On 23 May 2019, INSEAD, a globally reputed B-School, launched its new MiM program, conceived for ‘people who can innovate, create and disrupt’, to meet the challenge of a business landscape that is transforming rapidly.

This new 10-month program is suitable for candidates with 0-2 years of work experience. According to INSEAD, the average age of the participants is expected to be around 22 years.

Slated to commence in August 2020, there will be a pre-program curriculum that will be delivered online.

Students will study in both the France and Singapore campuses. The program is structured to cover 5 periods, each lasting eight weeks and concluding with an exam/a project.  The first three periods will take place on INSEAD’s Fontainebleau campus, with the option of a field trip to Abu Dhabi, in the 3rd period.  The 4th and 5th periods will take place in Singapore, with the option of field trips to China or the US, in the 4th period. The inaugural class is expected to have around 80+ students.

The deadline for the first round of applications is 9 October 2019. The fifth and last round deadline will be 3 June 2020

INSEAD offers 3 types of scholarships.

  • The Diversity Scholarship, for which all admitted students will be automatically considered and which does not call for a separate application.
  • The Achievement Scholarship, for which, again, all admitted students will be automatically considered, based on excellence in academics and personal achievements. This scholarship does not call for a separate application.
  • The Financial Fellowship, based on financial need, for which applications will have to be submitted along with the MiM application. The scholarship application portal will open in mid-September, 2019.

Successful candidates will be notified following admission to the program.

The MiM tuition fees for the September 2020 intake will be € 47,500

Application Process:

1: Submit online application – This includes writing an essay, answering questions and submitting supporting recommendations.

2: Video interview – The candidate will receive a link to record a video interview. This new recruitment concept is a one-minute recording of the candidate and his/her responses to a series of randomized questions.

3: Skype or face-to-face interview.

Applicants should expect an official answer 4 to 5 weeks after they submit their online application.

  • Test(s) Accepted: GMAT and GRE
  • Indicative Cut-off: GMAT: 600; GRE: 80th percentile
  • Work Experience: 0-2 Years
  • Language Skill Test(s): TOEFL, IELTS, PTE

Urs Peyer, Dean of Degree Programmes at INSEAD, says, “By engaging talented young people, the MIM will contribute to the INSEAD mission to develop responsible business leaders who transform business and society. Our current master programmes are designed for experienced global professionals – from MBAs and participants in our Executive Master in Finance to senior executives in our Executive MBA and Executive Master in Change. The MIM will make the INSEAD educational offering complete by equipping a new group of post-graduate, pre-experience learners with the most relevant knowledge and skills to succeed in today’s complex world and move it in new and exciting directions.”

The INSEAD MiM Advantage:

  • Top-ranked Business School
  • Application-oriented pedagogy
  • Focus on In-Demand Professional Skills
  • International Exposure on twin campuses
  • Access to top recruiters – the INSEAD Career Development Centre will support students in efforts to achieve their career ambitions and successfully navigate today’s job market

Katy Montgomery, Associate Dean of Degree Programmes at INSEAD, says, “The INSEAD MIM students will be immersed in a truly global experience alongside international classmates and faculty, travel across continents and gain access to top recruiters and diverse roles in a broad range of industries. Our graduates will be part of an unparalleled alumni network of more than 58,000 influential alumni working in 176 countries across the world.”                  

Thibault Séguret, Programme Director of the INSEAD Master in Management Programmesays, “Making an impact on the world can be daunting.
The INSEAD MIM will provide our students with the right tools and experience to go where they want to go and do what they want to do. It will be a challenging, enriching and confidence-building experience academically, personally and culturally.”

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