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Course List and Recommended Study Schedule

Course List and Recommended Study Schedule

The studies are largely structured by modules and integrated courses. Each course code is a link to a course description and each course is scheduled on a certain semester.

Full-time Day Degree Programme in International Business, Helsinki Pasila Code             ECTS cr Semester
Basic Studies   60  
           
  LEALF1 Module: Working in an International Environment   15  
    The Developing Professional LEA1LF001 9 1
              Professional Growth and Collaboration in Teams LEA1LF001A 6  
              Cross-Cultural Organisation LEA1LF001B 3  
    ICT Skills for Business 1 TOO1LF001 3 1
    Business English ENG1LF001 3 1
  ECOLF1 Module: Introduction to Global Business   15  
    Sustainable Global Environment ECO1LF001 9 1
              Principles of Economics ECO1LF001A 3  
              Introduction to Sustainability and Services ECO1LF001B 3  
              ICT Skills for Business 2 ECO1LF001C 3  
    Business Swedish (for Finnish students) SWE1LF001 6 1
    Starting My Finnish Language Studies (for international students) FIN1LF001 6  
  BUSLF1 Module: Providing a Tool-kit for a New Business   15  
    Developing Entrepreneurial Comptences BUS1LF001 12 2
              Entrepreneurship and
          Law for a New Business
BUS1LF001A 2
2
 
              Customer Oriented Operation Planning 1 (Marketing) BUS1LF001B 4  
              Mathematics and
          Accounting for a New Business 1
BUS1LF001C 2
2
 
    Basic Communication in Finnish 1 (for international students) FIN1LF002 3 2
    Finnish Business Communication 1 (for Finnish students) FIN1LF009 3 2
  BUSLF2 Module: A Business Plan with an International Dimension   15  
    Business Planning for a Start-up BUS1LF002 12 2
              A Business Plan Workshop Entrepreneurship and
          Customer Oriented Operation Planning (Marketing) and
          Writing Academic Reports
BUS1LF002A 2
1
1
 
              Customer Oriented Operation Planning 2 (Logistics) BUS1LF002B 4  
              Mathematics and
          Accounting for a New Business 2
BUS1LF002C 2
2
 
