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Combination of Basic and Specialisation Work Placement

Combination of Basic and Specialisation Work Placement

Code: PLA6LF001
Extent:30 cr
Timing: Semester 6 with summer
Language: English
Level: Work Placement
Type: Compulsory

Prerequisites

Specialisation studies started or completed after 120 credit points earned at the minimum.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the combination of Basic and Specialisation Work, the student

  • is able to recognise and evaluate his/her own strengths  and  development needs
  • understands the importance of service, selling and entrepreneurship for profitable global business
  • understands the role of work placement learning in developing his/her own professional competences
  • has professional networking skills in the field of business where work placement completed
  • is able to analyse own work and competences
  • is able to change his/her own behaviour
  • is able to update and revise his/her study and career plans
  • is able to describe and evaluate the meaning of own tasks in his/her chosen specialisation and the competences required
  • applies own professional competences  to company and industry specific procedures
  • works independently and as part of a team
  • takes initiatives and is committed to the tasks and solving problems
  • assumes a holistic view of the business and its global environment
  • works toward his/her career development plan.

Course contents

  • Work placement learning process as for the International Business degree students
  • Completion of job specific tasks and relationships
  • Developing competences and expertise for international business
  • Career Development Plan
  • Work Placement Learning Report
  • Debriefing

Teaching and learning methods

Testing and applying concepts and theory into practise
Self-analysis

Accreditation of prior learning

As instructed in the Guidelines for GloBBA Work Placement Learning.

Teachers with the main responsibility for the course

Marit Keränen
Personal career mentors; to be confirmed

Course material

Guidelines for GloBBA Work Placement Learning.

Assessment criteria

Ability to proceed in the work placement learning process as instructed
Written Work Placement  Learning report
Debriefing session

Basic Work Placement Learning (PLA6LF002A)

Course code: PLA6LF002A
Extent: 15 ECTS credits
Timing: Summer after three or four first semester studies   
Language: English
Type: Compulsory
Level: Junior tasks (Basic tasks) in Business Administration

Prerequisites

At least the three first semesters of GloBBA studies completed before the start of the basic work placement learning

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the basic work placement learning, the student is able to

  • make connection between academic learning and professional identity and aptitudes
  • develop practical skills for a career in business administration
  • enhance own ability to analyse business tasks and business problems
  • apply knowledge and skills gained in the work place and link them to the BBA studies
  • determine if this is the field of interest for a future career choice
  • enhance her/his Curriculum Vitae by describing professional skills acquired.

The ten weeks of basic work placement learning is an opportunity to gain hands on work experience in business administration, to understand career options, to analyse the student’s strengths and weaknesses and match them with on the job requirements.

More specifically, the work placement learning enables the student to reflect and self-evaluate the company, the tasks performed, his/her aptitudes and employability, and to plan his/her career development.

Course contents

Before the start of the work placement:
Info sessions and submission of the GloBBA Notification for Basic Work Placement Learning

During the work placement:
Completion of tasks given by and agreed with the work placement employer

After the end of the work placement:
Work Placement report following the instructions provided in “GloBBA Work Placement Learning  Guidelines” available in “MyNet”, including Personal Development Plan and a copy of the employer’s reference
Participation in a group work placement learning debriefing session.

Cooperation with the business community

Learning through task completions provided by the work placement employer, potential project and thesis topics, guest speakers.

International dimension

Students are strongly encourage to complete their work placement in an internationally oriented organization.

Teaching and learning methods

Independent learning in the given tasks instructed and supervised by the employer
Self-reflection
Learning from feedback given by the supervisor and work placement mentor

Accreditation of prior learning

Accreditation of prior learning according to the separate instructions (see “MyNet”).

Teacher with the main responsibility for the course

Marit Keränen

Course materials

Set of instructions for GloBBA Work Placement Learning Guidelines available in  “MyNet”.

Assessment criteria

Grade/Learning Outcomes

Fail
competence level
Pass
competence level
Knowledge

The student shows limited understanding of how to apply theoretical knowledge when performing the given tasks. S/he hasn’t planned the thesis topic and seems unable to plan short and longer term development goals.

The student understands well and is able to make good use of theoretical knowledge onto the job. S/he has planned her/his thesis topic, and short and longer term career development growth.

Skills

The student has shown limited skills or willingness to follow HH wpl instructions. The report doesn’t follow the provided instructions and some documents are missing. The student seems unable to analyze her/his strengths and weaknesses as well as the skills s/he needs to develop for a career in IB.

