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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)
Two intakes

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.





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Change Stories

A collection of thought leadership pieces, inspiring testimonials and insightful articles on the topics of change management and leadership complemented by psychological insights. 

Read stories from our Participants, Alumni and Faculty and get a feel of the transformative INSEAD Executive Master in Change.

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The Executive Master in Change is accreditated Mastère Spécialisé by CGE, Conférence des Grandes Ecoles.


Attend an Event

18 Apr '24

Master Programmes

Leading in complex situations | Webinar

Why is change in organisations so often difficult and even unsuccessful? 

The answer is situations that we’re dealing with are often more complex than they seem at first. In this webinar, Michael Shiel, Programme Director of Executive Master in Change, will explore the two main sources of complexity: people and organisations, and explain how we can work successfully with these two areas.

11am CEST | 5pm SGT
16 May '24

Master Programmes

Meet EMC Programme Director | Online

You are warmly invited to attend our upcoming Online Information Session to learn more about the INSEAD EMC Programme. Michael Shiel, Director, Specialised Degrees, Degree Programmes,will facilitate the discussion and also provide you with an overview of the programme. We will start with a short introduction and overview by Katharina Kopf, Assistant Director, EMC, Marketing & Recruitment. You can then ask all your questions.

Please register to confirm your participation.


Online via Zoom Webinar | To view time zones in other countries, click here.

16 May 2024, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (CEST)
Open to Public
11 Jun '24

Master Programmes

Afterwork drink with EMC Alumni I Amsterdam

Join us over a drink to chat and learn more about the Executive Master in Change (EMC) programme. Alumni will share about their fascinating and transformative EMC journeys, offering insights and inspiration and I will answer your questions about the curriculum, the format and the admissions process. You will also have the opportunity to meet other like-minded professionals looking to further their career.

Seats are limited so register now!

Amsterdam Netherlands
Amsterdam Netherlands
11 June 2024, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open to Public