It was an absolutely inspiring experience.
Physicist Albert Einstein once said that “in the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity”. For organisational leaders who roll up their sleeves and continue to find ways to demonstrate success in the face of challenge, this is especially true.
With dedicated resources at your disposal from the day you start your Executive MBA journey, INSEAD’s career development curriculum has been specifically designed to support candidates to reach their desired career outcomes. Whether seeking growth within a current organisation, looking to explore a new career path, or embarking on a new venture – the career development team is there to support you every step of the way.
“Be yourself, everyone else is taken!” So said the writer Oscar Wilde in the 19th century, though his witty one-liner remains true of personal branding today.
When Petronela Pell heard that PWN Global, a professional women’s networking organisation, offered a merit-based scholarship to INSEAD's modular Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) programme, she knew she had to seize this golden opportunity.
INSEAD is a school that promises cultural diversity, career development, and a network beyond comparison. With more than 60,000 alumni spread across over 170 countries around the world, both past and present students have been empowered to prosper in business globally. This has also allowed students from the African diaspora to use this synergy for business growth on the continent. Imagine a school that brings people together. A place that builds and develops leaders who transform business and society. Enter the place of higher education and learning, INSEAD.
When I started my Executive MBA, I knew that my final project would focus on Blue Ocean strategy. I read the book, co-authored by two INSEAD professors, back in 2005. Doing an EMBA fifteen years later, in the place where the framework was first developed, had a special meaning to me. However, I did not simply want to apply the framework to a company.
Discover more about the GEMBA programme from our participants as they share why they chose INSEAD's GEMBA, their class experience, diversity within the cohort and tips for future participants.
I have always been grateful for the high-quality education that my professors provided to me throughout my childhood and early adult life, despite the limited resources and difficult conditions they faced in Brazil. Frankly, I wouldn’t be the person that I am today without their teachings. Until recently, I thought that gratitude was all that I could offer to them for helping me build my future and showing me that education is one of the most efficient ways to reduce inequality.
An INSEAD Executive MBA offers a lifetime of returns, both professionally and personally. But it is also an investment that needs to be carefully considered and planned. Most participants fund their EMBA through a combination of loans and personal savings. To complement this, you can apply for a scholarship or approach your employer for financial support. INSEAD scholarships