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The Startup of an Aalto MBA Alumni Chosen as a Global Startup Award Finalist
Oct 30, 2020
Aalto MBA alumni Aku Wilenius cofounded a company during his MBA studies. Now he is one of the finalists for the MBA Startup of the Year award, which celebrates the achievements of successful MBA students and alumni in innovative world-class business strategy. The award is given by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), which grants one of the most prestigious business university accreditations.
Financial Times: Aalto Executive MBA's overall satisfaction highest in the Nordic countries
Oct 26, 2020
Financial Times has once again ranked the Aalto Executive MBA program in the world’s top one hundred from among thousands of peers. FT published the figures for overall satisfaction for the programs for the first time this year. Aalto EMBA program participants’ overall satisfaction is the highest in the Nordics, and globally the program is in the 14th place. Overall, the program was ranked 88th, which is four places higher than last year.
The First-Time Awarded MBA Scholarship Supports Innovative and Responsible Leadership as well as Lifelong Learning
Jun 22, 2020
Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) awards a scholarship to the Aalto MBA for Executives program. The scholarship has been set up to support the ability of an ambitious and motivated participant to develop and manage organizations in an innovative and responsible manner. The application period is currently underway until August 16, 2020.
A Jewel-Like Art Piece Won Aalto Töölö’s Invited Art Competition
May 29, 2020
Artist Sakari Kannosto's artwork titled ‘Kiertää’ deals with the circle of life, achievements and the rewarding of expectations. The piece will be located in the staircase space at Aalto Töölö. It describes communality, growth, ambition, courage, winning, responsibility, and waiting for the future and all things new. The piece, made of polished brass pipe, serves as a spatial artwork in the staircase, depicting the seed-bearing branch of a Norway maple.
Mika Videman joins Aalto EE Advisor Network
May 25, 2020
Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) has appointed Mika Videman as Senior Advisor. Aalto EE’s customers will benefit from Videman’s extensive experience and versatile expertise in global corporations and start-up companies. He has worked in areas such as sales, marketing, and partnership development. In addition, he has extensive experience in HR management at Fazer Group and Nokia Corporation.
The Financial Times Placed Aalto EE Again in Global Top 50 – the Commitment of the Corporate Clients Intensified Specifically
May 11, 2020
The ranking positions of Aalto University have strengthened in the recent years. For example, it ranked 9th in the QS Top 50 Under 50 rankings* last year. Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE), a part of the Aalto community, retained its place as one of the best in the world. Aalto EE was 42nd out of thousands of actors in the field in the recently published rankings of the prestigious Financial Times. Once again Aalto EE is the only Finnish operator in the top 50 in the history of the rankings.
Aalto EE strengthens sustainability programs by starting cooperation with UC Berkeley Executive Education
Apr 16, 2020
Sustainability is a competitive advantage socially, environmentally, and economically now more than ever. Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) and UC Berkeley Executive Education have signed an agreement to cooperate in Strategic Sustainability program.
Corporate Responsibility is Put to the Test When People Are Laid Off – Aalto PRO Offers an Extensive Service Package for Coping with and Managing Change Situations
Mar 25, 2020
Rapid developments in the global economy are forcing companies to react by taking adjustment measures, such as laying off staff. At such times, corporate responsibility is put under a magnifying glass. Aalto University Professional Development (Aalto PRO) has been helping companies and job seekers in situations like these for more than 25 years. It now offers an even more comprehensive support service for companies facing change that combines career guidance with change training. The package is always tailored to the current needs of the company facing staff reductions.
Aalto EE reaches a record turnover for the eighth consecutive year
Mar 16, 2020
The turnover for Aalto University Executive Education Ltd (Aalto EE) reached a new record for the eighth consecutive year. In 2019, the turnover was EUR 23.6 million (EUR 21.7 million in 2018). The operating profit has also remained strong at EUR 1 million (EUR 1.4 million in 2018). The profit level is strong despite the company’s development investments in digitalization and new premises. Growth was achieved especially in customized solutions and in the Aalto MBA for Executives and Executive MBA training programs.
Global HR expert Päivi Castrén joins Aalto EE Advisor Network
Mar 12, 2020
Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) has appointed Päivi Castrén as Senior Advisor. She has over 30 years of extensive experience in human resources management and organizational development with Wärtsilä, Nokia Plc and Valmet Paper Machinery. Her long experience and vision for the development of leadership in both advisor and executor roles is extremely valuable for Aalto EE’s global customers.