Goodbye Sweet Sweden- Business Sweden & Volvo and Volvo Group

Business Sweden established themselves by stating, “We are business developers with a unique mandate to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expend in Sweden.” The mission of the Business Sweden is to assist startup companies with the creation and expansion of the company. According to Cecilia Öberg Leiram, their mission […]

Saab- Cutting-Edge Military Technology with a Cultural Lens

The company Saab is a well-known aerospace and defense company, and its core product segments are land, naval, air, and security.  Saab collaborates with a wide range of businesses and countries. Understanding the cultures of different countries is highly important to ensure clear and effective communication to avoid delays with business contracts. It might be […]

What a Wild Ride!

As we end our journey across the Nordic countries, each of us have decided to reflect on our trip and what we took away as most valuable. Kyla: I write this as I sit in the airplane flying over the United States, just hours from home. While I am ready to go back to the […]

Final Thoughts and Farewell

For our last post we want to start by saying thank you to everyone we met on our trip for their wonderful hospitality and to simply take a few moments to share some of the things that left the biggest impression on us. First up will be Adi, followed by Nate and some final words […]

Business School in Scandinavia

During our time in Scandinavia we haven’t just been learning about business culture and practices. We have also taken time to visit Tallinn University of Technical (TUT) and the Hanken School of Economics (Helsinki) to learn about the differences in business school study programs. It was a lot of fun getting to know some fellow […]

Business in Scandinavia – Stockholm – Part 2

We had a wonderful dinner at the “name of the island and hotel”. It was a great Viking experience, our friend Bjorn took us to this restaurant which replicated the Vikings dinner. It had no electricity and the whole room was lit with candle lights. They had the ancient type of dinner tables with animal […]

Next Stop: the classy city “Stockholm”

    Our next stop in Scandinavia is the gorgeous city, Stockholm. Stockholm is an very unique city because it is built on islands and surrounded by water. We took the SJ train from Gothenburg in the early morning, however, there was an accident that cause us arrived in Stockholm 1.30 hours later than our […]

Business Lessons – Stockholm

Time to get back to work after our fika. After three exciting days in Goeteborg culminating in the Post Hotel Bar that was recommended to us by several locals, we took the morning train to Sweden’s capital city of Stockholm. We wasted no time in heading straight to a meeting with Bettina Baumgartner, the VP […]

Business Lessons – Goeteborg

So now it is time to start our blog. We are traveling by train to Stockholm after spending three days in the beautiful city of Goeteborg. Our visit there included a stop at Volvo Cars world headquarters followed by a delicious dinner with members of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce and other distinguished guests. The […]

Landing in wonderful city “Gothenburg”

While we are writing this blog, we are currently on the super fast  SJ train heading to Stockholm, the public transport in Sweden is really good, more than half of the people in Gothenburg city using busses, trams and ferry! rather than their personal car. For tourists, we can use the application called Vasttrafik To-Go […]