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An MBA Where Almost Half of the World Participates

If you are interested in the world of MBA programs, the INSEAD is a name which needs no introduction.You should also be aware of the great diversity in terms of culture from where the MBA students came from. The international atmosphere at its Singapore campus follows on the footsteps of the Home campus of INSEAD.

In fact the MBA program offered by the school beats all, with students from no less than 80 countries participating in the program with the number of cohorts totaling close to 1000 per year, a fact that is to be lauded.

Students from Singapore, to cite an example constitute, less that 5% of the total students of last year, the number of which stood at 1,018

According to Professor Ilian Mihov, who happens to be the dean of the Singapore campus, this diversity in the background of students, lets them glide on smoothly in work environments with large cultural differences and as such they are ready to take their position as business leaders of a globalized world.

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At Either Ends of MBA Pay Packages

It is not often that one makes nearly half a million dollar in a single year after passing out of an MBA program. But the sailing was not so smooth for all, as other MBAs struggled to gain a strong and solid compensation package.

These are the inferences that one has to make if they are to go by the figures stated in a report released by Poets & Quants. It compiled the lowest as well as the highest base salaries from the MBA graduates who passed out of B-Schools in 2015. The report has its basis in the employment records of business schools. The highest recorded was an astonishing $467,000 which was more than 50% of the next highest base salary as recorded in the previous year.

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INSEAD Tops MBA Global Rankings List

For the first time since its inception in 1999, the INSEAD one-year MBA has topped the rankings of Global MBA programs. The rankings were conducted by the Financial Times. It is noteworthy to mention here that INSEAD has campus presence in Singapore, France and even Abu Dhabi.

In a first ever instance amongst MBA programmes, a business school that has substantial presence in Asia has hit the top spot in Financial Times’s rankings. INSEAD retains the distinction of being the only business school that features on the top of the rankings and delivers its MBA programmes across multiple campuses across continents. Amongst its odd 1,000 students 75% are pursuing their studies in Fontainebleau on the outskirts of Paris and Singapore.

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