Curricula 2015–

D = full-time studies
F = part-time studies

Degree Programme in Business Administration (210 cr)

English translation, degree programme conducted in swedish.
Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration
Qualification title: Bachelor of Business Administration
Duration of studies: 3,5 years
Study type: Full-timeFull-time
CodeNameCr/year/total
Realization plans
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Gru

Basic studies

57 cr
FEKÅ15SY9    9 cr
CA15IN01

Introduction to Academic Studies



Studerande

- känner till den egna yrkeshögskolan och den egna utbildningen
- kan studera smart och effektivt
1
3    3 cr
TN15IT01

IT



The student

- is able to use word processing programs
- is able to utilize programs in order to visualize oral presentations and to create posters
- is familiar with the basics of a calculator program
- acknowledges the possibilities offered by social media
- is able to utilize social media for information sharing
3    3 cr
FEKÅ15SY01

Professional Profile of a Bachelor of Business Administration



The student

- has knowledge about the career opportunities of a Bachelor of Business Administration
- knows about the key players in the field
- is able to search for, utilize and critically assess relevant information in an independent manner
1
3    3 cr
FEKÅ15TP9    9 cr
TN15PR01

Project



The student

- is able to organize activities of a project group to meet the goals of the external employer
- is able to plan, implement, report, present and assess projects
- is able to share knowledge within the project group
- takes responsibility for his/her own activities and acts in accordance with agreed course of actions
1
3    3 cr
TN15PT01

Professional Teamwork 1



The student

- is able to assess and develop his/her own learning style
- is able to share knowledge and learn together with other people
- is able to take responsibility for his/her own work process in the team
1
3    3 cr
TN15PT02

Professional Teamwork 2



The student

- is able to act professionally in a working relationship
- is able to analyze the development of a team by means of relevant theory
- appreciates the significance of teamwork in contemporary working life
1
3    3 cr
FEKÅ15EL2118   39 cr
TN15EF01

Business Economy and Entrepreneurship



The student

- understands the significance of a business idea or concept
- knows about business development tools
- knows about the process of company and/or organization establishment in Finland
- possesses a positive attitude towards entrepreneurship
1
3    3 cr
FEKÅ15EL01

Financial Accounting



The student

- is able to record fundamental business transactions and draw up final accounts of a small business activity
- comprehends the theoretical content based on the Accounting Act and understands the principles of double-entry bookkeeping
2
6    6 cr
FEKÅ15EL02

Managerial Accounting



The student

- understands the basic prerequisites for a profitable business
- knows how to calculate direct costs and relevant key ratios
1
3    3 cr
FEKÅ15EL03

Budgeting



The student

- is able to compile and analyze results, balance sheets and cash flow statements
- understands the role of budgeting in business planning
3
 3   3 cr
FEKÅ15EL04

Mathematics for Economic Analysis 1



The student
- is capable of carrying out different kinds of economic calculations that are commonly used in companies
- can interpret calculations and use calculation programs
3    3 cr
FEKÅ15EL05

Mathematics for Economic Analysis 2



The student
- can use calculations to support decisions
- is able to apply economic mathematics by means of required information systems
 3   3 cr
FEKÅ15EL06

Economics



The student
- understands the importance of a comprehensive view of the national economics and its effect on the environment
- is familiar with the central concepts and theories in economics
- is familiar with the characteristics of international business
- is able to understand the connection between current events and theories of national economy
 6   6 cr
TN15SD01

Sustainable Development



The Student

- knows that sustainable development is comprised of interdependent ecological, economic, social and cultural aspects
- interacts with his working environment in a sustainable way
- contributes to sustainable development in society
- recognizes his responsibility for promoting sustainable development
1
 3   3 cr
YH10SV01

Swedish



Swedish

The student
- can communicate coherently and in a professional manner both orally and in writing, in a work context
- demonstrates appropriate knowledge of the process of academic writing and a correct use of references
- can use different channels to retrieve information and compile reports according to the standard form and layout
1
3    3 cr
CA15FI01

Finnish



The student
Demonstrates ability to present his/her own education, work experience and know-how
Is able to cooperate in professional and branch specific situations, in both spoken and written Finnish
Has the skills to communicate with different partners and is able to participate in a discussion within the field of work
Is able to account for his/her working environment, such as presenting the company or organization as well as its services or products
Demonstrates proficiency in the terminology of the field
Shows such skills in the Finnish language as are in accordance with the Act on the Knowledge of Languages Required of Personnel in Public Bodies. This means that the student must show satisfactory (grade 1, 2 or 3) or good (grade 4 or 5) skills in speaking and writing. Written and oral skills are assessed separately.

