To succeed in the changing business environment, you need ideas on how to develop your business. You want to develop these ideas into communicable concepts that you can evaluate, prioritize, and turn into actionable projects. You also need strategic guidance on what to do and what not to do, to reach your vision.
Since 1998, we’ve helped hundreds of forward-looking teams in the real estate, construction and technology sectors reach their potential. We offer consulting services for identifying needs and ideas and architecting them into innovative concepts and projects. We help in communicating your message to decision-makers and other stake holders. We guide you through your vision and plan strategy development processes. Our clients have become the most successful in their business field.
When you want to create something new, you need to discover trends, markets, technologies, and stakeholder insights. Through the Deep Discovery process, our clients have been able to make wise investment decisions and gained competitive advantage.
Our Deep Discovery process produces any of these outcomes, depending on the process focus:
- Opportunity Map: Unmet customer needs
- Scenario Wheel: Changes in our business environment
- Competition Radar: Existing and potential competition
- Scenario Map: Possible business scenarios
- Business Case: Benefits, costs, risks and success factors of a product/service
Power Workshops are results-generating events where attendees work on a specific problem or question. We not only facilitate the interactions, but bring insight and structure to the workshop. This way, the workshops are able to create real, actionable results.
Our clients have used Power Workshops for various purposes, e.g.
- Vision creation
- Business strategies
- Technology strategies
- Risk management
Power Workshops can combine on-site and online attendance.
To renew yourself, you need to learn new things and reconsider old practices. Learning is the ultimate success booster.
We publish books, write articles and organize learning opportunities for professionals. Our award-winning blog and podcast is AEC-Business.com for innovators and game changers in the construction industry.
Your Next Vision
We’ve helped hundreds of people get their business off the ground and steer it in the right direction. The first step is always the same: you need a vision.
There are many professionals who have ideas but are struggling to put them into a clear vision. This is why we wrote Your Next Vision – a simple guide on building a business vision. We provide examples, ideas, tools and steps to get you started.
The Management Consulting Blueprint
How to use consulting tools and systems to bring more structure to your consulting work, improve your confidence and deliver bigger results for your clients.
- Have more confidence in your work using the same tools that successful consultants use.
- Bring structure and a proven process to your consulting projects.
- Easily demonstrate measurable results to your clients.
- Make the consulting process more efficient and effective.
AE Partners started in its present form in 1998. It was founded by Aarni Heiskanen and Eija Merenmies. Since then we have served clients both in Finland and internationally. With our local and global partners we are able to provide flexibly and fast the services that our clients need.
We also build and commercialize new businesses in partnership with industry specialists. We are a co-founder of Thinking Portfolio, a growing company that provides SaaS for strategic portfolio management.