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Information for the new students of Leading Business Transformation (Master)

Information for the new students of Leading Business Transformation (Master)

On this page you will find important information about starting your studies in the Degree Programme in Leading Business Transformation – LEBUM (Master) at Haaga-Helia, Pasila Campus. The studies are part-time studies, comprising 90 credits and taking an estimated 1.5 to 3 years to complete.

Please read through the materials found on this page and make sure you also have read the instructions on "General Materials" page concerning deadlines for accepting your study place, enrolment for the academic year and submitting copies of degree and work certificates to ensure your study place in the degree programme.

Notice that you are required to have your own laptop during your studies.


Starting your studies

The studies will start with an orientation day, on Saturday, 17 August 2019 at 9.00 – 16.00 in Pasila campus (Ratapihantie 13, 00520 Helsinki).

You will receive important information about the studies and course enrolments. Therefore, attendance on the orientation day is compulsory. In case you cannot participate in the orientation day, please contact Student Affairs Office.


We recommend you to take 2-3 compulsory courses and 1-3 specialisation courses in autumn 2019. You will also start working on your thesis on September onwards. During the orientation, you will prepare your individual study plan (ISP) together with your supervisor.

During the orientation, we will introduce you the different specialisation possibilities and we will ask you to choose two possible specialisations for yourself. Please find information about the specialisations and their contents here. The specialisation kick-off will be organised at Pasila campus on Tuesday 27th August (at 17.40-20.00). In the specialisation kick-off students will meet their supervisors and other students of the multidisciplinary specialisation group. The groups will continue regular meetings during the autumn accordingly: Mon 2.9., Wed 2.10., Thu 7.11. and Tue 3.12. at 17.40-20.30. Please note minor change to the Experience Economy and Designing Services Specialisation group meetings: Tue 27.8., Thu 5.9., Wed 2.10., Thu 7.11. and Tue 3.12. at 17.40-20.30.

You will get your username to Haaga-Helia networks as an email (from a do_not_reply -address) and the password for the network as a text message (SMS) to the mobile number you have given us while applying to Haaga-Helia. You will get the username and password 7 days before your study right begins at the latest. NB please check your junk-mail if you have not received an email with your username.