Extent: 3 ECTS (81 h)
Timing: Semester 1, 1st study period
Level: Basic studies
Integrated studies: Developing Professional, English Business Communication
Module: Working in an International Environment
Upon successful completion of the course, the student is able to
- search for high-quality sources using the Internet and HAAGA-HELIA e-resources
- study efficiently in the HAAGA-HELIA e-learning environment
- write documents following the Finnish document standard and a report following the HAAGA-HELIA reporting and assignment guidelines
- design, implement and present a PowerPoint slideshow
- act according to HH3S descriptions directly in digi-applier role and indirectly in other roles.
- HAAGA-HELIA ICT environment
- HAAGA-HELIA e-learning environment
- Windows operating system and user interface
- Overview of MS Office and shared office tools
- MS Word for report writing
- MS PowerPoint for presentations graphics
Cooperation with the business community
Real business based examples and cases, guest speakers, company visits as appropriate.
International and global business approach to course themes and topics, contributions by multinational student groups and company cooperation.
Teaching and learning methods
Contact based tuition. Part of the studies will be completed virtually in e-learning environment. Students will complete home assignments providing practice in problem solving. Some integrated assignments with the other courses in the module of Working in an International Environment.
The assessment of one’s own learning 1 h.
Accreditation of prior learning
Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is the result of a process where the student shows that s/he has already obtained all the learning outcomes (knowledge, skills and competences) set for a course offered in the GloBBA curriculum. The student should enroll to Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process by filling in the APL form in Student MyNet.
Teachers with the main responsibility for the course
Essential course materials for both contact and virtual learning to be provided during the course.
|1 (Min. 40%
|3 (Min. 70%
|5 (Min. 90%
||The student understands some of the key terms and concepts within the course’s scope, but lacks the general view and the big picture.
||The student understands the key terms and concepts well.
||The student masters and manages the key terms and concepts.
||The student copes passably with given tasks and assignments, and is able to apply most of the solutions’ basic features and functionalities.
||The student knows and utilizes solutions’ basic functionalities effortlessly. The student is able to apply skills moderately on hands-on business related situations. As digi-applier, the student is able to recognize new service improving possibilities by using right tools.
||The student knows and utilizes basic functionalities diversely and in a versatile manner. The student is able to apply skills on hands-on business related situations. As digi-applier, the student is able to generate new service improving possibilities by using right tools.
||The ability to apply solutions’ more demanding features in tasks and assignments is minor. The student is aware the necessary models, standards and instructions.
||The ability to apply solutions’ more demanding features in tasks and assignments is moderate. The student is able to apply and adapt the necessary rules, standards, models and instructions. As digi-applier, the student is able to recognize new service improving possibilities by using right tools.
||The student has extensive and broad overall skills with solutions. The student is able to apply rules, standards and models into his/her own job and tasks independently. The student is able to self-learn, when running into new solutions usage situations. As digi-applier, the student is able to generate new service improving possibilities by using right tools.
Modes of assessment and their weights
Home assignments 20%
Attendance requirement 75% minimum of all classes
The students should pass the examination and all the assignments in order to pass the entire course. Also, the minimum attendance requirement must be met.
The assessment of one's own learning does not influence the course grade. The assignment is the same for all courses/modules and the answers will also be used for course/module development. The assignment is completed on an E-form.