INSEAD - Singapore Placements: Job Opportunities & Placement rate, Packages ,,Singapore

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Anumika Bahukhandi

INSEAD Singapore is among the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools, with a brilliant placement record and career outcomes. 92% of the MBA graduates from the 2021 batch confirmed that they had atleast one job offer in hand 3 months after passing out. 14% of the students who graduated in December obtained their jobs through the summer internship and a total of 781 students took part in formal hiring events. Among the top 5 nations where INSEAD MBA graduates were working are the United Kingdom, Singapore, the United States, China, and France.

The Financial Times had given INSEAD the 1st rank in the Global MBA Program rankings, 2021 and in 2019 it obtained the 2nd rank in the International MBA-1 year program category. It also bagged the top rank in International MBA rankings, 2020, released by Poets&Quants.

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INSEAD Placement Highlights 2021

Employment Rate after 3 months of Graduating

92%

The sector with the Highest MBA Placement

Consulting

The sector with the Lowest MBA Placement

Financial Services

Top Employment Sectors

E-Commerce/Internet, Public Sector/Impact Economy, Healthcare, Investment Management/Hedge Funds, Media, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Energy

Highest Employment by Location

Northern/Western Europe

Annual Mean Salary

$113,900

Top Employers

Asian Development Bank, Barclays, Citi, Dell, Deloitte, Endeavor, Foodpanda, Global Founders Capital, Heroes, Intel Corporation, Jumanji Studio, Liberty Global, Mena Energy, Novartis

INSEAD Class Profile 2021

Students from 84 nations are pursuing education at INSEAD. 33% were from a Business/Administration background, 28% were from an Engineering background, and 13% were from an Economics background. 9% of the students had a background in Science, 7% in Law/Political Sciences, and 6% in Humanities & Arts. Only 1% of students pursuing an MBA had a background in Media & Communications.

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Pre-MBA Sectors of Students

Management Consulting, Financial Services, TMT (E-Commerce/Internet, Fintech, Media/Entertainment & Advertising, Information Technology/Telecommunications), Manufacturing, Retail, Consumer & Luxury Goods, Energy, Healthcare, Public Sector/Social Impact, Corporate Services, Transportation, Education, Primary Industries, Travel/Leisure Services.

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INSTEAD MBA Placement Stats 2021

The sector which witnessed the highest placement rate was Consulting, with the employment rate being 51%. The lowest placement rate was recorded in the Financial Services sector, with only 14% of INSEAD MBA graduates getting hired in the same.

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Employment Sectors

E-Commerce/Internet, Public Sector/Impact Economy, Healthcare, Investment Management/Hedge Funds, Media, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Energy, Corporate Services, Insurance, Fintech, Manufacturing/Conglomerates, Education, Prime Industries, Travel & Hospitality, Transportation.

The pie chart displayed below features the different employment locations of the MBA graduates from INSEAD, with the highest employment recorded in Northern/Western Europe.

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Career Decision by Sector

Sector

New Hires

Returnees

Management Consulting

34%

18%

Financial Services

13%

1%

Technology, Media & Telecommunications

18%

1%

Corporate Services

14%

2%

To be noted: Returnees are ex-employees who are joining back the company after completing their graduation.

Source of Finding Employment:

  • Almost 50% of the MBA graduates from INSEAD found jobs through INSEAD CDC or alumni and 22% found employment through their old employers.
  • 15% of the students used their own contacts to discover jobs and 8% of them got it through the summer internship.
  • Also, 4% of the graduates started their own business after passing out.

INSEAD Top Employers 2021

Accenture

Adecco

7 Global Capital

99.co

A.P Moller - Maersk

Adidas

a-Connect

AB Bernstein

Abbott

Adobe

Bank of Finance

Chevron

DBS Bank

Emerson

Facebook

Goldman Sachs

Heineken

Infosys

J.P Morgan

KPMG

L’Oreal

Mahindra

Nestle

Paypal

PwC

Royal Bank of Canada

Samsung

Salesforce

Tata Group

UNESCO

Viawork

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited

Apple

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INSEAD Average Salary 2021

The sector which offered the highest annual mean salary was Management Consulting with the amount being $119,000. This was followed by Corporate and Finance Services with the amount being $116,300 and $106,600 respectively. The sector which yielded the lowest income for the MBA graduates was Technology, Media & Telecommunications, with the mean salary amount being $102,900.

