SERVICES Custom-Designed Learning

Truly custom designed learning means that we take your vision, values and strategic goals as the starting point. In our process, those goals are turned into program objectives. Every design, program and element is intended to move the participants and your company towards the objectives. This way we ensure that we can measure the impact of the learning process.

In today’s world we do not separate between a physical and a virtual learning experience. In our programs, both physical and digital elements are integrated to produce the overall learning flow. Each element, be it physical or digital, supports the integrated learning process to achieve the objectives of the program.

Our Design Approach

Partner with us when your company needs support in implementing a new business strategy, manage organisational transformation or grow your business.


We work globally together with businesses to co-create dynamic custom designed learning solutions that directly address their business challenges and have a true business impact. We help our clients with initiatives ranging from shorter leadership development processes to building up their internal corporate universities. We also conduct easy and efficient consulting processes to support HR in creating or re-designing the company’s leadership development portfolio.

Needs Analysis and Objectives

  • Analysis of company development needs and gaps for strategic positioning and objectives through Active Development Design® process
  • Target setting and creation of commitment and interest among key stakeholders
GAP finder

Co-creation of Design

  • Complete tailoring of learning experience according to stakeholder expectations and strategic objectives in co-creation process
  • Definition of concrete development initiatives for business impact
Design co-creation

Engaging Learning Experience

  • Digital and live learning experience with inspiring methods, global academic faculty, thought leaders, resources and case presentations
  • Working on business impact initiatives
  • Turn Key project management to ensure a magical and impactful experience
Learning experience

Business Impact Measurement

  • Follow through of learning experience results
  • Measurement of business impact and learning objectives
Measure Impact


Some of the capabilities we can offer are:

  • Strategy and execution
  • Strategy maps
  • Culture implementation
  • Leading change and renewal
  • Market shaping and transformation
  • Customer excellence culture and customer journey
  • Financial understanding
  • Leading digitalisation
  • Leadership and leading high performance
  • Self-leadership, leading myself and others
  • Collaborative leadership and leading networks


Our methods are designed to be eye-opening experiences in which program participants are active agents producing novel insights. Some of our methods include:

Leadership and communication
24 h leadership principle workshop
Bermuda triangle of communication
Coaching toolbox
Dark room experience
Drama pedagogy
Emotional intelligence game
Leadership styles
Learning buddies/trios
Performing leadership with choir
Visual explorer
Workplace Big5 assessments

Team performance
Amazing race
Mission Impossible
Team management systems
Violin workshop
Zin obelisk

Customer value
Customer safari
Service story
Brand matrix

Strategy and decision-making
Appreciative inquiry
Jazz strategy
Leading in complexity
Marshmallow challenge
Systematic Innovation workshop

Change Pro simulation®
Celemi Tango
Decision Mojo™

Contact Us

Contact us to learn more about what we can offer and find the best learning solution to suit your company.

What our customers say

Are you ready for your success story?

Ulla-Riitta Unkuri

Vice President, Stakeholder Relations, UPM Raflatac

The Marketing Mindset Program inspired us to take bolder actions in our marketing communications. Our people were left with a motivation to aim higher with the support and tools we gained with Hanken & SSE.


Jukka Ruusunen


“We have been delighted by the excellent level of the process and resources. The project we did with Hanken & SSe has enhanced both our internal dialogue and inspired us to reach the peak and has supported the execution of our strategy.”


Minna Korander

HR Development Manager

“What contributed to the success of the program was to have a reliable and high quality partner to work together with. Being able to trust that the program meets our needs and wishes was vital.”


Eeva Kovanen

Sales Director, Partner
Kovanen Corporation

“We are very satisfied with the outcomes of the program and the impact it had on our business.”


Merja Rahkola

Toivanen Co-founder and -owner
Classic Pizza Restaurants

“The Hanken & SSE Executive Education Luxury Cluster-program crystallised our own capabilities, it also gave us focus on our own unique selling proposition.”


Tamara Petoyan

CIS HR Director

“All participants were positive and happy with the learnings of the program, they are using the obtained skills in their everyday work. Partnering with Hanken & SSE helped Lactalis to meet the set expectations and to make CIS Management teams more efficient in their everyday work and in achieving business targets in front of them.”


Anu Nurro

HR Manager

“Each team member gained a lot of new knowledge as well as had room and the opportunity to develop one’s own thinking, they were able to internalise the strategy and reflect on one’s own modes of operating.”


Aija Harju

HRD Manager

“Together with Hanken & SSE we co-designed and executed a three-step development process. The high-quality program set the expectation for the participants, which the program as a whole reclaimed.”