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Leading Business Transformation, Master's Degree, Helsinki

Leading Business Transformation, Master's Degree, Helsinki

Graduates from this programme are prepared for work in challenging expert and managerial positions in private and public sector.

After the studies the graduates will be able to implement change projects and lead the transformation of their organization toward achieving its higher competitive advantage in a flux, global and international business environment. They will work in positions, for example:

  • leading work development projects
  • planning and implementing business strategies
  • acting as leaders of their own business.

Find your passion and make it your career

In the beginning of the studies, the students choose their specialization area and make their individual study plan in collaboration with an academic advisor. In other words, students can focus on areas that contribute to their desired career steps. Read the short specialisation area descriptions below and more information about the curriculum courses and structure from our Students´Guide.

Specialisation areas

Please note! The previously offered programmes Degree Programme in International Business Management and Degree Programme in Communication Management are included in this programme and its specialisations.

Combine studies with work

Master studies are planned to be accomplished in 1.5 – 3.0 years. Students learn by accomplishing assignments related to their own organizations or other business cases. The learning sessions take place mainly in evenings, weekends, virtually, and as intensive studies. This degree programme is implemented in English.


Degree: Master in Business Administration, 90 ECTS

Campus: Pasila
Learning methods: evening sessions, weekends, virtual and intensive
Possible titles: Project Manager, Brand Manager, Change Manager, Communication Manager, Marketing Managers, Human Resources Manager

Application period: 4 September - 19 September 2019, 15.00 Finnish time

Student selection is carried out on the basis of:

  • an advance assignment and entrance examination OR
  • an advance assignment and SAT results and Skype-interview.

Advance assignment and CV template have published 4 September 2019 at Haaga-Helia's webpages. Deadline for returning is 25 September 2019, 15.00 Finnish time.

SAT test: Results must be available in SAT database by 25 September 2019. More information here.
Entrance Exam or Skype interview: 4 November 2019
Studies start: January 2020
Application information: in
Application statistics: Statistics from previous applications here.
Tuition fee: More about tuition fee here.