Similarly, the Management Consulting sector had the highest overall annual median salary amount of $118,500 and the lowest amount was again yielded by Technology, Media & Telecommunications, with the salary being $103,100.

Overall MBA Average Salary

  • Annual Mean Salary: $113,900
  • Annual Median Salary: $113,800
  • Median Sign-on Bonus: $27,400
  • Median Performance Bonus: $23,900

The table displayed below features the compensation trends in different sectors for MBA graduates.

Sector

Overall Annual Mean Salary

Overall Annual Median Salary

Overall Median Sign-on Bonus

Corporate

$116,300

$110,000

$24,000

Finance Services

$106,600

$105,000

$33,000

Management Consulting

$119,000

$118,500

$27,200

Technology, Media & Telecommunications

$102,900

$103,100

$28,800

It should be noted that the average base income kept on increasing at 9.3% due to profit in corporate sectors and financial services of 18% and 10% each.

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INSEAD MBA Internship Salary Stats 2021

The highest internship salary range was witnessed in the Investment Banking/Banking/Sales & Trading sector, with the salary bracket being $2,100 to $12,400. At the second and third place were Manufacturing/ Conglomerates with a salary bracket of $1,500 to $10,000 and the Healthcare sector, with the amount ranging from $1,200 to $10,100. This was followed by the Fintech and Management Consulting sectors, with the salary bracket being 1,110 to $6,500 and $1,100 to $13,000. The sectors which yielded the lowest internships salaries were of Energy and Private Equity/Venture Capital, with the amounts ranging from $200-$2,700 and $200 to $13,000.

INSEAD Campus Placement Support

INSEAD’s placement cell not only helps students take baby steps towards their first destination after graduating, but also enhances their career-related skills in order to create successful professional prospects. The university’s Assistant Director for Alumni Career Development is available for an initial interactive session after which students can select an expert career coach near their location for 2-3 hours of career guidance. The profiles of these coaches are available and students can go through them before fixing an appointment.

Your Career Online: This is a re-assessment & development program which helps students begin their professional journey. You can analyse your strengths and weaknesses here and work towards polishing your overall personality so as to be industry-ready.

Alumni Experience Videos: Students who wish to know about various different career domains or wish to switch their career preference can go through these videos in which INSEAD alumni share their experiences in 8 minutes.

Your Coaching Support: 2-hour long career coaching, which is free of cost for those who are working.

Your Job Search Tool: Here you can renovate your resume, cover letters, and view job boards, and career development videos. Students can enhance their interview skills and learn to bargain when it comes to salary demand.

Career Development Webinar Library: Students can get career suggestions here. Webinars featuring career experts such as Dorie Clark, Steven Dalton and more are available. Learn how to build your portfolio that attracts maximum employers, create your personal brand, etc.

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INSEAD Placement 2021 FAQ

Q. Which location absorbed the highest amount of INSEAD MBA graduates?

A. Northern/Western Europe hired the maximum number (42%) of MBA students from INSEAD. This was followed by the Asia Pacific region and North America region, with 26% and 9% of the graduates getting hired there. In Africa/Middle East 8% of MBA graduates found employment and in South America, 5% of students got a job.

Q. Which are the top sectors which provided internships to INSEAD MBA students?

A. 44% of the students found an internship within a startup or small/mid-size company. The top sectors where the students found internships include Private Equity/Venture Capital (19%), Management Consulting (16%), E-Commerce/Internet (16%), Information Technology/Telecommunications (8%), Healthcare (7%), Retail, Consumer and Luxury Goods (7%), and Investment Banking/Banking/Sales & Trading (6%).

Q. In which region did most of the INSEAD MBA students find internships?

A. Most of the students (43%) found internships in Western Europe. This was followed by the Asia Pacific region and Africa/Middle East region, with 28% and 8% of the MBA graduates getting placed. Other regions where they found employment were North America (8%), Southern Europe (7%), South America (6%), and Northern Europe (1%).

Q. What were the sources through which INSEAD MBA graduates found employment?

A. Almost 50% of the MBA graduates from INSEAD found jobs through INSEAD CDC or alumni and 22% found employment through their old employers. 15% of the students used their own contacts to discover jobs and 8% of them got it through the summer internship.

Q. Which sector offered the highest salary to INSEAD MBA graduates?

A. The sector which offered the highest annual mean salary was Management Consulting with the amount being $119,000. This was followed by Corporate and Finance Services with $116,300 and $106,600 respectively. The sector which yielded the lowest income for the MBA graduates was Technology, Media & Telecommunications.
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