The EMFin empowered me with a much broader perspective regarding how other verticals within our industry, and indeed, other industries operate.
A "coffee chat" is the name given to an informal conversation you have with an employee of a company you are interested in. Those conversations are not formally a part of the recruiting process. Coffee chats allow a potential applicant to ask questions about the firm, show their interest to one of the employees and build a network with the company.
With such an intense and diverse calendar of activities at INSEAD, I managed to get to know myself better.
An Executive Master in Finance is a significant investment of time and money. Gaining your employer's support would typically mean getting the company to sponsor full or part of the tuition fees, and agreeing on time away from work to attend the modules.
Get ready to be stuffed with knowledge like afoie gras goose!
INSEAD is about understanding yourself and others and to find the courage to change.
I keep in touch with both class members and faculty. It’s a powerful network.