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The IMM Partners

IMM partner schools work closely together in designing the IMM Global Executive MBA curriculum to ensure that it meets the needs of our students, and in developing courses that reflect the unique business environments of the international cities in which they’ll study.

Each IMM Global Executive MBA partner has been selected to provide our students with the best level of insight, benefiting from the experience of leading international business schools in their specific area of expertise.

TIAS School for Business and Society

The Netherlands

TIAS is a business school with deep academic roots that forms an integral part of Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology, right in the heart of everyday society. Since its founding in 1986, its ambition has been to do things differently, to achieve progress by educating people who can make a realdifference to themselves, their organizations and their environment. The Financial Times ranked TIAS #20 among European business schools.

The Corporate Knights Better World MBA Rankings recognized TIAS as the #8 school in the world focused on sustainability.

Our educational philosophy, built upon the themes of discover, engage and connect, is the platform from which our students learn to continually broaden their horizons. The international environment that TIAS provides incorporates both broad social focus and a strong academic education. Class sizes are kept small to facilitate extensive interaction between students and lecturers. IMM Global EMBA contact: Mrs. Christel Donne at c.donne@tias.edu and +31 13 466 8618.

Politecnico di Milano

Milan Italy IMM Global Executive MBA

Politecnico di Milano is the most outstanding technical university in Italy. Founded in 1863, Politecnico di Milano, or MIP, has two main campuses in Milan, five campuses in northern Italy, and a campus in China. The MIP Graduate School of Business, founded in 1979, joined the IMM program as a partner in spring 2017, and brings to the program expertise in the intersection between technology, management and policy.

Politecnico di Milano has 40,000 students and maintains robust international networks, with degree program partners in Europe, Asia, North America and South America. Learn more about MIP in this video. IMM Global EMBA contact: MIP International Part Time Masters Admissions Office at imbapt@mip.polimi.it and +39-02-2399-2870.

Purdue University

Purdue University IMM Global Executive MBA program

Purdue University was established in 1869 and is a well-known world-class research institution. Enrollment at the main campus in West Lafayette, Indiana, regularly tops 40,000 students each year.

Purdue's Executive Education Programs are part of the Krannert School of Management, which will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2017.

Purdue alumni have achieved recognition in a range of areas: in 2010 Bloomberg revealed that Purdue was one of the universities in America with the most undergraduate alumni serving as chief executive officers of Standard & Poor's 500 firms, including McDonald's Corporation, John Deere, and United Technologies. Purdue alumni include former Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf, and no less than 23 astronauts including Neil Armstrong and Eugene Cernan. IMM Global EMBA contact: Ms. Nancy Smigiel at nks@purdue.edu and +1-765-494-4580.

Tianjin University


Tianjin University, founded in 1895 as Peiyang University, is the first modern university in China. The College of Management and Economics was among the first authorized management schools by the Ministry of Education in China in 1984.

Thanks to an interdisciplinary approach, rooted in their engineering tradition, Tianjin Business School aims to develop future leaders who can influence the rapidly changing world by exploring, imparting and innovatively applying the knowledge of management and economics. IMM Global EMBA contact: Mr. Nick Huang at huangwentao@tju.edu.cn and +86-22-8740-2083.

Fundação Getulio Vargas


Founded in 1944, FGV is a private, free-standing, non-profit institution, dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and the dissemination of knowledge in the fields of business, economics, social sciences, and law.

FGV has significantly contributed to Brazil’s social and economic development during the past decades by publishing economic rates and figures: the Revista de Administração Pública (Public Administration Magazine), printed bimonthly, with high circulation in the technical-scientific sector, has been edited by FGV since 1967. FGV has been selected by The Economist as one of the most important think tanks in the world, and is ranked by the Financial Times in the top 100 business schools in the world.

In December 2014, the Ministry of Education ranked FGV/EBAPE as the best school of administration in Brazil for the second year running. IMM Global EMBA contact: Ms. Monica Balanda at Monica.balanda@fgv.br and +55-21-3799-5752.

ISM University of Management and Economics

Vilnius Lithuania skyline IMM partner school Executive MBA

ISM was established in 1999 as a private institution of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduation education specializing in business, management, and economics. It is the first business university in Lithuania. The university's predecessor, the Business Training Centre, was established in 1995 to contribute to the development of Lithuanian business community.

As the leading business university in the region, ISM plays a significant role in shaping the private sector and the business environment. The university increases awareness of the role of business in society.

ISM has two campus locations: Kaunas and Vilnius, the capital. In Vilnius, where IMM students study, ISM resides in a 14th-century former Basilian monastery. IMM Global EMBA contact: Ms. Aneta Slekyte-Kaminiene at anesle@ism.lt and +370 614 9085.

IMM in Lithuania

Take a tour of Vilnius, hosted by Executive Director Dr. Aldas Kriauciunas, and get an inside look at the IMM program in action in residency at ISM.