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Tiedonvalo helps businesses and public organizations in the area of human resource management. We offer expert and multi-faceted training and consultation for directors and employees.

Tiedonvalo was founded in May 1990.


We offer training and consultation for the work of directors and managers as well as for work groups and communities.

In our work we trust on evidence based knowledge and strong experience.

Here are a few examples of services we offer:

– Personal counseling or coaching
– From professional to supervisor training
– Leadership training around different themes
– Development of the management group’s work
– Evaluation and development of administration
– Support for organization changes
– Settling and/or mediation of personnel problem situations
– Promoting wellbeing at work
– Expert lectures about work management or staff development

Marketta Pohjanheimo

I hold a masters degree in health care, and I am a specialized psychiatric nurse and professional counselor (coach) for directors and managers. I have more than ten years of my own experience in management and have been working as a coach now for fifteen years.

My style of working is solution-centered based on the client’s personal resources. The coaching work starts from the client’s needs, and through mutual discussion, answers and solution models for the situations in question are sought.

Esa Pohjanheimo

I hold a PhD in social psychology, and I am a professional counselor (coach) for directors and managers as well as a non-fiction author. My book, Johda ihmistä – Sosiaalipsykologiaa johtajille (Lead the People – Social Psychology of Directors), was published in 2012 and Työyhteisön vuosi (The Year of a Work Community) published in 2015.

I have had clients from both firms and many from the public sector in recent years, especially from universities. I start from the premise that people themselves are experts in their work, and my task is to help them find new perspectives and solutions for both their own work as well as for that of the entire work community. My work was awarded the Social Scientist of the Year award in 2007.

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