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 from Africa 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 development programme which brings together people from different African countries 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 work with your organisation and implement sustainability strategically.?You will formulate the actions and plan on the needs of your organisation?and its stakeholders.
The programme runs?online and at?local?conference venues?between?April 2023?–?December?2023, including one week in Sweden.?SIMP offers 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 requires your active participation and contribution. It is?not?a series of one-way lectures. ??
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If you are highly motivated to run your business in a sustainable way and promote sustainable business practices in your country; and you also have the mandate to drive to drive strategies throughout your business – then the answer is you!
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.
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.