International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM)

Engaging Managers Beyond Administration

Co-founded by Henry Mintzberg, the International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM) has been changing the course of management education and leadership development for over twenty years.

International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM)

International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM)

Are you ready to be transformed?

Learn more about how the International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM) develops leaders and transforms organizations. The IMPM is for experienced managers and leaders intent on enhancing their own practice of management. Over 16 months, you will attend 10-day modules designed and delivered by leading business schools in 5 regions.

Founded by McGill University management guru Henry Mintzberg, and voted the #1 International Program several years in a row, the International Masters Program for Managers is truly one of the word’s most international executive programs. Five modules in five regions around the world (UK, Canada, Japan, India, Brazil), together with five top schools. A truly unique and innovative masters program for busy senior executives. Transform yourself and your organisation.


Module One - Managing Self: The Reflective Mindset

Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster, UK

Focus includes:

  • Developing participants’ experiences and reflection into new practices of thinking and acting
  • Appreciative inquiry and action inquiry
  • Organizational cultures
  • Considering virtue ethics and responsibility in an organizational context
  • Incorporating vision, community, creativity, and insight into management practice.

Module Two - Managing Organisations: The Analytic Mindset‌

Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Canada

Focus includes:

  • Role of evidence and experience in business and management
  • Strategic thinking and practice
  • Organizational models for business
  • Examining how decision are made and negotiations take place within different types of organizations
  • Innovation awareness and AI, how data is used and what biases exist in decision making processes

Module Three - Managing Relationships: The Collaborative Mindset ‌‌

Yokohama National University, Japan

Focus includes:

  • Relational coordination and collaboration
  • Role of intra- and inter-organizational trust
  • Cross-sector collaboration across sectors
  • Managing disasters and crisis through collaboration
  • Human-machine collaboration and ethical collaborative tech

Module Four - Managing Change: The Action Mindset


Focus includes:

  • Exploring catalytic change
  • How business and global dynamics interact with management and organizational action
  • Change management and process analysis of change and continuity
  • Understanding the responsibility of leaders and organizations beyond themselves
  • Action research for catalytic change, transformation and impact

Module Five - Managing Context: The Worldly Mindset

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore

Focus includes:

  • Conditions for innovation and entrepreneurship for sustaining international business growth
  • Applying a multi-cultural, diverse global mindset in context
  • Innovation and creating new forms of value in international settings
  • Managerial and organizational olitical dynamics in diverse settings
  • Sustainability, ecosystems and nonmarket dynamics

Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

1001 Sherbrooke Street West, [Map], 6th Floor
Montreal, Quebec Canada H3A 1G5

Tel.: 514-398-7309
Fax: 514-398-7443
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