IFM News

RADIO TELEVISION SUISSE

16.01.2024

Students from IFM Business School visited the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (RTS) in Geneva. They were impressed by the complexity of audiovisual production and appreciated the opportunity to ask questions to RTS professionals. > website

ERIC FLAG

11.01.2024 @ IFM

IFM students were particularly interested by the presentation of Eric Flag, a fitness and street workout expert who has successfully expanded his talent into business and has launched two successful businesses around his passion. With over 650,000 subscribers on YouTube, Eric Flag shared his journey and advice with IFM students.

CHRISTMAS PARTY

15.12.2023

IFM’s traditional Christmas party was a success! Our students gathered to celebrate the holidays and enjoy the stunning views of the Geneva Lake at Rooftop 42. With music pumping and laughter filling the air, everyone had a blast dancing and socializing. The festive DJ and percussionist kept the crowd on their feet all night!

GENEVA CANTONAL BANK

12.12.2023 @ Geneva

IFM Business School students were given a chance to visit the BCGE trading room, where they gained valuable insights from experts. Through interactive sessions with experts, students honed their understanding of finance while comprehending the crucial role banks play in the economy.> website

ESCALADE FESTIVITIES

08.12.2023 @ IFM

We enthusiastically embraced the Escalade festivities at IFM! Our students joyously shattered the cauldron, indulging in a delightful chocolate experience. We proudly introduced this cherished tradition to our international students, fostering a deeper connection to Geneva's rich heritage.

MILOO

07.12.2023 @ IFM

IFM students explored the success story of Anna Bory, co-founder of Miloo, and learned how a Swiss startup managed to establish itself in a saturated market in Switzerland. She explained the steps and difficulties of starting as an entrepreneur. Miloo, a Geneva-based startup leading in electric bikes and scooters, secured 2.5 million Swiss francs in funding. > website

LA NUIT DES BAINS

09.11.2023 @ Geneva

IFM students enjoyed a night out at Nuit des Bains, an event that brings together contemporary art institutions in the neighborhood and opens their doors for the occasion. The evening began at the Cercle des Bains and then at MAMCO, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, where they discovered the temporary exhibition of this autumn.  > website

INTERNATIONAL NIGHT

02.11.2023 @ Geneva

IFM students gathered at Spoon, a food hall in downtown Geneva offering different international cuisines to choose from, a bar and a live DJ. Students relished in a fun evening of laughter, food, and music. The atmosphere was dynamic, and the event was a huge success - everyone had a wonderful time!

LOMBARD ODIER BANK

26.10.2023 @ IFM

Mr. Jaafar Ibaraghen, Senior Portfolio Manager at the private bank, Lombard Odier, met IFM students and gave a lecture on the current challenges and opportunities in the financial markets. The lecture, which drew over 50 students, was a great success. The event was a significant opportunity for our students, as the bank is looking for new talent. > website

PATEK PHILIPPE MUSEUM

20.10.2023 @ IFM

The visit of IFM students to the Patek Philippe Museum highlighted the synergy between our Bachelor in Luxury and Watch business and high-end watchmaking. They delved into the essence of luxury watchmaking, emphasizing the precision and refinement our program promotes. > website

AFTERSTUDY / APERITIF

20.10.2023 @ Geneva

The students had the opportunity to get to know each other better over a drink provided by IFM at the "Bar du Bout d'la Rue" during our traditional "Welcome Drink." This bar is an iconic establishment in this university district, and it is indeed located at the end of a street in the Bains neighborhood. 

YOUNG BUSINESS LEADERS

20.09.2023 @ IFM

Back to School for Leaders! IFM Business School welcomed the Group of Young Business Leaders (GJD) for an exceptional immersion into the use of Artificial Intelligence in business through an exclusive presentation. The event made a significant impression on the 30 attending executives! > website

IFM STUDENT @ UC BERKELEY

IFM experience 2023

As part of her studies at IFM, Audrey Pongracz, a 2nd-year BBA student, participated in a summer session at the University of California, Berkeley. She shares her experience: "What I liked most about UC Berkeley was the enthusiasm conveyed by the professors! Just like at IFM, they instill a genuine passion for their subjects. I was able to form friendships that I hope to cherish for life." > IFM International network > website

LIFE COACH

Fall - Winter Semester

Because your well-being is important!
Our Life Coach, Dr. T. Baer, helps build students’ mindsets, thanks to her 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 Semester

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 Semester

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

30.06.2023

We recently celebrated the success of our graduates at the Intercontinental hotel in Geneva. We were incredibly proud of the accomplishments of our students during and after their studies at IFM. This iconic venue has hosted numerous presidents, ministers, and international leaders, making it the perfect location for our memorable graduation ceremony. > video > more 


IFM Students Highly Satisfied

28.06.2023

IFM is thrilled to report impressive student satisfaction ratings. With a rate of 91%, students express a very positive reception of quality IFM education. The management of support services, counselling and premises receive a remarkable rating of 93%, translating into a highly favorable environment for learning and personal growth. These results confirm IFM's commitment to delivering an outstanding educational experience for its students.

