Great news: the MSLS and MSPI programmes at BTH will be accepting late applications for fall 2014 enrollment in the spring -- so there's still time to get your application in and/or shre these incredible opportunities with people you know who might be interested!
The Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) is a top ranked sustainability research and education institution currently recruiting talented, early- to mid-career professionals for its cutting-edge Masters programs. BTH is located in the beautiful coastal city of Karlskrona, a UNESCO world heritage site on the southeast coast of Sweden.
There are two MSc programs available drawing dynamic, talented individuals from all fields and backgrounds from around the world (the 450 alumni have come from 69 different countries), and taught in English.
The Master's in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability (MSLS) program is a one-year program founded on the basic premise that a "whole-system," trans-disciplinary approach is needed to deal with the sustainability challenge. Two integrated streams are the focus: 1) a framework for strategic sustainable development; and 2) organizational learning and leadership required for sustainability decision-making. For more info and to apply, visit: www.bth.se/msls
The Master’s in Sustainable Product/Service System Innovation (MSPI) program is two-year program designed for students wishing to combine engineering competence with sustainability knowledge to help deliver new product and service systems. Specifically, students learn to analyze sustainability challenges for an organization in a scientific manner; introduce a strategic perspective on sustainability to a company’s product innovation process; use new methods and tools to work with sustainable product and service innovation in industry; and support a transition towards a more service-oriented economy. For more info and to apply, visit: www.bth.se/mspi
Both programs are delivered in a non-traditional educational setting through experiential and holistic learning methods. Tuition is 100,000 SEK (about US$15,000), and is paid by the Swedish government for EU and EEA citizens.
Study an amazing MSc with inspiring people in a beautiful part of the world
Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), Sweden, is a top ranked sustainability research and education institution currently recruiting talented, early to mid career professionals for its cutting-edge 1 year Masters program 'Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability’ http://www.bth.se/msls The course produces graduates who can deliver organizational leadership for strategic change towards sustainability and is underpinned by the science-based 'Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development' (widely known as The Natural Step Framework) spearheaded by Karl-Henrik Robert, a global sustainability leader and course tutor.
The Swedish state kindly pays for tuition fees for this program for EU & EEA citizens and it is taught in English. The course was established in 2005 and has taught over 450 graduates from over 55 countries. BTH is located in the beautiful coastal city of Karlskrona, a UNESCO world heritage site on the southeast coast of Sweden.
Applications open 1st of November 2013 and close 15th January 2014. For more information please visit http://www.bth.se/msls If you're interested in attending this amazing programme, start preparing your application today; and sharet this announcement with anyone else you know who might be interested.
"The question of reaching sustainability is not about if we will have enough energy, enough food, or other tangible resources - those we have. The question is: will there be enough leaders in time?" Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt and Dr. Göran Broman program co-founders.
If you are interested in joining the MSLS class of 2014 at BTH, please note that this year, application will open on November 1, 2012. You can find out more about the application process on the BTH Admission page.
Please note that if you are a non-EU applicant, you will be required to pay both an application fee and tuition fees. You are eligible for free assistance with your application from Kitesh Leadership Development, a company run by former MSLS Programme Director, Tamara Connell. Contact Kitesh if you would like assistance with your application, and tips on finding scholarships.
Click here or on the image to download a copy of the MSLS brochure (pdf).
Many MSLS alumni are happy to speak with you about their experience in the MSLS programme. You can find some of their contact information on the Stratleade Network page. They are also active on various social media sites (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.), so just reach out to them. We're affectionately called 'The Swedish Mafia'. For news related to our recent alumni reunion, you can check this site.
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