The Science and Art of Developing People


Founded in 1986 by Dr. Thomas Tavantzis and Martha Tavantzis, IMD is a Philadelphia area-based global consulting company that combines people acumen with the science of organizational psychology to provide leadership solutions.

In a challenging economy with limited budgets for conferences, focused on-site training by teams from the same organization is the most efficient use of your development dollars.

Working with companies, we align your goals with the strengths of your employees to achieve maximum results. We offer and rely on a variety of scientifically valid and reliable tools, e.g., aptitude testing personality, stress assessment, interviews, cognitive tests, multi-rater assessments.The tools we use are applied to:

  • screen applicants
  • determine good candidates
  • become the employer of choice
  • reduce turnover
  • save time and money
  • develop your leadership bench strength
  • manage stress better
  • become more productive
  • make teams more cohesive and productive

Working with individuals, we teach you to play to your strengths, making you more productive. Or we combine our experience with state-of-the art assessment tools to help you develop or even redirect your career.

  • determine your talents and abilities
  • become more successful
  • become stress resilient
  • reduce anxiety
  • feel confident and be happier
  • be able to articulate your talents to others
  • develop a career plan
  • balance work and life

Our Programs

  • Executive Coaching – Individual
  • Executive Coaching – Group
  • Assess Talent And Managing Talent
  • Succession Planning
  • Team Development
  • Organizational Consulting
  • Strategic Career Vision
  • Leadership Development
  • Stress Management
  • Resiliency Training
  • Beginning Career Choice

Our Clients

  • Sanofi-Aventis
  • Cephalon
  • Comcast Spotlight
  • Data Systems Analysis
  • Glaxo Smithkline
  • Johnson-Matthey
  • Merck
  • PJM Interconnection
  • Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
  • Over 1000 High School, College, Graduate students
  • “Career Explorers” from 25-62