Laurea University of Applied Sciences

Implementing the strategy together, openly and transparently in a diverse and modern University of Applied Sciences

Laurea introduced the LATO Strategy Tool in the autumn of 2017. Prior to the introduction of the tool, Laurea had defined and implemented strategic development projects for several years.


Laurea aim was to improve transparency into the projects and initiatives and to improve the organizational follow-up capability.

Quickly after the introduction, it was discovered that with the tool the big picture of the strategy is clearer and the development projects becomes concrete.

All employess have access to the tool to see how the strategy is progressing. In addition, they are encouraged to tell what development they would like to involve. In 2019, development targets that emerged from personnel surveys have also been brought into LATO’s goals and actions.

You can download Laurea’s entire customer story here in Finnish.

Laurea University of Applied Sciences operates in Uusimaa in six campuses. The key issues in the study are genuine assignments, such as projects that enable students to network already during their studies and they learn important skills needed in working life.

The Laurea community includes some 7800 students, 500 staff members and 2200 Laurea alumni.

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