INSEAD is a world-renowned business school boasting state-of-the-art campuses in Europe and Asia. INSEAD alumni include some very notable business leaders indeed:
- Philip Hampton, Chairman, J Sainsbury and Chairman, Royal Bank of Scotland Group
- Andrew Large, Deputy Governor, Bank of England
- Henry Engelhardt, CEO, Admiral Group
- António Horta Osório, CEO, Lloyds Banking Group
While INSEAD alumni are spread all over the world across many different business sectors, there is a definite bias towards finance/banking and consultancy with 60% of alumni going on to work in these two sectors.
Some key facts about INSEAD:
- 56% of graduates find employment outside of their country of origin
- $1.9m of scholarships awarded every year
- 50% of graduates go on to start their own business
According to the Financial Times Top 100 business schools Global MBA Ranking 2011, INSEAD is ranked 4th overall and is the only MBA program in the top 10 to also rank in the top 10 in terms of ‘Value for Money’, in fact INSEAD also ranks 4th in this category!
17% of students in the MBA class of 2011 funded their education through an INSEAD scholarship.
INSEAD is very much an international melting pot and with 92% of students classed as international it offers a diverse mix of social, cultural and business experience. There are two intakes per year in January and September both roughly taking 500 students, split across the two campuses as follows:
- Fontainebleau, France = 300
- Singapore, Asia = 200
The INSEAD website offers a handy Admissions Checklist if you are considering applying. INSEAD Admissions Checklist
INSEAD students are very active online with a blog, YouTube Channel and Twitter accounts:
The INSEAD MBA Experience Blog – click here
INSEAD YouTube Channel – click here