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 […]

Tis the end!

As we wrap up this blog series, we would first like to thank our fearless leaders, Niklas, Clas, and Debra for setting up and coordinating this large group of students and navigating us through 4 cities in 3 different countries.  Also, we would like to take a moment and appreciate our classmates for being so […]

We’ve arrived in Finland!!!!

  We have arrived to the beautiful country of Finland! After a day of exploring, we took an exciting trip to the Rovio Corporation. Which most will know as the “Angry Birds” Headquarters. Rovio, which translates to bonfire, was created in 2003 by three Finnish students.  They started the company after creating a game for […]

The FINal Expedition

Sadly, we have arrived at our final destination, Helsinki, Finland and these business visits have not disappointed us or our peers. We had an opportunity to visit the Rovio Headquarters.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with that name, we are fairly certain you have heard of their most popular product, Angry Birds!   […]

A Re-Developing Country: Estonia

Hello! Hallå! Tere! Hei! Coming to Estonia has been quite a culture shock compared to Sweden. From the crazy boat adventure to our bus adventures; this country is extremely unique. Our first stop was E-Estonia where Crystal LaGrone, an Oklahoma native explained her experience with the technologically advanced Estonia. Here in Estonia you are required (all […]

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 […]

Venturing onto Stockholm!

  Hello! Hallå! Tere! Hei! Welcome to Stockholm! Conversionista! Founder and CEO, John Ekman me with us and has mastered the art of calculating website conversion rates. The industry that the company primarily works with is e-commerce where the conversion rate is known to be below 3%. Conversionista believes that each digital bucket on the website […]