Enterprise Cloud Company ServiceNow’s Vice President of Asia Pacific and Japan, Aalto EE alumnus, James Fitzgerald has a 25-year rock-solid track record of considerable business achievement.
As economic sanctions are lifted, Iran abounds in new opportunities, which is a cause of joy for Iranian Aalto EMBA students. The students are already well versed in international business and entrepreneurship.
What were the impacts of the Executive MBA Program on strategic thinking, leadership, and salaries among participants? How did the program change them? Aalto EE and EMBA alumna Paula Salovaara surveyed 2014 graduates and explains the results and highlights of the program in this article.
Paulina Ahokas, Managing Director of Tampere Hall and a long time expert on cultural life in Finland, says she now has an amazing network to call upon when she needs answers. She built the network while studying in the Aalto Executive MBA program.
Gonzalo Giambruno, Director, Biorefining, UPM, used to work in the HR department while in Finland. His job now is on the business side.
One might think that the head lawyer at a big international company has no lack of selfconfidence in work-related issues. But the role of company lawyer can be a box where you get stuck, says Sami Pauni, Senior Vice President, Huhtamäki.
“I realized that I have all this time!” One of the big insights during the Aalto Executive MBA program for Tessa Ahosalmi, Sales and Marketing Director, Algo Pharma Oy, was that you can do so many things if you get your priorities right and challenge yourself.
Pekka Haataja, Country Director, Elisa Videra says that he has been able to change a lot of things in the way he works, and even in his personal life, due to the insights he gained during the Self Development process, as well as in many other modules which he first considered to be "soft".
Survey by Paula Salovaara, Journalist, Aalto EMBA: Did the Executive MBA change something in your life? This question went to the Aalto Executive MBA cohort 2013, and the answer was “oh yes it did!”
Abbreviations are a pet peeve of most all academic institutions. Eclectic combos of capital letters seem to loom everywhere. If it’s important, it’s hardly ever spelled out.