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In today’s hyper-competitive, globalised business world, leading change and sustaining your edge is down to developing the knowledge, insights and tools to make the best decisions for you and your organisation and execute them successfully.

The INSEAD Certificate in Global Management represents a credential and formal recognition of continuous professional development in the areas of global management and leadership. The certificate allows you to strategically plan your development needs at a pace that fits your career progression and attests to your commitment to your personal and professional development and your capacity for the kind of
continuous self-improvement that translates into results.

The Certificate in Global Management also confers you with INSEAD alumni status, giving you access to lifelong learning
and networking opportunities that are second to none.

We are pleased to announce INSEAD Online Certificates: Leading in a Transforming World now count towards the Certificate in Global Management - as a Specialised programme. Depending on the INSEAD Online Certificate chosen, you will earn a total of between 3 and 5 days towards the Certificate in Global Management. To find out more please contact the Programme Advisor team.

How to qualify?

To qualify for the certificate, you have to complete at least 3 INSEAD Executive Education programmes totalling 15 days minimum over a 4-year period.

Several combinations of programmes* are possible to allow you to qualify for the Certificate in Global Management:

  • Option 1: Complete 1 core programme and 2 specialised programmes
  • Option 2: Complete 2 core programmes and 1 specialised programme
  • Option 3: Complete 3 core programmes
  • Option 4: Complete 1 customised or partner programme (minimum 3 days) and 2 programmes (core or specialised)

You can find the list of core and specialised programmes here.

*Only programmes of 3 days and longer count towards the Certificate. Open Online programmes count towards the Certificate in Global Management only through our INSEAD Online Certificates: Leading in a Transforming World. Additionally, the INSEAD Online Certificates are not cumulative. If completing multiple Certificates, only one will count towards the Certificate in Global Management.

How to Get Started


Assess your needs

Identify the skills that you would like to develop or reinforce and build your personalised learning development plan under the close guidance of our team of advisors.

Select your programmes

Select and attend at least 3 programmes, totalling 15 days or more, over a 4-year period.
Make sure that your combination of core and specialised programmes meets the following requirements:

A combination of at least 3 programmes that includes 1 core programme or 1 customised/partner programme (minimum 3 days)

Total of 15 days or more

Completed within a 4-year period

Enrol in your first programme

Fill in the application form for the first programme you want to attend.
A programme advisor will then be in touch to review your options and help you with the application process.
Alternatively, you can contact a programme advisor to discuss the enrolment process.

Sample Combination of Programmes


To better understand the development plan provided by the Certificate in Global Management, have a look at the table below that demonstrates a programme combination eligible for the certificate.

Minimum Requirements: 3 programmes totalling 15 days to complete within 4 years.


Start date
Tuition Fees*
CoreThe Challenge of Leadership17 January 202220 days€ 38,500
SpecialisedBlue Ocean Strategy14 February 20224 days€7,650
SpecialisedStrategic Decision Making for Leaders10 May 20223 days€7,250

1 Core + 2 Specialised Programmes

within 4 years

27 days

Approx € 53,400

* Tuition fees are based on published rates for that academic year. VAT / GST applies at prevailing rates.

Information Session:
The Certificate in Global Management


At INSEAD, we give you the tools to see the world through multiple lenses and to create solutions that are game-changing. Our programmes give you a chance to step back, reflect and refresh your knowledge. We give you the opportunity to choose your own learning journey, at a pace that fits your career progression.

Join our webinar and learn more about our credential and formal recognition of continuous professional development, the INSEAD Certificate in Global Management.

Watch this free on-demand webinar


Stefano Modini
INSEAD Certificate in Global Management Holder
Mette Sicard Filtenborg
INSEAD Certificate in Global Management Holder
Lorenzo Ferdinands
Programme Advisor, INSEAD Executive Education
Alexander MacDougald
Partnerships and Products Marketing Manager, INSEAD Executive Education
Tatsiana Matskevich
Product Marketing Manager, INSEAD Executive Education

Why Choose the Certificate?



1st Class Education

The Certificate in Global Management provides you with a credential and formal recognition from the top global business school in the world. Learn from world-class thought leaders and gain fresh perspectives in the latest business trends.



Alumni Network

Join our elite worldwide network of 59K+ Alumni in 175 countries and benefit from lifelong networking, professional development opportunities and preferential rates for all Executive Education programmes.



Within a 4-year period, you have the time to identify and select the programmes that best address your development needs as your career evolves.

Hear from our Participants



Whether you have already attended a Customised or Open Programme or whether you intend to participate in one for the first time, our specialist advisors will work with you to identify the most suitable path to obtaining your Certificate. This will help you design a long-term learning plan, maximising the impact for you and your organisation.

The start date depends on which programme you choose from a list of 40+ Open Enrolment Programmes or the Customised Programme that your company organised. You need to accumulate a total of 15 days within a 4-year timeline to be eligible for the certificate. Obtaining the Certificate in Global Management is a culmination of completing a series of programmes within 4 years. For further information on programme dates, you can access the full list here.

No, there is no additional cost beyond the total programme fees.

The minimum number of programme days needed to obtain the certificate is 15 days.

Yes, you can complete the programme in less than four years and in whatever order suits your needs.

Yes, you could even choose all three of your programmes from the list of Core Programmes. 



If you have any questions related to our programmes or application procedures, we are here to help you.

. Email our advisor
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+65 6681 5479

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