Gateway to International Business

Gateway to International Business is exchange programme offered by the School of Business and Culture 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

AUTUMN SEMESTER
(5 September – 15 December 2017)

Managing International Business

  • International Marketing Management and Research, 6 ECTS
  • International Business operations and Strategies, 6 ECTS
  • Cross-Cultural Business and Marketing Communication, 6 ECTS
  • International Business Simulation, 4 ECTS
  • Research Methods, 3 ECTS

Industrial Management

  • Business to Business Marketing, 3 ECTS
  • Logistics, 3 ECTS

E-Business

  • Introduction to E-Business, 4 ECTS
  • E-Commerce Web design, 5 ECTS
  • Social Media in Business and Marketing Communication, 3 ECTS
  • Web Marketing Tools, 3 ECTS

Target Area Studies

  • Business in the EU, 3 ECTS
  • Seminar on Business in Scandinavia, 3 ECTS
  • Business in North America, 3 ECTS
  • Business in China, 2 ECTS
  • Business in Latin America, 3 ECTS

Language and Culture Studies

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

 

SPRING SEMESTER
(19 February – 25 May 2018)

Managing International Business

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

Industrial Management

  • Business to Business Sales, 3 ECTS
  • Business to Business Marketing, 3 ECTS
  • Logistics, 3 ECTS
  • Sustainable Management, 3 ECTS

Elective Studies

  • Strategic Management, 4 ECTS
  • Knowledge Management, 3 ECTS
  • ERP and Accounting, 3 ECTS
  • Creating Websites, 3 ECTS
  • Business in China, 2 ECTS
  • Business in Latin America, 3 ECTS
  • Business in Russia, 2 ECTS
  • Business in EU, 3 ECTS

Developing Research and Professional Skills

  • Introduction to Statistics, 3 ECTS

Language and Culture Studies

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

The exchange students studying at SeAMK for a whole academic year (autumn + spring semester) can also choose the following courses starting in January 2018:

  • Financial Management, 4 ECTS
  • Excel Spreadsheet Calculation in Business, 2 ECTS