People at Aalto University

What would you like to learn next?

Welcome to the path of lifewide learning! A leap into the unforeseen takes courage, but at Aalto University, you are not alone. We will guide you and help you recognise your learning needs to ensure that you always have the skills that set you a step ahead.

This website is dedicated to Aalto University’s lifewide learning solutions, which range all the way from individual courses to comprehensive programmes and degrees. Lifewide learning is an opportunity – make the most of it!

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What sparks your interest right now?

Our offering helps you stay at the leading edge of development and at the forefront of your field.

Aalto-yliopiston opiskelijoita / Kuva Aino Huovio

Do you want to strengthen your existing competencies?

Ensure that you can continue to harness your knowledge and skills to the maximum.

Muotoiluajattelun opiskelua / Kuva Otso Alasko

Do you need to brush up on your knowledge?

Take your expertise to the next level and ensure your competitive edge.

Aalto-yliopiston opiskelijoita / Kuva Aleksi Poutanen

Are you getting ready for a career transition?

Aalto University is where you can lay down the foundations on which to build.

Aalto EMBA -opiskelijoita / Kuva Otso Alasko

Welcome to learning more – update your degree to meet today’s challenges

Welcome to the world of lifewide learning at Aalto University, whatever your alma mater!

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Aalto EMBA -opiskelija / Kuva: Otso Alasko

Open online courses, MOOCs

Aalto University offers a large selection of open online courses. Study free online when it suits you best. 
Check out these free MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course):

Open online design course for non-designers

Design Bits - design course for non-designers (external link)

Learn the basics about design, how designers solve problems, and design tools in this course.

How does the economy work? online course

How does the economy work? (external link)

The first extensive Finnish online course on the impacts of the economy on our lives. (in Finnish)

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Finland Works (external link)

This course has been created as a starting point for understanding Finnish working life and building a career in Finland.

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Future of work (external link)

For understanding how work is changing and what the various implications of the change process for individuals, organizations and societies are.

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The New Sustainability in Business (external link)

A course that explains how companies can create sustainable value for the economy, the environment and society.

Highlights from our lifewide learning offering

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Aalto MBA

Leadership and strategy

Location:
Helsinki
Level:
Executive
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Vastuullisuus ja liiketoiminta

Sustainability

Location:
Helsinki
Online
Level:
Advanced
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AaltoJOKO®

Leadership and strategy

Location:
Online
Helsinki
Level:
Executive
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Commercial Excellence - Dare to Grow

Marketing and sales

Location:
Helsinki
Level:
Executive
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Global Leader

Leadership and strategy

Location:
Helsinki
Level:
Advanced
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FITech 101: Data ja tieto

Information and communications technology

Location:
Online
Level:
Fundamentals
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FITech 101: Johdatus ohjelmointiin

Information and communications technology

Location:
Online
Level:
Fundamentals
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Essentials of Leading Change (online)

Leadership and strategy

Location:
Online
Level:
Fundamentals
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Riskienhallinta ja compliance finanssialalla

Finance, accounting and economics

Location:
Helsinki
Level:
Advanced
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FITech 101: Future Learning Leader

Leadership and strategy

Location:
Online
Level:
Fundamentals
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FITech 101: Future Learning Skills

Digitalisation

Location:
Online
Level:
Fundamentals
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Strategic Sustainability for Business

Leadership and strategy

Location:
Online
Helsinki
Level:
Executive

Career design thinking

The blog provides insights on how the work is changing now and in the future, and how to best prepare oneself to these changes.

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Career Design Lab, Aalto University