Articles by INSEAD

  • Outside the classroom – INSEAD Creative Garage

    Outside the classroom – INSEAD Creative Garage

    by on June 24th, 2016

    Business school is not only about finance, consulting, marketing and the traditional “business subjects.” Business school is about many things, some more obvious than others. It’s amazing how many activities are … Read More

  • Fairytales are for real!

    Fairytales are for real!

    by on June 14th, 2016

    I was scrubbing dishes late into the night. It had been a tiring day like any other. Wiping the perspiration from my forehead I egged on. My mind kept racing back to what had been the talk of the town. Every one… … Read More

  • The INSEAD Moms

    The INSEAD Moms

    by on May 26th, 2016

    By Naz Mirza, partner of Rashad Mirzayev, INSEAD MBA’14D Pamela Druckerman, Gina Ford and Lucy Atkins are just some of the major names that have somehow shaped the minds of so many parents all around the world: from … Read More

  • Is a one-year MBA programme really for you?

    Is a one-year MBA programme really for you?

    by on May 22nd, 2016

    One of the things that really appealed to me about INSEAD was that it was a one-year MBA programme. I’ve worked a good while, I’ve travelled, I’ve partied, and I’ve spent a lot of time figuring out what I … Read More

  • The INSEAD-USA exchange bubble

    The INSEAD-USA exchange bubble

    by on May 2nd, 2016

    While a lot of INSEADers will be scurrying back and forth between Singy and Fonty, a mere few will be debating if it is worth going to the U S of A for an exchange. I have been asked by… Continue Reading → Read More

  • The INSEAD Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

    The INSEAD Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

    by on March 28th, 2016

    Like many of my peers at INSEAD, one of the many reasons I applied to the MBA program was to test out my own venture ideas and test the entrepreneurial waters on my own. Of course, any successful entrepreneur will… … Read More

  • The world famous DASH!

    The world famous DASH!

    by on March 28th, 2016

    Out of all of the INSEAD slang words, “DASH” was one of the terms I learnt way before I even applied. A friend who was studying at INSEAD was telling me about all these amazing things that were happening at… … Read More

  • Reflections: My first period at INSEAD

    Reflections: My first period at INSEAD

    by on March 23rd, 2016

    It has been 10 weeks since I started my MBA programme at INSEAD. A couple of folks have asked me how the journey has been so far and most times I find it hard to explain. I will take a… Continue Reading → Read More

  • Ski Trip to Chamonix

    Ski Trip to Chamonix

    by on March 22nd, 2016

    A vlog of my recent trip to Chamonix in France with my MBA friends from INSEAD! We spent 3 days skiing in Chamonix over the long weekend just before our first block of exams started. Very responsible of us, right?… … Read More

  • Discover Israel: Start-up Nation

    Discover Israel: Start-up Nation

    by on March 16th, 2016

    Israel is a remarkable, fascinating and controversial country, bursting with energy, innovation, attractions and interesting challenges. With (by far) the highest number of start-ups per capita of any country, and … Read More

  • Villa Vivanté (and other Fontainebleau accommodation tips)

    Villa Vivanté (and other Fontainebleau accommodation tips)

    by on February 10th, 2016

    Je suis arrivé à Fontainebleau! Actually, I arrived a little over a month ago, but my new life at INSEAD has flown by faster than a New York Minute. It’s only now that I have finally found a moment to stop… … Read More

  • Villa Vivanté (and other Fontainebleau accommodation tips)

    Villa Vivanté (and other Fontainebleau accommodation tips)

    by on February 10th, 2016

    Je suis arrivé à Fontainebleau! Actually, I arrived a little over a month ago, but my new life at INSEAD has flown by faster than a New York Minute. It’s only now that I have finally found a moment to stop and … Read More

  • Echoes of Islamic Finance in Piketty, Porter, and Lagarde

    Echoes of Islamic Finance in Piketty, Porter, and Lagarde

    by on February 4th, 2016

    For most people when hearing about Islamic finance for the first time, the new term usually begs the question, “What’s different about Islamic finance compared to regular finance?” I get asked this question quite … Read More

  • Echoes of Islamic Finance in Piketty, Porter, and Lagarde

    Echoes of Islamic Finance in Piketty, Porter, and Lagarde

    by on February 3rd, 2016

    For most people when hearing about Islamic finance for the first time, the new term usually begs the question, “What’s different about Islamic finance compared to regular finance?” I get asked this question quite … Read More