Case collection: Institute for Management Development (IMD)

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About IMD

IMD is an independent academic institution with Swiss roots and global reach, founded 75 years ago by business leaders for business leaders. Since its creation, IMD has been a pioneering force in developing leaders who transform organisations and contribute to society.

Based in Lausanne (Switzerland) and Singapore, IMD has been ranked in the Top 3 of the annual FT’s Executive Education Global Ranking for the last nine consecutive years and in the top five for 17 consecutive years. Its MBA and EMBA programs have repeatedly been singled out among the best in Europe and the world. 

About the collection

IMD faculty have developed case studies for over 50 years to serve as a basis for classroom discussions. Renowned for their international focus, IMD cases are used in schools all over the world and have proven to be highly effective in developing the leadership capabilities of executives at every stage of their career.

IMD free cases

IMD's collection of free cases includes a case series on the KasKazi Network that deals with the distribution of fast-moving consumer goods to low-income areas in Kenya. The collection also includes 11 'climate saver' cases that showcase corporate best practices in carbon-saving products and processes and feature companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Lafarge, Novo Nordisk, Nokia Siemens Networks and Tetra Pak, among others. Browse the free cases

Collection contact

For any queries related to the IMD case collection, please contact Christina Sironi-Windahl:

+41 (0)21 618 0367
e caseadmin@imd.org
w www.imd.org/research-knowledge/for-educators/case-collections/

Browse the IMD collection Browse prize-winning cases

Available from The Case Centre

The entire IMD collection of over 2,000 cases, and their accompanying instructor materials, software and videos, is available from The Case Centre.

IMD materials are also available as part of our Undergraduate Case Teaching Licence and discounted pricing scheme for members in developing countries

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Learning with Cases: An Interactive Study Guide

Learning with cases can be a challenging experience.

Our interactive study guide takes students through the process, providing practical tips, tricks and tools.

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Learning with Cases: An Interactive Study Guide

Learning with cases can be a challenging experience.

Our interactive study guide takes students through the process, providing practical tips, tricks and tools.

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