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INSEAD Global Executive MBA

Global Executive MBA

Designed for experienced professionals who wish to develop their leadership skills while they continue to advance their current careers.

At a Glance
14 to 17 Months
Three Intakes
Across 3 Campus
Home Campus
Abu Dhabi

Further Your Potential. Redefine the Leader in You.

Each class has an unparalleled diversity of nationalities and business backgrounds, enabling participants to learn from each other and build a close-knit yet globally distributed network. Another unique feature is the Leadership Development Programme (LDP) which includes a programme-long schedule of group coaching, 360-degree assessments and team activities, designed to develop a leadership style that is authentic to you, thus accelerating your career progress even further.

The INSEAD EMBA Experience - Why INSEAD?

The INSEAD GEMBA Advantage

Highly Ranked and Globally Recognised

Both the INSEAD Global EMBA (GEMBA) and the Tsinghua-INSEAD EMBA (TIEMBA) are ranked amongst the top in the world.

A Unique Focus on Leadership

Our Leadership Development Programme runs throughout the programme, evolving along with your own leadership skills.

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Learning Through Diversity

Unlike other schools, INSEAD doesn’t have a dominant national culture. This enables us to turn diversity into a powerful learning tool.

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Global, Intense & Efficient

With only 51 to 60 days needed away from work over a period of 14 to 17 months, depending on your choice of starting campus, the GEMBA is one of the most efficient routes to a top business degree.

Typical GEMBA Class




Average Age

14 Yrs

Average Years of Work Experience


Working Outside Home Country





Each GEMBA class has an unparalleled diversity of nationalities and professional backgrounds, enabling participants to learn from each other and build a close-knit yet globally distributed network.

Career Opportunities

Our global team at the Career Development Centre is dedicated to Executive MBA careers and addresses both your “internal-career” needs (making the most of your career within your present organisation) and your “external-career” needs (making a change outside your organisation).

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Changed employer

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Secured a higher position

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Created or returned
to their own company

Find out how our Career Development Centre works with you during the programme.

Download our full Employment Statistics Report 2021

Are You GMAT & GRE Ready?


Thinking of applying to the programme? A strong GMAT or GRE score helps us assess your ability to succeed in the programme.

Like many other adaptive tests, both tests require rigorous preparation in the weeks leading up to the exam date. With the right approach and proper planning, however, acing them is well within reach.

Practice the tests on our online simulators to assess your level.

GMAT & GRE Practice Tests

Tsinghua-INSEAD Executive MBA (TIEMBA)

The dual-degree Tsinghua-INSEAD Executive MBA (TIEMBA) provides an additional option for experienced executives. In partnership with one of the world's great universities in Beijing, Tsinghua University, this modular dual-degree programme (ranked third in the Financial Times Global Executive MBA rankings in 2018) develops an in-depth understanding of business in China, from both international and domestic perspectives, which can be applied to other emerging markets across the world.

Bringing together one of China's most elite universities (Tsinghua University's School of Economics and Management) and one of the world's top business schools (INSEAD), this partnership provides participants with a unique learning experience and access to two of the world's strongest alumni networks.

Application Details

Investing In Your Future

Financing and Scholarships

15.4K SGD

Average scholarship amount for Asia Section

16.4K USD

Average scholarship amount for Middle East Section

11.6K EUR

Average scholarship amount for Europe Section
18 months

Attend an Event

10 Jan '24

Master Programmes

Masterclass with Tsinghua Professor Lu Yao

You are warmly invited to attend our upcoming Masterclass in Abu Dhabi by Professor Lu Yao on “Opportunities and Risks of Equity Investment in China under the New Economy”.

Professor Lu Yao, the Academic Director of the TIEMBA Programme and Deputy Head of the Finance Department at the School of Economics & Management, Tsinghua University, will discuss the changing world of equity investment in China, considering the economy and the challenges it faces. Professor Lu will share with you the trends and directions of future technological innovation and high-tech industries in China, emphasizing the investment prospects in this dynamic sector. Furthermore, Professor Lu will analyze the opportunities and risks involved in investing in the new economy, providing a thorough overview of the ever-changing investment landscape in this rapidly evolving market.

You will also have the opportunity to interact with alumni from the MBA and the Global Executive MBA programmes. Please register to confirm your participation.

Venue: Amphi C - 29th Floor | Middle East Campus - Al Khatem Tower, ADGM Square, Al Maryah Island - Abu Dhabi, UAE


6:00 pm - 6:30 pm | Registration

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Masterclass with Professor Lu Yao

7:30 pm onwards | Networking

Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
10 January 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Open to Public
17 Jan '24

Master Programmes

Masterclass with INSEAD Professor Florin Ciocan

You are warmly invited to attend our upcoming Masterclass and Information Session in London to learn more about the INSEAD MBA, MIM, Executive MBA, Tsinghua-INSEAD Executive MBA & Executive Master in Finance Programmes. In addition to attending the Masterclass, Segen Berhe, Assistant Director, MBA & MIM, Marketing & Recruitment, Claudine Frossard, Assistant Director, EMBA, Marketing & Recruitment & Pierrette Doz-Perdrix, Associate Director, Recruitment and Business Development, Specialized Degrees, will provide insights into the curriculum, admissions process and career opportunities. You will also have the opportunity to have all your questions answered following the presentation and interact with alumni during a panel discussion and a networking reception. Please register to confirm your participation.


Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DG - Map

Masterclass Details:

By Professor Florin Ciocan, Professor of Technology and Operations Management

Fashion, from Sewing Machines to GPUs

The theme of this session is how new operational models, which overhaul existing ways of producing and delivering products to the market, can become core engines driving disruptive innovation in business. Our discussion will focus on the fashion apparel industry, one of the oldest but also most dynamic industries today. We will start by understanding what drives the success of the current cycle of fast fashion business models. The second part of the discussion will be about what lies ahead for this industry: how new technologies and sustainability threaten fast fashion, and the new business models that promise to disrupt it.  


6.30pm – 7.00pm: Registration

7.00pm – 7.10pm: Welcome

7.10pm – 8.10pm: Masterclass with Q&A

8.10pm - 8.20pm: INSEAD Alumni Network by UK NAA President

8.20pm – 9.00pm: Programme Information Session and Alumni Panel

9.00pm – 10.00pm: Cocktail


To be announced

London United Kingdom
London United Kingdom
17 January 2024 (Wed), 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Open to Public
22 Jan '24

Master Programmes

Executive MBA Information Session | Hong Kong

You are warmly invited to attend our upcoming Information Session in Hong Kong to learn more about the INSEAD EMBA Programme. Antony Widjaja, Associate Director of EMBA Marketing and Recruitment, will provide insights into the curriculum and admissions process. You will also have the opportunity to have your questions answered during the Q&A session and interact with alumni during a networking reception. Please register to confirm your participation.

Date: 22 January 2024, Monday

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue: Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Hong Kong Hong Kong
Hong Kong Hong Kong
22 January 2024, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Open to Public