Academic degree: M. Sc.
Marika Alhonen is a lecturer, LAB8 Service Design Lead and Startup School coach. She has been working in Haaga-Helia since 2009 and her background is in the service industry as a coach and service developer. Her professional competence is based on thorough coaching skills and diverse experience in service design. She teaches service design through practical projects and supports students to learn service design in action. She has facilitated multiple workshops utilising her pedagogical skills combined with service design methods and tools. Marika is an experienced team coach and she uses coaching skills and service design tools in all her work to enhance self-leadership, transformation and learning.
Alhonen is an ICF-certified Business Coach and she has a master’s degree in economics and business administration. She has an Everything DiSC trainer certificate and has participated in The Kaos Pilots masterclasses on the Art and Craft of Facilitating Learning Spaces