ABOUT Hanken & SSE Executive Education

From the Nordics to the world

Hanken & SSE Executive Education delivers executive learning programs globally. We merge frontline academic knowledge, thorough business understanding and innovative pedagogical approaches in learning experiences designed to have true business impact.

We were founded in 2005 as a joint venture between two leading Nordic business schools – Hanken School of Economics in Finland and Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) in Sweden. We offer the combined strength and competence of two well-renowned, accredited business schools both founded in 1909.

We are a part of Stockholm School of Economics, with offices in Helsinki, Stockholm, Oslo, Riga, Moscow and St. Petersburg.

The annual Financial Times global ranking of executive education has since 2007 ranked Hanken & SSE Executive Education through its owner Stockholm School of Economics the top provider of executive education in the Nordic region, while being part of the top 50 providers of executive education in the world.


Our Group

Hanken School of Economics

Hanken is a Finnish business school located in Helsinki and Vasa, Finland. Hanken is a leading, internationally accredited university with over a hundred years of experience in education and research in economics and business administration.

SSE Stockholm

Stockholm School of Economics is one of Europe’s leading business schools, with a unique business-community network. The research is internationally recognized and many of the researchers are among the leading figures in their respective fields.

SSE Riga

The mission of Stockholm School of Economics Riga is to provide state-of-the-art education in economics and business that contributes to the economic and social development of the region, in particular the Baltic countries.

SSE Russia

The objective of Stockholm School of Economics Russia is to be a mutually enriching cultural context of business education that inspires people to learn and develop thereby contributing to long-term sustainable societal development.

The way we work


We take pride in what we do guaranteeing quality in growing leaders and their businesses


We believe in what we do and willingly try new ways aiming to exceed client expectations


We want to make our clients and colleagues feel special through a bubbly spirit by celebrating success and sharing in challenges


We want to wow our clients with our innovative thinking adding value to their business