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The INSEAD Corporate Governance Initiative, launched in 2010, undertakes cutting-edge research and teaching tailored to the needs of boards. It is a new programme designed to foster a global dialogue on the challenges facing board members in an international context. Find out more


“Our responsibility at INSEAD is to review board governance practices across the world that promote performance with accountability. Over time we hope to build greater trust in the public that business is a strong force for improving our societies.”

Ludo Van der Heyden
Professor of Technology and Operations Management
Chaired Professor in Corporate Governance
Director of the INSEAD Corporate Governance Initiative



ICGN and INSEAD join forces to provide Executive Education for long-term value creation

ICGN and INSEAD are developing a new Executive Education programme for investors and corporates on how environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors impact long-term value creation.

The first course will be offered at INSEAD's Europe campus in Fontainebleau, France in January 2016.

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Business Model Innovation:
The Organizational Dimension

Edited by Nicolai J Foss and Tina Saebi

Contributor: Professor Ludo Van der Heyden

Business model innovation is an important source of competitive advantage and corporate renewal. An increasing number of companies have to innovate their business models, not just because of competitive forces but also because of the ongoing change from product-based to service-based business models. Yet, business model innovation also involves organizational change process that challenges existing processes, structures and modes of control.

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IDPNetwork host a dinner

30 April 2015, London, UK

The second of the year of a series in major cities. These dinners are an opportunity for IDPs to share issues in confidence and network among INSEAD Certified Directors.


ICGI Newsletter December 2014

We are pleased to announce the release of our latest newsletter written in collaboration with the Wendel International Centre for Family Enterprise on the topic: Family Firm Governance.

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Last Award Ceremony of the INSEAD Certificate in Corporate Governance

We are pleased to share with you the latest list of ICP-Cs who were handed out their certificate on September 13, 2014 in Fontainebleau.

For the full list visit and information on the Certificate visit our certification page.

The group is joining the INSEAD Alumni community, and the INSEAD IDP Corporate Governance Network.


The International Directors Programme network becomes an official INSEAD Alumni Club!

INSEAD has a new Global Club, recently welcomed by the INSEAD International Alumni Association at its Sydney meeting in October 2014.

The club – the IDP Corporate Governance Network – grew out of the INSEAD International Directors’ Programme (IDP). The idea for a network was promoted by alumni who have completed the programme and its certification and who wish to come together to promote good governance across the globe.


The Case Centre’s bestselling authors

Join us in congratuling Professor Ludo Van der Heyden listed as one of the Bestselling authors.



Next Corporate Governance Programmes

  1. International Directors Programme:

           May 2015 (Fontainebleau)

           and June 2015 (Singapore)

  1. Leading from the Chair, March 2015 (Fontainebleau)
  • Value Creation for Owners and Directors, March 2015 (Abu Dhabi)

For more information visit our programmes page