Salamander INSEAD Alumni Magazine

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Dean’s Editorial: Reflecting on our role

In a world where change is the only constant, leaders and organisations can’t afford to be complacent. Remaining competitive requires continual …

MBA

Breaking the news on BLUE OCEAN SHIFT

INSEAD Alumni Salamander Magazine recently met the Directors of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute Professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne …

Oceans

An INSEAD family transformation

<i>How INSEAD changed the course of one Portuguese family’s future…</i><p><b>Revolutionary times: Manuel Serzedelo de Almeida MBA’75</b> <br>“For nearly a decade it was …

MBA

Starting young: Summer@INSEAD

<i>INSEAD’s innovative, two-week intensive business programme for talented teenagers is going from strength to strength… and has become very much an</i> …

MBA

Breaking ground in online education

<i>Through its innovative portfolio of online programmes, INSEAD is setting a new standard for executive education in the digital space.</i><p>In today’s …

Learning

Enhancing INSEAD’s strength: INSEAD Global Women in Business Club

Global INSEAD Day/iW50 Celebrations in New York<p>One of INSEAD’s core strengths is its diverse community. Students are encouraged to understand …

MBA

Successful humans at work

<i>It all started with beer. Not a beer, but beer. Beer as in beer tasting. But I need to rewind a bit, before we get to that magical hop-based infusion</i> …

T.S. Eliot

INSEAD Alumni Association Belgium: Growing with our alumni

Innovator Prize gala dinner 2016<p>The INSEAD Alumni Association of Belgium (IAAB) was founded in 1963 and represents more than 1,800 alumni. While most …

MBA

Professionalisation of Family Firms: Key Elements

According to a recent research report, more than half of the next-generation in Chinese family-run businesses will not want to join their parents’ …

Business Planning

Dean’s Editorial: Why connections matter

Dear alumni,<p>It’s well-known that we’re living in an increasingly connected world. The rise and rapid adoption of social media, the Internet of …

MBA

Innovating without fear

<i>By treating setbacks and mistakes as opportunities for innovation, Cimpress founder and CEO Robert Keane transformed a fledgling start-up into a $2</i> …

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Bezos vs. Gates

Jeff Bezos Photo Credit Steve Jurvetson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/44124348109@N01/5129286606) This work is licensed under a Creative Commons …

Fuelling the Annual Fund

<b>Emma Goltz</b>, MBA’98J, became Chair of the INSEAD Alumni Fund (IAF) in January 2017, taking over the reins from Leonidas Los MBA’75. We caught up with …

INSEAD Alumni Vision 2020

<b>Stronger than ever</b> <i><br>With a new partnership agreement, INSEAD and the INSEAD Alumni Association affirm their continued collaboration in bolstering the</i> …

Investing in Africa

<i>INSEAD is making a concerted effort to help more talented men and women from Africa reach their leadership potential</i><p>When it comes to diversity in an …

The four-week programme that lasts a lifetime

“A Georgian, a Finn, a Swiss, an Englishman and a Dutchman… sounds like the beginning of a joke, doesn’t it?” says <b>Jaap Scheele AMP’01</b>. But, in fact, …

Harry Potter

Executive Education & Lifelong Learning for Alumni

As one of the largest providers of Executive Education, INSEAD’s programmes for executives are tailored to assist you with your lifelong professional …

IPEC, a global INSEAD ambassador

With origins dating back the early 90’s the INSEAD Private Equity Club (IPEC) is represented by both an Alumni Club and Student Club dedicated to the …

Dean’s Editorial: Business as a force for good

Dear alumni,<p>In the years following World War II, venture capitalist Georges Doriot believed that the world needed a new kind of educational …

MBA

Lucy Quist’s African Quest

Lucy Quist, MBA’05J<p>Business leader and role model, Lucy Quist, CEO of Airtel Ghana, is creating headlines throughout the world. We pick up her story… …

MBA

A case powerhouse

<i>INSEAD is behind some of the most-read and most-awarded business cases in the world</i><p>Case studies are a given in any business school. Indeed, the case …

MBA

A gift for future generations

Lionel Sauvage, MBA’87J<p><i>Lionel Sauvage has made a $5.5 million endowed pledge to INSEAD for a specific reason: to change the world</i><p>On the subject of …

MBA

INSEAD making a splash as a force for good

The sleet falling on the ground of a charity a few miles from INSEAD’s Fontainebleau campus has sent most people indoors for the day. Only a group of …

MBA

How giving today can bring change tomorrow?

Left to right: Joseph Tanbuntiong, Washington SyCip, Ilian Mihov, Leo Cloma and Fernando Zóbel de Ayala.<p><i>The launch of a new fundraising initiative</i> …

MBA

Putting people to the test  

<i>Human behaviour is under the microscope at the INSEAD-Sorbonne University Behavioural Lab</i><p>In the heart of the Latin Quarter in Paris, right behind a …

Research

INSEAD Alumni Association South Africa – a success story

The story of the INSEAD Alumni Association South Africa (IAASA) is a good example of how, through dedication and vision, an Association with low …

South Africa

Championing the spirit of INSEAD around the world!

<i>The story of the Salamander Challenge & Giving Day</i><p>The INSEAD community may be the most diverse of its peers, but if there is one common thread that …

MBA

Global Clubs: Strengthening the bonds between alumni

The INSEAD Global Network comprises all the National Alumni Associations (NAA), the National Alumni Clubs and the Global Interest Clubs.<p>There are …

MBA

Iberian weekend in Oporto

From 24 to 26 March 2017, Oporto, the business capital of the north of Portugal, provided the stage for a very special INSEAD Alumni event.<p>For the …

Spain