Applications are invited for the Swedish Institute Management Programme 2018 for Africa.
Do you want to be a part of a network of emerging leaders with a shared interest in exploring 21st century business perspectives? Join the Swedish Institute Management Programme for change-makers focusing on lasting success through responsible leadership and sustainable business. The programme started in 2014 and this year SIMP Africa opens up for participants from Uganda.
The mission of the Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) is to lead change for responsible leadership and sustainable business practices. The programme challenges traditional approaches of doing business and explores how business can become more people and planet focused in market driven economies.
Host Country:

  • Sweden

Host Institute:

  • Swedish Institute

Theme:

  • Sustainable business

Program Benefits:
SIMP will give you:

  • A global network of leaders focused on sustainble business and responsible leadership
  • Increased knowledge about environmental, social and financial aspects of sustainable business
  • Increased leadership competence
  • Insights into business cases in Sweden, one of the leading countries in sustainable business practice
  • Exchange of experience with prominent practitioners in business and in the public sector

Financial Support:

Costs covered and arranged by Swedish Institute
  • Training and content
  • Accommodation, food and domestic transport during the programme
  • Flight tickets to and from Sweden
  • Insurance covering acute illness and accident when in Sweden
Costs covered and arranged by you
  • Flight tickets to and from the kick-off and module 2
  • Visas costs, when necessary, to all programme modules
  • Occasional meals
  • Occasional airport transfers

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You aspire to make sustainability an integral part of your business strategy
  • You are in a leading position within trade, industry or the public sector
  • You have mandate to influence the business strategy for your organisation
  • You are between 25-45 years old (born 1973 – 1993)
  • You have a good working knowledge of both written and spoken English
  • You are a citizen and resident of Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda or Zambia
  • You can take part in all parts of the programme
  • You are willing to forward competences and knowledge you gain from the programme

Selection Criteria:
The applications will be evaluated according to the following selection criteria:

  • The relevance and quality of personal motivation and commitment, and the applicant’s answers in the SIMP application form.
  • An assessment of the CV.
  • The general qualifications of the applicant.

How to Apply:

  1. Create your application online in the application portal.
  2. Save your application as a PDF
  3. Send your application together with your CV to simp.africa@business-sweden.se

Before applying kindly note that it takes about 60 min or more to finish the application form and there is no session saving possibility. Please heave a headshot photo ready for uploading at the end of the application.
Application Deadline:

  • February 6, 2018


Related Opportunities:
Fully Funded Leadership Program (YFC) 2018 in Sweden
Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) for Master’s Programmes

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