The Gothenburg Executive MBA programme

The School of Business, Economics and Law (SBEL) at the University of Gothenburg is a well-established provider of executive education, enabling leaders and executives in the private and public sectors to develop new capabilities, relevant to driving the continued success of their operations.

Our Executive MBA programme, accredited since 2013 by AMBA, the Association of MBAs, is our flagship offering and complements our Custom Programmes and our Open-enrolment Programmes as cornerstones of our executive education portfolio.

Open-enrolment programmes

Innovation Leadership

This programme explores the principles of innovation and creativity and describes how processes can be managed effectively. Two full days of lectures and seminars are followed by a reflection period of one month, during which you are expected to work within your  organization with a challenge of your choice. Day 3 (half day) we discuss results and reflect on what we have learned.

Dates:

March 14-15 (online) or April 27-28 (on-site)

Lecturer:

Leif Denti

Study time:

2,5 days

Language:

Swedish

Price:

20 900 SEK (excl. VAT)

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Management Control 

Financial relationships and ratios for managers

The programme aims to explain, in a pedagogical way, the financial reports and ratios used in business today. Theory is interspersed with concrete examples from different companies and events. As a participant in the program, you develop your knowledge on two levels to also gain understanding for how decisions affect the financial performance and the results of the business.

 

Dates:

March 13-14 (online) or April 24-25 (on-site)

Lecturer:

Johan Åkesson

Study time:

2 days

Language:

Swedish

Price:

16 900 SEK (excl. VAT)

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Change Management

An accelerating pace of change in the outside world places new demands on companies and their individuals. The ability to adjust and sometimes radically change operations based on new conditions is required to succeed. This programme provides an understanding of change leadership and offers tools and methods for driving and succeeding with change management.

 

Dates:

March 6-7 (online) or May 2-3 (on-site)

Lecturer:

Jonas Fasth

Study time:

2 days

Language:

Swedish

Price:

16 900 SEK (excl. VAT)

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Business Model Innovation

Many corporate success stories can be traced back to innovative business models: IKEA became the world’s largest furniture company by not assemble furniture, Netflix has completely changed the way we consume movies and TV series, and Airbnb allows you to start your own hotel (or generate revenue from otherwise empty rooms in your home).

Dates:

March 23-24 (online) or May 4-5 (on-site)

Lecturer:

Johan Brink

Study time:

2 days

Language:

Swedish

Price:

16 900 SEK (excl. VAT)

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Demystifying AI

- Opportunities & Limitations for Decision makers

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is used to write speeches, analyze images and predict stock markets. In this programme we explain how these tasks are solved and how AI can be used in the participants’ organizations. Participants get to understand the opportunities and limitations of the AI technology and how to start using it.

Dates:

March 27-28 (online) or May 29-30 (on-site)

Lecturer:

Miroslaw Staron

Study time:

2 half-days

Language:

English

Price:

8 900 SEK (excl. VAT)

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Future Purchasers in the Public Sector

The programme aims to develop your business acumen, whether you are a central purchaser, part of the management team at an institution or a purchase coordinator. By developing a businesslike overall view, buyers can make better daily purchasing decisions. Within educational institutions, resources can thereby be made available for research and education within existing cost budget frameworks.

Dates:

March 9+28, April 18, May 10-11, June 8

Program director:

Mette Sjöberg Anthonsen

Study time:

6 days

Language:

Swedish & English

Price:

25 950 SEK (excl. VAT)

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Conscious, courageous leadership

For leaders at all levels who want to develop themselves, their team, and their organization based on increased self-knowledge – and who need time for reflection and an update of one´s approaches to leadership.

Dates:

March 13 (1 hour online), March 23-24 (Nääs Fabriker) + end of April (1 hour online)

Lecturer:

Mette Anthonsen and Rebecka Arman

Study time:

2 days

Language:

Swedish

Price:

16 900 SEK (excl. VAT), meals and accommodation not included

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Business-driven IP Strategy

This programme provides a holistic strategic management framework to understand the role of IP from a business perspective.

Dates:

May 8-9 (on-site) or June 7-8 (online)

Lecturer:

Bowman Heiden and Ruud Peters

Study time:

2 days

Language:

Swedish

Price:

20 900 SEK (excl. VAT)

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Strategy and Tactics of Pricing

Companies using many different pricing structures is a testament of the importance of pricing for profitability and a competitive growth enhancement. Which price is the best one?

Dates:

May 29-30

Lecturer:

Lidija Polutnik

Study time:

2 days

Language:

English

Price:

16 900 SEK (excl. VAT)

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Digitalization for leaders

Programme participants develop their knowledge about the management of digitalization to gain a deeper understanding of what it means for society at large.

Dates:

TBD

Lecturer:

To be announced

Study time:

2 days

Language:

Swedish

Price:

16 900 SEK (excl. VAT)

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Supply Chain Management

This programme seeks to provide a holistic understanding of Supply Chain Management and how a company can increase its efficiency along the entire value chain.

Dates:

TBD

Lecturer:

To be announced

Study time:

To be announced

Language:

Swedish

Price:

16 900 SEK (excl. VAT)

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Custom programmes

The School of Business, Economics and Law (SBEL) at the University of Gothenburg is an established provider of executive education, enabling leaders and executives in the private and public sectors to develop new capabilities, relevant to driving the continued success of their operations.

Custom Programmes complement our leading Executive MBA programme and our Open-enrolment Programmes as cornerstones of our executive education portfolio.