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Bachelor degrees from accredited colleges and universities can be important stepping-stones toward a successful career.The most common type of undergraduate program is a bachelor's degree, usually awarded after four years of successful study

A Bachelor is a popular college degree that is pursued by students who want to gain knowledge in a specific area of study. Completed in three to five years, it is available in a variety of study disciplines.

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Bachelor in Tourism and Event Management

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 7 semesters August 2017 Finland Porvoo

Graduates acquire project management, research and development, coaching, problem solving, and innovation skills. Learning takes place as team work in real-life projects where personal development, networking, and presentation skills are highlighted. [+]

Bachelors 2017 in Porvoo Finland. Business Tourism studies on Porvoo Campus offer a great base for a professional career in international tourism business, and enable students to choose between two alternative specializations: Sales and Service Development in Business Tourism or Events Planning and Management. Graduates acquire project management, research and development, coaching, problem solving, and innovation skills. Learning takes place as team work in real-life projects where personal development, networking, and presentation skills are highlighted. Students can apply their skills in the dynamic tourism sector (airlines, travel agencies, events, hotels), and have specific know-how of their specialization, applicable in any global company. Graduates can produce, sell or buy travel services, work in the events industry, or start up a new business. The studies are divided into the following modules: Communication Skills in Travel and Tourism; Tourism Operational Environment; Production and Sales of Travel and Tourism Services; Social and Collaboration Skills, and Business and Entrepreneurial Skills. "Right now I am working at Tallink Silja, where I initially applied for a summer job as a salesperson. I have had a great opportunity to work in different departments in Tallink Silja; first a few months in the sales center (B2C) selling trips on the phone, then in customer relations for a few years and now in September. I started in my current position as Service Supervisor in our new Social Media team. Our team consists of four travel specialists and me. Our responsibility is to take care of customer service in Tallink Silja's social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We also handle our website's chat-contacts. I really enjoyed my studies and student life in Porvoo. In addition to a great base where to start building my professional career, I gained a great international group of friends and a network of tourism professionals." Marianna Artman, Service Supervisor in Social Media at Tallink Silja Key learning outcomes of the Programme Choosing a main subject or field of specialisation Towards the end of the first academic year the students choose their specialisation studies. Those take place in year two, both semesters. The services of the Academic Advisor are readily available, but the students also have a teacher tutor and student tutors at their service throughout the studies. All of these can help students make the right personal choices regarding courses and specialization studies. The programme offers two specialisation alternatives: Professional studies in the Degree Programme in Tourism focus on Business Tourism where Sales and Service in Business Tourism takes a central role. The key contents are: Customer insight Travel purchasing and selling processes as seen by buyers, suppliers and intermediaries Travel Management systems and tools Partnerships and networks Technology for sales and service Another specialisation is Event Planning and Management where business-related meetings and other corporate events are highlighted. The key contents are: Event planning processEvent management Economics of events Impacts of events Technology for events Professional growth Students develop their professional skills and the generic meta-competences needed in work life through the following three phases: adaptation, application and development. The competences and skills of the students develop in an integrated way when they work in projects that provide increasing challenge as the studies advance. All students with Finnish educational background are expected to spend one semester of studies or the work placement period abroad to enhance their preparedness for international challenges. Tuition 9500 E Student accommodation (inc. water and electricity) 300 E / month Food 150-250 E /month Transportation 50 E / month [-]