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Bachelor of Business Administration, DP in International Business, Full-time studies

2017

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BASIC STUDIES
                                                         
BASIC STUDIES COMMON TO ALL IN SEAMK
                                                         
Building Competence
                                                         
Study and Working Life Skills 2
     
           
                               
Internationalization Skills 2  
       
                 
                     
Communication Skills 3
     
           
                               
Information and Communication Technology 3
     
           
                               
Business and Entrepreneurship Competence
                                                         
Business and Entrepreneurship 3
     
           
                               
SeAMK Innovation Week 2
       
             
                         
Research and Project Work Skills
                                                         
Introduction to Research and Development 2  
         
                   
               
Introduction to Project Work 3  
       
                 
                     
BASIC STUDIES
                                                         
Setting up an Enterprise 9
     
           
                               
Running and Developing an Enterprise 9
       
             
                         
Human Resource Managament and Organisations 3
       
             
                         
Introduction to Economics 4
     
           
                               
Business Mathematics 5
     
           
                               
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PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
                                                         
Managing International Business
                                                         
International Business Operations and Strategies 6  
       
                 
                     
Cross-Cultural Business and Marketing Communication 6  
       
                 
                     
International Marketing Management and Research 6  
       
                 
                     
Export and Import Operations 3  
         
                   
               
International Economics and Finance 3  
         
                   
               
International Human Resource Management 3  
         
                   
               
Financial Management 4  
         
                   
               
Target area studies
(Select 6 ECTS)
                                                         
Business in the EU 3    
         
                       
           
Seminar on Business in Scandinavia 3    
         
                       
           
Business in Russia 2    
         
                       
           
Business in North America 3    
         
                       
           
Business in Latin America 3    
         
                       
           
Business in Japan 2    
         
                       
           
Business in China 2    
         
                       
           
One of the following:
(Select 15 ECTS)
                                                         
A. Industrial Management
                                                         
Business-to-Business Marketing 3  
         
                   
               
Business-to-Business Sales 3  
         
                   
               
Customer Relationship Management 3  
         
                   
               
Logistics 3  
         
                   
               
Sustainable Management 3    
         
                       
           
B. E-Business
                                                         
Introduction to E-Business 4  
       
                 
                     
E-Commerce Web Design 5  
       
                 
                     
Social Media in Business and Marketing Communication 3  
       
                 
                     
Web Marketing Tools 3  
       
                 
                     
Developing Research and Professional Skills
                                                         
Introduction to Statistics 3  
       
                 
                     
Professional Growth and Career Planning 2      
           
                             
 
Research Methods 3      
           
                             
 
Research Writing Skills 2  
         
                   
               
Professional Studies Based on the Personal Curriculum
(Select 25 ECTS)
                                                         
International Business Simulation 4  
       
                 
                     
Strategic Management 4    
         
                       
           
Knowledge Management 3    
         
                       
           
ERP and Financial Reporting 3    
         
                       
           
Mobility Studies
                                                         
Project Studies
                                                         
FramiPro Studies
                                                         
Language Studies
(Select 18 ECTS)
                                                         
For all students
                                                         
Foreign Language 2
(Select 6 ECTS)
                                                         
For Finnish students
                                                         
Finnish Business Communication 3
       
             
                         
Business Swedish 3
     
           
                               
Swedish business communication 3
       
             
                         
Alternative language studies
(Select 3 ECTS)
                                                         
For non Finnish students
                                                         
Finnish 1 3
     
           
                               
Finnish 2 3
       
             
                         
Finnish 3 3
       
             
                         
Finnish 4 3
       
             
                         
Alternative Language Studies
(Select 6 ECTS)
                                                         
German 1, elementary course 3
     
           
                               
German 2, continuation course 3
       
             
                         
German 3 3  
       
                 
                     
German 4 3                                                          
German for Working Life 1 3
       
             
                         
German for Working Life 2 3  
       
                 
                     
Russian 1, elementary course 3
     
           
                               
Russian 2, continuation course 3
       
             
                         
Russian 3 3  
       
                 
                     
Russian 4 3  
         
                   
               
Spanish 1 3
     
           
                               
Spanish 2 3
       
             
                         
Spanish 3 3  
       
                 
                     
Spanish 4 3  
         
                   
               
French 1 3
       
             
                         
French 2 3  
       
                 
                     
Compréhension écrite 3  
         
                   
               
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ELECTIVE STUDIES
(Select 10 ECTS)
                                                         
Creating Websites 3      
           
                             
 
Excel Spreadsheet Calculation in Business 2      
           
                             
 
Finnish at Work 3                                                          
Doing Business in English 3      
           
                             
 
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THESIS
                                                         
Bachelor's Thesis 15      
           
                             
 
Thesis Seminar 0                                                          
Maturity Test 0                                                          
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PRACTICAL TRAINING
                                                         
Practical Training 30    
           
                         
     
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 6060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060

The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

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

PROFILE OF THE PROGRAMME

The Degree Programme in Business Management leads to the Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA: The length of the programme is 210 ECTS credits (3.5 years).

The objective of the Degree Programme in International Business, which is taught in English, is to prepare students for specialised tasks in international business and marketing. The students get an overall picture of business management and will focus on the international operations of companies and organisations. The degree programme is based on well-founded understanding of entrepreneurship and small- and medium-sized enterprises. Students also acquire good practical language skills. At the final stage of their studies, students are given an opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the business and culture of a target area of their choice in connection with their practical training and thesis work.

Students also have an oppportunity engaging in the following:

- Yritystalli - Business Incubator provides students with the opportunity to develop their own business idea and competence as an entrepreneur while they study.
- Students have the opportunity to participate in the FramiPro programme in which commissioned projects are conducted in interdisciplinary student teams.
- Students have the opportunity to complete a double degree, one in SeAMK and one in a partner institution abroad.


OCCUPATIONAL PROFILES

The Degree Programme in International Business provides students with qualifications for a large range of various jobs on the global market in Finland and abroad. Bachelors of Business Administration graduating from the Degree Programme in International Business may work in jobs such as:

- professional tasks in international business: export manager, sales manager, product manager, export assistant, marketing assistant, sales assistant, marketing planner, marketing communications planner, sales negotiator, customer service coordinator

In addition, emphasis on various areas of studies provides students with career opportunities in a number of specialised jobs.

PEDAGOGICAL APPROACH
In the Degree Programme in International Business teaching is implemented in accordance with the model of integrative learning. The basic components of expertise: theoretical knowledge, practical skills, self-regulation knowledge and skills and socio-cultural knowledge are tightly integrated. The implementation of the curriculum focuses on experiential learning in a multicultural environment. Learning begins from students' concrete experiences, which they analyse and reflect upon. Self-assessment contributes to the understanding of phenomena and development of new modes of action.

Basic studies involve running a virtual enterprise, and learning is based on practical tasks. During the professional studies, emphasis is placed on increasing project activities, in the international context as well. Courses can also be completed in a simulated environment with multicultural groups and in online learning environments. In the bachelor's thesis theoretical knowledge is applied to practical problem-solving and business development.