3 Jun 2019

Hanken & SSE still #1 in the Financial Times rankings 2019 in Northern Europe as part of SSE

Hanken & SSE still #1 in the Financial Times rankings 2019 in Northern Europe as part of SSE

Hanken & SSE Executive Education continues to top the rankings in Northern Europe as a part of Stockholm School of Economics (SSE)

The annual Financial Times rankings have revealed the top executive education providers among the thousands of providers around the world. Hanken & SSE takes part in the yearly Financial Times rankings as Stockholm School of Economics’ (SSE) joint venture with Hanken in Finland. Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) continues to maintain its position in the ranking as number 1 executive education provider in Northern Europe in all categories. In the combined ranking SSE advances its position to 16 out of the 50 top global providers, with position 18 in the open programme category and position 25 out of 80 ranked schools in the custom designed programmes category.

“We are proud that our combined offering of Nordic academic knowledge and business expertise is competitive on a global business arena”, says Marc Hinnenberg, CEO of Hanken & SSE Executive Education. ”The importance of new insights through life-long learning keeps growing both from the perspective of creating business impact and being a socially significant employer.

The financial times rankings in brief

Financial Times ranks the best executive education programs globally, rating 80 best open as well as custom programs worldwide and combining the two to reveal the top 50 providers of executive education in the world. The rankings are based on participant and client satisfaction, diversity of participants and faculty as well as the internationality of the provider among other criteria.

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About Hanken & SSE Executive Education

Hanken & SSE Executive Education is the leading Nordic provider of executive education, ranked #1 in Northern Europe and #16 worldwide by the Financial Times. Founded in 2005, we combine the strengths of two accredited Nordic business schools – Hanken School of Economics in Finland and Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden. For more information visit and follow updates on LinkedIn, Twitter @HankenSSE and Facebook.

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