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IMD MBA Recommendation Questions

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The IMD MBA recommendation questions for entry in 2025 are here. IMD requires a single recommendation from a business-related source who knows you well, has worked directly with you, and who can highlight your professional achievements, interpersonal skills, teamwork, and leadership using their form.

2024-2025 IMD MBA Recommendation Questions

What is your relationship with the applicant?

  • Business partner (currently)
  • Business Partner (previously)
  • Buyer
  • CEO/Managing Director (currently)
  • CEO/Managing Director (previously)
  • Client
  • Colleague/Peer (currently)
  • Colleague/Peer (previously)
  • Family/Friends
  • Line Manager (currently)
  • Line Manager (previously)
  • Mentor
  • Professor
  • Supervisor (currently)
  • Supervisor (previously)
  • Supplier
  • Other

How long have you known the applicant and in what capacity?

Describe the applicant’s role in your organization. What has his/her single most important contribution been to the organization?

What do you consider to be the applicant’s top three strengths?

What do you consider to be the applicant’s weaknesses or opportunities for improvement?

The recommender next provides their contact details before submission.

IMD MBA recommendation questions