Gain insights into our corporate partnerships through in-depth and mini case studies. Working closely with the INSEAD corporate partner team and faculty, partner organisations delve into their tailor made programmes to create transformative impact.
Latest Award-Winning Cases
Driving the Jardines Momentum Shift: Flagship Leadership Development Programmes with INSEAD
As part of its new “momentum-shifting” Group and HR strategies, Jardines approached INSEAD to build a suite of world-class leadership-development programmes.
The focus was on three core career transitions, where business units were losing or having to buy in talent. The resulting EMERGE,
GROW and INSPIRE programmes formed a continuum of learning across a common curriculum, designed around Jardines’ business priorities and differentiated for different levels of leadership.
The Danfoss–INSEAD Strategic Excellence Development Programme
Danfoss leaders are the first to acknowledge that they do not work for a typical multinational. What works elsewhere is not necessarily going to work at Danfoss.
Back in 2019, when the company set out to raise the game of its
top 250 leaders, Ilonka Nussbaumer, Head of Human Resources, knew
she was not looking for just another academic or soft-skills leadership
programme. Danfoss was already packed with very smart people who
were also talented leaders. “What we really wanted was for our senior
leaders to run their businesses as if they were their own,” she says. “It
wasn’t really a question of leadership in terms of excellence and people
management, but leadership in terms of strategy, innovation and
Customer Academy: ENGIE University X INSEAD
Today, ENGIE is known as a global pioneer in carbon reduction. But behind the cutting-edge, sustainable identity there is a long story. The company was created in 2008 through the merger of Gaz de France and Suez.
GDF SUEZ changed its name to ENGIE in 2015 to reflect an increasingly global outlook. In 2016 it adopted a new strategy focused on a neutral carbon future, withdrawing progressively from the coal business, producing energy as locally as possible and using digital technology to maximise efficiency.
INSEAD and Cargill: Catalysing Leadership in a Digital World
Cargill has a proud 155-year history as a giant of global business, but in 2017 the senior leadership team recognised that the company faced significant challenges.
From a rapidly changing competitive landscape, evolving consumer trends and supplier demands to rising social and business issues, there were many obstacles to overcome. However, change and disruption also brought with it opportunities for growth as well as greater customer and staff satisfaction.
Cargill Catalyst: “Paying it forward” with INSEAD
The Avolon and INSEAD: Rising to the Challenges of Rapid Growth case study commended as a finalist in the category of Organisational Development. Read the full case here.
Danfoss: Strategy, Innovation and Culture in Perfect Harmony
Each year INSEAD partners with over 3,500 organisations. Collaborating with Danish multinational, Danfoss, an ambitious project was set out to tailor-make a leadership programme to enhance culture and mindsets.
"In order to develop the innovation culture, we decided we needed something tailored to our specific objectives as a firm. So three years ago, one of the first things I did as CEO was to approach INSEAD about developing a customised approach for our executive leadership team and the next level down, based on INSEAD’s Blue Ocean Strategy programme.
If you have any questions about our Customised Programmes, please get in touch with us and find out how INSEAD can deliver tailor-made corporate solutions for your organisation.
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