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Aalto EMBA in Taipei

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The Aalto University Executive MBA Program in Taipei is a bilingual EMBA program, taught by international and local Taiwan faculty. Our program has been running in Taipei since 2003 (formerly known as Helsinki School of Economics Executive MBA) and is for individuals with significant professional work experience.

A Wider Choice through the Global Portfolio

In addition to Northern Europe’s leading companies and individuals we serve a growing number of talented executives in Asia-Pacific and Eastern Europe. Every year, almost four hundred students representing more than a dozen nationalities participate in our portfolio of Executive MBA programs. In addition to globally relevant content, the Aalto Executive MBA in Taipei provides participants with an opportunity to expand their cultural knowledge and skills. Up to six modules can be taken at other Aalto EE locations in Europe or Asia. One elective Aalto Executive Summit and two elective Study Tours abroad contribute further to developing cross-cultural competence.

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Have the latest knowledge on strategy and leadership
Gain globally applicable competencies
Reinforce your confidence to face new challenges and become a change agent in your organization
Have access to a valuable alumni network
Receive a globally recognized and accredited MBA degree
Obtain new ideas and insights
Acquire practical skills and knowledge that can be applied immediately
Acquire a multidiscplinary perspective on business and leading change
Learn from other experienced professionals and faculty


The Aalto Executive MBA in Taipei program is designed for individuals with significant professional work experience, typically 5-8 years or more.

The program is best suited for talented professionals with strong management and leadership experience, steady career progression, and curiosity to learn more. The Aalto Executive MBA program is particularly useful for candidates for promotion to a high-level management position.

Our group of experienced professionals in the Executive MBA class will bring forth a dynamic approach in enhancing a holistic international learning experience. Challenge your knowledge with the greatest minds in class.

Contents and Schedule

To fulfill the requirements for the Aalto Executive MBA degree, participants must successfully complete studies worth 90 ECTS study credits and complete all compulsory parts of the program. Studies include 12 core modules one compulsory Business Strategy Project (9 ECTS), and at least six elective modules. One module is equivalent to four and a half European credits (4.5 ECTS). Aalto Executive Summit includes one elective module and is equivalent 4.5 ECTS.

The Aalto Executive MBA program can be completed in 18-20 months. The program has a modular structure and follows a 6-week learning cycle.

Typically, modules are run once per month with in-class sessions during weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Each module consists of a pre-assignment and take-home or in-class exam.

Core Modules

  • Communications
  • Economics
  • Personal and Organizational Leadership
  • Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Leading Change
  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • People Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Processes
  • Capstone

Elective Modules

Aalto EE provides electives on Strategic Brand Management, Innovation Management, Venturing and Creative Entrepreneurship, Service Business, Strategic Role of Design, among many others.

In addition to elective modules offered in Taipei, different elective modules are provided every year in Aalto Executive MBA programs in Finland and South Korea that participants are welcome to join.

Study Tours

A study tour is an optional part of the Aalto Executive MBA program and counts as one elective module (4.5 ECTS).

An Executive MBA study tour is designed to provide a more comprehensive understanding of the international business environment and typically involves a five-day study period abroad with a combination of academic instruction and company visits.

Entry Requirements and Fee

Aalto Executive MBA Entry Requirements

  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  2. Minimum five years of relevant postgraduate work experience in managerial or senior specialist position
  3. Good command of written and spoken English
  4. Recommendation from your employer
  5. Personal meeting

Tuition Fee


A complete application includes

  1. the applicant's curriculum vitae
  2. completed application form with the applicant’s photo and signature
  3. four essays written in English by the applicant
  4. a Recommendation letter completed and signed by the referee
  5. copies of the applicant’s academic degrees and transcripts


Please contact us at info@aaltoee.sg, tel. +65 6339 7338 or our partner in Taiwan, Pan Asia at aaltoee-EMBA@himaster.com.tw, tel. +886 2 2701 2577 for further information and application documents.

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Applicants will be informed of admission or non-acceptance. In order to be considered as selected for the Aalto Executive MBA in Taipei program, an applicant must receive and accept an offer of participation sent by Aalto University Executive Education.