VAMK, University of Applied Sciences
Curricula

IB

IB

The objectives of the programme of International Business are wide and versatile and focused on working life in practice. This degree programme gives the knowledge and skills required in expertise and management tasks. Entrepreneurship, power of initiative and internationalization are also among the main goals of this programme. Our graduates are diversely employed according to the chosen specialisation in expert and leadership positions, for example, in domestic or foreign marketing, in export, import or forwarding, in managerial and financial accounting or in public and judicial administration. Depending of the spesialisation after the graduation one can work for example as product specialists, key account manager, project leader, controller, chief accountant, finance manager, marketing manager.

2016-2017                       General Competencies Subject Specific Competencies
Starting time 2016 autumn                       G1


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
G2


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
G3


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
G4


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
G5


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
G6


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  IB1


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
IB2


Specialized knowledge of business activity


- specialized knowledge of the different areas within business economics in accordance with VAMK’s areas of focus, e.g. business administration, marketing and international business, a certain industry, regional or international business economics.
IB3


Practical knowledge of business activity


- masters the necessary basic skills in research and development work for acquiring specialized professional knowledge within the field of business economics.
- is able to apply business mathematics and statistical methods with the help of computer programs
- possesses sufficient skills for applying qualitative and quantitative research methods
IB4


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
  International Business, 210 cr                              
Selection code for the year theme ---> T-IB-1

T-IB-2

T-IB-3

T-IB-4

  Cr                              
Study year 1.  2.   3.  4.                                  
Semester --> A S A S A S A S   Tot.                              
Code Stream/Study module 30 30 30 30 30 30 30     210                              
TIBB0000 BASIC AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                  
TIP2200 Society and Entrepreneurship 9 7 3   3         22                              
TIP0202 Public Economics 3                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
      x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIP0203 International Economics   2                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
      x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIP0204A Entrepreneurship 3                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
    x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIP0204B Company Establishment   2                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
          x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIP0210 Corporate Social Responsibility 3 3                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
    x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIP0208 Organisational Behavior     3                 x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
    x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIP0207 Management and Leadership         3             x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
x


Specialized knowledge of business activity


- specialized knowledge of the different areas within business economics in accordance with VAMK’s areas of focus, e.g. business administration, marketing and international business, a certain industry, regional or international business economics.
x


Practical knowledge of business activity


- masters the necessary basic skills in research and development work for acquiring specialized professional knowledge within the field of business economics.
- is able to apply business mathematics and statistical methods with the help of computer programs
- possesses sufficient skills for applying qualitative and quantitative research methods
x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIP0300 Languages and Communication 5 5   4           14                              
TIP0311 Business Communication (Finnish) 2                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
  x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
    x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIP0312 Business Communication (Swedish) 2                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
  x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
    x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIP0313 Finnish for Foreigners I (Others) 5                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
                   
TIP0314 Business Swedish (Finns) (In Finnish) 3                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
      x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIP0315 Business Finnish (Finns) (In Swedish) 3                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
      x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIBP0316 Communication in Business Life   5                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
  x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIBP0331 Optional Foreign Language       4               x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
  x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIP4400 Data Processing 2 6               8                              
TIP0402 Computer Networks and the Internet   3                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
        x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIP0403 Office Tool Programs 2 3                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
        x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
    x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIA0400 Mathematics and Natural Sciences 3   3             6                              
TIP0501 Mathematics and Business 3                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
            x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
  x


Practical knowledge of business activity


- masters the necessary basic skills in research and development work for acquiring specialized professional knowledge within the field of business economics.
- is able to apply business mathematics and statistical methods with the help of computer programs
- possesses sufficient skills for applying qualitative and quantitative research methods
       
TIP0502 Financial Mathematics     3                 x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
            x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
    x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIA1100 Business Economics and Legal Norms 3 3   6 5         17                              
TIA0101 Logistics   3                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
    x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIA0102 Financing and Risk Management       3               x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
    x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIA0103 Introduction to Contract Law and Obligations 3                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
    x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
    x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIA0104 Basics of Labour Law and Payroll Administration       3               x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
    x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIP0105 Project Management         5             x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
      x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
  x


Practical knowledge of business activity


- masters the necessary basic skills in research and development work for acquiring specialized professional knowledge within the field of business economics.
- is able to apply business mathematics and statistical methods with the help of computer programs
- possesses sufficient skills for applying qualitative and quantitative research methods
x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIA0200 Marketing 5 4   3           12                              
TLS2102 Marketing Mix Elements in International Marketing 5                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIA0202 Customer Relationship Marketing       3               x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIA0206 Marketing Communication   4                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
        x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIA3300 Company Economics   5 6 3           14                              
TIA0301 Introduction to Financial Accounting   5                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
    x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIA0302 Introduction to Management Accounting     3                 x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
    x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIA0303 Special Aspects of Financial Accounting       3               x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
        x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIP0320 Introduction to ERP Systems     3                 x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
    x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
x


Specialized knowledge of business activity


- specialized knowledge of the different areas within business economics in accordance with VAMK’s areas of focus, e.g. business administration, marketing and international business, a certain industry, regional or international business economics.
  x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIP6600 Research Process 3     3 8 3       17                              
TIP0601 Studies and Information Acquisition 3                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
                 
TIP0606 Research Methodology and Reporting           3           x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
              x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIP0607 Research Methodology and Statistics       3               x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
            x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
  x


Practical knowledge of business activity


- masters the necessary basic skills in research and development work for acquiring specialized professional knowledge within the field of business economics.
- is able to apply business mathematics and statistical methods with the help of computer programs
- possesses sufficient skills for applying qualitative and quantitative research methods
       
TIP0608 Research Methodology for Applied Research         3             x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
      x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
  x


