Since 1996, the International Masters Program for Managers, co-founded by Henry Mintzberg, has been changing the course of management education and leadership development. This is more than an EMBA, which simply replicates the MBA for more experienced people. Beyond administration, the IMPM engages you as an accomplished manager to reflect on your own experience and share insights with colleagues from around the world. Over 16 months, you attend five 10-day modules designed and delivered by leading business schools in Bangalore, Beijing, Lancaster, Montreal, and Rio de Janeiro.
Read about the family of innovations that you will find in no other program: managerial mind-sets, friendly consulting, co-coaching, managerial exchanges, impact teams, special seating arrangements, dedicated tables for entrepreneurs, and more. Our next cohort begins in May, 2017. We welcome applications from experienced managers, including both those with MBAs and those with no degree.
Why Take The IMPM?
You will develop a worldly perspective of management, discover a deeper understanding of yourself, and develop new insights that can lead to major changes for your team and organization. In contrast to the use of case studies and the development of analytical tools, you will provide and receive feedback from fellow students on the situations you are currently or potentially facing in the workplace.
At The Crossroads? Here Is The Refresh Button
This International Masters Program appeals to managers for all sorts of reasons. Many are accomplished leaders who want to enhance the skills they have learned on the job. Some have an MBA or EMBA and feel it's time for management education. Others have accomplished records but no degree. And then there are those who need a refresher, a boost: they have done well but feel stuck where they are. Not in terms of career advancement--some are already CEOs - but to prepare themselves for the changes ahead.
No program shakes managers out of complacency better than the IMPM. None! We invite you to read the comments on this site, or speak with our graduates. Please don't read this and say: "Good idea. One day I've got to do the IMPM." That's more complacency. If not now, when?
Hear From Our Alumni
I turned a year-on-year 10% decline in sales into 15% growth within an eighteen month period, directly linked to the IMPM. Furthermore I changed the mindset of my company’s execs and embedded new practices in gathering and using customer insight
Because of the IMPM, our company did a complete review of our strategic planning process. This resulted in the company becoming one that is more agile and flexible allowing for emergent strategies outside the normal business planning cycles
Rarely a week goes by where I do not draw from my experiences in IMPM. Learning from other cultures and regularly employing the practice of reflection has allowed me and my organization to solve cross-departmental issues in a more diplomatic manner.
The IMPM has made me more at ease with my work and made it even more enjoyable. It is my fourth degree but the one that will have made the biggest difference in my work life.