IFM University - Institute of Finance and Management, Geneva Switzerland

Introduction

Since 1971, IFM University - Institute of Finance and Management has been the reference in business education in Switzerland. Recognized for academic excellence, IFM is fully accredited by several major accreditation bodies and has significant experience in training managers.

EMPLOYABILITY-FOCUSED BUSINESS SCHOOL

At IFM, your employability is our priority and we help you to achieve your career goals. Our experts have designed a cutting-edge curriculum with business leaders’ input to give your career a competitive edge. Our professors, with substantial managerial experience, don’t simply teach theory or business concepts, they prepare you to use what you learn thanks to a unique action learning and real-business approach. IFM benefits from a top reputation among recruiters.



KEY FIGURES

  • 3 accreditations (ACBSP, IACBE, EDUQUA)
  • 4,000 alumni succeed in their company in over 100 countries
  • 95% of faculty have a extensive managerial experience
  • 50 nationalities amongst students and faculty
  • 92% of students are satisfied with their studies
  • 85% of students recommend our programs
  • 86% of alumni say it had a positive impact on their business life
  • 87% of graduates find a job or pursue further studies within 6 months
  • 32% of alumni manage their own company



AMAZING LOCATION IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

  • Top "10" for quality of life in the world
  • 1st for education in the world (WEF)
  • 1st international city in the world
  • 1st for economy, banking and finance
  • 1st for competitiveness and innovation


WHAT OUR ALUMNI SAY

“IFM provides the opportunity to meet excellent professors and to build a network while studying in the heart of Geneva. I keep a great memory of the classes and of the atmosphere amongst students. I would recommend it to any student looking for a good academic curriculum.”
Michel Khattar, Senior Private Banker, Audi Bank

“IFM allowed me to acquire efficient strategies that can be used in the business world. Professors are very dedicated and attentive. The student/teacher ratio gives the opportunity to build and improve teamwork skills.”
Estelle Meier, Owner, Sogood Sa & International Sales Manager, Martel

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Programs

This school also offers:

MBA

Master of Business Administration (MBA) (3 accreditations)

Campus Full time Switzerland Geneva

Since 1971, IFM University - Institute of Finance and Management has been the reference in business education in Switzerland. Recognized for academic excellence, IFM is fully accredited by several major accreditation bodies and has significant experience in training managers. [+]

Since 1971, IFM University - Institute of Finance and Management has been the reference in business education in Switzerland. Recognized for academic excellence, IFM is fully accredited by several major accreditation bodies and has significant experience in training managers.

At IFM, your employability is our priority and we help you to achieve your personal aspirations and your career goals.

Our solid MBA program has been designed with business leaders’ input to give your career a competitive edge and transform you into a successful manager.

MBA - International Business MBA - International Finance MBA - International Trading

Our MBA will help you realize your leadership potential and gain real-world skills. You learn to think and behave like a manager thanks to our unique action learning and real-business approach.... [-]


MBA in International Business (3 accreditations)

Campus Full time 9 months Switzerland Geneva

This cutting-edge MBA has been designed to provide you with the skills and mindset to work within international markets. This program prepares you for top managerial careers in any type of industries ranging from multinationals, import-export companies, consulting firms to international organizations. [+]

Developed by professionals, this cutting-edge MBA provides you with the skills and mindset to successfully work within international markets.

The program constructs a broad vision of international business and a detailed understanding of the major challenges currently facing global companies. The sector needs individuals with flexible patterns of thinking and behaviour to succeed in a competitive international business environment.

This program is an excellent combination of a solid general MBA in conjunction with a specialization focused on international aspects of business and management. This degree develops a deep understanding of the organizational structures of international businesses and international trade. Our MBA provides you with excellent knowledge in international management, economics, international marketing and sharp skills in analysis, negotiation, leadership and strategy. You will develop the ability to analyze and recognize business opportunities, and then to manage inherent risks to settle successful deals on international markets.... [-]


MBA in International Finance (3 accreditations)

Campus Full time 9 months Switzerland Geneva

Designed by professionals, this excellent program prepares you to meet the challenges of the world of banking and finance. This MBA prepares you for outstanding managerial positions in financial institutions, banks, financial companies, brokerage firms, multinationals... [+]

Designed by professionals, this excellent program prepares you to meet the challenges of the world of banking and finance.

The international environment is changing and managers face important issues with new market realities and new regulations. The financial market increasingly seeks individuals who not only have the best education in general management, but also a competitive understanding of financial markets, new financial products, risks control and the current financial architecture.

This MBA is a combination of a top general MBA program and advanced knowledge in the field of finance. This versatile and industry-relevant degree develops a comprehensive understanding of managerial finance, economics, management, financial markets and provides solid skills in risk analysis, negotiation and portfolio management. Our MBA provides the students with the tools for dealing with important practical issues. You will become a knowledgeable professional capable of performing at the top of the international banking and finance industry.... [-]


MBA in International Trading (3 accreditations)

Campus Full time 9 months Switzerland Geneva

Designed with industry experts, this industry-relevant program provides you with the knowledge of the commodities market and trade management. This program prepares for exciting careers of managers in trading companies, import-export, consulting firms, investment banks or multinationals... [+]

Designed with industry experts, this industry-relevant program provides you with the knowledge of the commodities market and trade management

to become a sharp trader or a top manager. The program provides you with a global understanding of international management, globalization and of the main challenges met by companies worldwide. It provides you with advanced knowledge in economics, finance, communication, international trade as well as builds skills in risk analysis, negotiation, leadership and strategy.

This program is a unique combination of a renowned MBA together with a specialisation in Commodities Trading. This dynamic sector is constantly shifting due to geopolitical, economic or climate factors. Our MBA degree will prepare you to meet these challenges and successfully manage the risks and opportunities inherent to this sector.... [-]


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Address rue des Bains 35, 1205
Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Website http://www.ifm.ch/english
Phone +41 22 322 25 80