Competence development index

Highly competent and motivated people who are committed to the university's objectives form the foundation of our success.

Aalto University offers a wide variety of training and development solutions for personal and professional growth at each stage of your career.

In achieving your professional goals at Aalto, you can get support from your supervisor, Human Recourse (HR) services and through the university's competence development services.
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Competence development solutions

Staff training is one way to develop competence, alongside with learning on the job and learning from colleagues. From the Workday Learning application, you can find up-to-date staff training opportunities.

Alongside and in addition to this Aalto employees can benefit from mentoring and coaching services.

There are several services and tools available for teams and supervisors to develop and support team operations in relation to the different phases and needs of the teams' life cycle.

Staff training

Staff training is one way to develop expertise, together with on-the-job learning and peer learning. You will find upcoming training events in Workday Learning application.


Coaching services in Aalto University

Aalto University offers coaching to support employees and doctoral students in managing their work better and in supporting their wellbeing at work.

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Services and trainings to support self-leadership

Changes in working life require versatile self-leadership skills.

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Mentoring for employees

Aalto offers mentoring to its staff, which gives new viewpoints and tools for professional development, work and balanced living. Read more about mentoring programmes organised by Aalto HR services. Get more details about mentoring programme, open mentoring programme for Aalto employees and joint mentoring programme with external organisations and companies.

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Future Competencies

Each of us has our own career and development goals, but in addition to these, our strategy, values, way of working, and constant changes in our operating environment and ways of working challenge us to actively think about the skills and knowledge we need.

At the university level, we have identified five competence areas and 13 competences in terms of the success of the entire university. 

My Dialogues - goals, progress and development plan

My Dialogues

Aalto's guide to one-on-one meetings for academic and service personnel with their supervisors.

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Human Resource (HR) services contact details

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International mobility of our staff index

International mobility of our staff index

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