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Aalto EMBA in Singapore

A Journey of Leadership Transformation

This program is registered with Committee for Private Education (CPE). CPE is part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

Aalto Executive MBA (formerly known as Helsinki School of Economics EMBA) is one of the leading Executive MBA programs globally. It holds the 'Triple Crown' of accreditations - the three most respected university accreditations, granted to only 0.5% of the world's business schools: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS - and is ranked among the top 100 programs in the world by the Financial Times.

Aalto Executive Education Academy is a Singapore-based subsidiary of Aalto University - an innovative multidisciplinary university from Finland. Aalto University is a product of a merger between three leading Finnish universities with a combined history of more than 300 years. Aalto Executive MBA represents high standards of Finnish education and it has been offered in Singapore since 1999. 

The Aalto EMBA program is offered in seven locations: Finland, Singapore, Poland, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia and Iran.

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The program is designed to enhance the participants’ personal skills and leadership competencies. The modules also strengthen the participants’ strategic thinking thus increasing their understanding of why businesses need to transform and how they themselves can become drivers of organizational transformation. You will acquire a multidisciplinary perspective on business, and develop globally relevant competencies with an emphasis on strategy and leadership.

Learn from top-class international professors
Gain insights and develop practical skills that can be applied immediately
Reinforce your confidence to face new challenges
Utilize the possibility of benefiting from a large consultancy project by having a relevant business challenge from your organization solved by highly experienced professionals
Become a part of a group of participants with vast experience in different businesses, and have access to a valuable alumni network
Enhance your experience by participating in study tours and Aalto Executive Summits
Gain additional value from the offerings of several different Aalto EMBA locations and programs


The Aalto Executive MBA program is designed for individuals with significant professional work experience, typically 14 years or more.

We look for talented women and men with strong management experience, leadership potential, steady career progression, and curiosity to learn more. The Aalto EMBA program is particularly useful for candidates for promotion to a high-level management position.

Contents and Schedule

Aalto Executive MBA in Singapore program consists of 11 core modules, 6 electives, Business Strategy Project, and Self Development Process. The program can be completed in 21 months.

Each Aalto EMBA module runs for 3 days. Modules are typically delivered once a month with in-class sessions starting from Friday at 3pm and lasting the whole of Saturday and Sunday from 8.30am to 6.30pm. Each module consists of a pre-assignment and take-home or in-class exam. The assignments are evaluated by the Aalto Executive MBA faculty. 

Program Structure

Pre-module Period of 2-3 Weeks

Individual Preparation

Three-day Module

Intensive face-to-face session with instructor and peers

Post-module Period of 2-3 Weeks

Written exam

Aalto EMBA in Singapore program includes 11 core modules:

  • Aalto EMBA Orientation and Capstone Module
  • Corporate Finance
  • Economics
  • Financial Accounting and Analysis of Financial Statements
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Management Communication
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Personal and Organizational Leadership
  • Strategic Management

Global Portfolio

Once accepted into the Aalto Executive MBA program, you may take up to six modules altogether at the following Aalto EMBA locations: Helsinki, Singapore, Seoul, Taipei, Tehran and Poznan. You also have a chance to study electives and visit our partner schools’ EMBA modules in Barcelona, Madrid, and Gothenburg. 

Aalto Executive MBA in Helsinki, Finland

The Aalto Executive MBA in Finland is delivered by Aalto University Executive Education.

The program offers the opportunity for Aalto Executive MBA participants to continue or complement their studies in Helsinki. Similarly, if you begin in Helsinki, you can take some Executive MBA modules in Singapore, Poznan, Tehran, Seoul or Taiwan.

Aalto Executive MBA in Poznan, Poland

The Aalto Executive MBA is delivered in Poznan through our partner, the Poznan School of Banking. This cooperation provides Polish managers access to a high-quality, intensive and internationally recognized Executive MBA program within their own country. All the Aalto Executive MBA modules are taught in Poznan, some in Polish, some in English.

Aalto Executive MBA in Seoul, Korea

The Aalto Executive MBA is delivered in Seoul through a joint venture between the Aalto University School of Business and the Seoul School of Integrated Sciences & Technologies. The aim is to offer a high-quality, intensive and internationally oriented development program for the managers of Korean companies.

The participants in Korea usually take 21 modules of which 18 are taught in Seoul and three in Helsinki. 

Aalto Executive MBA in Taipei, Taiwan

The Aalto Executive MBA is delivered in fully facilitated education hub through a partnership with Pan Asia International Education Center. The Program consists of 12 mandarin and six simultaneously interpreted English modules. Aalto Executive MBA participants may choose to join in the English modules that are taught by our Aalto professors and visiting faculty.

Aalto Executive MBA in Tehran, Iran

The Aalto Executive MBA in Tehran (Iran) is delivered in a cooperation between Aalto EE and the Iranian Business School. All the program modules are taught in English, most of them in Tehran. The program welcomes Aalto EMBA students from different Aalto EMBA locations.

Entry Requirements and Fee

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor´s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum five years of relevant experience in a managerial or senior specialist position
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Recommendation letter (Download)
  • Completed application documents (Download)
  • Personal meeting

If you are not sure about meeting some of the requirements, please contact the Aalto EMBA team.

Tuition Fee


Start Your Preliminary Application

Submit the short pre-application form to check whether you meet the initial requirements to apply. The form will take less than 30 seconds to fill in. We will assist you with the application process should you decide to apply for Aalto Executive MBA in Singapore program. 

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Aalto EE provides financial support to motivated candidates with high potential. For more information on the scholarships please contact Mr. Valentin Chernikov, Aalto EMBA in Singapore Program Director: or +65 9745 7780.

PIC Scheme

Aalto Executive MBA in Singapore program is qualified for the PIC Scheme. The PIC scheme was introduced to encourage productivity and innovation activities in Singapore. It provides support to businesses that make investments to improve their productivity. Under the PIC Scheme, businesses enjoy 400% tax deductions / allowances for qualifying expenditure incurred in any of the Six Qualifying Activities from the Years of Assessment 2011 to 2018. Learn more about Productivity and Innovation Credit Scheme.