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Graduate Diploma in Technology

Lead the Digital Future

Graduate Diploma in Technology equips senior decision makers with the skills and competences needed to use novel technologies, such as artificial intelligence for driving organizational growth.

The program gives you the chance to deep dive into new technologies through real-life applications, and gain a better understanding of the practice, opportunities, and implications of using these technologies that are transforming your business environment.

By attending the Graduate Diploma in Technology program, you will also be better equipped for leading teams working with technologies, and be able to better lead innovation in your company now and in the future.

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June 14, 2023


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Turn new technologies into real business benefits - Your enhanced competence will allow you to find actionable opportunities for streamlining and growing your organization.

Gain insight from the action - You will truly understand the operating logic of emerging technologies from hands-on workshop experience.

Learn from the best experts - Closely supported by our world-class instructors, you will learn the context as well as the latest applications and theory of cutting-edge technologies.


This program prepares you to become an ambassador for incorporating new technologies into your organization’s business model and leveraging their potential value, and to discover how individual technologies function to truly understand the optimal way of linking them with your organization's existing operations.

Develop the ability to track future technologies and their impact on business and organizations
Gain an in-depth understanding of the digital technologies and tools that are transforming your work and business environment
Learn the core concepts and operating logic of the latest technologies and their potential business applications
Discover new ways to create value with current technologies
Get a chance to tap on the expertise of a world-class faculty on your business case and current technology challenges

Contents and Schedule

Graduate Diploma in Technology Program consists of four two-day program modules. In addition to these modules lead by world-class experts and faculty, the program offers short online modules, company cases, exercises and assignments during and between the program modules. This way you can immediately implement what you have learned in your own work and inside your organization.

Program modules

  • Digital Architectures & Emerging Technologies
  • Data Governance, Decision-making & Analytics
  • Intersection of Tech & Strategy; Sustainability, Ethics & Cyber Security
  • Digital Strategies, Platforms & Ecosystems

Online courses

  • Artificial Intelligence – Interactive, Dependable and Data Efficient
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality – from Reality to Virtuality
  • Blockchain – the First Distributed Trust Technology
  • Software Robotics – the Invisible Workforce



The Graduate Diploma in Technology program is designed for top management and senior decision makers with extensive experience in the business but a lack of concrete experience of how latest technologies work.

The program is beneficial for business leaders, who want to understand beyond the buzzwords of what new technologies mean and seek a better understanding of the practice, opportunities, and implications of using the technologies that are transforming their organizations, business competition, and operating environments.


Key Faculty

Kari Hiekkanen

Kari Hiekkanen is a Research Fellow at the Department of Computer Science at Aalto University. He has extensive experience in various IT management and leadership roles in R&D and management consulting.

Hiekkanen has over 20 years of experience combining IT and strategy in various industries. He has a solid knowledge of IT management practices, enterprise architecture, and IT governance both as a practitioner and educator. Hiekkanen's research interests include the industrial Internet and the digitalization of Industries. He is an expert on machine learning, deep learning, and artificial intelligence.

Jukka Luoma

Jukka Luoma is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Aalto University School of Science.

Professor Luoma is an expert in competitive dynamics, market-oriented strategies, and the use of models and data in organizational decision making.

He has also had visiting scholar positions at the Darden School of Business and McIntire School of Commerce, both at the University of Virginia.

Jarno Limnéll

Jarno Limnéll is a Professor of Practice in Cyber Security at Department of Communications and Networking at Aalto University. He is also the CEO of Tosibox Ltd.

He has been working with security issues for more than 20 years, and he has the profound understanding of the global threat landscape, combined with the courage to address the most complex issues.

Professor Limnéll holds a Doctor of Military Science degree in Strategy from the National Defense University in Finland; a Master of Social Science degree from Helsinki University; and an Officer's degree from the National Defense University. Professor Limnéll has published a comprehensive list of works on security issues.

Teemu Roos

Teemu Roos is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki.

Professor Roos is an expert in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science. He has developed applications of AI in areas such as mobile computing, genomics, epidemiology, quantum physics, and digital humanities.

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