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Exclusive Masterclass in Sustainable Leadership - the Scandinavian Way

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Per Grankvist, author and regarded as Scandinavia’s foremost expert in sustainability, is bringing his acclaimed Masterclass to the US for the first time. Get a fresh look on sustainability and gain exclusive insights on how Scandinavian companies have turned into a force of innovation and profitability. The number of participants is limited to only 12.

Designed for executives with a busy agenda, Per Grankvist’s Masterclass gives you the overview on how to combine sustainability and profitability in a single, intense day. You’ll learn the Scandinavian rules of leadership, his rules of making things simpler and how to create momentum for sustainability in an organization. By the end, you’ll reach a new level of understanding of sustainability and be a better leader as well.

Limited to 12 participants only, the exclusive format enables quicker learning and ample time to share experiences and knowledge with the other participants.

Conducted in a relaxed Scandinavian-style atmosphere, the Masterclass will give you many opportunities to benefit from Per Grankvist’s 10+ years of experience from the field of sustainability, covering more than 500 companies in Scandinavia and all over the world. During the day, expect to gain insights from everything from minimizing risk and making circular economy a core part of corporate strategy, to workforce diversity and the importance of work/life balance.


Per Grankvist’s Masterclass in sustainable leadership helps you understand the most important you need to know about sustainability and leadership in a changing world.

You’ll understand how sustainability have changed the way that some of the most innovative organizations in the world think, and you’ll get insight into how a Scandinavian leadership style is perfect for leading a new generation of workers looking for more freedom and influence over decision-making.

The Masterclass revolves around three central themes and sub-themes including these:

  • Leadership. The difference between being boss and a leader. Scandinavian leadership. The insight that no issues is about the issue itself. Thirteen really good questions for conducting evaluation talks. What corporate leaders can learn from NGO leaders.

  • Process design. Strategies and methods for getting people on board. Why you should onluy play with the people that wants to play with you. Turning abstract ideas into hands-on ideas. The importance of Lego. Workshop methods that really work.

  • Sustainability and profitability. The role of the corporation through the ages. The revival of corporate responsibility. The only two ways resources can be managed. Identifying risks and opportunities.

During an intense and active day of learning, you’ll be inspired and challenged to rethink what you know about sustainability and leadership, based on insights from some of the Scandinavian companies frequently mentioned as sustainability champions, several of which have attended the Masterclass.

As with every executive education, the choice of teacher is crucial for it to be beneficial. In his writing Per Grankvist have been compared to a Scandinavian Malcolm Gladwell. As a world class speaker and teacher he has the ability to give students insights and ideas that actually stick. Expect high paced sessions, active participation, lots of real-world examples and to have fun, but no PowerPoints. No wonder that when he teaches in Scandinavia, attendees regularly give his Masterclass the highest marks.


Per Grankvist’s Masterclass in sustainable leadership – the Scandinavian way is created to senior executives in the private and public sector, including CEO, COO, CMO, CSO. The Masterclass is for people with passion to make their organizations change makers for good.

Benefits for you

Having attended the Masterclass you’ll

  • Gain new insights on the ways of thinking that drives the development of new sustainable business models.

  • Increase your knowledge on how sustainability the driving forces of growth and profitability

  • Gain a few lessons from Scandinavian companies on how they have embedded sustainability into their strategies.

  • Improve your leadership style and your ability to lead others in times of change

Benefits for your organization

The Masterclass is designed to be as intense and effective as possible, eliminating the need for pre-reading or follow up tasks. All methods and models used during the Masterclass are designed to enable the participants to use them the very next day in their respective organizations.

Voices of previous attendees

“Per Grankvist caught our attention immediately. As a teacher, he’s professional, humorous, confident and shares a big dose of his knowledge. His knowledge sessions were filled with aha-moments and an impressive mix of history, tactics and leadership. Somehow he managed to make it related to everyday situations and inspirational at the same time.”

“A very good and thought-provoking day with Per Grankvist. I like his way of challenging and encouraging us to find new perspectives – it gave me lots of new insights that I immediately knew would help me when I got back to work.”

“Per has the unique ability to share lots of interesting and relevant information in a short period of time. We never felt lectured but were rather impressed with the way he weaves his messages into stories and contexts that makes them stick. It gives you that extra inspirational nudge and that hands-on-tools that you can use to put it all into practice in your own organization.”

Secure your seat at the table today! Attendance fee is USD 1960. All meals, snacks, relevant literature are included in the fee. Please note every Masterclass is limited to 12 attendees.

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