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Explore a selection of articles published about the SSE MBA Executive Format, our participants and alumni.

In Dagens Industri's article, you can discover how Joakim Pops evolved from CEO at Hitta.se to global entrepreneur with an Executive MBA from Stockholm School of Economics, launching Webrock Ventures in Brazil. Read the full article here (in Swedish):

Brasilien gav en nystart: ”Inte galen – bara riskbenägen”

In this article our SSE MBA participants Elodie Plan, Business Development Team Leader at Pharmetheus, and Henry Arousell, CTO at Björn Lundén, are sharing their experiences from the SSE MBA program and the elective courses they have done within the GNAM network, as part of their Executive MBA at SSE.

Leader, entrepreneur, or both? Discover your purpose with this Swedish MBA.

Read our latest article on The Local, with SSE MBA alumni Hilde Rannem Rostad, Director Digitalization of Financial Services at OBOS in Norway, and Axel Berning, General Manager and Head of DNB Asia in Singapore. They are highlighting the campus weeks in Singapore and Silicon Valley and the courses "Doing business in Asia" given by National University of Singapore and "Data Driven Analytics" given in collaboration with Stanford Center for Professional Development, for which they earn certificates on top of their MBA degree.

Singapore, Silicon Valley, Stockholm: Learn to grow by going global

Article by MBAGradschools on Financial Times EMBA ranking 2022 - Results and analysis, interviewing representatives from four leading business schools, including SSE as being one of the succesful schools in the latest rankings. The SSE MBA is ranked 57 globally and 18 when it comes to ESG (sustainability). Also possibility to listen to the full video interview.

Financial Times EMBA ranking 2022 - Results and analysis

Great interview with SSE MBA alumna Sara Elfsson, Senior Director Sales and Business Development, Automotive & Foundry at Northvolt, and Andreas Follér at Scania, talking about green batteries, sustainability and circularity. 

Listen to the interview: https://youtu.be/Ldm_I0qv8fk 

Meet our SSE MBA alumni Louise Croneborg-Jones and Johan Karlsson, both working for global positive impact.

Meet two Swedish social entrepreneurs changing the world

Read what alumni Jéren Kallberg and Karamveer Singh tell us about their experiences from the SSE MBA program, and how they have grown as leaders in global organizations.

This Executive MBA can change your life

Jenny Keisu, CEO at X Shore|100% Electric Boats, and SSE MBA alumna, was recently interviewed by Forbes about her view on the future of electric boating.

This Is How Swedish Brand X Shore Sees The Future Of Electric Boating

Read the story about Josef Boumedienne, former professional hockey player and participant in the SSE MBA class of 2021, who is now promoted to Director of Pro Scouting for the Blue Jackets in the US.

Boumedienne ready for next step with Blue Jackets

In this article our SSE MBA alumnae Ina Laura Perkins, Joséphine Pelle-Tchetagni and Catharina Frankander, all successful within their respective fields of med tech, telecom and retail, share their experiences from the SSE MBA and how it has helped in their professional and personal development.

"The women leaders hitting new heights with a Swedish Executive MBA"

Read our article on The Local - Swedish news in English, about why SSE in Stockholm, Sweden, is a good place for your Executive MBA studies if you want to develop as a leader in an ever changing global world and learn how to lead in both a sustainable and innovative way. Featuring SSE MBA Program Director Angelika Lindstrand, Head Coah Grant Calder, and SSE MBA alumni Vicky Green Samuelsen and Paul Seimann.

"It's like rocket fuel": the Swedish Executive MBA that takes you to the next level

3 Vänners Glass, with CEO and SSE MBA alumnus Matias Borgblad Ristiniemi, are the first Nordic advertisers to do a Tiktok-takeover. Fun music video with a remake of the Swedish summer hit Glassigt featuring Mange Schmidt, Viktor Frisk and the TikTok influencers Iza and Elle Cryssanthander, as well as the team at 3 Vänners Glass and Matias. Article in Swedish.

Låten Glassigt görs om i en ny tappning för glassvarumärket Tre Vänner.

