When a consultant from an Executive Search firm called to sound out my interest for a position they were working on, I didn't know it would turn out to be my next career move. I wasn't actively looking, as I was well protected by the company-sponsored INSEAD programme and generous employment terms. I did know that my learning curve was flattening out, which is not something I particularly enjoy.
Thinking of doing an MBA? Debating if an Executive MBA is something for you? Check out my video where I answer the question whether it was worth it, and to see my top ten reasons why it might be something for you too!
INSEAD’s Executive MBA programme is intensive, rigorous and challenging. To ensure that we bring the best talent to the class, applicants must either take the INSEAD Assessment, the GMAC Executive Assessment (EA) or the GMAT – all of which provide a uniform and standardised way of evaluating candidates’ aptitude to cope with the intensity and breadth of the programme.
The class profiles offer a brief introduction to the participants of each class, showcasing their professional profiles and objectives for pursuing the GEMBA. Be inspired by browsing their stories!
According to the 2018-2019 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report, 78.7% of the U.S. population believes that entrepreneurs are held in high regard, and the country has had a record-breaking boom cycle since 2010. Despite these promising numbers, only about 10% of startups last longer than 10 years. What makes the difference between a company’s success or failure? Here’s what you need to know to ensure your business’s success.
I have been contacted by several people from my network about my experience at the INSEAD Executive MBA, especially regarding the tuition and the question of the company sponsorship. Although I acknowledge the importance of the financial factor, I would rather advise any subsequent candidates to think deeply about the non-financial costs as well. No more personal time (or almost)
Since my rock climbing days at UCL when I first heard about a business school set in the wonderful forest of Fontainebleau, I have wanted to go to INSEAD. So six weeks ago was the culmination of a long-held dream when I graduated from INSEAD’s Global Executive MBA programme. For that, I first have to thank my lovely wife without whom I definitely would not have made it!
Here are my personal reflections aimed to help you in deciding if the Executive MBA experience at INSEAD is for you. In December 2018 I graduated from INSEAD’s Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) programme. As a member of the Europe section I have been going through 14 intense and rewarding months of learning, self-reflection, group work, exams, project papers, and fun.
Bom dia! Tudo Bem? I was really excited to go on my first trip ever to Brazil, thanks to the Global Executive MBA and Professor Monteiro from INSEAD. We spent one full week in Sao Paulo, with a day trip to Rio de Janeiro in the middle. Unfortunately, I was not able to arrive earlier to spend more time in Rio de Janeiro, contrary to some of my colleagues who enjoyed a VIP tour of Rio led by one of our Brazilian classmates!
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