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(M.A., INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS) 

Eila Isotalus is a renowned expert in intercultural competence development. She has worked in personnel development for companies ranging from small, local businesses to large, international organizations, both in the private and public sector, since 2001. Besides in Finland, she has worked in France, Bolivia, Mexico, and Tanzania, training both Finnish and multicultural work communities and teams. She has consulted companies in diverse processes, including making intercultural competence mainstream in HR-activities, and in creating strategies for competence development and implementing them pedagogically. 

Eila has received praise on her ability to create an interactive and varied learning environment. She has a talent for explaining everyday experiences with theory, helping us make sense of our everyday experience. She also makes it easy to apply our learning to everyday situations. Eila Isotalus has a large repertoire of methods for teaching and training. She is respected as an expert and receives frequent requests from public administration, learning institutions, and the private sector. 



(M.A., INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS) 

Marisa Kerman has worked as a consultant and trainer for roughy ten years. Her field of expertise is developing intercultural competence at the level of the organization, team, and individual. Kerman has worked successfully with various international organizations in situations, where culture needs special attention, such as fusion and localization processes and international secondments. 

Marisa Kerman has years of experience in developing training programs, productization and implementing trainings within both Finnish and international organizations. She is an experienced trainer and presenter, with an ability to make people work for common goals. Kerman also has experience of modeling various e-learning solutions as part of strategic personnel competence development.