For strategic leaders: Novare Executive Program

Novare Executive Program is our highly regarded leadership program for senior executives and specialists. The purpose is to create a strong business network and a platform for exchanging experiences, gaining insights, and leadership development, where we bring together participants from different industries and sectors.

– Four leadership modules
– Novare North Innovation Tour
– Prominent guest speakers
– Access to Novare’s network


Program Content

The future is here now. Get ready for it!
Sustainability, AI, economy, geopolitics – all businesses and leaders are facing major changes. To future-proof your organization, you need a global outlook, an understanding of trends and their impact, new knowledge, different perspectives and collaborations. Novare Executive Program will help you navigate the road ahead and develop both your business and your personal leadership. You will have access to experience sharing from prominent leaders and build a valuable business network. In addition, you will have a unique opportunity to experience the green transition in Northern Sweden.


Who is the program suitable for?
The target audience is senior leaders or key specialists. We welcome participants from various industries and companies to enable dynamic and exciting exchanges of experiences.


Goals with the program
In the Novare Executive Program, we work with strategic leadership topics, with an international outlook and with sustainability issues in focus. We also look inward and work with our self-leadership and strengths as leaders. The program provides participants with new knowledge and sustainable perspectives on global trends, business strategy, change and leadership. It also gives you as a participant a unique business network and access to influential leaders and experts.

Four modules
Stockholm + North of Sweden
9-11 October 2024 27-28 November 2024 30-31 January 2025 11-14 March 2025 (Novare North Innovation Tour)
The program is conducted in English. Download the program folder for more information and prices.
Novare North Innovation Tour

Program Design

The program consists of four interactive modules. Three modules, 2-3 days each, in Stockholm and a business trip to Northern Sweden to study the sustainable, innovative transformation that is taking place in the region. We mix workshops, experience-sharing, reflection and informal discussions within the group. To each module, we invite top executive leaders and other highly respected experts. Through personal dialogues and fruitful discussions, the participants will gain new knowledge and inspiration. After each module, the participants make a personal action plan.


The modules
  • Before the start – Getting ready
  • Modul 1 – Setting direction
  • Modul 2 – Decide where to play and how to win
  • Modul 3 – People first
  • Modul 4 – Novare North Innovation Tour


A selection of previous speakers

Marcus Wallenberg


Alexandra Stråberg

Alexandra Stråhberg

Chief Economist and Head of the Economic Secretariat, Länsförsäkringar

Helena Hedblom

Helena Hedblom

CEO, Epiroc

Jonas Söderberg

Jonas Söderberg

Head of Corporate & Private Customer Division, SEB

Nicklas Hermansson

Nicklas Hermansson

Founder NomoFomo

Luke Bache

Luke Bache

Wellness consultant & Yoga teacher

Gustaf Flodström

Gustaf Flodström

VP R&D, Head of Global R&D projects at ABB Robotics and Discrete Automation

Eva Fors

Eva Fors

CEO, Google Sverige

Read more about the education

Download the program folder for more practical information about the training. It provides you with the following information:

  • Price of the program
  • Practical info
  • More about the modules
  • More about the program directors

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Former participants share their experiences

The program has been a great asset for me. A very good mix between inspiration from interesting experienced leaders and a lot of time to dig into one’s own individual leadership and what drives me.
Calle Medin

VP Sustainability, Husqvarna Group

The Novare Executive Program gave me deepened knowledge about important trends, and I got the opportunity to work on my leadership and how do drive change from a strategic perspective.
Kristin Nordin

Chief Operating Officer, SEB Private Wealth Management & Family Office

Calle Medin
Kristin Nordin

A selection of company visits

Here are some of the companies and municipalities we visit during the Novare North Innovation Tour. Companies that all push and enable the green transition that is happening in Northern Sweden right now.


Get to know the Program Directors

Petra Wigh and Lars Häggström lead the Novare Executive Program together. They both have extensive experience in leadership and change management and are highly appreciated program directors.


Petra Wigh, Program Director
Petra is a senior consultant and certified coach working with Novare’s leadership program. She has a master’s degree in Economics from Uppsala University and extensive experience in leadership and change management from several roles in the Telecom industry and from consulting companies. Petra has led and developed several of our tailor-made leadership programs. With a deep interest and expertise in learning, pedagogy, learning design and leadership, Petra is a highly valued consultant for the development of people and organizations.


Lars Häggström, Program Director
Lars is the founder and CEO of Enable Performance AB and Senior Advisor at IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland, focusing on driving large-scale change in global organizations. Lars is a recognized expert in leadership, culture and large-scale change. Previous roles include Chief Human Resources Officer at Stora Enso, Nordea and Gambro. International experience includes HR, sales and marketing roles in the UK and US, including for Eli Lilly & Co. – one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. As a consultant, Lars has supported clients such as DSV, Siemens, Team Tankers and Terre des Hommes. He is also a senior coach for senior managers, focusing on transformation through leadership and culture.

Curious to know more? Get in touch!

We are here for you when you have any questions about the program. You are more than welcome to contact us.

Philippe Gandet Novare Leadership Academy

Petra Wigh

Head of Leadership Programs