The Global B-school – INSEAD

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The Financial Times ranks MBA at INSEAD as the #1 MBA programme in the world for 2 consecutive years, 2016 & 2017.


is one of the world’s largest and leading B-school. It brings together people, communities, cultures, innovation and ideas that change lives and to transform institutions and organizations.

INSEAD’s research and business education spans across the globe. The 135 renowned faculty members from 45 countries inspire more than 1,500 students in the college’s degree and Ph.D. programmes. Also, more than 11,000 executives participate in INSEAD’s executive education programmes every year.

More than 1,500 participants annually become a part of INSEAD’s master programmes. The programs include MBA, Executive MBA, Specialised Master’s degrees (Executive Master in Financial Consultancy, Executive Masters’ Program in Consulting and Coaching for Change, and the dual-degree i.e. Tsinghua-INSEAD Executive MBA). All programmes offer a culturally diverse and a global perspective. This prepares the INSEAD graduates to succeed and excel in their careers across the world.

The INSEAD Difference

A global educational institution with a multi-campus model. INSEAD’s mission is to create responsible, thoughtful leaders, influencers, and entrepreneurs who can create value for their communities and their communities. The college puts an extensive focus on continuous research and innovation. It expands its frontiers of knowledge and also influences business practice across the world.

Furthermore, the value that the college wants to inculcate in each of its students creates the INSEAD difference.

  • Independence as a governance principle – The college propagates intellectual freedom and are autonomous in its institutional, academic and financial planning.
  • Interaction with the International Business Community – The college continuously initiates partnerships with other b-schools and international business community to disseminate management knowledge.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit – The college extensively promotes innovation and experimentation.
  • Diversity as a source of learning and enrichment – INSEAD is free from any dominant culture or prevalent dogma; and is open to, and respectful of other views, and propagates learning through the exchange of ideas and experiences.

The college believes that building a career is a lifelong journey. The ten-month MBA programme fast-tracks and transforms a student career in exciting and unexpected ways. As they progress towards gaining important business management knowledge and develop a global mindset. Students are also coached on how to achieve their goals and aspirations. They are taken through a process of learning more about themselves, understanding of the markets and forming a strategy for success. As a result, new alumni of the college are securing top positions with the world’s most attractive recruiters.

What INSEAD expects from an applicant?

There are no specific requirements that INSEAD looks for in terms of experience, but candidates must have at least two years of experience. The participants have an average of 5.5 years of work experience with the range between two and nine. They welcome applications from all around the world regardless of their race, caste, gender, color or financial status.

Being a top business school, INSEAD comprises a cross-country, multi-cultural environment with students from 80 nationalities. They look for the candidates with different personal qualities, intellectual curiosity, and differentiating traits so that they contribute to various INSEAD activities.

They prefer candidates who can take ownership of their career and have a desire to stretch themselves in a rigorous and continuous academic programme.

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