The programme focuses on developing various skills required in the field of innovative international business providing students the ability to work in international environment. They will learn how to draft international sales and marketing plans, and how to implement, co-ordinate and control them. Students are taught how to create, develop and maintain profitable customer relationships. The programme also includes international marketing management which enables graduates to conduct analyses, international market surveys and formulate market-entry strategies. The tudies also include IT, HRM, management and accounting courses. The graduates adopt an approach that is based on demand and user oriented innovativeness which make it possible for them to work in project duties with innovative, initiative-oriented and developmental approach. The programme takes 3.5 years to complete. It consists of basic studies, professional studies, practical training, free choice studies and the Bachelor's thesis. The learning environment also consists of e-learning elements. The programme leads to the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA). Studies include courses in sales and marketing, international business, negotiation skills, entrepreneurship, management, languages and computing. Practical training is carried out during the autumn term of the third year either in Finland or abroad, in the field of international business. The programme emphasises interaction within a multicultural setting. It comprises lectures, discussions, group work, presentations, projects, case studies and company visits. Students have access to up-to-date computer facilities. Many of the courses are delivered in cooperation with visiting lecturers from foreign partner universities. Students are encouraged to complete a part of their degree as exchange students in partner institutions in Europe, Asia and the USA. Practical training can also be completed abroad. Student's special needs can be taken into consideration in their personal study plan. Students will have an opportunity to apply to a Double Degree Programme at a partner university either in the United States or Germany.
210 ECTS credits
Would you like to have an exciting career either in Finland or internationally? The degree programme in International Business has been designed to meet the requirements of internationally oriented enterprises and is carried out entirely in English. It is intended for both Finnish and international students wishing to seek interesting career paths in innovative international business, sales and marketing, management or entrepreneurship. The programme emphasises interaction within a multicultural learning environment encouraging intiative, interaction and innovation. Students learn by participating in lectures and discussions, doing group works, keeping presentations, taking part in different projects and case studies interacting with companies. Many of the courses are delivered in co-operation with visiting lecturers from foreign partner universities. The close co-operation with working life makes it possible for students to put the theory they have learnt into practise. Studies include a practical training period which enables students to network with working life in Finland and abroad.
Kotkantie 1, 90250, OULU