HEC PARIS

26.06.2023

IFM is excited to announce our partnership with HEC Paris, a prestigious French business school founded in 1881. HEC Paris is highly regarded and selective, ranking among the world's top business schools. HEC holds the 1st position in France and Europe, and is ranked 2nd worldwide by the Financial Times (2022). > website

HULT

22.06.2023

IFM is excited to announce our partnership with HULT International Business School, a globally recognized institution accredited by AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS. HULT is a highly acclaimed business school with top rankings and accolades, including being ranked #1 for student & faculty diversity. HULT operates campuses in San Francisco, Boston, London, and Dubai. > website

EUROPEAN MBA RANKING

22.06.2023

IFM excels in CEO Magazine’s 2023 Global MBA rankings, securing top-tier position among leading European institutions. This impressive accomplishment highlights IFM's commitment to delivering exceptional education and outstanding ROI. Rankings rigorously assess program quality through comprehensive indicators. > Read more about this ranking


SUMMER PARTY

16.06.2023

Our annual summer party was held at the luxurious President Wilson Hotel, providing students and professors with an exciting opportunity to network, enjoy music, and have fun in the stunning lakefront setting. They basked in the unique atmosphere and enjoyed the breathtaking views of the lake and the iconic water jet. > video > website

T-SHIRT & CAP

08.06.2023

IFM Business School offers students and professors a school-branded t-shirt and cap, featuring the vibrant colors that represent our institution. These stylish and iconic garments serve as symbols of belonging and unity within our academic community.

TRAMS 2023

06.06.2023

During the summer, IFM Business School launched a captivating campaign to promote its programs and values to prospective students and the general public in Geneva. A fleet of trams, proudly displaying IFM's colors, traversed the city, catching the attention of passersby and creating a buzz of excitement.

AFTERSTUDY

25.05.2023 @ IFM

IFM students were invited to Nico & Co for an after-study party. It was an excellent opportunity to meet up, have a good time, exchange, network, and socialize. They enjoyed a very nice atmosphere on one of the trendiest terraces of Geneva with stunning views of the lake and "la rade". > video

EMBA RANKING

08.05.2023

IFM is thrilled to share the exciting news of achieving an outstanding ranking in the prestigious CEO Magazine 2023 rankings. Our Executive MBA program has been ranked 4th globally and secured the esteemed 1st position in Switzerland. This remarkable accomplishment serves as a testament to the exceptional quality and remarkable return on investment (ROI) that our program offers to candidates.
> Read more about this ranking > IFM EMBA

MBA RANKING

08.05.2023 @ IFM

In the 2023 CEO Magazine Global MBA rankings, IFM has reaffirmed its position in the top tier one among European and worldwide institutions for its MBA programs. This remarkable achievement showcases IFM's consistent delivery of exceptional quality education combined with a remarkable return on investment (ROI). The rankings meticulously consider various indicators to assess the quality of our programs.
> Read more about this ranking > IFM MBA

 

FONDETEC

09.05.2023 @ IFM

During an engaging conference, Mr. Fatio, the Director of Fondetec, delivered an outstanding presentation highlighting the organization's activities and its role in fostering entrepreneurship. The conference shed light on Fondetec's commitment to assisting companies at various stages, including their startup, growth, and project implementation. Notably, Fondetec has successfully supported the development of 600 companies. > website

PIAGET MANUFACTURE

04.05.2023 @ Plan-les-Ouates

IFM students had a remarkable opportunity to visit the renowned Piaget manufacture, where they learned the secrets of luxury watchmaking and interacted with passionate employees. Since 1874, Piaget has been crafting exquisite luxury watches and jewelry and belongs to the esteemed Richemont luxury group. > video > website

PARTNERSHIP WITH UC BERKELEY

04.05.2023

IFM Business School is pleased to announce a partnership with the University of California, Berkeley. Established in 1868, UC Berkeley is one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world. UC Berkeley ranks 1st in the world among public universities and ranks 2nd in Forbes' list.  > website

AFTERSTUDY

05.04.2023 @ 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 other students, chat with friends and socialize in a historical and trendy environment, located in the Parc des Bastions. > video

FOXSTONE

22.03.2023 @ IFM

Mr. El-Eini, Co-founder & COO, delivered an inspiring presentation on entrepreneurship and his business. He introduced IFM students to an innovative approach to real estate investment known as crowdfunding. With Foxstone, the entire process is digitized, seamlessly connecting investors, managers, mortgage providers, and notaries, revolutionizing the way investments in real estate are made. > website

TOP RANKING 2023

20.03.2023

IFM Business School is once again ranked in the top 100 (75th) of the best Business Schools and 3rd in Switzerland according to the 2023 study by CEOWORLD Magazine. This ranking is one of the most important internationally. IFM is one of the 6 Swiss Business Schools and Universities to feature in this ranking. > learn more about

PARTNERSHIP WITH LSE

05.03.2023

IFM Business School is pleased to announce a partnership with the London School of Economics and Political Science. LSE was founded in 1895 and is a public university specializing in the social sciences. It is ranked 37th by World University Rankings and 56th by QS 2023. IFM students will be able to carry out an experience in London at the Summer School.  > website

SIG PRESIDENT

13.03.2023 @ IFM

Mr. Michel Balestra, deputy of the Geneva Grand Council, President of the Geneva Industrial Services (SIG), gave an amazing conference on his leadership role for energy management via the SIG, a public company responsible for the distribution of water, gas, electricity and district heating. > website


IFM is ranked by U Multirank

11.03.2023 @ Geneva

IFM Business School is one of 14 higher education institutions included in U-Multirank for Switzerland in 2023. IFM Business School has been ranked by U-Multirank for 2 consecutive years, with excellent results in teaching and learning, with the strongest result in knowledge transfer and international orientation.

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  > video

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 

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 programmes of higher education institutions around the world.