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