Alumni Birthday 2018

A gala event took place on 31 May, in the Swedish Embassy in Moscow in honor of the SSE Russia Alumni Community.

An annual gala event gathered around 140 guests, including Executive MBA SSE Russia alumni and representatives of the Swedish business community in Russia. Graduates of the EMBA General Management, Strategic Marketing Oil&Gas and Hans Rausing groups, who received their diplomas 5, 10, 15 and 20 years ago, were awarded with honorary emblems.

Tobias Lorentzson, Chargé d´Affairs, held a welcoming speech in which he said: Tonight, we celebrate the role of higher education in society and we all know how much higher education means to a country´s development. Given this important role, SSE Russia is an outstanding example of Russian-Swedish cooperation and a model example of the Russian-Swedish partnership.

Dr. Anders Liljenberg, Dean of the Stockholm School of Economics Russia: "For 21 years our School has successfully integrated the values and traditions of Swedish business education in Russia. We sincerely hope that our graduates will contribute to our mission to developing socially responsible and transparent business".

Irina Slutskaya, a famous Russian figure skater was an honorable speaker of the event. Irina told about leadership, personal development and challenges overcoming.

Today the Alumni Society of Stockholm School of Economics Russia consists of 2500 graduates, including 1200 graduates with Executive MBA diplomas and graduates of the various corporate SSE Russia programs. According to statistics, more than 50% of the new participants know alumni, and many of the long-term corporate programs were purchased by alumni after graduating from the Executive MBA program at the Stockholm School of Economics Russia.

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Stockholm School of Economics Russia Alumni during meeting in the Swedish Embassy in Moscow in honor of the SSE Russia Alumni Community

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