The developer

Jukka Alava, PhD, FL, MSc

Strategic Learning Cycle and this internet training program are based on the work and 25 years of experience of Jukka Alava, PhD as a researcher, trainer, and consultant.

Strategic Learning Cycle and this internet training program are based on the work and 25 years of experience of Jukka Alava, PhD as a researcher, trainer, and consultant.

Having been retired from the position of the director and professor in The Institute of Educational Leadership in The University of Jyväskylä, Finland, he continues working as an independent consultant in various own and network-based program both in Finland and internationally. He has earned his master’s and licentiate’s degrees in the University of Tampere, Finland. He has also a Master of Science in Management degree from California American University , and he earned his PhD degree in The University of Kentucky in Lexington .

He has worked as the president of Paasikivi Community College , director of The Continuing Education Center in The University of Jyväskylä, and as an independent consultant. Jukka Alava has also worked as a professor and lecturer in several universities and he has been a consultant to a great number of major organizations both in Europe and in the USA . He has held several positions of trust in The University of Jyväskylä; chairman of the MBA board, chairman of the PD board, chairman of the council for adult education. He also works as the European liason for UCEA (University Council of Educational Administration) center for superintendency.

As the CEO and senior consultant of Didactica Consulting he has developed several frameworks, instruments and technologies to be used in training and consulting. These include Learning & Innovation profile, The Leader profile for leadership training, Learning Audit™ development technology to build learning organizations, and Innovation Scorecard to develop individual and organizational learning.

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