Aalto Executive MBA Program – The Best EMBA Program in the Nordic Countries
Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking 2011: Aalto Executive MBA Program – The Best EMBA Program in the Nordic Countries
Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking 2011 results were published on Monday September 24, 2011. Aalto Executive MBA (Aalto EMBA) Program offered by Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) was awarded with an excellent result and claimed a position as the number one EMBA Program in the Nordic Countries. For the first time Aalto EMBA Program left clearly behind the two traditional Scandinavian business schools, Stockholm School of Economics (founded in 1909) and Copenhagen Business School (founded in 1917). In FT’s global ranking Aalto EMBA Program is now ranked 53rd which is 9 places higher than previous year.
− Aalto EE’s carefully built position as the bridge between East and West is now beginning to bear fruit. We are humbly proud of our success in this prestigious ranking with our global Aalto Executive MBA Program which is currently offered in Finland, Poland, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan. Next year we will launch operations in Indonesia and build foundations for entry to Malaysia, says Dr Pekka Mattila, Group Managing Director, Aalto EE and Visiting Professor, Aalto University School of Economics. In 2011 Aalto EE has also relaunched its operations in Mainland China.
− The advancement is also thanks to the new Aalto model. True multidisciplinary thinking, international presence and the mere scale of Aalto’s operations are indisputable assets for us, says Dr Mattila.
Among all the variables of the Financial Times’ ranking Aalto EMBA Program performed best in participants’ career progress and the diversity of the program contents, participants and professors. For example gender equality was emphasized in the ranking.
− The result of the ranking indicates that our EMBA programs both in Europe and Asia encourage women to enter international executive careers. We have a considerable number of female executives in our programs and the share of female professors in our programs is above the average, says Dr Minna Hiillos, Head and Associate Dean of Degree Programs, Aalto EE.
Financial Times ranks annually the best Executive MBA programs in the world. This year the list comprised the 100 best EMBA programs globally. Aalto Executive MBA Program took part in the ranking by the name Aalto Executive MBA / Aalto University School of Economics.
For further information:
Dr Pekka Mattila,
Group Managing Director and Associate Dean, Executive Education
Aalto University Executive Education
pekka.mattila [at] aaltoee [dot] fi
Mobile +358 40 738 7221