The student has the skills to implement HH wpl instructions. The report is well written and describes well the employer/ organization, the tasks performed. S/he shows maturity when analyzing strengths and weaknesses as well as skills to develop. The student demonstrates her/his willingness and ability to apply theoretical knowledge onto the job.

Competence

The student showed limited motivation in taking responsibility for his/her own professional development. In the wpl report, career development plan and debriefing session, the student was not willing or able to monitor and evaluate her/his professional learning and growth.

The student is motivated to take responsibility for his/her own professional development. In the wpl report, career development plan and in debriefing session the student proved that s/he able to evaluate and plan his/her professional learning and outline her/his growth opportunity. 

Modes of assessment and their weights

Attendance in the work placement info and debriefing
Employer assessment on work placement completion
Work placement time and process management

Specialisation Work Placement Learning (PLA6LF002B)

Course code: PLA6LF002B
Extent: 15 ECTS credits
Timing: Summer after the 3rd year of studies  
Language: English
Type: Compulsory
Level: Specialisation Work Placement Learning (B)

Prerequisites

At least the five first semesters of GloBBA studies completed before the start of the specialisation work placement.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the work placement learning in the chosen specialization, the student is able to

  • apply theoretical knowledge in the field of the specialization onto the job
  • develop practical skills for a career in the field of the specialization
  • enhance own ability to analyse business tasks and business problems
  • apply knowledge and skills gained in the work place and link them to the BBA thesis and studies
  • assist the company and bring new ideas to the job  
  • enhance her/his Curriculum Vitae by describing professional skills acquired. 

The ten weeks of work placement learning in the chosen specialization is an opportunity to gain practical knowledge of the function area, to learn about career options, to analyse strengths and weaknesses and to match them with on the job requirements.

More specifically, the work placement learning enables the student to reflect and self-evaluate the company, the tasks performed, aptitudes, employability, and to plan for a career.

Course contents

Before the start of the work placement:
Info sessions and submission of the GloBBA Notification for Work Placement Learning A

During the work placement:
Completion of tasks given by and agreed with the work placement employer

After the end of the work placement:
Work Placement report following the instructions provided in “GloBBA Work Placement Learning  Guidelines” available in “MyNet”, including Personal Development Plan and a copy of the employer’s reference,
Participation in a group work placement learning debriefing session

Cooperation with the business community

Learning through task completions provided by the work placement employer, potential project
and thesis topics, guest speakers

International dimension

Students are strongly encourage to complete their work placement in an internationally oriented organization.

Teaching and learning methods

Independent learning in the given tasks instructed and supervised by the employer
Self-reflection
Learning from feedback given by the supervisor and work placement mentor

Accreditation of prior learning

Accreditation of prior learning according to the separate instructions (see “MyNet”).

Teacher with the main responsibility for the cours

Marit Keränen
Personal career mentors: to be confirmed

Course materials

Set of instructions for GloBBA Work Placement Learning Guidelines available in “MyNet”.

Assessment criteria

Grade/Learning Outcomes

Fail
competence level
Pass
competence level
Knowledge

The student shows limited understanding of how to apply theoretical knowledge when performing the given tasks. S/he seems not to understand the benefit of company practical experience to plan short and longer term development goals.

The student understands well and is able to make good use of theoretical knowledge onto the job. Gained practical knowledge on the job will help you reflect and implement the BBA thesis as well as investigate short and longer term career development growth. The student has the skills to implement HH wpl & thesis instructions.

Skills

The student has shown limited skills or willingness to follow HH wpl & thesis instructions. The report doesn’t follow the provided instructions and some documents are missing. The student seems unable to analyze her/his strengths and weaknesses as well as the skills s/he needs to develop for a career in the field of the specialization.

The report is well written and describes well the employer/ organization, the tasks performed. S/he shows maturity when analyzing strengths and weaknesses as well as skills to develop further. The student demonstrates her/his willingness and ability to apply theoretical knowledge onto the job & the thesis.

Competence

The student showed limited motivation in taking responsibility for his/her own professional development. In the wpl report, career development plan and debriefing session, the student was not willing or able to monitor and evaluate her/his professional learning and growth.

The student is motivated to take responsibility for his/her own professional development. In the wpl report, career development plan and in debriefing session the student proved that s/he able to evaluate and plan his/her professional learning and outline her/his growth opportunity. 

Modes of assessment and their weights

Attendance in the work placement info and debriefing
Employer assessment on work placement completion
Work placement time and process management