An Excursion in Review: A Global Perspective

Scandinavia had so much to offer and so much to learn from. Nowhere was this more obvious than the unique cultural perspective imparted on the companies that grow directly from Scandinavian soil. Every business we visited, from naval defense contractor Saab – Kockums to conversion rate optimization group Conversionista, each company had a Scandinavian flair […]

Skål Denmark! Skål Mikkeller!

The last visit of this fantastic business journey in Scandinavia, and probably the most expected visit for many members of our group was to Mikkeller, a microbrewery founded in 2006 in Copenhagen, Denmark by Mikkel Borg Bjergsø. He was a high school teacher whose passion and dedication for brewing his beer recipes led him to […]

Sinch: Enriching Engagement

Sinch: Enriching Engagement A bit about Sinch: Today our first visit on the agenda is to Sinch, a leading cloud communications platform that brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. They provide an invisible software platform through which companies can contact customers. Since the firm was launched in 2008 in Stockholm, Sweden, […]

The Differing Themes of Finland’s Business Landscape

Traveling through the Nordic countries and visiting hand-picked businesses that represent the best that Scandinavia has to offer has so far been an extremely informative and positive experience. We notice commonalities across each of the companies and academic institutions that transcend industry, size, and maturity.  While our preparations for the travel course gave us a […]

Business in Scandinavia

Ready for a new business adventure? I am Pilar, an MBA candidate at Chapman University, and I am ready to immerse myself in the business world of Scandinavia. I am intrigued and eager to learn for instance how people from Scandinavian countries have been able to balance making money and enjoying life, something that many […]