INSEAD – A Complete Guide


Practicing the globalisation it teaches, INSEAD has built on its strategy of stepping out of its traditional roots to build global campuses in Asia (Singapore) and Middle East (Abu Dhabi) in addition to Europe (France). The objective is to provide its participants a global educational experience with its hugely renowned faculty and vast array of much sought after executive education programmes each year.

Some of the salient features of an education from INSEAD are listed below.

Teaching Methodology & Student Options

INSEAD leverages innovative teaching methods across formats such as Simulation games, Cases studies, Lectures, P2P learning, Role plays, Tutorials and Group projects. INSEAD also offers its students an option to pursue its core management courses in one or more of its Europe and Asia based campuses including a unique joint executive MBA with Tsinghua University in China. 70% of INSEAD’s students tend to move between campuses reflecting its understanding of the need for student locational flexibility and consistency of education.

Academic Programs

INSEAD offers a huge variety of academic programmes including a full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme, Executive MBA (EMBA) programme, a Master in Finance programme, a PhD in management programme, and a variety of executive education programmes. Each of these programs are designed thoughtfully and allow students to gain the most from a calendar year and industry interaction.

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Education Standards

INSEAD is consistently ranked in the global top 20 in management education. British-based Financial Times has ranked INSEAD’s MBA programmes #1 in 2016, across all categories: MBA, Executive MBA and Single School Executive MBA

Cost  of Education

Global quality education comes with an initial upfront cost however these are outweighed by the benefits of knowledge gained, alumni & business networks and lucrative career options. Also, INSEAD offers fellowships for students including full tuition fee waiver, annual stipend, and support research funding

Global Career

The value of an INSEAD education can be gauged from the fact that INSEAD is ranked #2 in a total number of Fortune 500 companies who have their CEO’s from this establishment. Forbes magazine the USA, has listed INSEAD’s “International One-Year MBA Program.”

With the highest return on investment of any MBA programme in the world in 2015

In conclusion, INSEAD offers one of the highest standards in education and has been consistently rated as one of the best Global Universities.

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