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Gateway to International Business: IGWIB22F

Code: IGWIB22F

Duration:
0.5 years (30 cr)

Start semester:
Autumn 2022

Descriptions

GATEWAY TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS/FALL is a one-semester programme on International Business intended for mobility students. The courses are from the Degree Programme for International Business (Bachelor of Business Administration)

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Code Name Credits (cr) 2022-2023 Autumn
2022
1. / 2022 2. / 2022
IGWIB22F-1006
Language Studies

(Choose ects: 6)

6 6 6 3 3
KD06APSU012 Finnish Language and Culture 3 3 3 1.5 1.5
KD07CYEN225 Doing Business in English 3 3 3 1.5 1.5
IGWIB22F-1001
CoreStudies

(Choose ects: 4)

4 4 4 2 2
IB00CV89 Gateway Inno 2 2 2 1 1
LT00CU77 Doing Business in the Nordic Countries 2 2 2 1 1
IB00CX76 Cross-Cultural Business 5 5 5 2.5 2.5
IGWIB22F-1007

(Choose ects: 14)

14 14 14 7 7
IB00CY69 Foreign Trade Operations 5 5 5 2.5 2.5
KD00CU75 Business in the EU 3 3 3 1.5 1.5
KD00CU83 Business in Latin America 3 3 3 1.5 1.5
IB00CU81 Business in North America 3 3 3 1.5 1.5
IGWIB22F-1008

(Choose one)

15 15 15 7.5 7.5
IGWIB22F-1009

(Choose all)

15 15 15 7.5 7.5
IB00CX80 Industrial Development 3 3 3 1.5 1.5
IB00CY67 Introduction to Industrial Automation 4 4 4 2 2
IB00CY37 Knowledge Management 3 3 3 1.5 1.5
IB00CX84 Logistics 5 5 5 2.5 2.5
IGWIB22F-1010

(Choose all)

15 15 15 7.5 7.5
KD00CU91 Business-to-Business Marketing 3 3 3 1.5 1.5
IB00CX86 Cross-Cultural Marketing operations 3 3 3 1.5 1.5
IB00CX87 Digital Marketing 5 5 5 2.5 2.5
IB00DC49 Digital Marketing Metrics 4 4 4 2 2
IGWIB22F-1011

(Choose ects: 10)

0 - 10 10 10 5 5
IB00CX91 Sport Business and Law: 5 5 5 2.5 2.5
IB00CX93 Sport and Event Marketing 5 5 5 2.5 2.5
IGWIB22F-1012

(Choose ects: 5)

0 - 5 5 5 2.5 2.5
LT00CV15 Online Business Project 5 5 5 2.5 2.5
Total 30 74 74 37 37

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

General competencies (Bachelor’s Degrees)

1 Learning competence

- is able to self-evaluate and develop one’s competence and learning style orientation
- is able to retrieve and analyze information and evaluate it critically
- is capable of taking responsibility for collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams

No attached course units

2 Ethical competence

- is able to take responsibility for one’s own actions and for the consequences of these actions
- is able to work according to the ethical principles of the subject field
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
- is able to apply the principles of equality
- is able to apply the principles of sustainable development
- is capable of social influencing using one’s know-how and based on ethical values

No attached course units

3 Working community competence

- is able to operate as a member of a work community
- is able to operate in communicative and interactive situations in working life
- is able to utilize information and communications technology in one’s subject field
- knows the working life in one’s subject field and is able to create personal contacts in working life and to operate in professional networks
- is capable of decision making in unpredicted situations
- is able to apply the principles of organizational management and leadership in working life and has abilities for supervision tasks
- possesses entrepreneurial skills

No attached course units

4 Innovation competence

- is able to conduct research, development and innovation projects applying the existing knowledge and methods of the field
- is able to work in projects
- is capable of creative problem solving and development of working methods
- is able to find customer-oriented, sustainable and profitable solutions

No attached course units

5 Internationalization competence

- possesses communicative competence necessary for one’s work and for professional development in the subject field
- is able to operate in a multicultural environment
- takes into account the effects of and opportunities for internationalization development in one’s own field

Finnish Language and Culture
Doing Business in English
6 Entrepreneurial competence

- Understanding of the interaction involved in the operations in a company and the business environment, and of the concept of entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial way of working.
- Understanding of the principles associated with a profitable business, and ability to analyse the operations and risks in a business.

Doing Business in English
7 Quality control competence

- Knowledge of the typical field-related quality control systems
- Understanding of quality-control and the requirements of quality-control systems.

