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INSEAD Executive Master in Change

Executive Master in Change

A unique programme that will take you deep into the basic drivers of human behaviour and the hidden dynamics of organisations.

At a Glance
18 Months
8 on-campus modules of 3 to 4 days each (incl. weekend)
Three Intakes
March, June, September

Leading People and Organisations Through Transformation

The INSEAD Executive Master in Change (EMC) is a programme unlike any other.

With a convenient modular schedule that allows you to study while you work, it is a personal development pathway that takes you deep into the basic drivers of human behaviour and the hidden dynamics of organisations. 

By integrating business education with a range of psychological disciplines, the EMC prepares you to assume roles in leading organisations, drive individual and organisational development, and successfully execute change management. 

Participant profile

  • Managers and Leaders transforming organisations
  • Industry experts, C-Suite and Senior Professionals
  • Coaches and Consultants guiding clients through change
  • Senior HR professionals
  • Psychotherapists coaching change agents

How you benefit

  • Sophisticated change leadership. Develop your capability and authority to lead people and organisations through transformation. Understand yourself as an instrument of change and learn how to empower others to champion change. 
  • Psychological and systems approach to change. Assimilate knowledge and frameworks to effect behavioural and organisational change, integrating human and system complexity. Gain a deep understanding of the role of emotions, the economy of knowledge and developing human capital. 
  • Career and personal development. Study in a diverse, global cohort to support your personal development journey through peer and individual coaching. Move from success to significance. 
  • Strong international network. You will join the INSEAD family of over 66,000 influential alumni across 180 countries with 160+ nationalities. 

Effective Change Management - The INSEAD Executive Master in Change

Typical EMC Class

Each class has an unparalleled diversity of nationalities and business backgrounds. In an EMC classroom, you will maximise your learning by challenging your assumptions and broadening your perspectives.





Average Age


Average Years of Work Experience

Discover the Programme

Explore the EMC experience through the eyes of our participants and alumni. Click on the tiles below to discover different facets of the programme through a range of articles, videos, podcasts and blogs. 

Attend an Event

12 Oct '23

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Meet EMC Programme Director, Saskia De Maat

You are warmly invited to attend our upcoming online information session to learn more about the INSEAD Executive Master in Change (EMC) Programme. Katharina Kopf, Assistant Director, EMC Recruitment and Business Development, will provide an overview of the curriculum and admissions process, followed by the INSEAD Professor Saskia De Maat, Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour and EMC Programme Director. We will discuss how the EMC programme enables participants to understand themselves and others in order to lead people and organizations through transformation. This will be a great opportunity to discover what our EMC programme can offer you. You will also be able to ask all your questions during the Q&A session following the presentation. Kindly note that registration is required. Login details will be shared in the confirmation email.

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Saskia De Maat: Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour and EMC Programme Director at INSEAD.

Executive Master in Change
12 October 2023, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (GMT+2)
Open to Public
16 Oct '23

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Faculty Masterclass & Networking session with Alumni

You are warmly invited to attend our upcoming Masterclass in Amsterdam by Professor Roderick Swaab. Then, you will have the opportunity to interact with alumni from the MBA and the Global Executive MBA programmes during a networking reception. Please register to confirm your participation.


6:30 pm Registrations

7:00 pm Masterclass with Professor Roderick Swaab, Professor of Organisational Behaviour

8:00 pm Programme Introduction

8:10 pm Alumni Panel Discussion

8:50 pm Networking Cocktail

9:30 pm Closing


To be announced



Hotel Park Plaza Victoria

Damrak 1-5, 1012 LG Amsterdam

Amsterdam Netherlands
Executive Master in Change
Amsterdam Netherlands
16 October 2023, 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Open to Public