    Basic Communication in Finnish 2 (for International students) FIN1LF003 3 2
    Finnish Business Communication 2 (for Finnish students) FIN1LF010 3 2
Professional Studies   90  
Joint Professional Studies   51  
  IBULF1 Module: Assessing Global Economic and Legal Environment   9  
    Global Business Environment IBU2LF001 6 3
              Part: International Economics and Finance IBU2LF001 3  
              Part: International Law IBU2LF001 3  
    Multicultural Business Communication in English COM2LF001 3 3
  BUSLF3 Module: Managing Resources for Business   9  
    Ethical Sourcing BUS2LF002 6 3
              Part: Principles of International Supply Chain Management BUS2LF002 3  
              Part: People as a Resource BUS2LF002 3  
    Business Negotiations and Contracts LAW2LF001 3 3
  MARLF1 Module: Competing in Global Markets   9  
    Researching Target Markets MAR2LF003 6 4
              Part: International Market Research MAR2LF003 4  
              Part: Statistical Methods MAR2LF003 2  
    Managerial Accounting ACC2LF001 3 4
  IBULF2 Module: Going Global by Region   15  
    Entering Target Markets IBU2LF004 6 4
              Part: Internationalisation and Operation Modes IBU2LF004 3  
             Part: Export/Import Procedures and Practicalities IBU2LF004 3  
    Target Economic Regions IBU2LF005 9 4
  COMLF1 Language Studies   9  
  One of the languages below (6 cr + 3 cr)      
    French for Business Purposes FRE2LF001 6 3
    French Business Communication FRE2LF002 3 4
    German for Business Purposes GER2LF001 6 3
    German Business Communication GER2LF002 3 4
    Spanish for Business Purposes SPA2LF001 6 3
    Spanish Business Communication SPA2LF002 3 4
    Russian for Business Purposes RUS2LF001 6 3
    Russian Business Communication RUS2LF002 3 4
Professional Studies   90  
Professional Specialisation Studies   39  
  MARLF2 Global Customer Relationship Management and Communication   33  
    Innovation Management for Global Competitiveness MAR3LF001 6 5
    Stragegic Business-to-Business Relationship Management MAR3LF002 6 5
    Business-to-Business Selling and Sales Management in Global Markets MAR3LF003 3 6
    Creative Corporate and Marketing Communication MAR3LF004 12 5
    Successful Event MAR3LF005 6 5+6
  ACCLF1 Financial Management for Global Business   33  
    International Management Accounting ACC3LF001 6 5
    International Financial Accounting ACC3LF002 6 5
    International Trade and Finance ACC3LF003 9 5
    Corporate Tax and Value Added Tax ACC3LF004 3 6
    Consolidated Financial Statements ACC3LF005 3 6
    Budget and Responsobility Accounting ACC3LF006 6 6
  LOGLF1 Global Supply Chain Management   33  
    Managing Quality in Supply Chains LOG3LF001 6 6
    Optimising Resources LOG3LF002 6 5
    Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Strategies LOG3LF003 6 5
    Purchasing Strategies LOG3LF004 9 5
    Developing Performance in Supply Chains LOG3LF005 6 6
  LEALF2 Human Resource Management  for Global Business   33  
    Working with People: Stories and Theories LEA3LF001 6 5
    Legal and Ethical Dimension in HRM LEA3LF002 6 5
    Talent Dimension in HRM LEA3LF003 6 6
    Collaborative Dimension in HRM LEA3LF004 6 6
    Facilitating HRM Processes LEA3LF005 6 5
    People as a Strategic Asset LEA3LF006 3 6
  IBULF3 Joint Specialisation Studies      
    Strategic Views on Global Business IBU2LF006 6 7
Free-Choice Studies   15 1-7
  Language Studies      
    English for Academic Purposes ENG8LF001 3  
    Finnish for Exchange Students 1 FIN8LF010 3  
    Finnish for Exchange Students 2 FIN8LF020 3  
    Finnish for Working Purposes 1 FIN8LF002 6  
    Finnish for Working Purposes 2 FIN8LF003 3  
    Finnish for Working Purposes 3 FIN8LF004 3  
    Practical Finnish at Work FIN8LF001 3  
    French for Beginners 1 FRE8LF001 6  
    French for Beginners 2 FRE8LF002 3  
    German for Beginners 1 GER8LF001 6  
    German for Beginners 2 GER8LF002 3  
    Russian for Beginners 1 RUS8LF001 6  
    Russian for Beginners 2 RUS8LF002 3  
    Spanish for Beginners 1 SPA8LF001 6  
    Spanish for Beginners 2 SPA8LF002 3  
    Catch up Swedish SWE8LF001 3  
    Swedish for Beginners 1 SWE8LF002 6  
    Swedish for Beginners 2 SWE8LF003 3  
    Swedish Culture and Society for Managers SWE8LF004 3  
    Working for Nordic Businesses SWE8LF005 3  
  Other Free-Choice Studies      
    Academic Writing THE8LF001 3 1-7
    Becoming an Entrepreneur in Finland BUS8LF001 6 3-7
    Catch up Business Mathematics MAT8LF001 3 1
    Doing Business and Working in the Arab Countries IBU8LF006 3 1-7
    Enterprise Resource Planning LOG8LF001 3 3-7
    Future Planning Methods for Global Business ECO8LF001 3 3-7
    Integrating Business and IT TOO8LF002 3 4-7
    International Business Cases IBU8LF001 3 3-7
    Marketing Yourself SLF8LF001 3 1-7
    Project Management in Multicultural Environment TOO8LF001 3 3-7
    Toolkit for Quantitative Surveys MET8LF001 3 4-7
    Towards Well-being PHY8LF001 3 1-7
Work Placement   30  
 

Combination of Basic and Specialisation Work Placement Learning
Basic Work Placement Learning (A)
Specialisation Work Placement Learning (B)

PLA6LF001
PLA6LF002A
PLA6LF002B

30
15
15

6 + summer
Bachelor's Thesis   15  
 

Thesis Planning Workshop
Thesis Advising
Thesis Presentation Workshop
Maturity Test
Bachelor's Thesis

THE7LF001
THE7LF002
THE7LF003
THE7LF004
THE7LF005

15 6+7
TOTAL 210