Bachelor Program in Vierumäki Finland

Top Bachelor Programs in Vierumäki Finland 2017

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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.

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe.

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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 Vierumäki 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 [-]

Bachelor in Sports Coaching and Management

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

The Degree Programme in Sports Coaching and Management prepares students with the knowledge and skills needed in today’s sports and leisure industry. Through real-life cases (project-based studies), the programme prepares students along four main development streams with the focus on 1) personal development and professional growth, 2) coach development 3) event and organizational management and 4) RDI competences. [+]

The Degree Programme in Sports Coaching and Management prepares students with the knowledge and skills needed in today’s sports and leisure industry. Through real-life cases (project-based studies), the programme prepares students along four main development streams with the focus on personal development and professional growth, coach development, event and organizational management, RDI competences. The teaching is organized in English enabling students to work in an international environment during their work placement and upon completion of the studies. The project-based studies demand from the students a high degree of independent working skills and self-motivation as well as already pre-existing knowledge on literature research, critical and transfer thinking. The following qualities are considered very important in finding solutions for projects by future students 1) creative thinking and 2) the application of innovative methods. The first two years of the studies include intensive studying at the Haaga-Helia UAS Vierumäki Campus, after which the student has a chance to obtain information and knowledge in a real life working environment during the 1–11/2 years of work placement. "I have worked as a professional coach in Budapest, Beijing and, in recent years, at the Finnish Ice Hockey Association. My work includes developing sport in the region (developing, supporting and helping the clubs, coaches and players) and running regional coaching clinics and regional select teams (player development programme). Our studies were very practical and, during my years as a professional coach, I have understood that my studies have supported my professional development in an excellent way. As a coach you must understand the basics of anatomy and physiology. Communication skills, IT-skills and language skills are also extremely important. During your studies, you’ll have great possibilities to make connections both in Finland and abroad." Kalle Väliaho, Manager, Youth Hockey, Finnish Ice Hockey Association Profile of the Degree Programme in Sports and Leisure Management The Degree Programme in Sports and Leisure Management prepares the students with the knowledge and skills that are needed in today’s´ sports and leisure industry. Different learning objectives for the students have been set by the Degree Programme (DP) to be accomplished through the active participation in the process-oriented working methods (real-life working projects). In the project-based learning environment the students acquire and improve their competences to successfully work in challenging athlete-centered coaching environments or in customer-oriented sports events service environments upon completion of their studies. Each student receives useful and detailed feedback on the progression in each stage of the process-oriented working methods. In this active environment students are constantly challenged to review their knowledge and to generate new creative solutions for problems. The studies are conducted in a professional working environment where initiatives on the part of the students on innovations and projects are highly appreciated and expected. A discussion friendly atmosphere supports and creates collaborations and interactions between the facilitators and the students, and through the use of small groups in group-work situations students are expected to work on and develop their communication-, problem-solving-, organizational skills as well as their independent working skills. Within the new and innovative educational concept of process-oriented working-methods the students are directly working in close-cooperation with companies on solving real-life problems by means of innovative and creative solutions. This approach requires that the students already posses a working attitude towards solving case studies independently as well as already exhibiting sound skills in acquiring the knowledge and expertise needed for working on different kinds of real-life projects and problems with a view to finding creative and innovative solutions. Key Learning Outcomes of the Programme The key-learning outcomes and learning objectives of the Degree Programme are to equip the students with all the necessary knowledge and competences to successfully persist in demanding working-life situations. During the studies the students have the possibility to either specialize in athlete-centered coaching or in customer-oriented sports services depending on their individual interests and pre-existing knowledge. Through the studies the students´ knowledge will develop from a concrete and factual knowledge towards an abstract metacognitive knowledge. The existing knowledge and the competences of the students will be assessed at the beginning of the studies and are under a constant evaluation process throughout the studies. The programme offers unique opportunities for the students to be actively involved in the sport of their choice on a local, national and international level. Through the close cooperation of the Degree Programme with the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), the Ice Hockey Centre of Excellence (IIHCE) and the Finnish Ice Hockey Association (FIHA) the students are constantly involved in the development of ice-hockey on a world-wide scale. Tuition 9500 E Student accommodation (inc. water and electricity) 300 E / month Food 150-250 E /month Transportation 50 E / month [-]

Bachelor in Hospitality, Tourism and Experience Management

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

The degree programme in Hospitality, Tourism and Experience Management provides students competencies for one of the world’s most dynamic and leading socio-economic sectors. [+]

