Stockholm School of Economics has actively been developing partnerships in a wide variety of areas. A few years ago, we had the honor of being part of the nationwide Leaders of Russia competition, when we joined the list of business schools where finalists were able to use their grants for educational programs. Dozens of Leaders have already graduated from our Executive MBA program and have been promoted to senior positions in both governmental agencies and businesses.
If we think about it, many people may still remember traditional wooden abacus that used to be quite useful for cashiers and accountants. Only a few decades have passed and we have so much data that we are now using advanced computer systems to process it. Stephen Hawking called the twenty-first century the Century of Complexity in an Unpredictable World. A direct consequence of complexity is uncertainty and multifactorality, breaking down planning and management systems. Therefore, the leader's challenge is to organize processes quickly and without major disruption for as long as possible.
Mats Urde won the Outstanding Case Teacher Competition at The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2021.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed deficiencies in the 20th Century vision of leadership, giving a rare opportunity to question the status quo, a new CEMS Guide to Leadership in a Post-COVID-19 World reveals.
Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) advances in the 2020 Financial Times ranking of European business schools and remains the leading business school in the Nordics. SSE has topped the rankings for the last 17 years.
The new GMR13 group started their Executive MBA program held in Russian on November 25. The faculty and team of SSE Russia business school are happy to welcome our new students and wish them success in their education.
Just a year ago we could barely imagine that business communication and education can be almost completely moved to online format. But due to the pandemic, the world has changed literally in front of our eyes. Digitalization has become an essential part of our life. Online books, courses, trainings, webinars, online conferences are steadily replacing the face-to-face format. But to what extent does the unlimited access to any information in the network make us more successful? Do online resources help us think better and make better decisions?
Traditionally, around 50-60 students are recruited each year for the EMBA GM Program. It is not a lot compared to the giants of Russian education. However, in the Swedish system of education, quality and diversity prevail over quantity, as it is the success stories of graduates that shape the reputation of the university. About 1,200 people, as of the end of 2019, are our reliable resource, consisting of people for whom studying at the Stockholm School of Economics had become a springboard for further growth.
In October, the Stockholm School of Economics in Russia joined CEEMAN - The International Association for Management Development in Dynamic Societies. CEEMAN is a non-profit organization that brings together the world's leading business schools and their representatives interested in improving the quality of education for managers. Membership in this organization will provide SSE in Russia with access to the most advanced educational technologies.
This year, SSE climbed from number 66 to number 60 in the Financial Times' rankings of Executive MBAs. 129 schools participated in the ranking that listed the top 100.