INSEAD

DEFINITION of 'INSEAD'

One of the world's top graduate business schools, INSEAD has two full campuses in France and Singapore. INSEAD also has a centre in Abu Dhabi and another research facility in Israel. Founded in 1957, INSEAD was originally known as "Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires." Today INSEAD is world renown as one the the top business schools on the planet.

BREAKING DOWN 'INSEAD'

INSEAD offers a variety of graduate programs, including: a full-time MBA program, Ph.D and several executive education options, including an executive MBA. INSEAD does not consider itself to be a French or Singaporean school, rather a global school which aims to bring people of differing cultures and ideals together to further the management of the global business.

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