EMBA Business Environment of the Future

– Anticipation as a strategic strength

Business environment of future

Goal of the EMBA Business Environment of the Future programme

You cannot see to the future but you can prepare for it. Every successful organisation improves their products, services and procedures, prompted by internal innovations or external signals. Your company can gain significant competitive advantage through systematisation, anticipation and preparation. The programme is taught in Finnish.

The programme offers you
  • tools for strategic anticipation
  • ideas for the development of your organisation with the help of strategic anticipation

Programme contents

Seminar 1: The transforming business environment, Jyväskylä
  • Society at a turning point, digitalisation and the rate of change
  • Trends, signals and black swans
Seminar 2: Anticipation methods and strategic work, Helsinki
  • Future's research methods
  • Anticipation as part of strategic work
Seminar 3: On the crest of a wave, Helsinki
  • Technology, economy and environment as part of development
  • Current image of the future

In the development assignment

you will form a general view of the present state of your field and its possible future scenarios. You will also examine your organisation's capacity for strategic anticipation. The viewpoints and tools provided by the programme, combined with the produced situation report, offer you useful operating models to support you in your adaptive strategic work.

Programme scope and fee

The programme fee is €3,700 + 24% VAT. It includes the teaching, materials and conference packages of the seminars. Travel and accommodation costs and possible literature are not included. The fee is due after the start of the programme.

The scope of the programme is 6 ECTS credits of AMBA (Association of MBAs), AACSB and BGA-accredited University of Jyväskylä Executive MBA studies. You can also complete the programme as an independent module.


Contact us!

Jani Kurhinen, Programme Director
tel. +358 40 585 8616

Sanna Kouvalainen, Coordinator
tel. +358 40 805 3757