Growing Your Business While Growing as a Leader
As a leader and executive, you are responsible for the performance and result of the organization. Effective operations require you to have influential leadership skills; the ability to create an inspiring vision for your organization, and to involve and motivate your team to work together meaningfully and achieve common goals. On the other hand, strategic thinking and prioritization skills are required for constantly changing circumstances.
Our new leadership program provides the skills and frameworks needed for effective and influential leadership in a compact package:
The program is suitable for you if you need new ways to motivate your team and ensure results. You can be a newly appointed manager or have had a team to lead for some time already.
Kindly note that this program is held in Finnish.
Our new program combines leadership themes that have been found to be the best in our other leadership programs. In the program you will learn with our top experts / most wanted coaches.
A compact package, during which you will find your inner leadership skills and understand how you influence and succeed with other people.
As a leader, our development is supported by self-assessment as well as by tools and techniques that enable effective interaction.
The program provides a compact three-day course of our best tools and reference frameworks for developing your leadership and ensuring your organization's performance. You will learn to influence other people and get them to work together towards achieving common goals. At the same time, you are a part of a knowledgeable and natural network of supportive peers that allows you to test your thoughts, learn from the experiences of others, and develop as an influential leader.
The program is intended for leaders and executives who want to succeed in their effective leadership work - by ensuring the performance of their organization and team engagement.
The program is for you who want to
The program is delivered in three consecutive days with interactive sessions by top coaches familiar with the scientific world and business, discussions, and applied group and individual work.
Before the contact teaching days
Self-assessment with the help of the world's leading personality survey, Hogan Assessment.
Compact three-day training
You'll learn under the guidance of our top coaches
Energizing peer support
Peer-to-peer support even after the program
Saara Bange is a coach, trainer, and facilitator in leadership, communication, and collaboration with several years of experience in academia and the industry. Her topics include self-management and self-awareness, leading with emotional intelligence, and understanding identities and personalities in organizational life.
Bange works as an Associate Director at Aalto EE, holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the Helsinki School of Economics, and is finalizing her Ph.D. in Organisational Communications at the Aalto University School of Business. She has published her research in journals such as the Journal of Management Inquiry and the Journal of Media Management.
Saara Bange is a certified Hogan Assessment personality profiling consultant, certified WPB5 consultant, certified Personal Resilience Practitioner, and certified emotional intelligence (EQi) assessor. She has worked with several individuals and teams to help them find their potential and leverage their strengths. Bange’s clients have complimented her for her caring and passionate approach and her ability to explain complex issues in a way that is easy to understand.
Prior to joining Aalto University Executive Education, Bange worked for years with leadership development and strategic communications advisory for leading companies in different sectors. Before that, she worked at the Aalto University School of Economics as a researcher and teacher. Her current research interests lie in the future of work in the media industry.
Dr. Pekka Mattila serves as a Professor of Practice at the Aalto University School of Business.
Dr. Pekka Mattila is a specialist in strategic management and agility, strategy co-creation, business model innovation, executive leadership, top team dynamics, change management, organizational culture and strategic marketing.
Dr. Mattila works frequently with European, Asian and North American as well as African executive audiences and is a much-requested speaker at corporate and other events around the world. Over the years, he has frequently visited a number of prestigious European and Asian universities teaching management, organizational behavior, marketing, and sociology.
In addition to his academic activities Dr. Mattila has conducted an active business career. Currently he serves as the Chairman of the Board or as a Member of the Board at a number of innovative companies: e.g. media, construction technology, payments, lighting as well as food and beverage industries. Previously he served in executive, management and senior staff positions in the Nordic financial services industry. From 2012 till 2014 he served as a board member at a leading Finnish bank. Currently he serves as a Member of the Board of The Finnish National Gallery. From 2009 till 2017 he served as the Chairman of the Board for the foundation operating the renowned Helsinki Festival. He is a Founding Member of Nordic Institute of Business and Society and the Chairman of the Board for Helsinki Advanced Interaction Studies Institute.
He holds a D.Sc. in sociology from the University of Helsinki and an Executive MBA at London Business School.
Ira Lange's core competencies are relationships in the workplace and the factors that influence behavior and interaction of management and experts. Her coaching and training themes are leadership and management practices, efficient and effective team building, as well as building trust and confidence in the organization. In recent years Lange has also coached executive board members and management teams which have faced leadership challenges in achieving common goal.
Lange is interested in human cognition, emotions and efficiency in workplace environment and in professional context. In addition to leadership coaching and training Lange also trains sales and customer relationship management skills, based on her previous experience as a consultant and sales manager. Lange makes a variety of assessments and inquiries that can be connected to team building and personal development programs.
Lange is a coach, CEO and entrepreneur at Q.motion Oy. She has over 20 years of experience in sales and leadership management e.g., Aspectum Consulting, Amos Partners, Bon Stockbrokers, AON Corporation. Lange works in Finland and Baltic countries. She has Masters from the University of Helsinki. She is a certified Business Coach by ICF and team builder, TM.