We are pleased to announce that IFM University has just been named Most Innovative Business School in Switzerland for the year 2018 by Global Brands Magazine. We are extremely proud of IFM’s flourishing global reputation, that we owe to our brilliant professors, students and alumni.
IFM students attended a Hockey match of the Geneva Servette Hockey Club. It was an invigorating and exciting moment for 20 students that ended with a victory for the dynamic team. IFM has been partners with the Geneva Servette Hockey Club since 2017. > website
IFM students enjoyed a visit and a presentation on the new marketing challenges faced by the Roger Dubuis Manufacture, house of luxury watches, complications and jewelry mastering modern timepieces and belonging to Richemont. > website
This workshop focused on career and Linkedin development topic was given by Mr Oscar Baldo, HR Specialist. Students were lectured about human ressource management and how to create a successful profile on Linkedin to give their career a competitive edge.
IFM was honored to welcome M. Monteiro, Executive Director of J. Safra Sarasin Bank for an amazing presentation. J. Safra Sarasin is an international financial group committed to sustainability, established in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. > website
IFM students have visited the recording studio of One FM and enjoyed an excellent presentation of the media group Media One Contact gathering the LFM, Rouge, One FM, Radio Lac, Virgin Radio, Nostalgie, NRJ Léman et La Radio Plus. > website
A friendly event, regularly held at the Café des Bains, right across the street from IFM. Held in a great atmosphere, this event was the perfect occasion for students to build new connections with freshman students and exchange ideas.
IFM students have done a cultural visit to one of the most emblematic museums in the city. IFM students have discovered iconic and unique timepieces from the 16th to the 19th Century all signed Patek Philippe. > website
IFM has attendend Europe's largest international higher education conference, organised by the European Association for International Education in Geneva, Switzerland. Facing outward' was the theme of the 30th Annual edition of the event,
IFM University Geneva has been represented at the ICEF Higher Education Partnership Forum. Collaboration between higher education institutions is an important part of internationalization. Key meetings and networking opportunities helped to create and strengthen strategic partnerships.
Throughout the Summer and Fall, a fleet of trams flying IFM’s flag run through Geneva to inform students and the public at large. Resonating with the testimonies from our many graduates, our 2018 slogan rings : “IFM – The Business School that changes your career”.
Our students regularly evaluate the academic excellence and style of teaching. Our innovative teaching concept combines academic excellence, practical skills and real-world relevance. A summer survey shows that the students’ overall satisfaction rate stands between 89 et 93 %.
We celebrated our students’ success at a magnificent Graduation Ceremony. The event was held at the Intercontinental Hotel. Graduates, their families and friends attended a memorable and international 2018 edition. > more (photos & video)
This annual event is hosted by IFM for the students. It was relocated to the elegant Kempinski Hotel in Geneva due to weather conditions. With Djs and a breathtaking view of Geneva and Jet d'eau, ours students got an early taste of summer.
Mrs Henry, Marketing director and M. Alvarez, Director of Advisory gave an excellent presentation followed by a discussion. IFM students dscovered the inner-workings of the real estate market, its professions and the services of this prestigious and modern agency. > website
A perfect evening by the lake, the Afterstudy Party is an opportunity for students and professors alike to relax and mingle while enjoying the beautiful spring weather.
Mr.Jean Charzat, Director Agribusiness Africa gave a unique presentation at IFM. Bunge is a multinational trading firm in agribusiness, Bunge reports a sales revenue of 42 billion USD and employs 32’000 people around the world. > website
A friendly and informal event, traditionally held at the Café des Bains, right across the street from IFM. Held in a great atmosphere, it was the perfect occasion for students to share ideas and build connections.
IFM students visited the Giant of the tobacco industry in Neuchâtel, They discovered how a production chain works. Philip Morris International has a sales revenue of 74 billion USD and employs over 75,300 people across the world. > website
This annual one to one workshop is held by the Academic Counsellor and Career Coach. It allows IFM students to improve their CV, Cover Letter, and to learn more about successful interview techniques > more
M. Harry Allegrezza, Specialised Markets Director gave an excellent presentation explaining the future of distribution and sales. Leading company in the distribution of consumer goods, Migros is the biggest employer in Switzerland with 97’000 workers and 27 billion CHF in sales revenue. > website
The IFM students visited the Favarger chocolate factory, established in 1826 and specialised in fine quality products. Favarger is a worldwide reference in Swiss chocolate production, with an international presence in Europe, USA, Middle-East and Asia.
Swiss CEO of Easyjet, Mr. Thénevaz gave an exclusive conference followed by a discussion for the IFM students. The airline transports 63 million passengers to and from 124 different destinations. Easyjet has a sales revenue of 4.6 billion CHF.
The IFM students visited the Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS) which is the public Swiss audio-visual broadcasting company. It offers programs over 4 radio channels, 2 television channels and digital platforms. With a budget of 1.6 billion CHF..
The IFM students had the opportunity to visit the Porsche center. This globally recognised brand has been the most profitable in the history of automobiles with over 21 billion euros in profits and 20’000 employees worldwide. > website
The IFM students visited the jewel of luxury watch manufacturers. By the end of the visit, the students had a better understanding of the precise work and skill that go into luxury watch manufacturing and what takes to market the product. > website
The IFM students enjoyed a visit of the largest collection of modern art pieces in Switzerland. They developed an appreciation for the diversity and dynamism of the Swiss and international artistic scene > website
The IFM students enjoyed an excellent presentation by Mr. Constatino Cancela, Assets manager at the Geneva Cantonal Bank, with a focus on assets management and financial products offered by the BCGE. > website
M. Favre, in charge of institutional clientele, gave an amazing conference followed by a discussion for the IFM students. UBS is the largest wealth management bank in the world totalling over 60 billion CHF in assets. > website
Mr Perego, Regional President Europe gave an exclusive conference followed by a discussion for the IFM students. The group retails the following brands: Bacardi, Grey Goose, Bombay Sapphire, Eristoff, Martini in 160 countries. > website
IFM students were invited for a unique visit to Franck Muller manufacture, an emblematic independent watch manufacturer from Geneva. The brand has become a reference in the luxury watchmaking sector. > website
IFM students enjoyed a top presentation followed by a discussion with Mr. Pedrazzini, CEO Switzerland. A prestigious advertising company, that created campains for: Toyota, Kiri, Lexus, Piaget. > website