EMBA International Study Trip


Mastering Innovation and Growth, New York City 2023

Destination for EMBA International Study Trip in 2023 is New York City, the largest municipal and regional economy in the United States! In addition for been characterized as the world's premier centre for finance (Wall Street, Nasdaq, Nyse etc), New York area has in recent years become one of the leading start-up ecosystems in the world.

This international study trip adopts a growth mindset and concentrates on concrete approaches in entrepreneurship and innovation. The program is a combination of interactive class sessions with top academic experts, as well as company cases and cultural activities. New York is a city where innovation, creativity and power meet.

JYU EMBA´s academic partner for this module is Pace University and their AACSB accredited Lubin School of Business. Pace University's NYC campus is located in the heart of Manhattan, in one of New York City's most dynamic and revitalized areas. The class sessions of the study trip take place in their recently renovated main campus next to New York City Hall, Brooklyn Bridge and Wall Street.

Schedule: Week 23, 06.06. - 09.06.2023, covering contents on:

  • Understanding NYC area as an economy and innovation ecosystem
  • Entrepreneurship as a driving force for growth
  • Mastering innovation and new business creation
  • Wise leadership with a growth mindset
  • Company visits and case examples
Investment to management development

The price for the program is 2 000 euros + VAT 24%. The program fee includes teaching and teaching material, not the travel- and accommodation costs (appr. 2 000 euros).

Each participant takes care of their own flight and hotel reservations. If the participation is cancelled less than 2 weeks before the trip, 500 euros will be charged as a cancellation fee.

The program is 3 study points (ECTS) 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. The working language is English.

International Study Trip is optional and elective study module, and it´s also open to participate for Executive MBA alumni members. All participants completing the module will receive certificate of attendance awarded by Pace University and EMBA study module certificate (3 ECTS) by University of Jyväskylä.


If you need more information, please contact:

Mr Pasi Aaltola, MBA Director
m. +358 40 513 4682

Mrs Sanna Kouvalainen, Programme Coordinator
m. +358 40 805 3757