Previous knowledge required: B1
1
3    3 cr
YH10EN01

English



The student

- shows the ability to communicate in a professional manner in a work context in speaking as well as writing
- is familiar with essential terminology within his/her field and is able to benefit from professional literature
- has a positive attitude to developing his/her receptive and productive language skills and is familiar with the relevant tools
- is aware of cultural differences in international contexts
1
 3   3 cr
Yrk

Professional studies

69 cr
FEKÅ15MFF96   15 cr
FEKÅ15MFF01

Principles of Marketing



The student

- has a good grasp of the fundamental principles of marketing
- knows about the significance of a company’s customers
- is able to carry out customer segmentation
- is able to choose the right channels to reach the target group with his/her message
1
3    3 cr
FEKÅ15MFF02

Market Analysis



The student

- is familiar with the market analysis process
- is able to use the necessary tools to carry out a market analysis
- is able to give an oral, written and visual presentation of the results of a market analysis
- is able to make decisions based on the results of a market analysis
1
6    6 cr
FEKÅ15MFF03

Marketing Communications and PR



The student

- is able to develop and apply a marketing communications plan
- is able to draw up a message adapted to the target group and select the right channel, both internally and externally
- knows about current media and knows how to utilize them in communications
- knows about measuring the results of marketing communications
- is able to integrate PR as a part of marketing communications
 6   6 cr
FEKÅ15LM 693 18 cr
FEKÅ15LM01

Organization



The student

- knows about different organizational structures and how they affect the organization
- is able to analyze and develop organizational cultures
- is able to identify the internal structures and processes based on the goal, activity and surroundings of an organization
1
 3   3 cr
FEKÅ15LM02

Multi-professional Leadership



The student

- is comfortable in his/her own professional role
- can apply the basic values and the ethical principles of the profession within his/her own field
- understands the significance of an open attitude
- acknowledges the benefits of having coworkers with diverse qualifications/professional backgrounds
- is able to lead with a reflective and developmental attitude as well as to apply the right leadership style to the right situation
1
 3   3 cr
FEKÅ15LM03

Human Resource Management



The student

- can connect human resource management with company operations, objectives and strategy
- is familiar with the recruitment, personnell development and compensation processes
- knows how employee wellbeing impacts company success and job development
1
  6  6 cr
FEKÅ15LM04

Quality Management



The student

- knows the importance of quality for a successful and effective operation
- is familiar with different systems and standards used for building, developing and improving quality management
- can participate in the quality development processes of a company
1
  3  3 cr
FEKÅ15LM05

Future Visions and Innovations



The student

- is able to identify trends in society and understands what affect they have on his/her own field
- is able to work proactively and has the capacity to solve problems creatively
1
   3 3 cr
FEKÅ15AJ333  9 cr
FEKÅ15AJ01

Company Law



The student

- is familiar with the different business organizations
- has knowledge of decision making and responsibility in different types of business organizations
3    3 cr
FEKÅ15AJ02

Contract Law



The student

- understands the core problems and issues in legal agreements both nationally and internationally
- learns how to draw up different contracts and thereby avoid typical problems in legal agreements
1
 3   3 cr
FEKÅ15AJ03

Labor Law



The student

- has knowledge about and is able to apply central legislation to working life
- is familiar with different types of organizations in working life and understands how to establish and maintain a working relationship
- understands how business can be organized in situations of change
1
  3  3 cr
FEKÅ15PS 123  15 cr
FEÅ15PS01

Corporate Communications (Swedish)



The student

- masters the typical communication situations within the relevant field of business
- is able to participate in and work with an organization’s communications and understands the importance of corporate communications to the success of the company
- is able to use professional Swedish when writing and presenting central documents, is aware of differences in styles and is able to use different styles in communication
- understands the essential parts of articles, texts and news related to his/her own field
 3   3 cr
FEKÅ15PS02

