The business environment in the High North and in other parts of the world is changing due to digitalization, financial and political developments, green economy and globalization, among others.
The research suggests that the future is in the North due to the changes in the demand of natural resources, demographic changes, global warming and globalization. Also the businesses are changing; the organizational structures, the ownership of businesses, business models and role of work and labor.
Networks are changing to emerging partnerships where all actors have to be actively looking for new innovations and trusted partners. Because of these developments, the character and role of entrepreneurship is seeking new forms.
The objective of the Master Programme in International Business Management is to provide a holistic curriculum to the enterprise value creation and value innovation process.
The contemporary business transformation requires understanding of the dynamic business landscape, evolving enterprise competitiveness and sustainability, and respective changes in enterprise ecosystems. The curriculum implementation is based on tight connections with the working life, team teaching and collaborative learning with fellow students.
The programme aims at designing and building concrete development plans for enterprises to support their internationalization processes.
On-line studies in English with two seminar weeks a year in cosy Tornio.
The programme is conducted entirely in English. There are
also close relationships with international partners, both businesses
The Master’s Degree Programme in International Business Management will
conform to the requirements knowledge, skills and competencies for the
level 7 of European Qualification Framework, EQF(7).
Tuition is carried
out virtually by utilizing Moodle and GAFE Study Environments and Adobe Connect
Contact weeks are arranged once in a semester.
- First seminar week in Tornio, Finland from 31 Aug to 4 Sep 2020.
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