Hanken & SSE Executive Education

Hanken Business Forum: Creativity | Innovation | Inspiration


Assembly Hall at Hanken in Helsinki

Location: Helsinki
Assembly Hall

Hanken Business Forum is arranged on 11 February at Hanken in Helsinki.


How do innovative, creative and disruptive solutions change the way we do business? Behind introducing and implementing new ways of thinking are people and companies with the ability to inspire others.

You are warmly invited to Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki to the annual Hanken Business Forum to learn how to see the possible in the impossible. The keynote speech will be delivered by Jonas Kjellberg, Creator of Skype with additional speeches by Arno Ahosniemi, Editor-in-Chief of Kauppalehti and Liisa Välikangas, Professor in innovation management at Hanken followed by a panel discussion.


15.00 Opening words

Karen Spens, Rector, Hanken
Björn Wahlroos, Chairman of the Board, Hanken, Sampo, Nordea, UPM-Kymmene


Jonas Kjellberg, Creator of Skype
Arno Ahosniemi, Editor-in-Chief, Kauppalehti
Liisa Välikangas, Professor in innovation management, Hanken

Panel discussion

Moderator: Patrick Furu, Academic Director, Hanken & SSE Executive Education
Panelists: Arno Ahosniemi, Jonas Kjellberg, Liisa Välikangas and Björn Wahlroos

The 2016 EPCE and Kauppalehti Inspiration Award

Speech by the winner

17.00 Buffet dinner

Hanken Business Forum 2016 is arranged by Hanken in collaboration with Hanken & SSE Executive Education and Erling Persson Centre for Entrepreneurship. Welcome!

Please register at www.hanken.fi/registration/HBF16 by 28 January 2016.
The number of seats is limited to 300, and will be filled in order of registration.

Dress code: Business attire

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