Business Finnish (Yritysviestintä)



The student

- masters the typical communication situations within the relevant field of business
- can participate in and work with a company’s communications and understands the importance of communications to the success of the company
- is able to use professional Finnish when writing and presenting central documents, is aware of differences in styles and is able to use different styles in communications
- understands the essential parts of articles, texts and news related to his/her own field
 3   3 cr
FEÅ15PS03

Professional English



The student

- masters the typical communication situations within the relevant field of business
- can participate in and work with a company’s communications and understands the importance of communications to the success of the company
- is able to use professional English when writing and presenting central documents, is aware of differences in styles and is able to use different styles in communications
- understands the essential parts of articles, texts and news related to his/her own field
1
 3   3 cr
FEKÅ15PS04

Elective Foreign Language 1



The student

- understands the importance of proficiency in language and culture in order to be able to communicate effectively within the business sector
- possesses a positive attitude towards further developing his/her receptive and productive language skills
- has knowledge of the essential structural features of the language and can adapt these in common practical situations in working and everyday environments
 3   3 cr
FEKÅ15PS05

Elective Foreign Language 2



The student

- understands the importance of proficiency in language and culture in order to be able to communicate effectively within the business sector
- possesses a positive attitude towards further developing his/her receptive and productive language skills
- has knowledge of the essential structural features of the language and can adapt these in common practical situations in working and everyday environments
  3  3 cr
FEKÅ15ME  12  12 cr
FEKÅ15ME01

Research and Examination Methods



The student

- is able to identify relevant research questions of the field within the discipline
- is able to identify and present the research problem
- is able to apply ethical principles to the research process
- understands the importance of scientific literature within selected area of study
- is able to apply qualitative and quantitative research methods to the research problem
  3  3 cr
FEKÅ15ME02

Statistics



The student

- knows how to read and use data and information from statistics
- is able to use simple statistical methods within quantitative research
- is able to search and manage information as well as utilize the sources of information within his/her own field of business
- is able to critically evaluate information and take a comprehensive view
  3  3 cr
FEKÅ15ME03

Proseminar



The student

- is able to work in a systematic and flexible manner within research and examination projects
- develops his/her skills in research methodology, qualitative and quantitative methods as well as scientific writing
- is able to conduct applied research and write a proseminar paper in accordance with the “writing instructions for thesis” issued by Novia University of Applied Sciences
1
  6  6 cr

VALBARA YRKESSTUDIER

30 cr
FEKÅ15MF 6186 30 cr
FEKÅ15MF01

Customer Relations



The student

- has knowledge about the relevant theories and concepts within customer relations
- is able to develop customer relations by means of processes and models
- is able to analyze customer value and profitability
- is able to use information systems when handling customer relations
- is able to choose the right channels in order to reach the target group with his/her message
- has knowledge about legislation and ethics within the area of customer relations
1
 6   6 cr
FEKÅ15MF02

Building and Developing Brands



The student

- is familiar with theoretical models and processes for brand asset management
- understands the importance of branding in business operations and success
- can analyse, build and develop a brand
- has knowledge in internal and external brand communication
- knows how to measure brand performance
1
  6  6 cr
FEKÅ15MF03

Visual Communication



The student

- is familiar with the theoretical frameworks of graphic design
- is proficient in techniques that draw attention
- is able to set up visual marketing based on the channel, the profile of the target group as well as the budget
- understands the significance of cultural differences within visual communication
- is aware of the judicial limitations within visual communication
1
  6  6 cr
FEKÅ15MF04

Digital Marketing



The student

- knows about current techniques and is able to utilize digital channels for reaching the target groups
- is able to compose his/her message correctly depending on the channel used
- has knowledge about measuring and analyzing the effect of marketing in digital channels
- is able to integrate digital marketing by means of traditional channels
- knows how to compose digital marketing in a profitable manner
1
  6  6 cr
FEKÅ15MF05