No attached course units

Not grouped
Gateway Inno
Doing Business in the Nordic Countries
Cross-Cultural Business
Foreign Trade Operations
Business in the EU
Business in Latin America
Business in North America
Industrial Development
Introduction to Industrial Automation
Knowledge Management
Logistics
Business-to-Business Marketing
Cross-Cultural Marketing operations
Digital Marketing
Digital Marketing Metrics
Sport Business and Law:
Sport and Event Marketing
Online Business Project

BBA competencies

1 International Business Awareness

A Bachelor of Business Administration (IB):
- is able to outline and evaluate the key patterns and trends in international business activity, the different approaches to internationalisation, the influence of increasing globalisation, international trade systems and financial relations and the role of several principal institutions (e.g. WTO, EU, IMF, World Bank) in international business
- is able to evaluate the impact of trends in the international business environment on one's own activities and on business policy.

Doing Business in English
2 Intercultural Adaptability

A Bachelor of Business Administration (IB):
- is able to evaluate the differences between national, organisational and occupational cultures and to outline strategies for adapting to these differences in e.g. human resources management, marketing and intercultural communication
- is able to identify the relevant dimensions of cultures and develop self-awareness with regard to one's own cultural background
- is able to adapt one's behaviour to the standards of other cultures and to maintain an international network essential to one's duties.

Finnish Language and Culture
Doing Business in English
3 International Operations Management

A Bachelor of Business Administration (IB) is able to evaluate processes and make decisions involved in developing international export/import operations, for example, and focusing on supply-chain management and to explain the meaning and application of key logistical concepts.

Doing Business in English
4 International Marketing Management

A Bachelor of Business Administration (IB):
- is able to carry out a country analysis on the macro-, micro- and industrial levels and to conduct an international market survey for evaluating foreign market opportunities and competition
- is able to formulate market-entry strategies, draft an international marketing plan and to implement, co-ordinate and manage an international marketing (and sales) scheme and project
- is able to create, develop and maintain profitable customer relationships.

No attached course units

5 International Strategic Management

A Bachelor of Business Administration (IB):
- is able to utilise the conceptual and visionary skills to contribute to the development, evaluation and implementation of the internationalisation strategy of a company
- is able to pro-actively seek and commercially evaluate business opportunities for both new and existing products; understands risk-taking as a way to optimise business profit
- is able to compile and defend a business plan for a (start-up) company
- is able to perform a variety of cost and revenue calculations and to transform these data into information needed for decision-making and budgeting
- is able to contribute to and evaluate key accounting summaries and investment opportunities.

No attached course units

6 Organisational Development

A Bachelor of Business Administration (IB) is able to research and analyse relevant international business problems, to propose policy objectives and to prepare alternative solutions to optimise business and human resource processes for strengthening the synergy between strategic, structural and cultural aspects of an organisation.

No attached course units

Not grouped
Gateway Inno
Doing Business in the Nordic Countries
Cross-Cultural Business
Foreign Trade Operations
Business in the EU
Business in Latin America
Business in North America
Industrial Development
Introduction to Industrial Automation
Knowledge Management
Logistics
Business-to-Business Marketing
Cross-Cultural Marketing operations
Digital Marketing
Digital Marketing Metrics
Sport Business and Law:
Sport and Event Marketing
Online Business Project

Code Name Credits (cr)
IGWIB22F-1006
Language Studies

(Choose ects: 6)

6
KD06APSU012 Finnish Language and Culture 3
KD07CYEN225 Doing Business in English 3
IGWIB22F-1001
CoreStudies

(Choose ects: 4)

4
IB00CV89 Gateway Inno 2
LT00CU77 Doing Business in the Nordic Countries 2
IB00CX76 Cross-Cultural Business 5
IGWIB22F-1007

(Choose ects: 14)

14
IB00CY69 Foreign Trade Operations 5
KD00CU75 Business in the EU 3
KD00CU83 Business in Latin America 3
IB00CU81 Business in North America 3
IGWIB22F-1008

(Choose one)

15
IGWIB22F-1009

(Choose all)

15
IB00CX80 Industrial Development 3
IB00CY67 Introduction to Industrial Automation 4
IB00CY37 Knowledge Management 3
IB00CX84 Logistics 5
IGWIB22F-1010

(Choose all)

15
KD00CU91 Business-to-Business Marketing 3
IB00CX86 Cross-Cultural Marketing operations 3
IB00CX87 Digital Marketing 5
IB00DC49 Digital Marketing Metrics 4
IGWIB22F-1011

(Choose ects: 10)

0 - 10
IB00CX91 Sport Business and Law: 5
IB00CX93 Sport and Event Marketing 5
IGWIB22F-1012

(Choose ects: 5)

0 - 5
LT00CV15 Online Business Project 5