Volvo Group University

Volvo Group University

We want you to feel excited about your work. We want to have the very best talents among our staff and we aim to be as competitive today as ten years from now. That’s why we have our own corporate university. Volvo Group University is a centre for learning and competence development that is easily accessible to all of our employees.


The number of participants in 2017. Of these, 70,673 took part in online training, while the remaining 30,322 participated in trainer-led education.


When you don’t want to stop moving

When you don’t want to stop moving

We know that development and new learning opportunities are high on the list of what people want in their workplace. Your urge to grow and take on new responsibilities is something we value and support. The Volvo Group University offers training in a wide range of topics, of which some are fundamental to all employees and some are specific for your area or role.

Different formats are used to ensure the best learning experience – on-line, on-the-floor, on-stage and in-the-classroom training. Our training portfolio is well grounded in future business needs and designed to prepare you for what’s around the corner.

Three Volvo Group employees in a digital space looking at future vision concepts

Preparing for what’s next

With the Volvo Group University, your personal development is supported in the same professional way no matter where in the world you work. The academies offer training tailored to different professional areas thanks to close collaboration with business stakeholders in setting the direction for the investment in training.

We continuously evaluate and develop our training portfolios to make sure that we, as an organisation, are always equipped to meet the future demands of our customers. Every year, the Volvo Group allocates approximately half a million training days to its employees and retail organisations worldwide – a signal that we take learning seriously.

Learn by sharing and get inspired

Imagine a real story told by a Volvo Group employee on a topic such as leadership or culture. A personal and powerful experience that is recorded on video so that all employees can access and learn from it!

GROUP TALKS is a learning tool provided by the Volvo Group University to spread knowledge and inspiring stories shared by Volvo Group employees around the world, in a format inspired by the “TED Talk” experience.

Take a look and get inspired.

Group Talks

Taraneh Vosough speaking at Volvo Group university about her time as a young rookie engineer at Volvo Group

Taraneh Vosough

Let’s play together

What does a basketball coach have in common with a manager at Volvo? Listen to Taraneh’s story about when she started at the Volvo Group as a young rookie engineer. What did she learn, what insights did she gain and what sort of leadership drives her to perform and feel engaged?

Carl Holmgren speaking at Volvo Group university about his adventure surviving on a river raft in the Peruvian river

Carl Holmgren

Surviving a river raft

Follow Carl on an adventure down a Peruvian river and what insights he gained when reflecting on this experience. What made this adventure successful? How does that relate to leadership? What sort of leadership engages our young colleagues, and most likely all of us?

Hope Rush speaking at Volvo Group university about her experience getting pregnant at fifteen and how it affected her life

Hope Rush

It takes a village to raise a child

When Hope got pregnant at the age of fifteen she made the toughest and best decision of her life. In this video she talks about what it feels like to be excluded, and how she became committed to sharing her experiences to help others.

The courses offered by Volvo Group University are golden opportunities for you to interact and learn together with your colleagues

Márcio Morelli Soares

Project Manager, Curitiba, Brazil

Our Employees about Volvo Group University

Move the world with us

Join our teams

Imagine yourself working with some of the sharpest and most creative brains in the transport an infrastructure industry, developing cutting-edge technologies and sustainable transport solutions that will change the future of society.