Future Business Environment and Innovative Strategies

Event Information

Date: Thursday May 7, 2020
Time: 18:00–19:00 (UTC+3)
Location: Online

Future Business Environment and Innovative Strategies
– Webinar in Collaboration with Stanford Center for Professional Development

At the moment world looks scary and blurry, why is it now especially important to learn and to apply innovative strategies?

Many management teams and even boards of companies have a single expert on digitalization who is tasked with covering eve­rything from understanding existing computer sys­tems and technologies being used in the organi­zations to keeping track of potential technologies about to transform the organization’s environ­ment.

Emergent technologies are the most significant drivers of the changes we’ll see in businesses and societies in the coming years. In this webinar we will tell you how could a participant utilize the Certificate in Digital Business Strategy and Innovation Agility training in its fullest impact taking into account that our business environment is completely different compared to the year 2019?

Professor of Management Science and Engineering Riitta Katila, Stanford University
Academic Director Mikko Laukkanen, Aalto EE

The webinar is free of charge. We will share the webinar recording after the event with all registrees.


Register for the webinar by May 7, 2020. You will get instructions on how to join the webinar in a separate email.


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About our keynote speakers:

Riitta Katila is a Professor at Stanford University and she is Academic Director for the Aalto EE program Certificate in Digital Business Strategy and Innovation Agility. Professor Katila is an expert in technology strategy, innovation, and learning development in firms with a focus on achieving short- and long-term organic growth. She has conducted extensive work on alliances, acquisitions and corporate venture capital. Professor Katila’s alma mater Aalto University honored her as the Alumnus of the Year in 2016.

Dr. Mikko Laukkanen specializes in customer experience management, service design and service business, strategic marketing, business model innovation, and innovation management. He has an extensive background of consulting and research projects with large international firms, and is a well-liked lecturer and sought-after public speaker. He has pioneered a number of experiential teaching methods in his executive and university teaching. At Aalto University Executive Education, Dr. Laukkanen works as the Academic Director, and is responsible for the academic quality of Aalto EE’s extensive portfolio of programs.

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