Executive MBA Project – Startup Competition at IMD Business School in Switzerland, 2018

Published Date: October 23, 2017

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Business and Management
  • Country of the Scholarship

    Switzerland
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2018
  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Offline
  • Applier's country

    Switzerland
  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

IMD Business School had been creating projects in support of education visions. In lieu of that goal, the Executive MBA Project – Startup Competition at IMD Business School in Switzerland had been starting in order to provide help and assistance to the participants of IMD’s MBA and Executive MBA programs.  Having ranked as a top notch school, it is noted in developing great leaders by transforming organizations through positive impact performance.

Project opportunity criteria

  • Up to ten startups will be chosen to work with two Executive MBA classes
  • Split into small teams each working with a dedicated startup, our EMBAs help analyze and challenge your business plans and company strategies
  • Their ultimate goal is to make a pitch on your behalf (with one of your representatives) to venture capitalists and angels in Silicon Valley in September
  • Up to 15 startups will receive the support of our MBA class
  • Split into small teams each working with a dedicated startup, our MBAs put in an average of 6-8 hours on this project each week, for a total support of at least 500-600 work-hours

Deadlines for submission:

  • November 12, 2017: Submission deadline
  • December 3, 2017: Formal notification to all selected startups
  • December 10, 2017: Deadline for the selected startups to accept or decline the IMD offer

Project start ups

  • June 12, 2018: EMBA-selected companies meet with EMBA class at IMD in Lausanne and start collaboration
  • September 9-14, 2018: Cohort 1 of EMBA teams travel to Silicon Valley with one representative from each startup
  • September 16-21, 2018: Cohort 2 of EMBA teams travel to Silicon Valley with one representative from each startup
    • January 24, 2018: MBA-selected companies meet with their MBA teams at IMD in Lausanne
    • January 27, 2018: In-company introductory visits for MBA participants (wherever possible or desirable)

Open link https://www.imd.org/emba/program/executive-mba-startup-competition/ for more information.

 


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