Articles by INSEAD

  • Should you invest in Leveraged Buyout? Or in a Private Island?

    Should you invest in Leveraged Buyout? Or in a Private Island?

    by on November 13th, 2016

    Return on Invested Capital, Return on Equity, Cost Opportunity. Here are some of the terms that we somewhat became familiar with, and that are used on a daily basis after 2 months in the INSEAD MBA. Actually, looking … Read More

  • Discover your Inner Entrepreneur

    Discover your Inner Entrepreneur

    by on November 11th, 2016

    Entering INSEAD as a 16J Partner, I viewed the coming year as an endless stream of potential paths, but one avenue I didn’t expect to go down was towards the start-up world. However, one can say that at INSEAD … Read More

  • Diversity at INSEAD and the people you meet

    Diversity at INSEAD and the people you meet

    by on November 4th, 2016

    When I was researching about MBA schools last year, I asked alumni what made INSEAD so special from others.  Diversity, they said. You will not find more nationalities in a single location anywhere else than INSEAD. The … Read More

  • Singapore’s Best Cocktail Bars for Study Group Outings

    Singapore’s Best Cocktail Bars for Study Group Outings

    by on November 2nd, 2016

    Your study group is an integral of the INSEAD learning experience. The group consists of 5-6 diverse MBA students who sit next to each other in every core course class, jointly deliver assignments and compete against … Read More

  • Why INSEAD?

    Why INSEAD?

    by on October 31st, 2016

    A few weeks ago, on a Saturday morning, I was standing in front of 500+ alumni; ready to deliver my speech during the Alumni Reunion. I have always dreaded public speaking. Yet there I was, out of my comfort zone,… … Read More

  • Sailing and Business

    Sailing and Business

    by on October 30th, 2016

    Hi all, The INSEAD Sailing Club is part of the wide range of the student-run clubs. Its mission is to foster team spirit, leadership and global networking through sailing. We accomplish this mission through several … Read More

  • La rentrée

    La rentrée

    by on October 26th, 2016

    At the end of October, I am just starting to reflect on “la rentrée,” the French term for the return to school and work after the usual month-long summer holidays in France. In unofficial terms, this is when the … Read More

  • This is INSEAD Time

    This is INSEAD Time

    by on October 21st, 2016

    Before leaving for school, people told me about the phenomenon that is called “INSEAD FOMO”, and that I should learn to fight it. I was also told that the FOMO is a by-product of INSEAD time: time that is … Read More

  • Three Words to Describe the First Three Months

    Three Words to Describe the First Three Months

    by on October 20th, 2016

    The Business School for the World. What is business? What is the world? What can I learn at INSEAD? I asked myself these questions over and again before I considered applying for INSEAD. I am Noriko – Japanese by … Read More

  • Time is Flying – Six Weeks In!

    Time is Flying – Six Weeks In!

    by on October 17th, 2016

    With six weeks into INSEAD and P1 coming to an end, it is probably a good time to introspect on the learnings so far. The schedule has been intense right from orientation week and any available time is spent in… … Read More

  • What is INSEAD like? Well, it’s like the Land Rover Evoque

    What is INSEAD like? Well, it’s like the Land Rover Evoque

    by on October 17th, 2016

    I’m pretty sure you would agree that there’s seemingly not much in common between INSEAD and a baby Range Rover. For instance, INSEAD doesn’t come with an interior designed by Victoria Beckham, nor does it have a … Read More

  • Three first findings on the MBA journey

    Three first findings on the MBA journey

    by on October 17th, 2016

    As an MBA blog fanatic and long time reader of blogs, writing this post is a momentous occasion. Since I started my MBA journey, I have moved from applicant to candidate to student, and now two months into the … Read More

  • On International Matters, INSEAD Means Business

    On International Matters, INSEAD Means Business

    by on October 14th, 2016

    American, Dutch, Bangladeshi, Italian, Chinese and Israeli walk into a bar… Sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, right? Well, if it is, INSEAD, the world’s #1 business school for 2016, must really like them; … Read More

  • First and second important steps to become an INSEADer

    First and second important steps to become an INSEADer

    by on October 12th, 2016

    Hello to all the readers, I’m Pongpunt Tantijunykul from Bangkok, Thailand. Before I came to INSEAD, I worked in marketing for automotive lubricants for the Chinese market at PTT (formerly known as the Petroleum … Read More