Myth: An Executive Master in Finance (EMFin) is a programme for banking professionals. INSEAD’s EMFin Programme Director Massimo Massa (right), who is also the Rothschild Chaired Professor of Banking and INSEAD Professor of Finance, debunks this myth and shares more about the type of participants who come into the programme.
To get a head start for a great management career in today’s business world, you need more than just a solid foundation in business. You will need an edge in both technology and people skills. To truly make an impact, you must also understand the world's most pressing issues, and how business and society must innovate to be a force for good.
David joined Morgan Stanley upon graduating from the INSEAD MBA in 2008 and has worked his way up over the last 12 years to become a managing director for the company in London. He’s convinced by the long-term value of an MBA and thinks that although the current crisis serves up challenges for graduating MBA students, hard work and focus will ultimately present to them the career opportunities they crave.
Is an MBA still worth it? The answer is a resounding yes, according to MBA alumna Cintia Tavella from INSEAD, who graduated at the height of the global financial crisis.
The region of Asia is incredibly diverse in people and culture, you need to be aware of those differences to be successful when conducting business or pursuing a career in Asia. The Tsinghua – INSEAD Executive MBA (TIEMBA) is a unique partnership between INSEAD and Tsinghua, one of China’s most prestigious universities. The programme takes place across INSEAD’s three campuses in Singapore, Abu Dhabi and Fontainebleau (France), and Tsinghua’s campuses in Beijing and Shenzhen.
We are living in the midst of the deepest recession in human history. The International Monetary Fund expects a 3% decline in global GDP this year, the European Union’s economy will contract by 7.4% and perhaps most pessimistically, the International Labour Organisation expects an equivalent of 305 million full-time jobs to be have been lost by the end of June. In every direction, there is a new story of doom and gloom.
A lot is being said about how to be successful with your job search during uncertain times. However, I don’t see job search as some mystical creature that needs demystification. It’s a matter of common sense with a good dose of being clear about your career goals, being realistic, being committed and being in the right mindset. Being clear about your career goals.
What is it that sets finance professionals apart? The ability to evolve with your industry’s changing priorities can make the difference between building a good career and a truly great one.
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