INSEAD MBA Alumna Elena Panaritis is the founder of Panel Group, a social enterprise which helps countries to establish secure property rights. She talks about creating a social enterprise, the extra skills social entrepreneurs need, and her spell as an MP in post-crisis Greece. In this video she talks about raising money, skills needed for social entrepreneurs, and how to effectively realise a social enterprise vision.
In this episode of In The Know, we discuss MBA careers and leadership in entrepreneurship, with a particular focus on social ventures. Also called social entrepreneurship, this entails the use of start-up companies and other entrepreneurs to develop, fund and implement solutions to social, cultural, or environmental issues. Listen on to discover how INSEAD nurtures budding entrepreneurs, Featuring: Daniel Layug, INSEAD MBA'17D
In this episode, we discuss careers and leadership in entrepreneurial startups, with a particular focus on Executive MBA careers. Approximately half of INSEAD graduates run their own companies at some point in their careers. Others join high growth ventures, lead entrepreneurial projects within corporations, or focus on social ventures. We discuss some of the challenges that present when running your own company. Featuring: Alexander Bregman, GEMBA'2016
The INSEAD alumni community is global and interconnected. You can ask any question and – even if you don`t get the answer right away – someone will know who to ask.
INSEAD ticked all of the boxes that I was looking for
It was the best decision of my professional life and a very rewarding journey for my personal development and growth.
Our class became incredibly close and we even have a programme of reunion events until 2026.
At INSEAD, the vibrant entrepreneurship environment presents global opportunities for our MBA students to turn their ideas into real ventures. We have a variety of entrepreneurship electives to provide students new insights to pull a business idea together. The INSEAD Centre for Entrepreneurship also organises exciting extracurricular activities—from bootcamps to venture competitions—to allow students to put their ideas and skills to the test.
We interviewed GEMBA'07 Alumna Charlotte Mason at her workplace, and talked about the experience and the impact the programme has had on her life sometime after. After graduation, she had quickly moved up from middle management to senior management, and then changed tracks to become an entrepreneur.
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