Communications, Collaborative Learning, Coaching
Heta-Liisa Malkavaara is currently working as a Senior Lecturer at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences. Her main areas of expertise are communication skills, organizational communication, facilitation of collaborative learning and coaching-based empowerment and engagement. Her professional competence comprises a combination of pedagogical and communicational knowhow. She has nearly 20 years of experience in teaching, work place consultancy and communications training for managers, communication specialists and other professionals. Malkavaara is also enthusiastic about cultural, work- and brand-related storytelling in the digital era.
She has previously worked as a principal lecturer of pedagogical development at Haaga-Helia, lecturer at several other educational institutions and universities, researcher and as an entrepreneur in cooperation with wide range of companies and professional agencies (especially Infor Ltd.). Malkavaara has graduated from the University of Jyväskylä majoring in organizational communication and PR. In addition, she has specialized in professional supervision and coaching.