Practical knowledge of business activity


- masters the necessary basic skills in research and development work for acquiring specialized professional knowledge within the field of business economics.
- is able to apply business mathematics and statistical methods with the help of computer programs
- possesses sufficient skills for applying qualitative and quantitative research methods
x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIP0605 Training Project         5             x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
  x


Practical knowledge of business activity


- masters the necessary basic skills in research and development work for acquiring specialized professional knowledge within the field of business economics.
- is able to apply business mathematics and statistical methods with the help of computer programs
- possesses sufficient skills for applying qualitative and quantitative research methods
       
TISS0000 ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                  
TIS1100 International Marketing     10 5           15                              
TIBS1101 International Market Research     5                 x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
  x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
  x


Practical knowledge of business activity


- masters the necessary basic skills in research and development work for acquiring specialized professional knowledge within the field of business economics.
- is able to apply business mathematics and statistical methods with the help of computer programs
- possesses sufficient skills for applying qualitative and quantitative research methods
x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIS1105 Business-to-Business Marketing     5                 x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
x


Specialized knowledge of business activity


- specialized knowledge of the different areas within business economics in accordance with VAMK’s areas of focus, e.g. business administration, marketing and international business, a certain industry, regional or international business economics.
         
TIS1106 International Marketing Management       5               x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
x


Specialized knowledge of business activity


- specialized knowledge of the different areas within business economics in accordance with VAMK’s areas of focus, e.g. business administration, marketing and international business, a certain industry, regional or international business economics.
  x


Applied knowledge of business activity


- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking
     
TIS1200 Foreign Trade     3 4 5 3       15                              
TIS1201 Foreign Trade in Practice     3 4               x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
x


Specialized knowledge of business activity


- specialized knowledge of the different areas within business economics in accordance with VAMK’s areas of focus, e.g. business administration, marketing and international business, a certain industry, regional or international business economics.
         
TIS1303 Special Aspects of Trade and Finance         5             x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
    x


Specialized knowledge of business activity


- specialized knowledge of the different areas within business economics in accordance with VAMK’s areas of focus, e.g. business administration, marketing and international business, a certain industry, regional or international business economics.
         
TIS1204 Financing and International Settlements           3           x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
x


Specialized knowledge of business activity


- specialized knowledge of the different areas within business economics in accordance with VAMK’s areas of focus, e.g. business administration, marketing and international business, a certain industry, regional or international business economics.
         
TIBS1300 International Management         3 12       15                              
TIS1501 International Supply Chain Management         3             x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
    x


Specialized knowledge of business activity


- specialized knowledge of the different areas within business economics in accordance with VAMK’s areas of focus, e.g. business administration, marketing and international business, a certain industry, regional or international business economics.
         
TIS1504 Integrated Business Processes (SAP)           4           x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
        x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
           
TIS1503 International Human Resource Management           3           x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
    x


Specialized knowledge of business activity


- specialized knowledge of the different areas within business economics in accordance with VAMK’s areas of focus, e.g. business administration, marketing and international business, a certain industry, regional or international business economics.
         
TIBS1301 Legal Norms in International Context           5           x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communication and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organizational and social competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
x


International competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Knowledge of various fields of business activity


- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
x


Specialized knowledge of business activity


- specialized knowledge of the different areas within business economics in accordance with VAMK’s areas of focus, e.g. business administration, marketing and international business, a certain industry, regional or international business economics.
         
TIV0000 OPTIONAL STUDIES     5 2   3       10                              
TIH0000 PRACTICAL TRAINING         6 9 15     30                              
TIO0000 THESIS             15     15                              

 

Curricula description
 
Degree program
IB  International Business
The objectives of the programme of International Business are wide and versatile and focused on working life in practice. This degree programme gives the knowledge and skills required in expertise and management tasks. Entrepreneurship, power of initiative and internationalization are also among the main goals of this programme.

Our graduates are diversely employed according to the chosen specialisation in expert and leadership positions, for example, in domestic or foreign marketing, in export, import or forwarding, in managerial and financial accounting or in public and judicial administration. Depending of the spesialisation after the graduation one can work for example as product specialists, key account manager, project leader, controller, chief accountant, finance manager, marketing manager.
 
Annual Themes
 
Competencies
G1  Learning competence
- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
G2  Ethical competence
- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
G3  Communication and social competence
- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
G4  Development competence
- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
G5  Organizational and social competence
- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
G6  International competence
- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
IB1  Knowledge of various fields of business activity
- is familiar with and is able to describe the company’s core processes as well as understands how the different areas of business economics affect each other
- understands interaction between the company and the business environment in which it acts, and learns to think and act from the point of view of business economics
- understands the basics for profitable business activity and is able to analyze the company’s activity and risks.
- understands how the individual affects the activity within the work community and is capable of working in a result-oriented way.
- understands the importance of communication and creates interactivity between internal and external interest groups also in a global business environment
IB2  Specialized knowledge of business activity
- specialized knowledge of the different areas within business economics in accordance with VAMK’s areas of focus, e.g. business administration, marketing and international business, a certain industry, regional or international business economics.
IB3  Practical knowledge of business activity
- masters the necessary basic skills in research and development work for acquiring specialized professional knowledge within the field of business economics.
- is able to apply business mathematics and statistical methods with the help of computer programs
- possesses sufficient skills for applying qualitative and quantitative research methods
IB4  Applied knowledge of business activity
- is able to apply theories of business economics and is capable of solving problems, e.g. in various exercises, projects and in relation to the thesis work
- is able to apply the latest knowledge within the work community
- is able to develop processes within business economics and apply quality thinking

Curricula updated: 2016-02-24 10:33:53   Version: 2017-11-21 08:25:15