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A Journey of Leadership Transformation

Transform Your Knowledge into True Wisdom and Better Leadership

The Aalto Executive MBA in Security and Risk Management program is designed around the major areas of strategy, leadership, security and risk management. Strategy is approached from a variety of perspectives, with an emphasis on inventive strategies and novel business models. Leadership covers a range of themes from self-leadership to leading and inspiring others. Security and risk management is approached in a comprehensive manner by reflecting on all its key areas and elaborating security-related scenarios throughout the program.

Aalto Executive MBA (EMBA) programs are among the leading programs in Europe and hold the 'Triple Crown' of accreditations – the three most respected university accreditations, AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS – granted to only 0.5% of the world's business schools. The EMBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the world by the Financial Times; in 2016 it rose 15 places to 61st position.

Aalto EMBA in Security and Risk Management Quick Facts

The closing date for applications for 2018 is March 2, 2018.
The next program starts on April 19, 2018. The program can be completed in 21 months.

The tuition fee is € 45,800 (+ VAT).

The fee does not include costs for the optional study tours or Aalto Executive Summits.

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From Latest Knowledge to Practical Skills

The Aalto EMBA in Security and Risk Management has been designed in close cooperation with representatives from industry and public authorities. The program modules are prepared and presented by a world-class faculty from Aalto University and renowned business schools and universities across the world. In addition to their academic qualifications, our professors are both excellent teachers and have significant experience in different organizations. Presentations and assignments encourage participants to link the academic input on the latest theories with their professional experience, and to reflect upon their own views and practices. Scenarios on security and risk management facilitate the participants’ ability to construct a personal insight on the specialization topics and apply the learning to match their organization’s needs.

Journey of Leadership Transformation

The essence of Aalto Executive MBA in Security and Risk Management is transformation. The program is designed to enhance the participants’ personal skills and competencies as leaders and individuals. The modules also strengthen the participants’ strategic thinking thus increasing their understanding of why businesses need to transform and how they themselves can become drivers of organizational transformation.

A Wider Choice Through the Global Portfolio

We serve not only Northern Europe’s leading companies and individuals, but also a growing number of talented executives from Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. Every year, almost seven hundred students representing a dozen nationalities participate in our portfolio of Executive MBA programs. In addition to globally relevant content, the Aalto EMBA programs provide participants with an opportunity to expand their cultural knowledge and skills. Up to six modules can be taken at other Aalto EE locations in Europe, the Middle East, or Asia. Two elective Aalto Executive Summits and elective study tours abroad contribute further to developing cross-cultural competence. Students in the Aalto Executive MBA in Security and Risk Management program in Helsinki also benefit from the elective module offering from our partner schools’ EMBA programs at ESADE in Barcelona and Madrid in Spain, Gothenburg University School of Executive Education in Sweden, and the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University in Russia.

Our Learning Philosophy

The Aalto EMBA in Security and Risk Management is designed to maximize interaction and participation. The approach focuses on integration of theory and practice and is adjusted to take differences in learning styles and preferences into account. A variety of methods facilitate learning, including presentations, group debates, casework, quizzes, role plays, lectures, real-life case studies, and encounters with business leaders.

Activities draw upon the wide experience of participants, who represent different industries, functions, and educational backgrounds.  

Each module includes assignments designed to help participants and faculty see whether they have achieved the learning objectives.

Aalto EE's Impact

We are first and foremost driven by the impact we can have through our programs - on participants, their organizations, the academic community, and society at large. 

Our customers benefit from our goal-oriented and comprehensive learning experience that have a proven impact on both the individual and the organization. We nurture and develop the knowledge and skills of individuals, foster self-confidence, and build individual learning paths and meaningful careers. We also do our utmost to ensure that our participants create the best, sustainable business networks. Read more »


The Aalto Executive MBA in Security and Risk Management program is designed for experienced leaders and senior specialists who need a more comprehensive understanding of security and risk management issues, or who are taking on a strategic role in security and risk management in their organizations. The program also suits experienced security and risk management specialists who wish to develop their strategic competence and strengthen their leadership abilities and practices.

We look for talented women and men with strong management experience, leadership potential, steady career progression and curiosity to learn more. The Aalto Executive MBA in Security and Risk Management program is particularly useful for candidates for promotion to high-level management positions.

Personal and Organizational Benefits

  • Build competencies for top security and risk management positions in a global context
  • Develop globally relevant capability for building preparedness, resilience and continuity in your own organization
  • Acquire a multidisciplinary perspective on personal and organizational transformation
  • Reinforce your confidence to face new challenges in a fast-changing and modern security environment
  • Utilize the possibility of benefiting from a large consultancy project by having a relevant business challenge from your organization solved by highly experienced professionals
  • Become a part of a group of participants with vast experience in different businesses, and gain access to a valuable alumni network
  • Enhance your experience by participating in study tours and Aalto Executive Summits
  • Gain additional value from the offerings of several different Aalto EMBA locations and programs

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