Master Program in Business & Management
Contemporary business environments are marked by continuous and rapid change. Organizations, regardless of age, size, or industry, need to identify and pursue new opportunities for value creation. Are you curious about what challenges this brings? Would you like to take an active role in creating and developing future business opportunities for such organizations?
SSE provides plenty of opportunities to interact with companies both within the Master program through cases you study, but also through other activities outside of classes, such as receptions and seminars.
MSc in Business & Management, 1st year
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Why did you choose SSE and your specific program?
I had an incredibly positive experience throughout my Bachelor’s Program at SSE, so I definitely wanted to continue my studies at here. SSE adds a lot of energy to your university experience by offering so many unique opportunities, both academically and socially.
What is your favorite part about being at SSE?
The atmosphere at SSE is very inspiring and encouraging which is both helpful in your personal development as well as helping you achieve academically.
The students at SSE have different backgrounds and experiences but what they all have in common is their strong ambition to succeed, and also their open-mindedness. You learn a huge amount from your fellow peers which in itself is very motivating.
Another great thing about being at SSE, is the close ties the university has with the corporate world. This gives you plenty of opportunities to meet and network with leading figures in business and industry. It provides plenty of opportunities to interact with companies both within the Master program through cases you study, but also through other activities outside of classes, such as receptions and seminars. This provides so many interesting opportunities for you to learn about potential future employers!
Why would you encourage others to apply to SSE?
If you want to challenge yourself, both on an academic and personal level, then SSE is a great place to study at! Whichever of the Master programs you are interested in, SSE offers education of a high academic standard where you get to learn useful tools for your future career.
The MSc in Business & Management (MBM) will develop the managerial knowledge and skills needed to excel in today’s organizations. The program will prepare you to proficiently act and to make decisions in highly uncertain and complex environments.
These contexts require innovative marketing campaigns, new product development processes, transformation projects, dynamic strategies and organizations. These are fundamental means for both nascent entrepreneurial ventures and established corporations that strive to maintain their edge through ongoing renewal.
Program content and pedagogy
The MBM program is based on a live pedagogy, where most of the learning occurs through real-life projects, internships and practical experience. You will work with real challenges faced by real stakeholders, who expect sound analyses and actionable solutions. These outcomes will be achieved by putting into action the theories and methods learned in class. Running in parallel to the courses, a skills track focusing on personal and social development will nurture your ability to manage yourself and the people around you.
The core curriculum of the program builds on the academic disciplines of management and marketing. These disciplines offer vital tools for next-generation managers who need to combine creativity and innovative thinking with market analyses and communication strategies, to manage projects and drive change within and across organizations, and to integrate knowledge from different fields and social networks.
• Learn to master change, innovation and growth based on contemporary management and marketing research on best practices from leading organizations
• Experience challenges posed by the ambiguity and complexity of real-life situations
• Tailor-made education by specializing in marketing & communication, management, and/or business venturing
• Become part of the Stockholm eco-system and participate in the ongoing dialogue between business, technology and society