Integration Program Business Lead
for Educated Immigrants

Program Overview

The Business Lead Program is a unique integration program for educated immigrants with mutual benefits for both the immigrants themselves and for Finnish business.


The program consists of four live modules addressing the Finnish and European business landscape and organizational culture, strategic leadership, finance and a sales- and service mindset.


The participants in the program also have access to an online learning service and will have the opportunity to take part in mentoring. The program will end with an internship in a Finnish company.


The aim of the program is to introduce and integrate educated immigrants into Finnish working life.

Program Overview

The Program is for educated immigrants who are looking to take their first steps into Finnish working life and can work comfortably in English.


The program requires participants to have a higher education degree or at least 3 years of higher education studies as well as relevant work experience.

Suomi Finland 100


Business Lead 2017 is a part of the Suomi Finland 100 initiative.



Quick Facts

Program delivered by:

Hanken & SSE Executive Education

Program includes:

Live and mobile learning, mentorship and internship

Application criteria:

Higher education degree (or at least 3 years of studies) and relevant work experience



Application to the program is now closed.

Contact Us

Contact us to learn more about program.

Johanna Korpia

Johanna Korpia

+358 400 240 946

johanna.korpia (a)

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