International Business studies offer a great base for careers in global business. The graduates have the broad-based knowledge, skills, and competencies they can apply in various business situations.

The part-time evening studies provide possibilities to diversify students’ existing competencies and/or deepen their theoretical learning in the areas where they already have practical work experience. The core of the BBA studies consists of developing the business, being able to analyze business data and provide solutions, innovating and implementing digital solutions, building relationships and facilitating knowledge for strategic decisions.

Depending on the students’ majority choices two of the following specialization tracks are offered:

  • Customer Relationship Management and Communication,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Financial Management,
  • Supply Chain Management,
  • Human Resource Management.

The student can also choose supportive courses from another specialization. Career plans with sales and service orientation and entrepreneurship are strongly supported.

The variety of learning approaches, for example, problem and project-based learning, as well as cooperation with international companies, support the development of multicultural team, networking and negotiation skills. Contact sessions are usually 3 evenings a week, between Monday - Thursday at 17.40–20.30. An exchange semester, a work placement and shorter studies abroad can be included in the studies.

"My motivator to study while working full-time was to supplement my engineering background with business education. It was very rewarding to realize the constant development and achievements in both areas even though it was challenging to combine those two from time to time. Business trips and international projects with evening lectures and study tasks kept me busy and taught me to set priorities. The hectic schedule pushed me to find balance with work, study, family, friends, and hobbies.

The programme gave a good outlook on all aspects of international business. I especially enjoyed the courses and assignments on operations development and business strategies. I chose HAAGA-HELIA because I wanted to specialize in supply chain management for a global business. It was great to deepen my know-how in the field and discuss real cases with fellow students, teachers, and guest lecturers. This experience and the curriculum helped me to take the next step in my career towards leadership roles."

Aki Sand, Heading Service Business at Junttan

Profile of the Degree Programme in International Business, part-time (evening) education

Why Choose Haaga-Helia BBA in International Business, Helsinki Pasila, part-time (evening) education?

Your aim is to:

  • Acquire a mindset of continuous personal and professional development.
  • Have a strong professional orientation to global business.
  • Develop competencies in effective multicultural teamwork and communication.
  • Acquire a variety of competencies needed by business developers, digital implementers, knowledge facilitators, relationship builders and solution providers.
  • Become an expert in one of the key fields in global business such as in customer relationship management and communication, entrepreneurship, financial management, human resource management and supply chain management.

Key learning outcomes of the Degree Programme

Haaga-Helia International Business graduates are highly competitive knowledge workers in the global labor markets. Graduates have the skills and broad-based know-how needed in global professional B2B services-focused environment. They anticipate future trends and cope proactively with the volatility of global markets. Our sales and service minded graduates create value through proactive networking in international contexts. In addition, they manage and lead multinational projects using effective teamwork, digital tools, time management, communications and negotiation skills. They also appreciate the importance of sustainability and business ethics.

The part-time evening studies provide possibilities to diversify students’ existing competencies and/or deepen their theoretical learning in the areas where they already have practical work experience.

Tuition 8500 E
Student accommodation (inc. water and electricity) 300 E / month
Food 150-250 E /month
Transportation 50 E / month
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Last updated June 13, 2018
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