Centres of Excellence
Centre for Decision Making and Risk Analysis (CDMRA)
CDMRA provides a platform for furthering research activities in the general area of decision making under risk and uncertainty with the clear objective to produce a regular stream of state-of-the-art research in this area.

Emerging Markets Institute
The INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute (EMI) is a leading think tank on issues related to economic development and business management in the emerging economies. It creates knowledge through research and disseminates it for practical application by the corporations, governments and organizations that seek to leverage the opportunities offered by these growth markets. The EMI aims at the development of cutting edge pedagogical material, research publications and data sets related to emerging markets. It features a Distinguished Fellows Program that invites leading academics and executives to guide research activities.

Healthcare Management Initiative
Founded in 1996, the Healthcare Management Initiative brings together faculty from operations management, marketing, strategy and organisational behavior to examine how the healthcare value chain can enhance value for patients. HMI focuses on academic research and executive development for private and public organizations and NGOs in areas such as business model innovation for efficient and effective care delivery, health care marketing, optimization models for disease management, and operational excellence in the pharmaceutical and medical technology sectors.

Initiative for Learning Innovation and Teaching Excellence (iLITE)
The Initiative for Learning Innovation and Teaching Excellence (iLITE) supports all teaching and learning experiences at INSEAD through programs, workshops, and resources.

INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute
INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute has an ambitious, two-pronged mission. To make a major theoretical and scientific contribution to the fields of strategy and management through ongoing quantitative and qualitative research on Blue Ocean Strategy and to make a major contribution to practice and the performance of companies, governments, and organisations around the world through the practical application of these ideas in action.

INSEAD Centre for Entrepreneurship (ICE)
The Rudolf and Valeria Maag, INSEAD Centre for Entrepreneurship (ICE) was launched in Jan 2003 to promote the production and the dissemination of knowledge in the areas of entrepreneurship, private equity, acquisitions, buyouts and turnarounds and entrepreneurial behaviour in corporations.

INSEAD Corporate Governance Initiative
The INSEAD Corporate Governance Initiative, launched in 2010, undertakes cutting-edge research and teaching tailored to the needs of boards and international directors. It aims to establish new programmes and events designed to foster a global dialogue on the challenges of corporate governance and leadership in an international context.

eLab is the INSEAD center that connects research sponsors and external collaborators interested in the area of Big Data and Data Analytics with INSEAD's expertise in this broad area. INSEAD eLab conducts research and supports teaching focused on data analytics business solutions, tools, frameworks, and research insights that can help academics and practitioners better capitalize on the vast opportunities the "world of data" creates. To achieve this, the center involves INSEAD faculty with specific domain expertise (e.g. in Marketing, Economics, Operations, or Finance), senior researchers from different fields, engineers and data scientists, and collaborators from other academic institutions as well as the private sector. The center also uses state-of-the-art data analytics and collaborative software development platforms, which enable both advanced data analytics approaches and seamless collaboration within INSEAD as well as with other institutions and sponsors.

INSEAD European Competitiveness Initiative
Proud of its European roots, INSEAD has initiated a broad research and outreach initiative to understand and improve the global competitiveness of Europe’s businesses and institutions.

INSEAD Global Leadership Centre (IGLC)
Drawing on its research and approach to leadership development, the INSEAD Global Leadership Centre can help executives understand human behaviour and reach their highest potential.

INSEAD Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI)
INSEAD’s Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI) was established to combine the school's research and educational capabilities with its alumni and professionals in the global PE industry. INSEAD sees a role to play by delivering original research and insight for the limited partners and general partners that channel capital to privately-held enterprises.

INSEAD Innovation and Policy Initiative (IIPI)
The INSEAD Innovation and Policy Initiative was set up in April 2010 on the Abu Dhabi campus to work with governments across the Middle East region on innovation policy related issues. Its mission is to become a leading resource and knowledge hub on the role of government in fostering innovative activities in businesses and the wider community.

INSEAD Randomized Controlled Trials Lab (RCT Lab)
The mission of the INSEAD Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT) Lab is to promote academic research on the drivers for productivity, growth and competitiveness of firms using randomized field experiments and to translate research findings into evidence-based management and policy recommendations. The INSEAD RCT Lab provides an important channel through which INSEAD as a business school can help promote economic development and overall prosperity.

INSEAD Social Innovation Centre
The INSEAD Social Innovation Centre is an inclusive platform for cross disciplinary research and engagement in the area of social innovation. It brings together a diverse group of research teams exploring innovative solutions in business and policy to address global social and environmental challenges. The research groups and initiatives are: Corporate Social Responsibility & Ethics, Humanitarian Research Group, Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability.

INSEAD-Sorbonne Behavioural Lab
The INSEAD-Sorbonne Behavioural Lab is a state-of-the-art facility for behavioural research in management. The centre is open for all INSEAD, Sorbonne Universités and HEC faculty. The centre offers all-included packages (translation, programming, data collection, data entry, data analysis). Since the opening in 2002, over 61,000 persons have participated in a study at the lab.

INSEAD-Wharton Center for Global Research and Education
The INSEAD-Wharton Center for Global Research and Education fosters deep collaborative relationships across the two schools to nurture world-class research, enhance the globalization of our curricula, experiment with global teaching innovations and encourage exchange of faculty and doctoral students.

Wendel International Centre for Family Enterprise
The Wendel Centre conducts research, provides education and acts as an international platform for knowledge exchange, in order to support families in business in their endeavour to combine sustainable business growth and healthy family relationships.

Women@INSEAD is a global community committed to supporting the ambitions of women worldwide.

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