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Gateway to International Business

Credits:
30 ects

Gateway to International Business

Gateway to International Business

Gateway to International Business

Gateway to International Business

Gateway to International Business

Gateway to International Business

Gateway to International Business

Gateway to International Business

Gateway to International Business

Gateway to International Business

Enrollment

14.11.2022 - 26.02.2023

Timing

11.03.2023 - 25.03.2023

Credits

2 op

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Gateway to International Business
Teachers
  • Ib3 sivutoiminen Nimeämätön
Student groups
  • IB21
  • IGWIB23S
    Gateway to International Business

Objective

The students understand the current institutional framework for doing business in China and in Beijing: the students have a general understanding of various aspects of China?sbusiness environment

Content

- Basic information on political and economic structure in China
- Business environment in China
- Business culture
- Doing business in China

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

The oral and written coursework is at a passable level in terms of knowledge, skills and their further application. The student recognizes the basic features of China as a market area.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

The oral and written coursework is at a good level in terms of knowledge, skills and their further application. The student is able to analyse the characteristics of China as a market area.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

The oral and written coursework is at an excellent level in terms of knowledge, skills and their further application. The student is able to analyse the characteristics of China as a market area and make use of this information effectively.

Qualifications

No specific requirements.

Enrollment

14.11.2022 - 26.02.2023

Timing

06.03.2023 - 26.05.2023

Credits

3 op

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Gateway to International Business
Teachers
  • Ib3 sivutoiminen Nimeämätön
Student groups
  • IGWIB23S
    Gateway to International Business

Objective

Students will get an insight into how the EU with its major institutions, actions and decision making processes works that affect and shape the business context in and with the EU. They will gain an understanding as to how EU policies affect business and citizens in the respective Member State countries. Students will get an understanding of how decisions are taken at EU level and how they can thus be influenced most effectively, accordingly. Overall, students will be encouraged to analyse the features of the EU as a market area with differences in the economic, political and cultural environment.

Content

- EU institutions, actions and decision-making processes
- EU policies
- business context in and with the EU

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Students recognize the fundament features of EU with focus on the single market, EU major institutions, actions and decision-making processes. The exam and classroom performance are of a passable level in terms of knowledge, skills and their further professional application.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Students are able to analyse the fundamental features of EU with focus on the single market, EU major institutions, actions and decision-making processes and make use of this information effectively. The exam and classroom performance are at a good level in terms of knowledge, skills and their further professional application. The student demonstrates an emerging ability for autonomous professional development in the field of study.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Students are able to analyse and implement the fundamental features of EU with focus on the single market, EU major institutions, actions and decision-making processes and make use of this information effectively. The exam and classroom performance are at an excellent level in terms of knowledge, skills and their further application. The student is clearly capable of autonomous professional development and the application of his/her knowledge and skills in the field of study.

Qualifications

Basic studies in business

Enrollment

16.04.2022 - 11.09.2022

Timing

06.09.2022 - 28.10.2022

Credits

3 op

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Gateway to International Business
Teachers
  • Harrison Okuogume
Student groups
  • IB20
  • IGWIB22F
    Gateway to International Business

Objective

Students are capable of applying the following elements of B-to-B Marketing into practical marketing situations in B-to-B environment: relationship marketing and its role in B-to-B marketing, formation of competitive advantage in B-to-B markets, organizational purchasing behavior, diffusion process of innovations and segmentation in B-to-B markets.

Content

Relationship marketing and its role in B-to-B marketing, formation of competitive advantage in B-to-B markets, organizational purchasing behavior, diffusion process of innovations, segmentation in B-to-B markets.

Location and time

Date Time Location
06.09.2022 10.00 - 11.45 FRAMIF209 (120 henkilöä)
16.09.2022 12.15 - 14.00 FRAMIF209 (120 henkilöä)
19.09.2022 08.00 - 09.45 FRAMIF209 (120 henkilöä)
23.09.2022 10.00 - 11.45 FRAMIF128 (248 henkilöä)
27.09.2022 10.00 - 11.45 FRAMIF209 (120 henkilöä)
29.09.2022 10.00 - 11.45 FRAMIF213 (55 henkilöä)
04.10.2022 12.15 - 14.00 FRAMIF110 (98 henkilöä)
10.10.2022 10.00 - 11.45 FRAMIF311 (48 henkilöä)
24.10.2022 08.00 - 11.45 FRAMIF110 (98 henkilöä)
25.10.2022 08.00 - 11.45 FRAMIF144 (120 henkilöä)

Teaching methods

Lecturing
Class activities
Group or team work
Presentation

Student workload

There will be total of 81 hours.