Stockholm, and our start-up scene, is featured in FT. All individuals quoted in the article are former SSE students, and Anna Bäck, CEO at Kivra, is a SSE MBA alumna.

Stockholm’s start-up buzz attracts global VC attention

Anne Jansen, SSE MBA alumna, is now joining Furhat Robotics as Head of Commercial.

Stockholm-based robotics startup recruits experienced Tobii Pro VP of Sales

Read what Michael Desiderio, Executive Director of the Executive MBA Council (EMBAC), has to say about the importance of Executive MBAs and lifelong learning and development - especially in the most uncertain of times. "There is no better time to start an Executive MBA", he says.

The value of Executive MBA programs is more important now than ever

In December 2020 Financial Times chose to feature Stockholm School of Economics, the SSE MBA, and most importantly our SSE MBA alumna, Mary Fisher, Director of Operations at National Academy of Design in New York. Mary talks about her SSE MBA experience and highlights her amazing fellow participants and the network and friendships they have built. Read the full article here! 

Maria Smith, now SSE MBA alumna and Secretary General at Axfoundation, has been blogging during her SSE MBA experience. Read here what she has to say about the program and her learning journey. Blog in Swedish.

SSE MBA-blogg med Maria Smith

Karin Ebbinghaus, SSE MBA alumna and CEO at Elonroad, talks about how the SSE MBA gave her a push in her professional career. Article in Swedish.

Executive MBA gav en nystart mitt i karriären

During the year to come you can follow the personal journey of some of the students on our Executive MBA, on The Local, Swedish news in English.

Read what Maria Smith, recipient of the SSE MBA scholarship 2019, says about the SSE MBA. "Curious, smart, ambitious and competent." This is how she describes her fellow participants in the SSE MBA class of 2019. Article in Swedish.
Här får jag ett smörgåsbord av verktyg

Here's an article about the SSE MBA 2018 class and their program week in Silicon Valley October 2018. Lynette Hoffman, participant, and Angelika Lindstrand, SSE MBA Program Director, give us their view on the week and the program.
What these Stockholm business students learned in Silicon Valley

Anne Jansen and Tom Englund, both at Tobii Pro, share what they feel is gained by studying an Executive MBA at SSE. 
Why getting an MBA pays off for you - and your boss

Read what the SSE MBA Carl Silfvén scholarship recipients Kim Elman, Business Area Manager at Vesper Group, Sofie Åbyhammar, Business Developer, SSAB and Matt Burr Dixon, Director of Africa Business Operations at Knack in South Africa have to say about their SSE MBA experience. Article in Swedish.

MBA studier grund för svenska innovationer och nästa steg i karriären

"It's exhausting, but very inspiring" says Dr. Sarah Schmitz, participant in SSE MBA 2018, when sharing her experiences from the SSE MBA Executive Format. Article in German.
“Es ist zwar anstrengend, aber sehr inspirierend”

Karin Ebbinghaus and Kevin Zhang, SSE MBA alumni, share tips on how to balance Executive MBA studies with work and family life.
Balancing studies with work and family life

Vicky Samuelsen, American expat, and Jan-Anders Syltern, both living in Norway and chosing to do their Executive MBA at SSE in Stockholm, Sweden, tell their stories.
How to take the next step in your Norwegian career

Karen Kesner, SSE MBA 2009 alum, tells The Local how getting her Executive MBA helped her land a leading role at a top global firm.
How to take the next step in your Swedish career

Collective page for all articles on SSE MBA Executive Format published at The Local.se.

Read David Moreno's, SSE MBA 2017 participant, view on Swedish leadership. 
The power of cooperation: the secret to Swedish success?

