At INSEAD, no two people have exactly the same background: you’re just as likely to meet someone having spent ten years in the army as you are to find a fashion designer who became a business entrepreneur.
The ex-chairman of McKinsey's Asia offices on life, love, business - and why he wants to be ''a whole person''
Rhoda Yap joined INSEAD as Global Director of the Career Development Centre (CDC) in September 2021. In her role, Rhoda oversees a team of 40 dedicated employer engagement specialists, career coaches and operations staff across all INSEAD campuses, designed to partner with students and alumni on their career journey.
INSEAD is one of the most famous business schools in the world, and its flagship MBA programme is one of the most competitive. But, is the INSEAD MBA worth it? To find out, we spoke to a recent graduate of the programme. Written by Nick Harland “Maybe you can look at the ROI of the INSEAD MBA and really look at it quantitatively, but I think the qualitative nature of it is hard to capture.”
Be true to yourself: with so many career options and perspectives, it can be easy to lose sight of why you came to INSEAD.
You will conclude your MIM journey by applying what you have learnt by joining a company, either as an intern or a full-time employee. The professional exposure period allows you to build work experience and conduct a final analysis on the industry you have joined. "I have found that the INSEAD MIM is an excellent stepping stone to go into consulting."
I'm fascinated by human behaviour and EMC provided me the opportunity to pursue a master's degree which integrates both business and psychology.
In Period 5, the last module of the programme, you get to choose eight electives from a range of courses. All courses are designed with a focus on innovation, so you graduate with knowledge and skills that allow you to jump right into action the moment you start work.
P4 takes place in Singapore, a vibrant city state and international business hub in the heart of South East Asia. Academically, there is a heavy emphasis on Strategy, as you will tackle this topic both in the core courses as well as the Practicals, while further refining your teamwork and negotiation skills.
This year the INSEAD Consulting Club launched the inaugural INSEAD Global Case Competition in partnership with McKinsey & Company. Current MBA and MIM students formed teams of three to five students and delivered six to eight slides on a specific problem chosen by the Leadership Team.