Faculty - Academic Expertise in Dialogue with Practice

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Renowned Faculty and Experienced Lecturers

The Hanken Executive MBA modules are taught and facilitated by dedicated Hanken faculty at the forefront of their respective fields, along with visiting top-level corporate and academic experts. By combining insights from both academic experts, company representatives and participants, we ensure a natural dialogue between academia and business.

Hanken Executive MBA Faculty

Below you will find some of our experts lecturing in the Executive MBA programme.

Strategy and Leadership 

  • Katie Best, Leadership
    PhD, Management Educator and Consultant
  • Mats Ehrnrooth, Stategic HRM
    Associate Professor, Hanken School of Economics
  • Patrick Furu, Strategy
    Academic Director at Hanken & SSE Executive Education
  • Pernilla Gripenberg, Leadership Development
    Programme Director at Hanken & SSE Executive Education
  • Fredrik Lidman, Change Leadership
    Partner at Fram
  • Liisa Välikangas, Global Perspectives and  Innovation Management
    Professor, Hanken School of Economics

Service and Solutions

  • Christian Grönroos, Service Business Approach
    Professor Emeritus, Hanken School of Economics
  • Pekka Helle, Co-Creating for Value
    Program Director, Innovation program Future Industrial Services (futIS)
  • Kaj Storbacka, Market Innovation
    Professor, University of Auckland Business School, Graduate School of Management
  • Tore Strandvik, Sense Making of Market Disruptions
    Professor, Hanken School of Economics

Strategic Finance and Accounting

  • Timo Korkeamäki, Corporate Finance
    Pentti Professor of Finance, Hanken School of Economics
  • Minna Martikainen-Peltola, Financial Accounting and Acquisitions
    Professor, Hanken School of Economics       
  • Henrik Palmén, Finance
    Senior Lecturer, Hanken School of Economics
  • Anders Tallberg, Management Accounting and Digitalisation of Business
    Senior Fellow at Hanken & SSE Executive Education
  • Pontus Troberg, Financial Accounting
    Professor, Hanken School of Economics       

Processes and Enablers

  • Jaakko Aspara, Branding
    Grönroos Professor of Marketing, Hanken School of Economics
  • Daniel Ekwall, Logistics and Supply Chain
    Associate Professor, University of Borås and Turku School of Economics
  • Martin Fougere, Corporate Social Responsibility
    Associate Professor, Hanken School of Economics
  • Nari Lee, Intellectual Property Rights
    Professor, Hanken School of Economics