Gateway to International Business | SeAMK

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

  • AUTUMN SEMESTER 2018

    (3 September - 14 December 2018)

    CORE COURSES IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

    International Business Operations and Strategies, 6 ECTS
    Cross-Cultural Business and Marketing Communication, 6 ECTS
    International Marketing Management and Research, 6 ECTS
    International Business Simulation, 4 ECTS

    DIGITAL BUSINESS

    Digital Business Models, 5 ECTS
    Digital Business Processes, 5 ECTS
    Creating Websites, 3 ECTS

    INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT

    Business-to-Business Marketing, 3 ECTS
    Logistics, 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 Latin America, 3 ECTS
    Business in China, 2 ECTS

    LANGUAGE AND CULTURE STUDIES

    Finnish Language and Culture, 3 ECTS
    Doing Business in English, 3 ECTS
    Swedish for Foreigners, 3 ECTS

    RESEARCH SKILLS

    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

    Introduction to Industrial Management, 3 ECTS
    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:

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

  • SPRING SEMESTER 2018

    (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 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 Japan, 2 ECTS
    • Business in Russia, 2 ECTS
    • Business in EU, 3 ECTS

     

    Developing Research and Professional Skills

    • Research Writing Skills, 2 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 February 2018:

    • Excel Spreadsheet Calculation in Business, 2 ECTS
    • Business to Business Sales, 3 ECTS
  • AUTUMN SEMESTER 2017

    (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