Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour
Professor Yap holds a PhD and MPhil in Management from Columbia Business School, and a BSSc with Honours in Psychology from the National University of Singapore. Before joining INSEAD, Professor Yap was a faculty at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
At INSEAD, Professor Yap teaches in a variety of programs including Executive Education, MBA, EMBA, and PhD. His teaching and consulting expertise includes Leadership, Leadership Communication, Executive Presence, Leading High-Impact Teams, Strategy Execution & Organisational Change, Power And Politics, and Managerial Negotiation. At MIT, Professor Yap taught the graduate/undergraduate course on Managerial Psychology and the core leadership MBA course on Organisational Processes.
In this podcast Andy Yap, Programme Director of Executive Presence and Influence, shares his insights on leadership. Is there more to leadership than the setting of goals? More than the demonstration of technical abilities to get the job done? Or is good leadership more nuanced than that? Discover the hidden levers of leadership; The levers that play an integral, and often unconscious, role in inspiring confidence in others, gaining trust and drawing people in.
Our Learning Coaches are trained experts, who work closely with Professor Andy Yap in helping participants achieve their learning objectives.
Learning coaches guide the participants in their learning journey, especially for their Action Learning Project.They provide feedback on their styles and capacities in the early stages of the programme so as to steer them in the right direction with respect to developing their leadership presence and influencing skills.