No matter how many detours, u-turns, side roads and fast-tracks on the road to the career of your dreams, the journey is almost always transformative. Three entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds tell us about their experience and how going back to school brought about the most impactful change.
Economic growth in Asia-Pacific has gone hand in hand with an explosion in the region's business schools. Africa, meanwhile, has lagged behind other developing regions with only a handful of globally recognised business schools. In a recent podcast episode, Invest Africa spoke to INSEAD Associate Dean Katy Montgomery about why global business schools are looking to Africa and what priorities are shaping the business leaders of tomorrow.
In the fast-moving world of tech, it's important for professionals to enter the workforce with the skills they need to succeed. We gathered insights from experts and alumni to find out why the INSEAD Master in Management (MIM) is a top contender if you're thinking about working in the tech industry.
The professional world can easily be harsh. Having a strong purpose in the job you have makes you cope with it way easier and tackle challenges as they appear
The INSEAD Master in Management (MIM) prepares you for a business career with a wide range of choices across different industry sectors, including and not limited to consulting, financial services, technology, FMCG, industrials, consumer and luxury goods and healthcare.
Successful executives seldom get to the top alone. Even the most talented need the help of other people to reach their true potential. As the workplace becomes more competitive and interactive, the practice of leadership coaching and mentoring is becoming more common as ambitious individuals seek guidance, and senior executives realise the importance of helping people reach their full potential by sharing knowledge and insights.
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.
1. Keep it short. Most people are busy. They would watch Netflix, rather than read emails. Brevity = Gold; use the subject line effectively. 2. KISS (Keep it simple, silly) People would read your email once (that's it). If they understand it, great, else they would move on. Don't become a living embodiment of the Oxford dictionary. 3. Structure
The financial services sector is one of the most important and influential industries in the world today. In this article, INSEAD's Career Services team provides important insights into this sector and how INSEAD helps to connect its students with potential employers.
“Don't wait for the future to tell you what to do. It is better to make mistakes in a strategy than having no strategy at all.” - José Luis Álvarez, INSEAD Senior Affiliate Professor of Organisational Behaviour In episode 19 we discuss the importance of having a strategy or at least an idea ready for implementation and what career strategies look like in 2021. Listen on your favourite platform