Gain insights into our Open and Customised Programmes by watching videos featuring corporate clients and past participants of our Open programmes. This section also contains a selection of videos on hot topics and key business challenges from leading INSEAD faculty members. Each one an expert in their field, with real-world, practical, hands-on experience of working with, and consulting for, global organisations in a wide variety of industries.
Open Programmes - Participant Stories
“You get a unique chance to reflect. You get a set of learning and insight that you would not get any other way and you get a perspective on yourself that you will never have gotten before.” Jim Strang on his Advanced Management Programme Experience.
“I was looking for an executive education experience focused not just on the technical side of things, but also, and especially, on leadership and organisational activities.” Manuel Pincetti talks about his transformational experience at INSEAD.
The Advanced Management Programme is an intensive, comprehensive learning and development experience. It gives participants the space to reflect about their leadership, their context and what they are truly trying to achieve.
“The buzz that you get on the INSEAD campus. You can just feel this energy. It’s just an amazing experience and it’s very enriching.” Nick Kennedy shares his experience of being on campus and on the Management Acceleration Programme.
“I was looking for something where I could have a view on the complete spectrum of business administration.” Saloua Essalhi on how she found herself in a bubble at INSEAD, going on a journey with 40 other likeminded people.
"Before going on the programme I was very much focused on my job, not necessarily my career. I didn’t really have a clear path as to what I was doing really well, where I needed help, what I want to achieve." Clay Siemsen, past-participant of INSEAD’s Transition to General Management programme, talks about his time at INSEAD.
"My experience at INSEAD was definitely one of the most fundamental changes in my life." Julia Darvill, past-participant of INSEAD’s Transition to General Management programme, talks about her time at INSEAD.
"The course itself is a very good mix between theoretical content and hands-on experiential exercises….it just makes it a vastly richer learning experience” Simon Wray, participant of INSEAD’s Innovation by Design Executive Education programme, talks about his time at INSEAD.
In 2015, Schneider unveiled a new strategy focused on becoming not only a global, but also a digital company. This new shift required a change in leadership mindset, focus and behaviour at all levels.
“INSEAD provided us with a bouquet of programmes where we could look at individual competencies and individual needs and send people to very bespoke programmes.” Ritu Jilka, Head, Learning and Development, Al Tayer Group
Sameer Hasija, Associate Professor of Technology and Operations at INSEAD, speaks about the improvements to business processes as a result of the use of technology.
“The first way is to build a bridge of identification with people. When people identify with you, they see a piece of themselves in you which makes them more likely to trust you and work with you towards a common goal.” Jennifer Petriglieri, programme director, Management Acceleration Programme.
Andrew Shipilov, Programme Director for Building Digital Partnerships and Ecosystems, looks at identifying digital opportunities with your existing partner network and ecosystems to help drive your digital transformation journey.