INSEAD Leadership Programme for Senior Executives (ILPSE)

The INSEAD Leadership Programme for Senior Executives – India (ILPSE) is a one-year general management programme that will prepare you for senior management roles and provide a timely boost for your career. Over the 12 months of ILPSE, even as you pursue your current career, we enable you to learn from the best minds in business and from an outstanding peer group, and apply the new knowledge gained.

INSEAD Leadership Programme for Senior Executives – India (ILPSE)

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Why you should consider the programme

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Business Leadership & Personal Development


  • Business Analytics
  • Business strategy & game theory
  • Corporate & global strategy
  • Private equity
  • Macroeconomics
  • Innovation Management
  • Leading Digital Transformation

Organisation structure

  • Leading people and teams
  • Leading organisations
  • Managing strategic change

Soft skills

  • Judgment & decision making
  • Leadership communications
  • Negotiation & influence
  • Networking
  • Coaching
  • Enhancing emotional intelligence & self-awareness
  • Workshop on unconscious group dynamics
  • 360° feedback & group coaching

General Management

Core functional topics

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Operations & supply chain management
  • Financial & management accounting

Advanced functional topics

  • Advanced marketing
  • Advanced finance
  • Advanced operations management

Entrepreneurship Boot Camp (Optional)

Capstone General Management Simulation

Key Takeaways

Participant Profile

Diversity in multiple aspects is an important part of the learning experience. Our participant mix reflects diversity across functions, industries, backgrounds, companies and life experiences. However, all participants have a few things in common such as:

Past Participant Profiles

Participant Companies

  • Accenture
  • Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd
  • Aditya Birla Finance
  • Apple
  • Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.
  • DEN
  • DHL
  • Daimler Trucks
  • Ford
  • Genpact
  • Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Honeywell
  • HT Media
  • IBM
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • KPMG
  • Lupin Pharmaceuticals
  • Maruti Suzuki
  • Microsoft
  • Rockwell Automation
  • S&P Capital IQ
  • Sankara Eye Hospital
  • Saregama
  • Schneider Electric
  • Sealed Air
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Tata Strategic Management Group
  • Yes Bank

Participant Industry

Participant Industry

Years of Work Experience

Years of Work Experience

Participant Function

Participant Function

Date & Fees

Module Date Location
Third Quarter: 2020 Integrated Immersion Week 22 – 28 August 2020 Singapore
Fourth Quarter: 2020 Integrated Immersion Week 8 – 16 October 2020 Mumbai, India
INSEAD India Entrepreneurship Dialogue 17 October 2020 Mumbai, India
Online October/November 2020 Live Webinars
Core Functional Modules 30 November – 8 December 2020 Abu Dhabi, UAE
First Quarter: 2021
Integrated Immersion Week 19 – 25 February 2021 Singapore
Online March 2021 Live Webinars
Second Quarter: 2021 Advanced Functional Modules 24 – 30 April 2021 Mumbai, India
INSEAD India Business Dialogue 1 May 2021 Mumbai, India
Online May/June 2021 Live Webinars
Third Quarter: 2021 Integrated Immersion Week 18 – 23 July 2021 Fontainebleau

Application Deadlines

Round Date Application Fees
Round 1 21st Dec, 2019 600 SGD
Round 2 24th Feb, 2020 800 SGD
Round 3 27th Apr, 2020 1000 SGD
Round 4 08th Jun, 2020 1200 SGD
Program Fees: 62,000 SGD

Programme Directors

Paddy Padmanabhan

Paddy Padmanabhan

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship

Paddy is among the top 250 most highly cited scholars in the world in Economics and Business. His research has generated numerous honours including recognition for one of the top 10 papers published in the 50 years of publication of Management Science (1954–2004). He has consulting, executive teaching and expert witness experience with companies ranging from multinationals (e.g., Hewlett-Packard, Nokia, Syngenta, Coca-Cola,Lufthansa, Monsanto, Target, Japan Tobacco, Westpac, OCBC) to start-ups across Asia,North America, South America and Europe.

Bala Vissa

Bala Vissa

Co - Faculty Director

Balagopal (Bala) Vissa is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship located at INSEAD's Asia Campus in Singapore. Bala's research focuses on building effective entrepreneurial networks in Asia. His research has received numerous awards and has appeared in prestigious academic journals as well as general media outlets. He also serves on the Editorial Review Board of leading academic journals.


*Contributing faculty subject to change

Alumni Benefits

As an alumnus of INSEAD and a member of this global network, you will enjoy the following benefits and services:


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