IMI’s mission, and passion, is to equip leaders to build the future.

Founded by business leaders for business leaders, we’ve been empowering world-class executives for over sixty years.

In partnership with UCC’s expert research faculty and an international network of thought leaders, our globally-ranked executive development will challenge, support and inspire you to unlock your potential and fulfil your ambition.

Surrounded by passionate, like-minded executives, you’ll be equipped with the tools and insights to shape the future of your organisation.


IMI merged with University College Cork in 2016, combining UCC’s expertise, relationships and global reach with IMI’s global ranking, reputation for excellence, unparalleled business community network and scalable business model to deliver distinctive, world-class executive education.

IMI. Inspiring leadership performance.

5,000 new contacts to the IMI Network in the past 5 years
500 Network of Global Associates
40 globally ranked open enrolment programmes
Over 90% of graduates feel more prepared to lead their organisations into the future
1,000+ organisations experienced IMI executive development in 2018
10th consecutive year ranked by the Financial Times for customised executive education
Globally ranked for both Open and Customised executive education
2018 Highest new entrant in the Financial Times’ European Business Schools ranking in 2018