Sustainability has emerged from an innovative concept into a necessity in the business world over the past decade. As bread and butter of the business world, it now has a profound impact in decisions by all stakeholders – from governments to non-profits, from companies to investors.
“Don't wait for the future to tell you what to do. It is better to make mistakes in a strategy than having no strategy at all.” - José Luis Álvarez, INSEAD Senior Affiliate Professor of Organisational Behaviour In episode 19 we discuss the importance of having a strategy or at least an idea ready for implementation and what career strategies look like in 2021. Listen on your favourite platform
INSEAD's MBA programme is a 10-month accelerated programme that develops successful, thoughtful leaders and entrepreneurs who create value for their organisations and their communities.
Starting a business is an exciting journey and many INSEAD alumni have found the support, resources and network at INSEAD that gave their entrepreneurship start a boost. We spoke to three INSEAD alumnae - who are successful business owners in their respective fields - on why they decided to do an MBA at INSEAD, how the INSEAD MBA prepared them for a life and career in entrepreneurship, and what advice they have for aspiring women entrepreneurs.
Tips for MBA students to get the most out of their MBA experience in preparation for their career journey after graduation.
One of the few certainties emerging from COVID-19 is that it will have a lasting impact on the way people work. Employees are adjusting to a new set of realities in the workplace, with research showing 48 per cent are likely to work remotely at least some of the time – compared to 30 per cent before the pandemic (Gartner, 2020). The pandemic has merely fast-tracked a longer-term trend that is radically transforming the way organisations conduct business.
Barely two months after their programme kickstarted, students from the Class of December 2020 found their MBA experience taking an unexpected turn. Despite the COVID-19 upheaval, they braved through the changes, adapted to new circumstances and graduated in December 2020. Some of them share how they pressed on despite the challenges and attained their INSEAD MBA right on schedule.
You know when you go to a party, and you have a wonderful time? Remember parties?! And then, someone suggests to continue the party at their house. A few friends are getting together for late night snacks. You decide to go. And then you have a lot of fun. In fact, you admit to yourself, you had way MORE fun at the after party than the actual party. There were wonderful people there and you enjoyed REAL conversations with them. That’s it. That’s really it. LinkedIn posts are like going to a party.