Through the core competence courses offered in the programme (30 ECTS) you will be able to analyse opportunities to creatively develop innovative international business solutions. The main topics of the core courses are future and strategic management, customer management and digitalization, cross-cultural management, innovation management processes and lean management.
In addition to the core courses, you will plan a personalized learning path through complementary competence studies (30 ECTS) in order to shape and customize your learning to better fit with the set learning objectives. At the beginning of your studies you will complete a personalized learning plan consisting of 60 ECTS of master’s level studies and 30 ECTS of final thesis work.
The duration of the programme is 1.5 years. Contact days for core studies are usually limited to 2 to 4 days per month. The contact days for complementary competence studies depend on the courses you choose to study. Students can also choose elective master’s level courses also from other universities.
There are plenty of challenging independent work and online studies in order to accommodate students’ professional and personal lives. The studies are rigorous and intensive but manageable.
Students in the programme can immediately apply their learning in their workplace. Many of the graduates are able to capitalize on new opportunities either within their current organization or in new professional careers.
Gaining innovative skills and capabilities for developing international business helps our graduates expand their professional possibilities to bridge business beyond the local market challenges. These studies provide an excellent possibility to improve your spoken and written English skills in order to work in an international role by practicing and working in a multicultural environment.
About the School
LAB University of Applied Sciences operetas in Finland in the cities of Lahti and Lappeenranta. The new institution will start its operation on 1 January 2020.