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Awards and Recognition - About INSEAD

INSEAD is a values driven organisation whose mission is to bring together people, cultures and ideas to develop responsible leaders who transform business and society. Our award-winning faculty carry out real-world research, while imparting their expert knowledge to our students and participants. Our alumni, who often refer to their time at INSEAD as the best year of their life, go on to make a difference through their impactful endeavours around the globe.

INSEAD is consistently recognised in high profile business school rankings – thanks to the success of our faculty, alumni and staff – while our faculty are frequently awarded for their ground-breaking research and excellent teaching.



#2 MBA Programme 2023 & 2024

INSEAD ranks #2 in the Financial Times Global MBA Programme 2024


#3 Executive Education 2023

INSEAD Executive Education ranked #3 in the Financial Times Executive Education combined rankings in 2023 (Customised programmes ranked #2 worldwide; Open programmes ranked at #4)

Bloomberg Businessweek

#4 European B-School

INSEAD ranks #4 in the Bloomberg Businessweek Best B-Schools 2023-24

Our Faculty



The Case Centre’s Awards and Competitions celebrate worldwide excellence in case writing and teaching at business schools around the world and are considered the case method community's annual 'Oscars'.

This year three of its professors have been recognised in the Case Centre’s Awards and Competitions 2024. This takes the school’s total tally to 101 awards, an historic achievement as INSEAD becomes the first school to surpass 100 awards since the annual competition began in 1991.

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The case, Does Sustainability Pay? Barry Callebaut's Sustainability Improvement Loan won the Economics, Politics and Business Environment Category award. Written by INSEAD’s Lucie Tepla Senior Affiliate Professor of Finance and Case Writer, Lisa Duke.

The case, Digitally-powered Customer-centricity in the Industrial Gas Sector: The Air Liquide-Airgas Merger won the Marketing Category award. Written by David Dubois, Associate Professor of Marketing at INSEAD, and Jean-Michel Moslonka.

The case, SHEIN vs Zara: Digital Transformation in the Fast-fashion Industry, won the Strategy and General Management Category award. Written by Guoli Chen, Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, and Shuqing Luo.


Thinkers50, widely regarded as the “Oscars of Management Thinking”, is held biennially to recognise eminent management thinkers for their illustrious achievements in global thought leadership.  



W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne

W. Chan Kim, INSEAD Professor of Strategy and International Management, and Renée Mauborgne, INSEAD Distinguished Fellow of Strategy and International Management are jointly placed fifth on the Thinkers50 list for 2023. 



Erin Meyer

Erin Meyer, INSEAD Senior Affiliate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, is listed as a specialist on cross-cultural management. Her evaluation of different cultures has resulted in a strategic framework for organizations seeking international success. She received the Talent Award with Reed Hastings in 2021.

Gianpiero Petriglieri

Gianpiero Petriglieri, INSEAD Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, is ranked as an Expert on leadership and learning in the workplace, notably leadership in the age of “nomadic professionalism”, and broadening and strengthening leadership communities.

Our Alumni

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#1 Top MBA Alumni Entrepreneurs Europe 2023
The school has 809 founders and 739 companies with US$23.0B raised.

#4 Top MBA Alumni Entrepreneurs Worldwide 2023
The school has 809 founders and 739 companies with US$22.9B raised.

#7 Top MBA Female Founders 2023
The school has 94 female founders and 89 companies with US$923M raised.  

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