Operations Across Continents
Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) has collaborated with leading international business schools and universities since 1995. Through extensive partnership and collaboration network, we offer executive education and professional development services worldwide.
Combining the strengths and expertise of Aalto University and some of the world's most renowned business schools and universities, we offer a wide range of programs that are available for both local and global audiences. The partnership program portfolio includes Executive MBA programs, customized solutions for organizations and corporations, international field trips and study tours, joint open enrollment programs, and online programs.
WU Executive Academy, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Aalto MBA and WU Vienna MBA program participants have collaborated in the form of joint business strategy projects since 2021. In these projects, participants from WU Executive Academy (Vienna, Austria) and Aalto EE jointly build an analysis and solution to a real and strategic business challenge of an organization. Aalto EE has also provided study tour programs in Helsinki for the WU Global EMBA participants on themes like Leading Innovation and Sustainability.
Warwick Business School
Aalto EE has been designing and delivering Warwick Study Tour program for MBA and EMBA participants from Warwick Business School (Coventry, UK) annually since 2018. The program enables the participants to develop a big picture of how Design Thinking and Service Design are successfully exploited across industries in Europe and the Nordics. Participants spend a week in Helsinki working on innovation challenges and applying design thinking and co-creation approaches.
Aalto EE joined forces with UONGOZI Institute (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) in 2017 to provide leadership training for government officials and private sector leaders in Tanzania. The unique collaboration program strives to achieve sustainable development in Africa. The success of this program has led to the launch a new online Certificate Program in Leadership accessible for a wider audience.
BI Norwegian Business School
In partnership with BI Norwegian Business School (Oslo, Norway) Aalto EE offers an executive program for leaders from the Art and Culture sector in the Nordic and Baltic regions – The Business of Culture program. Supported by a range of Nordic and Baltic arts and culture organizations the program aims to enrich the understanding of how effective leadership, business acumen, and networking can transform organizations in the Arts and Culture sector.
United Arab Emirates University, Continuing Education Center
Aalto EE and UAEU CEC (Al Ain, United Arab Emirates) started their partnership in 2019. The first joint Study Tour program was targeted to a group of UAE future leaders with the aim of sharpening their skills in leadership, innovation, and design thinking. Since then, the collaboration has expanded further to other areas such as online programs and customized solutions.
Seoul Business School, aSSIST University
Aalto EE has partnered with aSSIST (Seoul, South Korea) since 1995 to offer Executive MBA programs for business executives in South Korea. The collaboration has created a community of more than 4,000 EMBA alumni in South Korea. The trust gained with local corporates has resulted in the design of multiple in-house EMBA programs for companies such as LG, KEPCO, Kookmin Bank, and Shinhan Bank.
Current Partners and Collaboration Universities and Schools
- BMI Executive Institute
- Esade Business School
- EGADE Business School, Tecnológico de Monterrey
- GU School of Executive Education, University of Gothenburg
- KAIST College of Business
- KEDGE Business School
- Norwegian Business School
- Pan Asia International Education Center
- Seoul Business School, aSSIST University
- Singapore University of Technology and Design
- Stanford Center for Professional Development
- TUM Institute for Lifelong Learning, Technical University of Munich
- UONGOZI Institute
- United Arab Emirates University, Continuing Education Center
- Warwick Business School
- Poznań School of Banking, WSB Universities
- WU Executive Academy
- Yale School of Management
- Yonsei University Graduate School of Business
Aalto EE Study Tour - Crafted the Nordic Way
We invite management students from universities and institutes for an immersive experience in the Finnish business, culture, and context. With its multi-disciplinary faculty network and strong linkages with the industry, Aalto EE can design tailor-made programs according to the requirements of the visiting university or institute (e.g., innovation and entrepreneurship, sustainability in business, design thinking and service design). The study tour can be graded and can become a part of participants’ MBA or EMBA studies or other executive/professional education programs.
Aalto University Executive Education’s programs are internationally recognized. Aalto EE is ranked among the top executive education providers in the world and holds the 'Triple Crown' of accreditations, granted to only 1 % of the world's business schools: AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS.