Tuesday, March 13, 2007

EMBA focus: Helsinki School of Economics EMBA


Awarding instution: Helsinki School of Economics, HSE
Managing agency in Singapore: HSE Executive Education (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd, HSEEE
Accreditations: AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB

Description: The Helsinki School of Economics, HSE, was founded in 1904 in Finland and was accorded a full university status in 1911. Since then, the school has become an icon in Finland and Europe.

The HSE EMBA is currently offered by HSE Executive Education (Asia Pacific), a wholly-owned subsidiary of HSE. The program consists of 20 modules over an 18 mth period, and students have the options of attending seminars in three cities in the Asia Pacific: Singapore, Taiwan and China (Shanghai). In addition, exchange programs with the main school in Finland are available as well.

The school features a global faculty comprising academics, researchers and industry consultants from a number of eminent institutions including Thunderbird, University of Cambridge, University of Birmingham and Georgetown University.

The program's strengths are in Strategy and Leadership, Economics and Finance, and Marketing and Communications.

In the category of open enrolment programs in a ranking by the Financial Times (UK), Helsinki School of Economics, Executive Education placed number 39. The highest points here HSEEE received on factors such as New skills and learning, Preparation and Aims achieved.

Cost of program is SGD$35,000. For more information about the HSE EMBA program, contact HSEEE at info@hseee.com.

Executive MBA programs in Singapore

1. Executive MBA, Southern Illinois University (USA). Managing institution: APMI-Kaplan. Price: SGD$25,500. 11mths, 18 modules.

2. GSB MBA, Chicago GSB (USA). Managing institution: Chicago GSB. Price: SGD$ 156,481. 21mths, 15 modules.

3. Silicon Valley EMBA, California State University (USA). Managing institution: Hartford Institution. Price: N.A. 13 mths, 11 modules.

4. EMBA, Helsinki School of Economics (HSE) (Finland). Managing institution: HSE Executive Education (Asia Pacific). Price: SGD$ 35,000. 18 mths, 20 modules.

5. INSEAD EMBA, INSEAD (France). Managing institution: INSEAD. Price: SGD$ 170,295. 14 mths, 8 modules

6. Nanyang EMBA, Nayang School of Business (Singapore). Managing institution: Nanyang Technological University. Price: SGD$ 54,400. 18 mths, 16 modules.

7. UCLA-NUS EMBA, UCLA (Berkeley), NUS (Singapore). Managing institution: National University of Singapore. Price: SGD$107,704. 15 mths, 16 modules.

8. SIM EMBA, University of Buffalo (USA). Managing Institution: Singapore Institute of Management. Price: SGD$ 44,100. 24 mths, 16 modules.