Gateway to International Business

Gateway to International Business is an exchange programme offered by the School of Business and Culture of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

The applicants should be students enrolled at a partner university of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

What is Gateway Programme all about?

Gateway programme includes Professional Business Studies such as Marketing, International Business, Strategic Management, Industrial Management, Finance, Business Simulation and Knowledge Management. It also includes E-Business studies, Target Area Studies and Language and Culture Studies. All courses are taught in English by Finnish and visiting foreign professionals.

International atmosphere

Gateway Programme offers to students different teaching and learning methods and techniques and also unique studying atmosphere. Every academic year there are more than 120 international students from more than 15 countries taking part in this programme. Multinational student groups and international teachers also offers chance for networking across borders.

Course offering

  • SPRING SEMESTER 2020

    17 Feb – 22 May 2020

    Core courses in International Business 

    • KD19BINT003       Cross-Cultural Business and Marketing Communication, 6 ECTS
    • KD06BNMA622     International Marketing Management and Research, 6 ECTS
    • KD06BNMA664     International Human Resource Management, 3 ECTS
    • LT00BP62               Foreign Trade Operations, 5 ECTS
    • KD06BNEC002      International Economics and Finance, 3 ECTS


    Industrial Management 

    • KD06BNMA621      Business-to-Business Marketing, 3 ECTS
    • KD19BNSM001       Sustainable Management, 3 ECTS
    • KE16BUTU123        Logistics, 3 ECTS


    Digital Business

    • LT00BP10            E-Commerce Web Design, 5 ECTS
    • LT00BP11             Digital Marketing, 6 ECTS
    • LT00BP09            Introduction to Industrial Automation, 5 ECTS


    Developing management skills  

    • KD07DVUL103      Strategic Management, 4 ECTS
    • KD06APMA014     Knowledge Management, 3 ECTS


    Target area studies

    • KD06BNMA639     Business in the EU, 3 ECTS
    • KD19BVMA007      Business in Russia, 2 ECTS
    • KD07DVJA05         Business in Japan, 2 ECTS


    Language and Culture Studies 

    • KD06APSU012         Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    • KD07CYEN225         Doing Business in English, 3 ECTS


    Research skills  

    • KD19BRW006    Research Writing Skills, 2 ECTS


    The exchange students studying at SeAMK for a whole academic year (autumn + spring semester) can also choose the following courses starting in JANUARY 2020:

    • KD19CNTT012   Excel Spreadsheet Calculation in Business, 2 ECTS
    • LT00BP63           Introduction to Industrial Management, 3 ECTS
    • LT00BP61            International Financial Management, 5 ECTS
  • AUTUMN SEMESTER 2019

    2 Sep - 13 Dec 2019

    Core courses in International Business

    • KD19BINT002  International Business Operations and Strategies, 6 ECTS
    • KD19BINT003  Cross-Cultural Business and Marketing Communication, 6 ECTS
    • KD06BNMA622 International Marketing Management and Research, 6 ECTS
    • KD19BINT004  International Business Simulation, 4 ECTS
    • LT00BP62          Foreign Trade Operations, 5 ECTS


    Digital Business    

    • LT00BP07          Digital Business Models, 5 ECTS
    • LT00BP08          Digital Business Processes, 5 ECTS
    • KD06CNTT720 Creating Websites, 3 ECTS
    • LT00BP12          Data Security and Digital Law, 4 ECTS


    Industrial Management 

    • KD06BNMA621    Business-to-Business Marketing, 3 ECTS
    • KE16BUTU123       Logistics, 3 ECTS


    Target area studies  

    • KD06BNMA639           Business in the EU, 3 ECTS
    • LT00BD70                     Doing Business in the Nordic Countries, 2 ECTS
    • KD07CYEN294             Business in North America, 3 ECTS
    • KD07CNMA692            Business in Latin America, 3 ECTS


    Language and Culture Studies   

    • KD06APSU012              Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    • KD07CYEN225              Doing Business in English, 3 ECTS


    Research skills     

    • KD19BRW002               Research Methods, 3 ECTS
  • SPRING SEMESTER 2019

    (18 February 2019 - 24 May 2019)

    CORE COURSES IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

    Cross-Cultural Business and Marketing Communication, 6 ECTS
    International Marketing Management and Research, 6 ECTS
    International Human Resource Management, 3 ECTS
    International Economics and Finance, 3 ECTS
    Export and Import Operations, 3 ECTS

    DIGITAL BUSINESS

    E-commerce Web Design, 5 ECTS
    Digital Marketing, 6 ECTS

    INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT

    Business-to-Business Marketing, 3 ECTS
    Logistics, 3 ECTS
    Sustainable Management, 3 ECTS

    DEVELOPING MANAGEMENT SKILLS

    Strategic Management, 4 ECTS
    Knowledge Management, 3 ECTS

    TARGET AREA STUDIES

    Business in the EU, 3 ECTS
    Business in Russia, 2 ECTS
    Business in Japan, 2 ECTS

    LANGUAGE AND CULTURE STUDIES

    Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    Doing Business in English, 3 ECTS

    RESEARCH SKILLS

    Introduction to Statistics, 3 ECTS
    Research Writing Skills, 2 ECTS

     

    The exchange students studying at SeAMK for a whole academic year (autumn + spring semester) can also choose the following courses starting in January/February 2019:

    Introduction to Industrial Management, 3 ECTS
    Excel Spreadsheet Calculation in Business, 2 ECTS
    Business to Business Sales, 3 ECTS
    Financial Management, 4 ECTS