Marketing Projects



The student

- is able to plan, implement and assess a marketing project of his/her own choice.
- is able to collaborate with an external employer and keep her/him up to date about the development of the project
- is able to create a budget for a project and present the income statements
- is able to apply the right theory to the project
1
   6 6 cr
FEKÅ15RE 1218  30 cr
FEKÅ15RE01

Accounting and Financial Statements



The student

- is familiar with accounting and balancing the books
- understands how periodizing affects the results of the financial statements
- is able to refer to laws, decrees and other sources when balancing the books
- is able to apply the ethical principles of the profession
- is able to present the financial statement
- is able to use an accounting program
1
 6   6 cr
FEKÅ15RE02

Income and VAT Taxation



The student

- has knowledge about the procedures related to income taxation of private individuals and different types of companies as well as the knowledge about value added taxation in business
 3   3 cr
FEKÅ15RE03

Integrated Accounting Systems



The student

- has proficiency in the most essential features of an integrated accounting system
- understands how the different components form an integrated unity
- is able to plan and organize a simple accounting system
 3   3 cr
FEKÅ15RE04

Payroll Administration



The student

- is able follow the laws of employment and working conditions in practice
- has knowledge about the collective bargaining agreement and is able to apply the correct bargaining agreement
- masters the basic principles of payroll administration
1
  3  3 cr
FEKÅ15RE05

Financial Statement Analysis



The student

- is able to utilize the statement of accounts in the analysis of financial statements
- understands the importance of adjusting the report in the context and of making appropriate key figure analyses
- is able to maintain a company’s cash flow analysis as well as cash flow statements
- is able to create a financial budget as well as a budgeted balance sheet
2
  6  6 cr
FEKÅ15RE06

Financial management, reporting & controlling



The student

- understands the importance of financial reporting in the decision-making process
- can identify key success factors for an operation
- is able to develop and use key measures in order to analyse and improve the operations of a company
1
  6  6 cr
FEKÅ15RE07

Project in Accounting



The student

- is able to plan, implement and assess an optional project within accounting
- is able to collaborate with an external employer and keeps him/her up to date about the development of the project
- takes responsibility for his/her own work and understands the consequences
- is able to apply the correct theory and appropriate legislation to the project
1
  3  3 cr
Val

Elective studies

9 cr
FEKÅ15VAL   9 9 cr
Pra

Work placement

30 cr
FEKÅ15PR     30 cr
FEKÅ15PR0110    10 cr
FEKÅ15PR02 10   10 cr
FEKÅ15PR03   10 10 cr
Lär

Bachelor´s thesis

15 cr
  15  15 cr
FEKÅ16EX01

Examensarbete 1



kan tillämpa sina praktiska och teoretiska kompetenser på aktuella problemställningar inom det egna yrkesområdet.
har kritisk och analytisk förmåga och handlar etiskt.
kan utveckla problemområdet och ställa relevanta forskningsfrågor.
kan ansvara och redogöra för val av den teoretiska referensramen samt metoder vid genomförandet av uppdrag eller projekt.
kan reflektera, dokumentera och rapportera arbetsprocessen.
kan påvisa sin yrkeskompetens.
  5  5 cr
FEKÅ16EX02

Examensarbete 2



kan tillämpa sina praktiska och teoretiska kompetenser på aktuella problemställningar inom det egna yrkesområdet.
har kritisk och analytisk förmåga och handlar etiskt.
kan utveckla problemområdet och ställa relevanta forskningsfrågor.
kan ansvara och redogöra för val av den teoretiska referensramen samt metoder vid genomförandet av uppdrag eller projekt.
kan reflektera, dokumentera och rapportera arbetsprocessen.
kan påvisa sin yrkeskompetens.
  5  5 cr
FEKÅ16EX03

Examensarbete och mognadsprov



kan tillämpa sina praktiska och teoretiska kompetenser på aktuella problemställningar inom det egna yrkesområdet.
har kritisk och analytisk förmåga och handlar etiskt.
kan utveckla problemområdet och ställa relevanta forskningsfrågor.
kan ansvara och redogöra för val av den teoretiska referensramen samt metoder vid genomförandet av uppdrag eller projekt.
kan reflektera, dokumentera och rapportera arbetsprocessen.
kan påvisa sin yrkeskompetens.
  5  5 cr


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