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DBA dissertation: For a company to successfully implement a global operating model, it must find a balance between conflicting expectations
Nov 26, 2019
On November 29, 2019, Margit Suurnäkki, Master of Science (Economics), will defend her DBA dissertation completed under the Aalto Executive DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) program. The subject is international management, and in particular what is required internally of companies operating on a global scale in order to be able to respond to the demands of an ever more global business environment.
Foundations strengthen leadership skills in the art and culture sector together with Aalto EE
Nov 26, 2019
The art and culture sector has been spurred on by global megatrends, changes in work and financial uncertainty to develop its leadership and business skills. The new Business of Culture program seizes the challenge in the Nordic and Baltic countries together with various art and culture sector operators. The program begins in November, with professionals from the art and culture sector supported by the Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, the Saastamoinen Foundation, the Föreningen Konstsamfundet and the Kulturfonden för Sverige och Finland.
Ranked in the world’s top 100, Aalto Executive MBA’s strength lies in its impact
Nov 18, 2019
Aalto University has improved its standing in all of the most important field-specific university rankings. In the recently announced Times Higher Education university rankings for business and economics, Aalto moved up to 54th place. “QS Top 50 under 50”, which lists the world’s 50 leading universities founded less than 50 years ago, ranks Aalto University in 9th place. Financial Times has once again ranked the Aalto Executive MBA program in the world’s top one hundred among thousands of peers. This year’s ranking was 92nd.
Jari Pirhonen of Tieto chosen as Security Director of the Year
Nov 7, 2019
This year, the Security Director of the Year award for achieving distinction and promoting expertise as a leader in the security sector goes to Jari Pirhonen of Tieto Oyj. Aalto University Professional Development (Aalto PRO) and the Finnsecurity Association awarded the prize was awarded this year for the fourth time.
The Finnish design sector is fumbling its way from little to large – a new report explores ways of making the global leap in growth
Oct 22, 2019
In recent years the Finnish design and lifestyle sectors have produced a number of budding growth stories. However, despite design expertise, international recognition, and recent visibility, we have yet to see major new international breakthroughs.
Research Done in Executive Programs on Competitive Dynamics and Managerial Cognition Results in an International Award
Aug 12, 2019
Every year, Aalto EE’s customized collaborative training sessions and development programs help the senior management of dozens of organizations delve deep into competition strategy and success recipes. Cooperation with several leading global companies has also enabled the collection and analysis of exceptional research material.
Aalto EE to Create the Largest Hub of Leadership and Professional Development in the Nordics
Jul 11, 2019
Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE), ranked in the global top 50 in executive education, moves to the Aalto University Töölö building creating a center for executive and professional development that will be unique in the Nordic countries. Formerly home to Aalto University School of Business, the iconic main building is currently undergoing renovation and modernization. The building will be ready to move in by the end of 2020. Aalto EE will be the main tenant of the building owned by Aalto University.
Financial Times: Aalto EE still the only Finnish player in the global top 50
Jun 3, 2019
Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) has again been ranked in the top 50 in the world in the face of intensifying global competition in the executive education field. The prestigious Financial Times ranked Aalto EE 38th. This marks an improvement of one place from last year.
Stora Enso sets an impressive example of striving for improvement
May 14, 2019
Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) awarded recognition for the most development-oriented company, the main criteria being responsible leadership and an exemplary dedication to improvement.
The Financial Footprint of Aalto EE sets a New Record in the Aalto University Community
Apr 29, 2019
The Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE), which ranks among the best 50 business schools in the world, is steadily improving its performance. Last year, the company reached a record turnover of EUR 21.7 million (EUR 20.4 million in 2017). Operating result also improved from the previous year to EUR 1.4 million (EUR 0.8 million in 2017).