Alumni of the School of Business

Once you graduate from the Aalto University School of Business, you become an alumnus/a. The School of Business alumni community offers possibilities for life-wide learning, networking and contributing to our School's mission: Better Business - Better Society. Join our alumni community and keep your contact information updated through Aalto Alumni Circle!
Better Business - Better Society seminar in December 2019, School of Business alumni networking after the seminar
Better Business - Better Society seminar in December 2019.

The School of Business alumni community offers possibilities to:

Learn

As a registered alumnus/alumna, you will get invitations to alumni events, where you can network and increase your knowledge. Through the Aalto University life-wide learning offering, you can develop your skills and update your professional competence. As an alumnus/alumna, you will also get information on our School's and University's developments, current topics and new research.

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Belong

Through the School of Business alumni activities, you have an opportunity to stay in touch with your fellow alumni, build new networks and find new job opportunities, for instance.

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Alumnitoiminta Kauppakorkeakoululla, kuva: Lasse Lecklin

Contribute

As an alumnus/alumna, you have an opportunity to contribute to our School and the society, through mentoring our students, sharing your expertise in work life and career events, and supporting our School's development, for instance.

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Ryhmämentorointitapahtuma järjestettiin Kauppakorkeakoululla 13.11.2019, opiskelijoita ja alumneja pyöreissä pöydissä

Join our alumni community!

Join our alumni community free of charge on Aalto Alumni Circle. By registering you will get e.g. invitations to alumni events and information on our School's and University's current topics.

Register or update your contact information
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Participate in the School of Business alumni activities

Jaakko Honko -lecture 6.6.2019

School of Business alumni events

We organize many alumni events at the School of Business. In the alumni events, you have an opportunity to increase your knowledge, meet your fellow alumni and build new networks. Join our alumni community to get invitations to our alumni events!

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Kuva seminaarisarjasta, jossa ilmiset verkostoituvat esityksen jälkeen

Better Business — Better Society Seminar Series

The Seminar Series discusses the current and societally important topics at the School of Business. The seminars will be arranged monthly, generally on the first Thursday of the month, excluding holiday seasons.

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"Mentorointi tarjoaa hyvän prosessin tärkeiden päätösten tekemiseen ja itsetuntemuksen kehittämiseen", sanovat mentori Ritva Väänänen ja aktori Fiona Jokivuolle.

Share your experiences with the students

As the School of Business alumnus/alumna, you have the opportunity support our current students in their studies and transition to the working life through mentoring and career events, for example.

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An alumni class celebrating together at the School of Business Homecoming Day 2018

Arrange your own alumni event or class reunion

In the alumni class reunions you have the opportunity to meet your classmates after the graduation.

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School of Business Alumni Advisory Board 2019. From the left: Ingmar Björkman, Jonna Söderholm, Mika Raulas, Juho Tuovinen, Terttu Sopanen, Elisa Liekkilä, Jaakko Eteläaho, Elina Björklund, Pasi Torppa, Arttu Aine, Norbert Juhász, Niklas Wasenius and Emilia Nevalainen.

Collaboration with alumni

In the School of Business, we have established two forms of active alumni collaboration, which both involve our most active alumni to support our Alma Mater, the School of Business, in the areas of teaching, research, and societal impact. These forms of alumni collaboration are Alumni Advisory Board and Alumni Ambassadors.

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Ulkokuva Kauppakorkeakoulusta. Kuva: Unto Rautio / Aalto-yliopisto

School of Business alumni stories

Here you can find School of Business alumni stories. Our alumni share their professional journeys and give advice and tips regarding working life. The stories have been sorted based on the alumni's majors. The newest publications are placed first in the major groups.

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Salla Vainio palkittiin Homecoming Day -alumnitapahtuman iltatilaisuudessa.

School of Business Alumnus/a of the Year awards

The Aalto University School of Business Alumnus/a of the Year award is granted every second year for a person who has promoted interaction between the School of Business, society and alumni, contributed positively to the Finnish society, or done pioneering or exceptional work in his/her own field.

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School of Business Ekonominaukio 1 lower level Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Business and Economics - Building the future

At the School of Business, we work for better business and a better society by educating future experts and leaders.

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Kuvassa näkyvät Puttonen & Vilkkumaa -podcastin juontajat, professori Vesa Puttonen ja apulaisprofessori Eeva Vilkkumaa.

