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University Dialogue

The university dialogue focuses on setting targets for the coming year and longer-term activities, implementation of the plans and resourcing.
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The University Dialogue focuses on setting goals for the coming year and longer-term activities. The basis for this process is the previous year's agreed strategic plans for schools and joint areas, the guidelines agreed during the University Review and the university board's guidelines.

Aalto's schools and joint services update their plans for the next four years. Steering groups evaluate schools' plans as part of the preparation process for the joint dialogue. PMT agrees on the future operational goals and resources, which will be documented in a joint target agreement, Our Plan. The university budget for the following year and the long term financial plan is approved by the university board in June.

In the University Dialogue, we also define strategic development projects that support the implementation of the strategy. They are managed according to the so-called gate model. See more information.

Our plan

In the University Dialogue, PMT agrees on future activities and resources that are documented in the University's target agreement, Our plan. This also contains Aalto's joint and school-specific strategic plans.

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Our plan 2024-2027

Explore our strategic plans for 2024-2027

Our strategy

Check out other strategic annual processes

University Review

Aalto University evaluates the implementation of the strategy utilising the feedback and results from the previous year.

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University Preview

In University Preview we assess together the assumptions related to our operating environment in relation to new trends.

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