INSEAD Leadership Programme for Senior Executives (ILPSE)

The INSEAD Leadership Programme for Senior Executives – India (ILPSE) is a one-year part-time general management and business leadership programme. ILPSE’s multiple interventions and modular approach enables the participants to return to their workplace to apply the learning immediately.

The programme brings an outstanding peer group, immersions across INSEAD’s global campuses and tailored career support.

INSEAD Leadership Programme for Senior Executives – India (ILPSE)

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Why you should consider the programme?


ILPSE’s academic component is structured around three types of modules: general management and leadership-oriented modules leading to integrated learning of leadership related skills and behaviours; functional modules and advanced functional modules. In addition, participants will complete optional online coursework covering basic financial concepts.

Unlearn. Learn. Challenge. Be Challenged.

Leading Self

  • Personal Leadership Agenda
  • Unconscious Group Dynamics-Beneath the Surface
  • Networking
  • Emotions & Emotional Intelligence
  • INSEAD Global Executive Leadership Mirror (GELM)-360° Feedback & Leadership Coaching

Leading Teams

  • Leading People and Teams
  • Change Management
  • Judgement & Decision Making
  • Managing Leadership Transition
  • Negotiations & Influence
  • Leadership Communication
  • Creative Thinking

Leading Organizations

  • Business Strategy & Game Theory
  • Global Strategy
  • Digital Transformation
  • Business Analytics
  • Innovation & Design Thinking
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Accounting, Corporate Finance & Private Equity
  • Macroeconomics
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Capstone General Management Simulation

Alumni Benefits

With over 59,000 Alumni distributed across 175 countries with 166 nationalities, our Alumni are citizens of the world.

Programme Directors

Paddy V. Padmanabhan
Paddy V. Padmanabhan
Professor of Marketing
The Unilever Chaired Professor of Marketing Academic Director,
Emerging Markets Institute

V. “Paddy” Padmanabhan is the Unilever Chaired Professor of Marketing, INSEAD-Singapore. Prior to joining INSEAD, he was the John K. and Ellen A. Wallace Distinguished Professor of Marketing at the Olin School of Business, Washington University (1998–2002) and Associate Professor of Marketing and Fletcher Jones Faculty Fellow at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University (1990–1998).

Bala Vissa
Balagopal Vissa
Professor of Entrepreneurship

Professor Vissa's research interests focus on entrepreneurship in Asian emerging economies. His research seeks to understand how entrepreneurial firms and teams in Asia build effective networks – in the context of traditional family businesses (called business groups) as well as stand alone new ventures. His research has received numerous awards and his articles have appeared in journals such as Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Strategic Management Society's book series and Strategic Management Journal.



*Contributing faculty subject to change

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:



Participant Testimonials

Kevin Brown
Judia Black
Angelo Gazzoni
Cheryl Ng
Paula Ospina
Kevin Brown
Judia Black
Angelo Gazzoni
Cheryl Ng
Paula Ospina

Date & Fees

Module Module Description Date Location
Live Online Programme Introduction Financial Acumen September–December 2020 Live Online Sessions & Online Module
Module 1 Integrated Immersion Week 9–15 January 2021 Singapore
Module 2 Integrated Immersion Week 23 February–4 March 2021 Mumbai, India
Alumni Event INSEAD Entrepreneurship Dialogue 27 February 2021 Mumbai, India
Module 3 Core Functional Module 5–13 April 2021 Singapore
Live Online Business Analytics May–Jun 2021 Live Online Sessions
Module 4 Integrated Immersion Week 6–12 June 2021 Singapore
Live Online Digital Transformation August 2021 Live Online Sessions
Module 5 Advanced Functional Module 28 August–4 September 2021 Mumbai, India
Alumni Event INSEAD Business Dialogue 4 September 2021 Mumbai, India
Live Online Digital Marketing September 2021 Live Online Sessions
Module 6 Integrating Immersion Week 16–21 October 2021 Fontainebleau, France
*Please note that programme schedule is subject to change for reasons beyond the control of INSEAD.


Round Date Application Fees
Round 1 28th Jan, 2020 600 SGD
Round 2 13th Mar, 2020 800 SGD
Round 3 27th Apr, 2020 1000 SGD
Round 4 8th Jun, 2020 1200 SGD
Round 5 10th Aug, 2020 1200 SGD
Programme Fee: 66,000* SGD
Application Round 5 Programme Fee: 62,000 SGD
*We are extending our early registration benefit of 4000 SGD on the programme fee for this cohort.
Note: Includes accommodation, coffee breaks, lunches and select dinners.
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