The INSEAD Executive MBA is an intensive programme with a rigorous curriculum. As part of the admissions process, you must take either the INSEAD Assessment, the GMAC Executive Assessment (EA) or the GMAT. All of these tests evaluate your academic aptitude, including quantitative and verbal skills. The application process will vary slightly depending on which test you choose:
My INSEAD journey started 12 months ago when I attended an information session conducted at the Singapore campus. My motivation at the time was to evaluate whether a Master's degree would help be a catalyst for my career. The obvious choice was the renowned Global Executive MBA programme, commonly known to INSEADers as the GEMBA, and the session really cemented for me the answer to the question – Why INSEAD?
October 2020: I couldn´t picture a better moment to start my Executive MBA.
INSEAD’s EMFin application process is conducted wholly online, where you begin by downloading an application form. There is also a list of documents that you will need to prepare, so be sure to find out what are the necessary items as early as you can.
“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then” – Lewis Caroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland It was 2AM, and I was lying in my bed in Dubai, perfectly content with life but hungry for change. Hungry for more. Contentment is a fickle friend and can lead to complacency.
I chose the INSEAD MIM because it offered me a unique fusion of management studies, technology and sustainability, exactly what I needed.
I look forward to the one million possibilities that will start to shape my future experience at INSEAD.
I’ve never had this level of support - the system at INSEAD worked really well for me.
Rumour has it – INSEAD’s MBA programme is difficult to get in, as it requires a mighty GMAT score. Or you might have heard that if you do not have a business background, your chances of getting admitted into INSEAD are low. Nothing clears the air better than hearing directly from INSEAD’s admissions office, so here are some misconceptions that we have so often heard – debunked!
Part two is written onboard EK355 from Singapore to Dubai, on my way to France. So excited to start my journey with the school! This post will focus specifically on the INSEAD application process, and the preparation that I did.