The role of knowledge in society

18/08/2013

St.Petersburg, September 20, 2012.
Press release

Stockholm School of Economics, Russia, the first school that presented Executive MBA program in European format on the Russian market of educational services, marked the 15th anniversary of Executive MBA program in Russia by the conference "The role of knowledge in society." Executives and top managers of the biggest Russian companies and owners of small and medium businesses were present at the event.

Jan Nyberg, Consul General of Sweden in St. Petersburg, said in a welcome speech, "Support of the Russian-Swedish cooperation is one of priority lines of activity of the General Consulate of Sweden. That is why the events similar to the jubilee conference of Stockholm School of Economics, Russia are important for us. We see a special strategic role of the School as a permanent partner and helper in this process. I would like to thank Stockholm School of Economics, Russia for uninterrupted development of business education in the last 15 days."

Anders Lilhenberg, Dean of SSE Russia, has explained why the School can be called nucleus of knowledge in Russia and which methods the school uses for assistance to spreading of knowledge in the society. 
Alumni of SSE Russia joined the discussion about non-standard solutions and new approaches in business through business education during which they demonstrated examples of practices that any person could borrow from his own life experience and use successfully in business.
The second part of the conference took place in the format of workshop according to the pattern of organization of classes of Executive MBA program. The guests were offered to discuss cases of the following companies: e5.ru Moscow, Air Gates of the Northern Capital and center for development of innovative social services Partnership for Each Child and to find efficient solutions for the real ambitious tasks. Guests of the conference dived into the atmosphere of Executive MBA classes with pleasure and took active part in discussions.
For 15 years Stockholm School of Economics, Russia has taught top managers and owners of business of the biggest Russian companies. Its graduates represent elite of the Russian business and carriers of the concept of Stockholm School of Economics: capitalism with human face oriented at use of just and responsible methods of running business, first of all, for benefit of consumers and, as a consequence, in the interests of the organizations and finally all citizens of the country.

Stockholm School of Economics is an international business school (founded in 1909) successfully managed from Sweden that has representative offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg. 
In Russia the school opened its doors in 1997, having presented high-quality international educational programs for successful businessmen with global thinking and managerial experience on the educational market. Executive MBA program and corporate programs of the school enjoy stable demand on the market of business education. 

For additional information turn to Anna Izmailova, head of market communications of Stockholm School of Economics in Russia

+7 (812) 320-48-00
Anna.Izmailova@sserussia.org

Back to news