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Executive HR

Strategy and Capabilities as Core Components of Employee Experience

HR's role in organizations has changed significantly over the last ten years. Top management is more and more relying on the HR Director and the HR-function to enable the achievement of the company's goals. HR professionals play a crucial role in strengthening companies’ strategic direction. In the future co-operation is highlighted, both inside the company and outside. New ways of working are affected by factors such as globalization and digitalization. Change has also been very rapid in the HR field over the last decade.

Identifying the company's strategic capabilities, and developing the organization and its experts, will play an increasingly important role in the future. The Executive HR program builds a connection between strategy, strategic competencies, digital transformation, globalization and other macro trends, and human resource management.

By participating in the program, you will develop your strategic thinking and ability to apply it to your company's human resources management. You will also develop your own leadership and ability to have an impact as an HR manager. The program is taught by the top professors in Finland; it is based on interactive learning methods, and dialogue between theory and practice is emphasized in the content.

Note that this program is held in Finnish.

Program Information in Finnish 


The participant will increase his or her strategic understanding of human resources management, and of strategic capabilities and future trends, from the HR perspective in particular
Increases the participant's ability to align, integrate and innovate HR practices with the strategy, strategic capabilities and goals
Develops the participant's personal ability to have an impact and lead
You will solve the organization’s human resource management challenges
The program enhances the participant's expertise in challenging HR management tasks and improves career advancement opportunities
Through the program, you will develop your company's HR management by increased competence of HR professionals


The Executive HR program is designed for you, if you engage in HR management or development tasks at executive level within your organization.

You regard strategic HR management as an HR organization's way of generating added value for a business and want to develop human resource management in a more strategic direction. You may already be reporting to the CEO or be a member of the Executive Team. The program is also suitable for HR managers in the public sector.

Contents and Schedule

The Executive HR program consists of three training modules. The modules last for 2–3 days and are held in Aalto EE’s premises, aside from the first module, which is held in a conference hotel. The training includes pre-assignments before each session, group work, a case assignment lasting the entire length of the program, and an individual home examination.

Up to 4.5 European Credits (EC) can be transferred from this program to the Aalto Executive MBA or Aalto MBA program.


Program Fee and Registration

Program Fee

The fee for the Executive HR program is € 7,100 (+ VAT).

The fee does not include the costs for the conference hotel.


Register for the program by April 30, 2018.


This program is held in Finnish. Register for the program on the Finnish program page.

Program Page in Finnish