Position Vacant at INSEAD

Research Associate (RA) at INSEAD

INSEAD offers a position for a Research Associate (RA) to help develop and deliver the new capstone MBA course. The RA will work directly with Professors Philip Anderson and Rose Luo, who are developing the course. The capstone course is a three-day simulation in which teams of five students manage a digital company in China through the first 100 days after a private equity takeover. It integrates the MBA core courses through a series of tasks and brings together key learnings from the core. Additionally, the students experience many events that challenge them to integrate information and make decisions as a team.


· Preparing a “due diligence report” in the format that private equity firms use, providing key background information and financials.

· Integrating core-course exercises that have been developed in beta-test versions into the financial engine for the course, and devising easy templates for automating evaluation and feedback as much as possible.

· Working with the designers of our simulation engine to design financial models linking events to outcomes, and writing descriptive text explaining the outcomes

· Interviewing selected experts in the areas of digital entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship in China, and private equity to help ensure the simulation is as realistic as possible

· Helping to write instructions and evaluation rubrics for role players as needed

· Writing instructions for participants on how to use the course platform and online collaboration tools they must use during the course.

· Assisting in course administration during the several times it is offered to MBA’s in May and June 2018

Qualifications: Read more at link below.

Read more here & to apply: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Q1ysoOBfcw1lMS6UP0hjYKXsbyw5GfSv


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Singapore – 8 March

The World Market for Stereoscopic Microscopes: A 2018 Global Trade Perspective
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The Netherlands – 2 March
In Dutch

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Singapore – 5 March

Using humour to fuel success of your organisation
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USA – 5 March


How to reduce pressure on leaders and prepare for change
Excerpts from INSEAD Knowledge
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Australia – 28 February

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The Philippines – 24 February

Why is Trump hitting South Korea harder? 
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South Korea – 24 February

Being ‘radically honest’ in the workplace
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UK – 23 February

Learning from the best in the gig economy
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Switzerland – 21 February

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Sri Lanka – 20 February

The AI debate we need
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UAE – 16 February