Read about SSE MBA alum and entrepreneur Gustav Kristiansson and our Executive MBA. Article in Swedish.
Utbildningen gav en bred palett av insikter

Meet SSE MBA alum Sina Vosough at ABB and read about his take on leadership. Article in Swedish.
Att se andra växa har gett mig mest

Alum Kirsten Jensen Quas, Head of R&D at BOMI, and her manager Henning Olsen, CEO at BOMI, tell us how the SSE MBA was benefitting both sponsoring company and the participating employee. Article in Swedish.
Handelshögskolan Executive MBA blev ett lyft för hela företaget

5 reasons to study in Sweden

Congratulations Miranda! SSE MBA student received the Global Swede award 2017!
Global Swede award 2017

5 reasons to work in Sweden

Boost your career and expand your network with our Executive MBA, SSE MBA Executive Format. Read the story of David Perrone, expat in Stockholm and SSE MBA alumnus.
Getting my MBA in Stockholm had a significant impact on my career

Short article in Swedish on personal and professional development and how to keep key competence in your organization, plus a video on the same in English, featuring alumni Karin Ebbinghaus and Matias Borgblad Ristiniemi, and one sponsoring organization, Formuesforvaltning AS.
How to keep key competence

Lawyer Callum Dolman wanted to transition from a legal management role into a more general executive management role. He chose to do his Executive MBA at SSE. Less than halfway through the program, effects are already clear.
I view the world in a different way now

Frida Korneliusson and Christopher Duncan, alumni from SSE MBA 2015, tell us about their experiences from the SSE MBA, our Live pedagogy, diversity, international business and their study trip to Hong Kong!
I may work at a Swedish company, but we're global

Mattia Bianchi, Associate Professor at SSE, tells us about the new concentration in our SSE MBA Executive Format: Innovation & Entrepreneurship
A hands-on approach to innovation

Meet the recipient of the 2017 SSE MBA scholarship, Louise Croneborg-Jones, as well as of 2016. Articles in Swedish.
SSE MBA scholarship recipients 2017 and 2016
Louise Croneborg-Jones article on utbildning.se

Read the stories of 8 more of our recipients of the SSE MBA scholarship over the last 10 years. Article in Swedish.
How was it and what happened next?

Read about our participant Ann-Sofie Hörlin and her dream to do an Executive MBA. Article in Swedish.
MBA a dream come true

Meet Sofia Bertills and Lena Flykt-Rosén, SSE MBA alumni.
An MBA at SSE was the only choice for me

Meet Koen Vanhove and Andrei Postoaca, SSE MBA alumni and entrepreneurs.
It gives you the guts to believe in yourself

Read Björn Hamberg's story about his business idea and SSE MBA Executive Format.
Founder of Intreat generated the business idea during the MBA at Stockholm School of Economics

Expat in Stockholm? What can SSE MBA Executive Format do for you? Meet Swapnil Chitre, SSE MBA alum, and read his story.
If you only do something once, do it 100 %

Karolina Samuelsson, newly appointed Director & Head of Internal Services and Support at Region Gotland: 
"I grew several meters!"

Ulf Lockowandt, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, shares his experience from the SSE MBA
To be a surgeon or a doctor you need a certificate. Shouldn’t it be the same for a manager position?

Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) have become a strategic business issue. In order to prepare our students and future leaders for these complex and multi perspective challenges we have integrated sustainability throughout the curriculum of our MBA program.
An MBA with focus on sustainability

Read Ulf Hall's, SSE MBA alum, debate article. Both in English (translation) and in Swedish.
"Leadership is the greatest weakness in Swedish enterprises"
"Största svagheten i Sverige är ledarskapet"

When studying the SSE MBA Executive Format, our SSE MBA alum Pernilla Rönnberg found the courage to start her company Estelle & Thild, the leading organic skin care brand in Sweden.
Follow your dreams with an MBA at SSE!

Read about Lucas Vogel and his experiences from the SSE MBA Executive Format. The first article is from when he has finished his studies at SSE in December 2014 and the second when he had just started. These articles are in German.
"Hey, der kann mehr als schreiben!"
Untypische MBA studenten

Meet Julia Schelkova, one of our Russian alumni, talking about her experience from SSE MBA Executive Format.
A chance to make a difference

Read what three of our, then, participants say about our Executive MBA, the design and participant profile.
The perfect mix!

An example of how our MBALive cases work. This is about how we work with Innovation on our study trip to Silicon Valley.
SSE MBA in Silicon Valley