The English-mode Aalto Executive MBA dual-degree program will help you to develop a strong professional network and accelerates your career progression. It boosts the key knowledge and skills relevant for individuals with significant professional work experience to succeed further in senior leadership roles. The program focuses on the four core business areas of strategy, leadership, finance, and marketing, with special emphasis on strategy and leadership in a global context. Strategy is approached from a variety of perspectives with an emphasis on inventive strategies and novel business models. Leadership covers a range of themes from self-leadership to leading and inspiring others. Aalto University is ranked 42 in the world by Financial Times Executive Education, 2020. And, It holds the 'Triple Crown' of accreditations granted to only 0.5% of the world's business schools: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. This Executive MBA dual-degree program is delivered mostly in English and has been offered with aSSIST University since 1995 with over 4,000 graduates.

Degree Overview

To fulfill the requirements for the this dual-degree EMBA, participants must successfully complete studies worth 36 credits. Studies include Studies include core modules (16.5 credits), elective modules (12 credits), Helsinki Residence Program (4.5 credits) and business project (3 credits). The program has a modular structure, follows a two-week learning cycle, and can be completed in English. Courses are delivered on Fridays, 18:30-22:20 and Sat, 08:30-17:20.

Helsinki Residence Program (HRP)
Business Project
Note: One module is comprised of total 24 hours (1.5 credits per module).

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Concentration Tracks

GM - Global Management

Aims to foster next generation business leaders with appropriate business insight and perspective so that they can predict upcoming global business trends and establish strategies accordingly. Teaching is focused at the practical level. Topics include: Global Investing, International Business Contract, and Negotiation Strategy.

IDBM - International Design Business Management

Offers a chance to acquire professional knowledge for enhanced efficient communication between technology, design and marketing departments via special projects. This track teaches effective marketing techniques to create competitive products and brands enhancing students' integrated project management skills. Topics include: Design Management, Strategic Brand Management, and Service Design, Design-Driven Innovation.

OMM - Overseas Marketing Management

In collaboration with the KOTRA (Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency) Academy, this track fosters overseas marketing professionals who can successfully enter Korean companies into the global markets and lead them to sustainable growth in the global market. Topics include: Strategic Marketing Management in China, International Trade Environment, Trade Show Marketing, and Consumer Behavior.  

Entrepreneurship (Startup)

Offers insights into new business environments such as corporate management, customer management and business process driven by the emergence of new digital technologies such as mobile, cloud, big data, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and robots. Topics include: Entrepreneurship, New Venture Startup, Management Model Building, and Creativity and Business Innovation.

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The application deadline for studies beginning Fall, 2021 to the EMBA dual-degree with Aalto University is June 14, 2021. You are eligible to apply if you meet the criteria listed below. Start your electronic application by clicking the "apply online" button.


Bachelors Degree

Undergraduate (or expected graduate) degree from an accredited college or university.

5+ Years Work Experience

More than 5 years of work experience including 3 years of professional job experience.


  • Application Form
  • Certificate of Graduation
  • Transcript
  • Certificate of Work Experience
  • Recommendation Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official English Proficiency Test Certificate (TOEIC score above 700)
  • Passport Size Photos
  • Copy of Passport
  • Document Submission Form


Application fee

700,000 won


9.7 million won per semester (spring and fall semesters in Korea)

9.7 million won (summer residence program in Finland)

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