Bachelors 2017 in Vierumäki Finland. The degree programme in Hospitality, Tourism and Experience Management provides students competencies for one of the world’s most dynamic and leading socio-economic sectors. There are three fields of expertise offered for a group of 20 students in each: Accommodation Management, Food and Beverage Management Tourism Experience Management with two sub specialisations for 10 students in each: Competitive Tourism Destinations Developing Transportation, Travel Agency and Event Management Business The programme provides students with numerous learning opportunities that help them to prepare for management careers in Finland and abroad. The programme takes a unique approach and offers a modular curriculum with knowledge, skills and attitudes critical to an ever competitive environment. “My decision of studying at Haaga Campus is probably one of the best I have made in my life. As a foreign student in Finland, the study environment and the internationalism in the study scope were something I particularly treasured. The degree programme excelled me in presentation, project management and team working skills. Being an entrepreneur, I realised that the education and support I received provided me a steady foundation to start my career. I would recommend ​without hesitation anyone to pursue this degree programme and receive a Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management.” Evon Söderlund "I have maintained a close relationship with Haaga-Helia even after graduation. I also got the primary introduction with my current employer via Haaga while still working in Finland. My recommendation for the students aiming for an international career is to take each and every opportunity to go abroad during the studies: internships, exchange programme, competitions all help in building the network which will help you find and land a position abroad. Hospitality is growing on a global scale and continues to offer possibilities to experience different cultures and destinations, whereas many other industries suffer and must undergo drastic changes. I have never regretted my choice to work in this field and Haaga-Helia offers the best possible education for it in Finland!" Jaakko Eskola The degree programme in Hospitality, Tourism and Experience Management provides students competency in the field of tourism, catering and domestic services. Hospitality, tourism and experience (elämys in Finnish; upplevelse in Swedish) are some of the world’s most dynamic and leading socio-economic sectors. Examples of experiences are cultural events, music festivals, sport activities, art performances, and social celebrations. The overall objective of the programme is to provide hospitality, tourism and experience mind-set for students being able to develop, create and design experiences whilst connecting them with business opportunities. The programme is truly international in its curriculum, teacher profiles and industry networks and also a diverse student body from over fifty countries. The programme provides students with numerous learning opportunities that assist them to prepare for management careers in Finland and abroad. The programme takes a student centred competency based approach to learning with modular curriculum that facilitates the development of the knowledge, skills and attitudes critical to succeed in an ever increasing competitive environment. It enables students to bridge theory and practice by providing them with a strong balance of conceptual and experiential learning opportunities: local and international internships, projects and other activities that address real-life challenges. Students can gain expertise in four areas: Experience Management, Hotel Management, Restaurant Management, and Tourism Management. In each of the selectable specialization areas, students will learn to process ideas and apply knowledge in a work environment while maintaining responsible business awareness. They are able to set up business strategies and design innovative hospitality, tourism and experience concepts within fast changing international networked environment. The student will have the aptitude to handle different tasks in supervisory, managerial, consulting, planning and development positions. Key learning outcomes of the Degree Programme The student will develop a solid understanding of customer-oriented and profitable operation within the various sectors of hospitality, tourism and experience management. The student learns how to put skills into practical use to boost business within the hotel, restaurant, tourism and experience industry and other areas. The studies will provide the student with an extensive professional outlook and logical skills. The programme offers students with grounds for supervisory and managerial responsibilities. Hospitality, Tourism and Experience are vibrant sectors, and have been identified as the economies of the future. The dynamic nature of these sectors and their daily evolution, contribute for existing and new businesses to present employment and career opportunities for qualified graduates. Graduates are expected to be change-makers (aka ‘champion’ of change), and either work for private or public creative organizations in junior and middle management positions or start their own business. Every day hundreds of businesses go looking for a 'champion' - someone who has the competencies and confidence to make things happen. When you graduate, you are expected to be one of those champions. Graduates of this programme are expected to find employment and develop a career in management positions, as entrepreneurs, specialists, or in sales or Research & Development in the following job markets: hotel, restaurants, destinations, resorts, attractions, events, festivals, sports, entertainment, media, cruise lines, casinos, airports, spas, wellness, charities, retail, and alike. Professional Growth The student's professional growth is process towards developing expertise through the study modules. Each academic year has priorities that support the student's professional growth and students are encouraged to reflect on their own professional orientation. Depending on the path chosen (Hotel Management, Restaurant Management, Tourism Management or Experience Management) student will professionally grow in individual subject modules and develop an expertise in the field. Accent is also given to personal development, whose pillars stand on planning, aspiration and career parts, equally spread throughout three academic years. Business modules will concentrate on developing following areas: leadership and management; marketing, services and sales; managerial accounting; entrepreneurship and innovation. In addition to this, personal business communication, languages and supporting modules (such as basics of mathematics, labour law, hospitality industry certifications etc.) will be customized to each student depending on their background, aspirations and will to grow. Programme will also consist of real life projects, developed together with companies and spread over three years: 1st year - operational project; 2nd year – supervisory project and 3rd year – managerial project. This will ensure that students will be able to develop the expertise not only through their work placements, but also through the study modules with the help of industry professionals and teachers. Annual Themes At the beginning of the studies the emphasis is on the development of basic professional skills and understanding the vibrant business environment. During the first academic year students will learn the basic operational skills and expertise required by the hotel, restaurant, tourism and experience industry, depending which path they decide to take. The theory base is supported by professional work placement in the chosen field. The theme of the first year is operations and business environment. In the second year the emphasis is on understanding business processes and innovations. The student will learn practical management skills in service interactions and be able to professionally develop in the chosen path. The theme of the second year is business processes and innovations. The student will combine and implement the studied theory base in the advanced work placement. In the third year studies are focused on leadership and organizational strategic management. Students will acquire industry-related special skills via optional advanced level studies where they would be encouraged through managerial project to innovate and develop businesses. In the bachelor thesis the student shows his/her aptitude for conceptual learning and understanding complicated phenomena in a way which will be beneficial for a company or an organization within the industry. The third year study theme is management. Tuition 9500 E Student accommodation (inc. water and electricity) 300 E / month Food 150-250 E /month Transportation 50 E / month [-]