportunity to meet new comrades, chat with friends and socialize in a historical and trendy environment, located in the Parc des Bastions.

DU RHONE CHOCOLATIER

19.10.2022 @ Geneva

Students visited the oldest chocolate factory in Geneva, founded in 1875. They discovered the creation of exceptional chocolate according to Swiss traditions with rare beans and unique recipes. A universe where excellence is combined with respect for a chain of sustainable values. > website

SUSTAINABILITY @ IFM

Fall-Winter 2022/23

Because the environment is important!
IFM Business School offers students and professors an insulated water bottle with school colors. With this, we hope to decrease the number of plastic bottles on campus. The new IFM bags are made of recyclable fabric and are therefore more ecological.

LIFE COACH

Fall-Winter 2022/23

Because your well-being is important!
Our life coach, Dr. T. Baer has a PhD in Psychology and a Master of Science in Psychology. Coach, consultant, professor. Presentations, motivational coaching, individual sessions. At IFM and on the digital platform.

CAREER COACH

Fall-Winter 2022/23

We help you achieve your goals!
Our career coach, Mrs. L. Colombo has a Master’s degree in Social and Economic Sciences from Bocconi, University of Milan (IT). Founder and Consultant at InsideOut People Consulting, Former Talent manager at Patek Philippe. 

ACADEMIC COACH

Fall-Winter 2022/23

We advise you throughout your studies!
Our academic coach, Dr. P. Zamaros has a PhD in Management, a Master of Philosophy and a Master of Management. Academic meetings: group info & advice, individual sessions, personalised advice. At IFM and on the digital platform..

GRADUATION 2022

01.07.2022 @ Geneva

Last year, we had the chance and privilege to celebrate the success of our talented graduates from 22 countries during a graduation ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel, which was followed by a cocktail. Our students, their families and friends, gathered together to celebrate success... > more & videos

SUMMER PARTY

17.06.2022 @ Geneva

The Summer Party took place at the President Wilson Hotel. Students and professors ended the academic year enjoying the spectacular view of the water jet and the unique atmosphere of the lieu. With a wonderful ambiance, students shared the great event and were delighted with their academic year. > video

INTERVIEWS - ALUMNI

16.06.2022 @ IFM

Freely Handustry SA - Marcel Arndt & Lea Puyo. Discover how two IFM graduates (class of 2014) created and developed their innovative start-up. The project was established during their business creation course. IFM graduates are part of the new generation of leaders with a strong societal impact. > video


UBS BANK - FINTECH

10.06.2022 @ IFM

Mr. Philippe Reynier, Head of Business Development & Special Projects, offered IFM students a notable conference. This presentation focused on Fintech. UBS is the largest wealth management bank in the world and offers financial services in more than 50 countries. > website

INNOVATION WEEK

30.05 - 04.06 @ IFM

This successful event allowed quality exchanges and the sharing of new ideas. We would like to thank all the participants: students, alumni, professors and external speakers who presented their company and/or their business project. > programme > video

PORSCHE

10.05.2022

Students visited the Porsche Centre in Geneva. Porsche is an iconic brand of sports and high-end cars. The Porsche Cayenne model is the most sold. The brand belongs to the VW group. Porsche has a turnover of more than 28.7 billion euros and 36,000 employees worldwide. > website > video

T-SHIRT & CAP 2022

10.06.2022

IFM Business School offers students and professors a t-shirt (new design) and a cap in the colors of the school. Production is local: IFM encourages responsible Geneva companies by offering quality products.

IFM AFTERSTUDY

29.04.2022

An Afterstudy party was organized on the terrace of La Potinière. An opportunity for students to meet, discuss and socialise over a drink and tapas. There was a delightful, friendly atmosphere during this event with a panoramic view of the lake. > video 

PICNIC

Postponed

IFM will organise a picnic and invite you to take part in various outdoor activities (volleyball, beach tennis, etc.) Come enjoy the outdoors! A relaxing outing to share a good time by the lake.

RANKED TOP 100

10.04.2022

We are proud to announce that IFM is ranked #3 in Switzerland and #79 among the top Business Schools in the World in CEOWORLD Magazine’s 2022 survey. CEOWORLD magazine ranks the world’s top institutions with one of the largest academic rankings of international colleges and universities. > Read more about this ranking 

WEF

07.04.2022

Mr. Régis Cole, Talent Platform Manager, provided an insightful overview of the WEF activities and mission. The World Economic Forum is one of the most impacting non-governmental organizations. Mr. Cole also gave students more information and advice about the recruitment and selection processes at WEF. A remarkable experience for our students. > website

TRAMS 2022

02.04.2022

Throughout the spring and summer of 2022, a fleet of trams in IFM colors crossed the canton of Geneva to inform future students and the general public. The trams mention what IFM has been doing for more than 50 years: "Success Builder", "Prepare and boost your career.”  

RANKED 4th FOR THE EMBA

15.03.2022

IFM is proud to announce that it has been ranked 4th worldwide and 2nd in Switzerland for the Executive MBA program, according CEO Magazine 2022 rankings. This reflects top quality and a great ROI for candidates. This ranking considers several indicators...
> Read more about this ranking > IFM EMBA


RANKED TOP TIER ONE 

15.03.2022

IFM is ranked in the top tier one in Europe and Worldwide for the MBA programs in the 2022 CEO Magazine Global MBA rankings. This means that IFM marries exceptional quality with great ROI. This ranking takes into account several indicators of quality... > Read more about this ranking > IFM MBA

BOWLING / PIZZA

11.03.20222

Students and faculty participated in an amusing bowling evening. It was the perfect opportunity to create new bonds, and build team spirit! Afterwards, students then enjoyed a pizza at the Molino restaurant in the same centre, for a sociable dinner. A great, delightful atmosphere!

FONGIT - INNOVATION

22.03.2022

IFM students had the amazing opportunity to discover Fongit (Geneva Foundation for Technological Innovation). Fongit is the leading innovation incubator in Switzerland. It supports more than 100 start-ups and projects. The visit was followed by a presentation of young entrepreneurs. > website

IFM MUGS

26.01.2022

IFM Business School offers students and professors a ceramic mug in our school colors. Now everyone can enjoy their favorite hot drink on-campus! These mugs are a great way to practice sustainable consumption.

SUSTAINABILITY : PATH

24.01.2022

Mr. Guinot, Chief Business, Finance & Operations, presented a webinar to IFM students on how an international not-for-profit organisation operates. PATH is a global non-profit organisation that improves public health. PATH advises and partners with public institutions, businesses, grassroots groups, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. > website

EDUQUA

21.01.2022

IFM has renewed its accreditation by EDUQUA. This Swiss certificate, delivered by SQS, is nationally recognised. EduQua is the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions of further education. EduQua is recognised, supported, and endorsed by the Swiss Federal Government, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation. > more

IFM UMBRELLAS

17.01.2022

IFM Business School now has new, durable, lightweight, and trendy umbrellas in our school colors. The importance of having a reliable source of protection against weather elements makes it so much more pleasant to walk around freely outside.