The Swedish Institute Management Program


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  • The Swedish Institute Management Program

    1. 1. The Swedish Institute Management Program Northern Europe For successful and sustainable future businesses 11-04-22
    2. 2. Launched in 2007 ‘Progressive’ leaders from Northern Europe, India and China Strong focus on CSR and Sustainability Aiming at building strong networks within business communities that contribute to the feeling of “togetherness” in soul and matter Building long-term goodwill for Sweden in the neighboring countries The Swedish Institute Management Program
    3. 3. ” Progressive target group” is… <ul><li>well-educated </li></ul><ul><li>mid /upper income earner </li></ul><ul><li>trailblazer setting the tone </li></ul><ul><li>creative, culturally well-informed </li></ul><ul><li>cosmopolitan and globally conscious </li></ul><ul><li>open-minded and mentally youthful </li></ul><ul><li>critical thinker </li></ul><ul><li>enjoys experiencing </li></ul><ul><li>seasoned traveler and used to media </li></ul><ul><li>computer and technology savvy </li></ul>
    4. 4. ” Progressive target group” values… Honesty Open-mindedness and tolerance Self-development and individuality E quality and participation’ E cological sustainability N ew ways of thinking and creativity La ck of prestige H umor and self-awareness E xperiences
    5. 5. Program’s aims: 1. To strengthen the participants’ responsible leadership in their societies. 2. To promote fair / sustainable trade in the region through the network of key decision-makers in the region. 3. To promote Sweden as a country in the forefront of CSR / Sustainability, innovation, sustainable trade and leadership.
    6. 6. The participants’ expectations <ul><li>Getting theoretical and practical knowledge of CSR : new mindsets, tools and experience of working with CSR. How to combine CSR and business? How to capitalize on CSR? </li></ul><ul><li>Personal development and International experience. Knowledge and insight into the Swedish business life. Learning about cultural differences. </li></ul><ul><li>Networking for the future - business and personal contacts. Meet interesting people with different experiences, challenges and views. Sharing knowledge and experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>Business opportunities – the Swedish market/cooperation. </li></ul>Anticipated effects for the participants Increased personal competitiveness in a broader employment context. Exposure to career opportunities. Own social status increases when the participant becomes a CSR-ambassador in her community.
    7. 7. Expected gains for participating companies: <ul><li>Understanding of CSR as an asset and competitive advantage. </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced management training of a key person. </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to business opportunities in other markets. </li></ul><ul><li>Positive international exposure of the company’s brand. </li></ul>
    8. 8. SIMP 2011 <ul><ul><li>Focus: CSR and Sustainable business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring the link between corporate responsible strategies and profit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading sustainability work in companies and business community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seminars with highly qualified speakers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project-based learning: Live-cases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real-life projects in Swedish companies / organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study visits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Socializing and Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking with people from business, culture and politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting to know Sweden and Swedes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting to know each other – building common strengths </li></ul></ul>
    9. 10. Program 1-6 The best of Swedish Business Life
    10. 11. Understanding Sustainability - Profitability Improved business performance through CSR: specific aspects Improved financial performance through CSR Knowledge about responsible investment
    11. 12. Results: Summary grups 1-6 <ul><li>67% think that SIMP has improved their career </li></ul><ul><li>71% initiated CSR activities/measure in own organisations as a result of SIMP </li></ul><ul><li>80% has participated in a CSR-debate as a result of SIMP </li></ul><ul><li>56% has started new co-operations with the other countries, as a result of SIMP (mostly with Sweden) </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Alumni network: The Chinese Alumni: use to a large extent as source of CSR contacts (73%) and for busines co-operation (67%). </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Europe: CSR contacts 33%, business co-operation 20% </li></ul>