Institute of Management in Technology: Delivering Executive Education in Technology
University of Fribourg IIMT
Nov 26 | 5 minutes read
Technology plays a pivotal role in businesses across industries. A report by the World Economic Forum, Jobs of Tomorrow: Mapping Opportunity in the New Economy, shows that tech skills dominate many jobs of the future.
The same report postulates that digital skills will become increasingly critical to the world of work.
The international institute of management in technology (iimt) of the University of Fribourg is a leading Swiss competence centre for management in technology.
The iimt builds bridges that connect people, cultures, ideas, services, and technologies that translate into real value for businesses and society, in line with its goal to prepare a future-ready workforce.
The iimt offers exceptional executive training programmes and cutting-edge research to build future leaders in the field of management in technology.
The centre offers programmes that develop business leaders with strong management skills, helping them to build competencies in key areas such as Human Resources, Business Ethics, and Finance.
Susanne Roff, programme alumnus said, “the iimt offered me a good and intensive further training and education, broadened my knowledge of the different business topics – especially in Finance”.
These programmes are designed to develop talented professionals that can provide solutions for existing and emerging issues in a global business environment.
The iimt delivers its programmes through a hybrid learning method. All programmes are currently offered online due to the current pandemic, but students can expect a mixture of classroom and online learning to resume in future.
The centre strives to facilitate a unique and agile learning experience with strong industry partnerships.
The international institute of management in technology (iimt) offers cutting-edge executive training programmes
The iimt offers Executive MBA, Executive Diploma, and Executive CAS study programmes that provide a high-quality education at the highest international standard in business and technology.
The iimt’s flexible, self-paced Executive MBA, Executive Diploma and Executive CAS programmes are designed for working professionals, allowing students to chart their upskilling progress.
The iimt guarantees that programmes provide a high-quality learning experience. Alain Schenk, a student at the iimt says the centre offers high quality lectures by top speakers and gives students the flexibility to complete their programmes at their own pace.
“At the end of each module, I could put these new skills into practice right away into my daily work,” Schenk said.
The institute’s programmes offer executive training for leaders in technology-driven sectors, leading its graduates into successful careers as leaders of global business organisations.
Programme participants will gain the analytical, social, and functional, and interpersonal skills required to successfully navigate an increasingly complex, global business and management environment.
Lecturers and participants are drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds as this fosters a balanced learning environment, offering varying perspectives and approaches to challenges.
The iimt’s interactive teaching methods combine theoretical know-how and practical approaches.
Its participants learn from case studies, group work, discussions, and business games that aim to solve real-world managerial challenges.
The programmes also pay attention to students’ personal development by providing collaboration and networking opportunities.
Graduates from iimt’s Executive Programmes will gain an advantage from meeting key-players from technology-driven sectors; and by building an international network of colleagues and will also benefit from a strong iimt alumni network.
Executive MBA Management in Technology
The international institute of management in technology (iimt) of the University of Fribourg offers Executive MBA (EMBA) programmes that are ideal for engineering professionals with at least three years of industry experience.
The iimt’s EMBA programmes place a strong emphasis on innovation by placing a strong focus on the skills that drive this discipline.
The Executive MBA Management in Technology’s modular and flexible structure allows students to juggle their studies and career at the same time.
The programme is delivered by a team of teaching experts that develop the participants’ leadership qualities for both national and international business.
The Executive MBA Management in Technology’s promises the highest quality of education to its students.
It achieves this by offering a course curriculum that is strongly technology-linked and by addressing the latest issues surrounding the tech-sphere.
Frédéric Mauron is a graduate of the iimt’s Executive MBA Management in Technology programme. He said that the most impressive component of the programme is its team of lecturers, comprising of some of the best known and experienced specialists in their domain.
“Participating in this programme has been an intensive learning experience and provided an opportunity to expand my network of contacts,” Mauron stated said.
“Moreover, the iimt offers a very flexible course structure which allowed me to adapt my schedule to strike a balance between my professional and private life,” Mauron added.
Similarly, Adrian Kramer also enrolled in iimt’s Executive MBA Management in Technology programme said that the iimt provided him with a great learning experience.
Kramer attributes this positive experience to the live classroom environment facilitated through the programme and its emphasis on group discussions, which he describes as fun.
He adds that the programme allowed him to develop a high-quality professional network with lasting business relationships.
“These three years were very good value for the invested money and time providing me with memories and know-how directly applicable in my daily business life,” Kramer said.
Executive Diploma in Digital Leadership
The iimt offers an Executive Diploma Digital Leadership programme that provides students with effective training in global business management, digital mindset, finance and accounting, leadership, and also human resources.
This programme will provide the right management skills to develop leaders who are adept at innovating and produce consistently superior results and to successfully lead global business organisations.
The iimt’s Executive Diploma in Digital Leadership programme features interactive teaching methods with a balanced mix of theoretical knowledge and practical application.
This programme enables students to learn through case studies, practical approaches, group work, and lively discussions as are an integral part of all the iimt’s executive programmes.
Students can use iimt credits earned from completed course modules in this programme for other Executive CAS, Executive Diploma, or the Executive MBA programmes.
Executive CAS Leadership in a diverse world
The world of business is increasingly competitive, and many companies have recognised that comprehensive and sustainable diversity management plays a key role in business success.
Studies have shown that diversity and inclusion within teams fosters creativity and efficiency, and as such has a great impact on the business allowing teams to quickly generate ideas and innovation.
The iimt also offers an Executive CAS Leadership in a diverse world programme designed to develop leaders who are adept in all areas of business leadership.
This programme was developed through a collaboration with Swisscom and is open to all professionals who aim to improve their business leadership skills.
In this programme, participants will learn about all the diversity and leadership tools necessary for business success.
They will also develop the skills to implement and anchor diversity initiatives within their organisation.
Learn more about iimt’s Executive Programmes to develop your career in Management in Technology and leadership.