Numerous alumni events were organised in 2023

Many alumni of the School of Business also participated in the Alumni Weekend event of the entire Aalto University
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Aalto Alumni Weekend 2023 gathered hundreds of Aalto alumni in Otaniemi on Saturday 28 October 2023. Photo: Aalto University/Pinja Valja

The year 2023 has been very active in terms of the School of Business' alumni events, both on the Otaniemi campus and around the world. The year started with the Homecoming Day event, which has been followed by the popular Better Business – Better Society seminars, the Jaakko Honko event in September and alumni meetings in New York, Seoul and London. Thanks to everyone who participated!

The first Better Business – Better Society seminar of 2024 will be held (in Finnish) on January 18, 2024 about the topic ‘Forward from remote work’. Welcome aboard!

News about events:

Aalto BIZ Homecoming Day 27.1.2023

The School of Business’ Homecoming Day invited alumni to Otaniemi for the first time

In his presentation, the keynote speaker of the seminar, Pekka Lundmark, CEO of Nokia, emphasised the importance of co-operation

Jaakko Honko -luennon 2023 pääpuhuja Kaisa Hietala

Keynote speaker, Business Director Kaisa Hietala: We lack a definition of the value of nature

About 300 invitees and alumni took part in the lecture bearing the name of Chancellor Jaakko Honko

Ihmisiä Aalto Alumni Weekend 2023 -tapahtumassa

President Ilkka Niemelä to alumni: Together we are a force for change

Aalto Alumni Weekend brought together over 700 alumni.

Aalto alumni meet and greet in New York 6.2.2023

Alumni and friends of Aalto gathered in NYC to learn about the predictability of stock returns

The meet-and-greet was organized at the Consulate General of Finland in New York City on February 6th.

Joint Alumni Event in aSSIST University, Korea, October 2023

Over 200 Aalto EMBA alumni gathered to learn about corporate collaboration at Aalto University and alumni activities in South Korea

The Joint Alumni Event, held on October 19th in Seoul, was organized for the fourth time by Aalto University Executive Education’s Korean partner aSSIST University (Seoul School of Integrated Sciences & Technologies).

Alumni and  friends of Aalto in London

Over 30 alumni and friends of Aalto gathered in London for an alumni meet-and-greet

Over 30 alumni and friends of Aalto gathered at the Zabludowicz Collection Art Gallery in London on December 7th for an alumni event hosted by the Dean of the School of Business Timo Korkeamäki.


Better Business – Better Society Seminars

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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BBBS Juha Eskelinen ja Markku Kuula

Better Business — Better Society Seminar: "Etätyöstä Eteenpäin"

Better Business — Better Society Seminar Series offers opportunities to learn about and discuss current societally important topics monthly.

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Research & Art, University Published:

Strong overall result: 27.5 million euros from the Research Council of Finland

A total of 52 Aalto researchers received Academy Research Fellowship and Academy Project funding. The total funding awarded to Aalto University amounts to 27.5 million euros
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Restaurants added to the Aalto Space - test and win!

See if you can find the campus restaurants in Aalto Space and win summerish prizes.
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Cooperation, Research & Art, Studies Published:

Call for proposals: Unite! Seed Fund to foster collaborative teaching

This call is for setting up joint/collaborative teaching formats in Unite! focus areas. Apply by end of August 2024.
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Erasmus Staff Training: A deep dive into joint programmes and wellbeing

Over 30 participants from 17 universities gathered at the Aalto University campus early June for the Erasmus Staff Training Days.