New podcast: Puttonen & Vilkkumaa

The new podcast from the School of Business discusses the idea that better business builds a better society.

News

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For alumni

An active and international community.

Nearly 45 000 alumni from 80 countries are already members of the Aalto University alumni network. As a member of the network, you get research news, contacts from different fields and multiple opportunities for self-development.

Our alumni are all who have graduated from Aalto University as well as all our exchange students. You can join the alumni network already as a student!

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Alumni benefits

As a registered member of the Aalto University alumni network, you will have the opportunity to network and influence and receive various benefits.

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Online events

Events

Aalto University and its partners arrange several hundreds of events annually - also online, most are open to alumni and partners.

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Aalto-yliopisto – monia tapoja tehdä yhteistyötä

Lifelong learning

Aalto University provides executive-level development services and continuing education in various fields that can help support your career development as well as update and deepen your expertise.

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Mentoring discussion photo Unto Rautio

The Aalto University Mentoring Programme for alumni and students

Students get to develop themselves with alumni during the mentoring program.

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The latest School of Business alumni stories

Read the latest alumni stories and alumni news. 

Kauppakorkeakoulun Vuoden Alumni 2020 Pekka Ala-Pietilä. Kuva: Heidi Piiroinen/Sanoma.
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Pekka Ala-Pietilä is the School of Business Alumnus of the Year 2020

Life is a learning journey where learning as such never ends, explains Pekka Ala-Pietilä, chairman of the boards of directors of packaging manufacturer Huhtamäki and media group Sanoma.
Kauppakorkeakoulun alumni Saara Virrankari-Kulju
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School of Business alumni story: Saara Virrankari-Kulju

Our alumna Saara Virrankari-Kulju chose Business Law as her major, as it seemed to be a good way to combine law and business studies. Now as a Tax Manager she gets to utilize her knowledge in business, accounting and tax legislation in an international company.
Kauppakorkeakoulun alumni_Tung Hoang
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School of Business alumni story: Tung Hoang

Our alumnus Tung Hoang did not know much about data analytics or programming before starting the Master’s studies at the School of Business, but he then immersed himself in the field through the Business Analytics specialization area. At his current job, he now uses many of the concepts and skills he learnt during the studies, and encourages students to do their personal projects, such as programming, besides the core studies.
Aalto-yliopiston alumniverkoston johtoryhmän jäsen Jaakko Eteläaho. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen
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School of Business Alumni Advisory Board member's story: Jaakko Eteläaho

The School of Business Alumni Advisory Board member Jaakko Eteläaho has done a long career as an investment banker among mergers & acquisitions and says that the Finance studies have been extremely useful in his career. In addition to Alumni Advisory Board, Eteläaho has been part of Aalto Alumni Network Board and is also one of the founders of Aalto Finance Alumni association. “I encourage all alumni to be active alumni, as it is a lot of fun and widens one’s perspectives.”

All School of Business news

Read the latest news about the School of Business' research, activities and events.

Taloustieteilijät ehdottavat: Näin Suomi puolittaa tieliikenteen päästöt vuoteen 2030 mennessä
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Distribution rights system will raise fuel prices - compensation for people with low income will only require a fraction of the revenue from system

Economists developed possible compensation models based on extensive person and vehicle data. The report was published at a Ministry of Transport and Communications webinar on 27 October.
Program Director Joan Lofgren with GBE course syllabus
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Joan Lofgren: Hybrid course ensures the students can complete the course whether they are on campus or not

This academic year started in very different circumstances than usually. Joan Lofgren, the Director of the Bachelor’s Program in International Business, teaches the Global Business Environment course to first-year students at Mikkeli Campus. This year the course was delivered using a hybrid format due to the COVID-19 situation.
Two lab-coated women in a laboratory looking at pipes.
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Chemistry and business students developed plant-based products with Valio

A team of two Master’s students collaborated with Valio in a 6-month Aalto Thesis project.
Creative Sustainability -alumni Noah Peysson. Kuva: Roope Kiviranta / Aalto-yliopisto
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Alumnus Noah Peysson: ‘I learnt problem solving from the holistic aspect of the Creative Sustainability programme’

The program also helped me develop a more critical perspective on the information and solutions that are given to us.

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