In Period 5, the last module of the programme, you get to choose eight electives from a range of courses. All courses are designed with a focus on innovation, so you graduate with knowledge and skills that allow you to jump right into action the moment you start work.
P4 takes place in Singapore, a vibrant city state and international business hub in the heart of South East Asia. Academically, there is a heavy emphasis on Strategy, as you will tackle this topic both in the core courses as well as the Practicals, while further refining your teamwork and negotiation skills.
As a former Chinese business journalist, I’m pleasantly surprised by how realistic the INSEAD Capstone simulation captured the subtle culture of the Chinese business world. This intensive three-day project has taken me on a reflective journey, putting my former on-the-ground observations into context and deriving new inspirations on where Chinese culture meets the global scene.
INSEAD's Master in Management (MIM) programme is designed to empower the next generation of well-rounded, agile-thinking and innovative individuals who are ready to make a positive impact in today's society. If you are a young professional with zero to two years of work experience looking to learn beyond theory, acquire practical skills and maximise your career potential, INSEAD's MIM is one to explore.
The INSEAD Master in Management is designed to give graduates a head start in today’s business world. The curriculum design involved faculty, the school board as well as recruiters, to gather feedback on what skills and knowledge today’s young professionals are typically lacking in the workplace. This process led us to create the MIM Practicals which are integrated into each of the five study periods.
P3 is the last study period on the Fontainebleau campus, before the cohort moves on to Abu Dhabi (optional) and Singapore. In the Core Courses, you will learn to apply your accounting knowledge to practical managerial uses, discover the exciting and perhaps surprising aspects of operations and logistics, and understand the intersection between business, government and public policy.
Following a short break to catch your breath after the first period, P2 beckons with deep dives into Machine Learning, Valuation and Microeconomics. At the end of the period, the Practical will get you hands-on in valuing real-life companies and analysing the intricacies of business acquisitions. While you will stay with your home group for one of the Core Courses, you will be assigned a new group for P2, giving you the opportunity to form close bonds with other classmates and stretch your teambuilding skills even further.
Learning in the New Normal takes places in many different forms: on campus, virtual or hybrid. Hear first-hand from the community on what the INSEAD experience is like in these extraordinary times.
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated how necessary career agility is in today’s workplace. Many workers all over the world had to adapt to working from home, and with that shift, came changing relationships to their professional networks and industry goals. Other professionals needed to alter their companies’ focus, commitment, and client base, which in turn, altered their strategic plans.
Having completed P0, everyone gathers on the INSEAD Fontainebleau Campus in September to begin the programme. Your first few days will consist of welcome celebrations, teambuilding and cultural awareness activities, and then it will be time to meet your home group and dive into the first study period P1, consisting of eight weeks, three Core Courses, a Workshop and a Practical. Here's what to expect in P1: