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.
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.
With a thriving economy and the highest entrepreneurship rate in the world, Africa is the place to be for working professionals looking to make their mark. We spoke to three INSEAD MBA alumni from the region about the skill sets needed in Africa, how the INSEAD MBA helped them excel, and what advice they would give to graduates looking to build a successful career in Africa.
“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
Tips for MBA students to get the most out of their MBA experience in preparation for their career journey after graduation.
One of the few certainties emerging from COVID-19 is that it will have a lasting impact on the way people work. Employees are adjusting to a new set of realities in the workplace, with research showing 48 per cent are likely to work remotely at least some of the time – compared to 30 per cent before the pandemic (Gartner, 2020). The pandemic has merely fast-tracked a longer-term trend that is radically transforming the way organisations conduct business.
The last 12 months have shown us that the unpredictable can happen and even our best-laid career plans don’t always work out the way we intend them to. To help us explain how we can understand and succeed in an ever-changing career landscape, we are joined by two individuals responsible for ensuring students INSEAD's pioneering INSEAD Master in Management class build solid foundations for their future career success. Our Guests
What is possible when you start to reimagine yourself and unleash your human potential? At the recent Professional Women's Network (PWN) Global Summit I gave a presentation on the topic "Navigating Careers in Turbulent Times", and I'd like to share some of my thoughts on this blog as well.
For those who have already decided on what career path they are looking to transition to, INSEAD does offer many mechanisms to help.