INSEAD MIM KIRA INTERVIEW QUESTIONS SAMPLE

INSEAD MIM KIRA INTERVIEW QUESTIONS SAMPLE

The INSEAD MIM program is developed especially for newly graduated students who are interested in getting a graduate degree in management studies while having no or little work experience. This program is open for students from all academic backgrounds with a keen attentiveness towards management. The MIM admission committee is often looking for the following qualities in candidates:

  • International Motivation
  • Contribution Ability
  • Great Academic Performance

However, during the admission process, students have to go through the Kira Talent Interview questions. Kira is the newest format of questioning college graduates for the INSEAD MIM program. 

Below are a set of interview questions that could be asked during the interview phase of the process. 

  • Set 1
  1. How can you work under pressure? 
  2. Tell me something about a day when you had a lot of tasks to do and you were under pressure, while having a lot of deadlines. How did you deal with it? 
  3. Tell me about any situation when you had to make an instant decision? What was the situation and what decision did you make? 
  4. Describe an achievement that gave you the most satisfaction and why so? 
  5. Tell us something about yourself that is not written in your curriculum vitae. 
  6. Please describe yourself. 
  7. Tell us about an event or a person that has highly influenced you. 
  8. How do you think your near and dear ones would describe you? What is the definition of leadership according to you? 
  • Set 2
  1. Tell us about a time when you had to compromise on certain things to reach the final result.
  2. Do you think social responsibility should always be prioritized over profit? Why or why not? Give reasons. 
  3. Explain Facebook to us like you would have done to your grandma. 
  4. Which is the most played song on your computer system? 
  5. Why did you choose us? 
  6. Describe your favorite hobby. 
  • Set 3
  1. How do you handle things when you work under pressure? 
  2. How do you think technology has changed our lives? 
  3. When did you last step out of your comfort zone? 
  4. What is that one specific thing you always wanted to try? 
  5. What do you think your friends think about you? 

CATEGORY QUESTIONS FOR INTERVIEW

  • Set 1 - Competency Based Questions
  1. How can you describe yourself as a leader? 
  2. Have you ever failed in leadership? 
  3. Tell us about a time when you handled and worked on a group assignment. 
  4. According to you, what do you think is the best way to assign work within a team? 
  5. When you had multiple assignments to do, what tactics did you use to ensure everything is done perfectly and on time? 
  6. Give an instance of 'let down' and what did you do for it? How did you deal with it? 
  • Set 2 - Exploratory Questions
  1. If you had a chance to meet anyone, alive or dead, who would you meet? 
  2. Can a picture tell you a story that is worth everything? 
  3. Individuals these days are triggered by selflessness rather than self-interest. Is this true? Why? 
  • Set 3 - Goal Based Questions
  1. What do you mean by long term and short term goals? 
  2. Why do you aim to pursue? 
  3. Why do you want to study abroad? 
  4. Where do you see yourself after 5 years? 
  5. How would this program help you I'm future? 
  • Set 4 - Domain Specific Questions
  1. Tell us about a firm that has great entrepreneurial spirit. 
  2. Tell us about the biggest challenges that people face in the industry you want to get into. 
  3. What are the main elements of a great marketing plan?