The Aalto-ESADE MBA for Executives is an executive MBA program based on innovation, design thinking, and the entrepreneurial mindset. It combines the strengths of two world leading business schools – Aalto University Executive Education and ESADE Business School – to create a unique EMBA journey delivered in Finland, Singapore, Spain, and Vietnam.

The program modules are delivered both in Europe and in Asia, allowing the participants to immerse themselves in the business environment on both continents.

As a graduate of MBA for Executives, you will be able to think more creatively, identifying new and innovative business opportunities for your organization. You will also be able to better interpret the surrounding business environment, and recognize how changes in the global economy will affect your organization. As a business leader, you will have enhanced self-awareness and the ability to lead global, multi-cultural teams.

Programme Structure

A strong focus on innovation, the entrepreneurial mindset, and design thinking in Asia and in Europe come together in the Aalto-ESADE MBA for Executives program.

The Aalto-ESADE MBA for Executives program can be completed in 18 months. The flexible program structure allows participants to work full time alongside their studies.

The program is divided into eight intensive seven-day in-class sessions: four in Asia (three in Singapore and one in Vietnam) and four in Europe (one in Finland and three in Spain). In addition, participants will create and develop a project throughout the program to integrate and apply key lessons to a real business challenge.

  • Week 1: Singapore, December 2019
  • Week 2: Singapore, March 2020
  • Week 3: Madrid, May 2020
  • Week 4: Singapore, July 2020
  • Week 5: Helsinki, September-October 2020
  • Week 6: Ho Chi Minh, November-December 2020
  • Week 7: Barcelona, February-March 2021
  • Week 8: Barcelona, June 2021

The program content is based on four main themes: Analyzing and Resourcing Business, Leadership, Managing a Global Business, and Strategy and Innovation.

To fulfill the requirements for the MBA for Executives degree, participants must successfully complete all the elements of the program.

More information about the content can be found at

Admission Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years of postgraduate professional experience plus the aptitude needed to succeed
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Completed application documents

If you are not sure about meeting some of the requirements, please contact the Aalto-ESADE MBA for Executives team.

Dates & Fees

For more information on Application Dates, click here.

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Contact Details

Aalto Executive Education Academy Pte Ltd
36 Armenian Street
Unit 01-08 & 02-08
Singapore 179934

Tel: +65 6339 7338