Are you an ambitious and innovative leader who wants to learn how to bridge the gap between desire and action on sustainability? Then join the Swedish Institute Management Programme 2023.
In a world facing urgent and significant human, social and environmental challenges, we know that there are many people who want to contribute to positive fundamental change.
Being part of the ‘sustainability transformation’ is one way that individuals can make a real difference – for businesses, communities and for the planet. We invite ambitious and innovative leaders who want to learn how to bridge the gap between desire and action on sustainability to join us as part of the Swedish Institute Management Programme 2023, and work in collaboration with like-minded people in their region, to help tackle these challenges, and lead their businesses to success through sustainable business practices. Because the speed and scale of change that the world desperately needs cannot be achieved in isolation.
At the Swedish Institute, we have created unique leadership development programme which brings together people from different countries in Asia in an enhanced collaborative environment, where they can co-create solutions between business and other sector organisations in your country which have a genuine chance of success.
The Swedish Institute Management Programme(SIMP) offers you proven tools and knowledge from experts who can help you to put sustainability at the heart of your strategy and take your leadership to the next level. The programme is based on Sweden’s prominent position in innovation and sustainable business – and its connection to the global economy.
A core?outcome of?the programme is for every participant to develop and implement an action-oriented?sustainability road-map or strategy that should be an integral part of your overall business strategy.? You will formulate the actions and plans based on the needs of your organisation and its stakeholders.
The programme runs between?April?–?November 2023, with online sessions throughout the period, and with a week in Sweden in October 2023. It contains coaching, interactive workshops and lectures, as well as?meetings with representatives from?companies and organisations in Sweden. SIMP is a challenging and interactive programme that demands your active participation and contribution. It is?not?a series of one-way communicated lectures.??
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If you are highly motivated to run your business in a sustainable way and implement sustainable business practices in your organisation, and you also have the mandate to drive strategic changes throughout your business?–?then the answer is you!
We are looking for business leaders who are already CEO’s or senior managers of small or medium–sized enterprises, or managers of a significant and distinct department of a large enterprise, who have responsibility for the profits of their business.
Around 30 participants will be selected to the programme and people of any age are welcome to apply.
The applications will be evaluated according to the following selection criteria:
The Swedish Institute will admit 30 applicants chosen from a final shortlist. In the final selection the Swedish Institute will not only look at the individual candidates but will aim to create a group with even distribution between countries, different industries, as well as individual profiles and gender.
SIMP Asia 2023 will run from Wednesday 29 March-Friday 24 November 2023. The final calendar will be communicated at the start of the programme, but you can expect a total of about 20 two-hour online live sessions, spread out over 8 months.
You will need to be prepared to spend about 4 hours per week on live sessions, reading material and pre-recordings, coaching sessions and other small-group workshops.
Those who have completed required programme tasks will be invited to spend a week in Sweden between 2-6 October 2023, that will feature workshops, coaching, company visits and Swedish learning experiences.
SIMP 2023 will be a hybrid programme with important parts online, where various digital tools and set-ups will give you a unique, varied and interactive learning experience. The digital parts of SIMP enable learning to take place over an extended period, allowing time for reflection as well as the opportunity for continuous work, both individually and together with other participants.
Only applicants who have submitted a complete application will be considered for the programme. To apply for the Swedish Institute Management Progamme, please go to the application portal and select what programme you would like to apply for.
These are the steps you need to go through to submit your application:
For more details visit: Swedish Institute website.