How to succeed in Finland? Training program in November 2014


Here are just a few reasons why Finland is a great place to start a business:

  • Stable welfare country
  • Low bureaucracy
  • Trustworthy reputation
  • Various financing possibilities
  • Promise of good quality in products and services
  • Lots of knowledge of IT, technology, innovations
  • High educated, multilingual employees
  • Corruption rate extremely low
  • Pure and safe environment
  • Lake Saimaa and relaxing holiday resorts
Boats at Lake Saimaa

Boats at Lake Saimaa

Why would you not consider establishing your company in that kind of environment, in a country where all this is considered as a norm? We can tell you what you can do even better in order to succeed in Finland. Our three-day training program "How to succeed in Finland" is designed to give you a deep knowledge of the Finnish business environment, and what should be considered in order to succeed in Finland. The training has been designed especially for Russian and international entrepreneurs and business leaders who are interested in getting to know the Finnish markets, and are planning to start business operations in Finland


Our trainers Pirjo Karhu and Matti Honkanen both have 30 years of experience of business in Russia and Finland. Pirjo Karhu is the founder and was a long-term general director of a successful financial management company, Konsu Group, operating in Finland, Russia and Ukraine. Year 2013, she decided to focus on her other company, Centre d’Expertise Oy. Matti Honkanen is a top lawyer and qualified attorney with knowledge from both Russian and Finnish legislation.    



Training program by Centre d’Expertise Oy

Date: 12. – 14.11.2014
Place: Holiday Club Saimaa, Lappeenranta, Finland
Price: 1500 EUR + VAT / 3 days. Register two people from the same organization and get a 10% discount! Invoicing when registration is confirmed.
Language: English
Registration: By 29.10.2014 to riikka.lindholm(a) or with the form below
Accommodation: Travel and accommodation expenses arranged by participants

Venue and accommodation

The training program will take place in beautiful surroundings in Lappeenranta, Finland. The venue of the event is Holiday Club Saimaa, a Spa Hotel that opened its doors in 2011. The hotel has excellent facilities and a great view to Lake Saimaa as well as a superb spa area. The accommodation is not included in the price, and rooms must be booked directly from the hotel. The price for one night in a single room is 108 EUR, and in a double room 128 EUR when you mention the code “Expertise” while making the reservation, room reservations from Holiday Club Saimaa: or by phone +358(0)30 686 1000.


First day “Establishing a company in Finland” will give you knowledge of the essential things one should know when establishing a company in Finland as well as the contract and employment legislation, both essential parts of a successful business management in Finland, and too often ignored when establishing and running the company.

Second day “Board work” will cover in depth the board work and strategic planning. A Board of Managers is required in a LLC, and it is essential for successful business in Finland to understandand it is essential to understand the meaning of the board and the basis for effective board work. Also a Strategy Road Map for the company’s strategy will be developed.

Third day “Leadership training” based on licensed Insights Discovery analysis, which is an effective tool for sales management as well as recruiting and leading your employees. Personal Insights analysis is included in the price; analysis must be done before the training starts.

For more information about the training, please contact Ms. Riikka Lindholm: riikka.lindholm(a), or by phone: +358 40 664 6410
Please register to the event by 29.10.2014 by filling in your information below, or by sending email to riikka.lindholm(a)