Are you a change agent? Do you want to be a part of a business network of emerging leaders with a shared interest of working for a sustainable future in Asia, Africa and Europe? Join the Swedish Institute Management Programme and learn more about responsible leadership and sustainable business.
The 2020 programme is looking for business leaders from Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Sweden or Ukraine with management experience and who's able to influence the strategic directions of your company. You have a good platform within your company/organisation where you have the possibility to drive change within the company/organisation.
The purpose of the management programme is to challenge traditional approaches of doing business and explores how business can become more focused on sustainability in the global economy.
What will SIMP offer you?
As a participant in the programme you will meet prominent figures in the commercial and political sectors as well as academia who will be presenting topics such as climate change, responsible financing, stake-holder engagement and leadership development. During the programme you will:
- get insights into business cases in Sweden, one of the leading countries in sustainable business practice
- gain increased leadership competence with a focus on personal leadership
- develop your skills on how to make positive business impact
- give you a long-lasting network of business leaders working for a sustainable future
In the programme you collaborate with the other participants to maximize your learning experience, creative thinking and how to lead value-driven change. The programme includes theoretical approaches, problem-solving using real business cases, interactive workshops and company visits.
Can I apply?
- You are a citizen of Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Sweden or Ukraine
- You have a post-secondary education
- You have previous leadership experience as a Manager, Team leader or Project leader
- You have a good working knowledge of both written and spoken English
- You have a senior position within trade, industry or the public sector where you're working closely with business development.
- You work in a company/organisation where you have a platform and large internal network and the possibility to influence through different change projects.
We are looking for participants with an interest in sustainability and with the aspiration to make it an integral part of the business strategy. You can drive decisions and have a mandate to influence the business strategy for your organization. Furthermore, you have willingness to use competences and knowledge you gain from the programme.
We value participants with good collaboration and communication skills. To make the most out of the programme we believe that you have the energy, drive and willingness to develop both personally and professionally and the ambition to make a change.
To benefit from the programme, we're looking for young leaders (approximately between 25 and 45 years old).
Module 1, 4th-8th May in Sweden
Module 2, 7th-11th September in one of the selected countries in Northern Europe
Module 3, 7th - 11th December in Sweden
All parts of the programme are mandatory. The programme is intense, it covers full working days and includes evening activities.
Costs covered and arranged by Swedish Institute
Training and content
Accommodation, food and domestic transport during the programme
Insurance covering acute illness and accident when in Sweden
Costs covered and arranged by you
Flight tickets to and from modules
Visas costs, when necessary, to all programme modules
Occasional airport transfers
Insurance when modules are held outside of Sweden
You apply by submitting your CV and motivate your participation by answering our questionnaire reached once starting the application process. The application and CV should be in English. In this selection process Swedish Institute is collaborating with Experis, MapowerGroup.
Welcome with your application as soon as possible but no later than the 5th of February 2020.
For more information about the Swedish institute please see https://si.se/en/