INSEAD Business School
Boulevard de Constance, Fontainebleau, France
INSEAD MBA Overview
INSEAD’s accelerated 10-month MBA curriculum creates a dynamic and intensive learning environment where students immerse themselves in real issues and practise problem-solving through critical thinking across a multicultural setting, equipping our graduates with skills to take on international roles. With three campuses across three continents and over 90 nationalities enrolled every year, INSEAD’s students offer valuable experience and qualifications not only from their own areas of specialisation and industry backgrounds, but also from the global learning environment they come from.
INSEAD MBA Highlights
|QS World Rankings ’20||3|
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Program and Curriculum
The accelerated 10-month MBA comprises five periods, each lasting eight weeks and concluding with an exam, essay and/or project. The first part of the programme is built around 14 core courses, which provide you with a robust foundation of key management disciplines. In the second part, you will be able to choose from over 75 different electives in a variety of subjects. The global content of our MBA curriculum enables you to keep abreast of changing trends in the business world, preparing you for a successful career as a business leader.
- Financial Accounting
- Organisational Behaviour
- Financial Markets and Valuation
- Prices and Markets
- Uncertainity, Data and Judgement
- Introduction to Stratergy
- Corporate Financial Policy
- Managing Customer Value
- Managerial Accounting
- Process and Operations Management
- Leadership Communication Foundations
- Macroeconomics in the Global Economy
- Business and Society
INSEAD’s Career Development Centre partners with students to succeed in finding life-long career fulfilment. As soon as you start the MBA programme, the Career Development team recommends that you begin to consider your career plan. Over the five periods of the programme, the Career Development team will organise a series of activities including: workshops, trainings, panel discussions, group and one-on-one counselling sessions.
AVERAGE STARTING SALARY
Top 3 Sectors
- Corporate Services
Companies recruiting from INSEAD MBA
- McKinsey & Co.
- Bain & Co.
- Oliver Wyman
- A.T. Kearney
- Air Liquide
- Rocket Internet
- Brunel International
Return on Investment (ROI)
|Cost of Living||+ €25,260|
|Average Impact of Part-Time Jobs||– €4,166|
|Amount Recovery (setting aside 25% of earning)||4.9 years|
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INSEAD Alumni Info
The INSEAD Alumni Association (IAA) brings together an active network of 49 National Alumni Associations (NAA). Our graduates form a diverse alumni network of over 60,000 members worldwide, 28,000+ of which are MBA alumni. Our alumni live and work in across 176 countries with 163 nationalities. The interactions and connections between INSEAD alumni is a very important tool in building business throughout the world. Many of them often return for their alumni reunions on campus, which has fostered a strong bond within the INSEAD community over the years.
INSEAD MBA : Class Profile
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university
AMBA, AASCB, & EQUIS
INSEAD MBA Deadlines
|Rounds Deadline Dates|
|Round 1 11 September 2020|
|Round 2 06 November 2020|
|Round 3 08 January 2021|
|Round 4 26 February 2021|
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The application fees for direct application is €250
- Degree certificate(s) or current certificate of enrolment.
- A one-page resume (CV).
- All official up-to-date academic transcripts and official GPA.
- GMAT or GRE official test score report.
- English language proficiency test score report (TOEFL or IELTS or Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic).
- 2 completed online reference forms.
- Passport-style photo which should be 200 pixels wide and 200 pixels high. The photograph should be in JPEG or GIF format.in .jpg or .jpeg format only.
INSEAD has 5 Job Description essays and 4 Motivation essays
- JD Essay 1
- JD Essay 2
- JD Essay 3
- JD Essay 4
- JD Essay 5
- Personal Essay 1
- Personal Essay 2
- Personal Essay 3
- Personal Essay 4
Briefly summarize your current (or most recent) job, including the nature of work, major responsibilities, and where relevant, employees under your supervision, size of budget, clients/products and results achieved. (200 words, maximum)
What would be your next step in terms of position if you were to remain in the same company? (200 words, maximum)
Please give a full description of your career since graduating from university. Describe your career path with the rationale behind your choices. (300 words, maximum)
Discuss your short and long term career aspirations with an MBA from INSEAD. (100 words, maximum)
If you are currently not working or if you plan to leave your current employer more than 2 months before the programme starts, please explain your activities and occupations between leaving your job and the start of the programme.. (optional)
Give a candid description of yourself (who are you as a person), stressing the personal characteristics you feel to be your strengths and weaknesses and the main factors which have influenced your personal development, giving examples when necessary. (500 words, maximum)
Describe the achievement of which you are most proud and explain why. In addition, describe a situation where you failed. How did these experiences impact your relationships with others? Comment on what you learned. (400 words, maximum)
Describe all types of extra-professional activities in which you have been or are still involved for a significant amount of time (clubs, sports, music, arts, politics, etc). How are you enriched by these activities? (300 words, maximum)
Is there anything else that was not covered in your application that you would like to share with the Admissions Committee? (300 words, maximum)
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