- 16 hours for lecturing and in-class activities
- 57 hours for Individual or teams activities
- 8 hours for presentations

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

1 = knows basic concepts of business to business marketing

Assessment criteria, good (3)

3 = knows concepts of business to business marketing well and is able to apply those concepts well in practice

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

5 = knows concepts of business to business marketing very well and is able to apply those concepts very well in practice

Assessment methods and criteria

% Grade
50 - 59 = 1

69 - 60 = 2

79 - 70 = 3

89 - 80 = 4

100 - 90 = 5

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.

Enrollment

16.04.2022 - 07.09.2022

Timing

09.09.2022 - 11.11.2022

Credits

3 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

1 op

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

1 - 24

Degree programmes
  • Gateway to International Business
Teachers
  • Kaija-Liisa Kivimäki
Student groups
  • IGWIB22F
    Gateway to International Business

Objective

The student is able to work and perform in a multinational professional team promoting a product/ company. He/she performs well in the recruiting process. The student is able to manage personal professional development in English according to the principles of lifelong learning.

Content

- Developing and enhancing ( existing ) business skills in English
- Product and company promotion
- Sales negotiations

Further information

NB
the current implementation includes:
- Developing and echancing ( existing ) business skills in English
- Product and company promotion
- business communication skills

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Simple structures, limited professional vocabulary, mistakes disturb understanding. Students understand slow and clear speech and some parts of easy field-related texts.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Satisfactory use of professional vocabulary in relation to the student?s field of expertise. Students understand the most common field-related texts. Performs fairly well in predictable field-related situations.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Skillful use of professional vocabulary in relation to the student?s field of expertise. Students understand and manage to produce complex professional material. Performs very well in field-related situations.

Qualifications

The course is aimed at students who study English as a second language. ( Not for students with English as a mother tongue or the official language of education). The course is ideal for Gateway students as well as 3 and 4 year students of the business school.

Further information

The course yields 1 virtual credit.

Enrollment

13.02.2023 - 26.02.2023

Timing

27.02.2023 - 26.05.2023

Credits

3 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

1 op

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

1 - 24

Degree programmes
  • Gateway to International Business
Teachers
  • Kaija-Liisa Kivimäki
Student groups
  • IGWIB23S
    Gateway to International Business

Objective

The student is able to work and perform in a multinational professional team promoting a product/ company. He/she performs well in the recruiting process. The student is able to manage personal professional development in English according to the principles of lifelong learning.

Content

- Developing and enhancing ( existing ) business skills in English
- Product and company promotion
- Sales negotiations

Further information

NB
the current implementation includes:
- Developing and echancing ( existing ) business skills in English
- Product and company promotion
- business communication skills

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Simple structures, limited professional vocabulary, mistakes disturb understanding. Students understand slow and clear speech and some parts of easy field-related texts.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Satisfactory use of professional vocabulary in relation to the student?s field of expertise. Students understand the most common field-related texts. Performs fairly well in predictable field-related situations.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Skillful use of professional vocabulary in relation to the student?s field of expertise. Students understand and manage to produce complex professional material. Performs very well in field-related situations.

Qualifications

The course is aimed at students who study English as a second language. ( Not for students with English as a mother tongue or the official language of education). The course is ideal for Gateway students as well as 3 and 4 year students of the business school.

Further information

The course yields 1 virtual credit.

Enrollment

16.04.2022 - 11.09.2022

Timing

19.09.2022 - 28.10.2022

Credits

3 op

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Gateway to International Business
Teachers
  • Harrison Okuogume
Student groups
  • IB20
  • IGWIB22F
    Gateway to International Business

Objective

Students are able to understand significance of knowledge and competences in the organizational context. They know the basic principles of knowledge management and they know how to evaluate and develop the competences. Students can describe the knowledge management process and they are able to participate in identifying, managing and developing knowledge and competences to the development of business in a company. They will be familiar with the technologies that enable knowledge share in organizations.

Content

. the basic concepts of knowledge management and its significance for business
- the nature and classification of knowledge
- knowledge management methodologies
- knowledge management process
- practical knowledge management tools

Materials

To be provided by the lecturer and will be in the Moodle
Other supporting literature will be available from the SeAMK library.

Teaching methods

Face-to-face teaching and lecturing
Class activities
Group assignment and presentation
Independent studies
Case study

Student workload

There will be total of 81 hours.

- 16 hours for lecturing and in-class activities
- 57 hours for Individual or teams activities
- 8 hours for presentations

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

The student is able, with guidance, to utilize the methods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

The student is able to utilize the methods learnt during the study unit independently.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

The student is able to utilize the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.

Assessment methods and criteria

% Grade
50 - 59 = 1

69 - 60 = 2

79 - 70 = 3

89 - 80 = 4

100 - 90 = 5

Qualifications

Human Resource Management and Organisations, Information and Communication Technology.