Hanken MBA Participants 2010
The popularity of the Hanken MBA programme has grown every year since the beginning in 1998. In addition, participants claim they have thought about taking an MBA for several years. This implies that the recognition of the value of an MBA is increasing, and that the Hanken MBA is a substantial alternative among the MBA programmes.
The average age among participants is 37 years, over 23% have an international background and 40% are females.
In line with previous years, the Hanken MBA 13 participants represent a variety of industries, educational and national backgrounds. They have on average over 13 years of managerial work experience and the average age is 38 years. In other words, the participants represent top management to middle management.
The MBA Participants
The data is based on information about already graduated participants as well as current participants.
Age of the Participants (while attending the programme)
The chart shows that the majority of the participants are between the ages 36 and 40. No participant is under the age 25 or over 51.
The gender distribution in all programs is male dominated. However, the percentage of women has been increasing in the recent two cohorts.
Job Sector (specified by participants)
23,10 % Finance & assurance
23,10 % Other
15,40 % Banking
5,10 % Automobiles / Transportation equipment
5,10 % Computer services
2,60 % Consulting
2,60 % Electric machines
2,60 % Electronic equipment
2,60 % Energy
2,60 % Food & Drink / Tobacco
2,60 % Pharmaceuticals / Cosmetics
2,60 % Public administration
2,60 % Research institutes
2,60 % Social & Health services
2,60 % Wholesail / Retail trade
2,60 % Wood / Paper
The majority of the students come from finance & assurance sector as well as the banking sector. Otherwise, the distribution is quite equal.
Most participants are in middle management, management or consulting / expert positions. This means that the target group, i.e. current and future managers, is well represented in the programme.
The majority of the participants hold a Bachelor's Degree in business. Those participants who hold a bachelors degree in other than economic subjects mainly have a technical education. The trend is similar in university educations in other than economic areas, i.e. most have a technical university education.
Examples of Companies Represented by the Participants
AGA Ab / Atria Lithells Ab / Canon Oy / Carta Communications / Done Wireless Ab / East Grace Oy / Elisa Communications / FIM Pankkiriliike / Finnish Tourist Board / GE Capital Equipment Finance Ab / Hackman Group / I.P Oil House Ltd / Fujitsu Services Oy / Imagism Oy / Imatran kylpylä / Inchcape Motors Finland Oy / Interpuu Oy / Kaleva Travel Ltd / Kuntien Eläkevakuutus / Metso Automation / Muodos Oy / Myllykoski Paper Oy / Neptun Maritime / Nixu Oy / Nokia Networks Oy / Nordea Plc / Oculex Oy / Oracle Finland / Outokumpu Engineering / Oy LM Ericsson Ab / Polycon Ab / Radiolinja Oy / Rani Plast Oy Ab / Robert Bosch Oy / Rocla Oyj / Sampo Life Insurance Company / Sampo Ventures / Sampo-Pankki Oyj / Setec / Skanska Oy / Sonera Corporation / Tapiola Insurance Company / TMA/TMF Jan-Erik Elfving / Uniglass Engineering / Varma-Sampo / VTT Information technology / Ålandsbanken Abp