Our participants already have jobs and promising careers, but are eager to develop their skillsets and prepare for the next step. They all work full-time, most with families, and still they manage to dedicate time to studies. This requires motivation as well as an ability to manage, prioritize and to delegate. Both at work and at home.
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With around 50 participants in each class, more than half will have a non-Swedish or multinational background, and most will have extensive international experience academically and/or professionally. The average age in the program is 39, with an age span from 28 to 50+, and about 40% of participants are women.
Each class is carefully assembled by the Admissions Team. We strive for diversity in the class. A more diverse group makes for broader case discussions, more perspectives, better learning – and excellent networks.
Our classes represent a wide range of backgrounds. Your fellow participants will represent industries such as manufacturing, automotive, technology, life science, forestry, entertainment, telecom, retail and banking. Participants work in any size of company or the public sector, and some are entrepreneurs. Around half of the class will have a non-Swedish or multinational background, and most will have extensive international experience academically and/or professionally. Your class will be very diverse, in all aspects. There is no typical SSE MBA participant – you are all special.
During the program you build a priceless international network of experts in all fields, a sounding board for your future ideas and challenges, and make new friends for life. Your peers in your class are never further away than a DM.
Below you see a picture illustrating countries of citizenship of our participants in the last three intakes 2019-2021.