Aalto Scale-up Academy
Overcome the scaling barriers and maximize growth
All companies have their own unique scaling journey, but the challenges they face during that journey are somewhat similar. Depending on a company´s business environment, the challenges appear at different stages in the journey. Aalto Scale-up Academy focuses on identifying the company-specific scaling barriers and then providing the right tools to overcome the challenges.
Aalto Scale-up Academy is a 12-week program for Founders, CEOs, and members of the management team of growth companies. We use research-based methods together with a business-oriented point of view to analyze your company´s business environment in depth using 12 different vectors.
Our goal is to maximize scalability by identifying the company´s strengths and competitive advantages. With our team of mentors and instructors, you can achieve your future targets and manage to grow sustainably and profitably.
Find the possibilities for growth and scaling up and get support for decision making
Think differently, commercialize, and apply business model innovation and agile ways of working
Lead a growing company from human, strategic, and entrepreneurial perspectives
Aalto Scale-up Academy is the step to take to get your company to the next level. Enroll two to three members of the company´s management team in the program and use the 12 weeks to develop your scaling strategy with the help of our trainers and mentors.
Companies with ambition and a unique offering that are aiming to scale their business internationally
Founders/ CEOs / key members of the management team of growth companies
Businesses with a demonstrated product market fit and revenue typically between 2 and 10 M€
Contents and Schedule
The program themes and topics cover the most important vectors that scale-up companies need to focus on to grow successfully. During the four “Tools for scaling” sessions you will learn about growth, company leadership, operational and financial management, and marketing and sales strategies. Each theme includes concrete business examples, and workshops where you will start to develop your company in the light of the theme.
The program is delivered in two-day modules over a 12-week period. The sessions are interactive and include discussions and workshops. Company-specific mentoring sessions can be tailored to meet your own schedule.
Identify your company´s current state, set future targets, detect the scaling barriers and select a strategic target based on the allocation of resources
Tools for Scaling
Four two-day face-to-face sessions with Aalto Scale-up Academy trainers focusing on development of company´s processes and capabilities
Four private mentoring sessions with an Aalto Scale-up Academy mentor selected to support company´s unique scaling journey