Curricula 2017–

Degree Programme in Business Administration, Vaasa (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
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Realization plans
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Gru

Core Studies

51 cr
FEV14IN013    3 cr
FEV13KO9123  24 cr
FEV15SV01

Swedish



The student:
- can communicate both orally and in writing in an organized and functional way according to the demands in working life and community
- knows the process of scientific writing and can use references
- knows different ways to search for information and reports according to standards
- can make documents for commercial correspondence.
1
3    3 cr
FEV13KO01

Företagskommunikation



The student:
- understands the importance of communication as an element for a company to succeed
- can participate and contribute in both extern and intern communication in a company
- knows different instruments for successful communication.
1
 3   3 cr
FEV15FI01

Finnish



the student is
- able to express him-/herself orally and in writing in a professional way in work related situations. Can meet with customers and partners.
- is familiar with the essential terminology within his/her own field and can understand specialist literature during studies, in his/hers future profession and in his/hers professional development.
- shall show such knowledge in Finnish that is required of public employees by the law (424/2003). This means that the student must show satisfactory (grades 1, 2 or 3) or good (grades 4 or 5) ability to use Finnish in speech and writing. Oral and written skills are graded separately.
1
3    3 cr
FEV13KO02

Finnsih for Business Life



the student
- is familiar with and has a good understanding of oral and written business communication.
- can understand technical and trade texts and terminology in Finnish.
- is familiar with the Finnish business life and culture
1
 3   3 cr
FEV17EN01

Business English 1



The course enables the students to become confident in using English at work and in business by providing them tools for basic job related documents and, to improve their understanding of grammar to allow them to work more successfully in English.
The course will also give tools for students to be able to negotiate and manage business meetings and other working life and business related situations in English, while at the same time developing fluency in English.
1
3    3 cr
FEV17EN02

Business English 2



The course enables the students to communicate more confidently, effectively, accurately and fluently in both written and spoken English, and to expand their grammatical knowledge and business English vocabulary enabling them to use a greater range of structures while speaking and writing in English.
The students will also develop their presentation skills by analysing figures, graphs, and describing trends; furthermore, they develop a broader understanding of topical international issues.
Business English students will gain a broad perspective on the business world today, while at the same time developing fluency in English.
 3   3 cr

Elective language



-understand the importance of language skills and cultural skills in business
-master at least one foreign language beyond English, to be able to communicate verbally and in writing in daily working life
-can cooperate with people from different cultural backgrounds and understand the cultural differences
 33  6 cr
FEV13MA333  9 cr
FEV13MA01

Matemathics and Business



Students
-can apply to the different mathematical methods needed in business life, for example percentage calculation, index numbers, purchasing power and inflation, foreign currencies and interest calculations.

Kompetens- och bedömningsmatris
1
3    3 cr
FEV13MA02

Financial Matemathics



Students
-can compute compound interest
-understand and can solve problems about periodic payments
-can do investment calculations

Kärnkompetenser
 3   3 cr
FEV13MA03

Statistics



Students
-have a good command of statistical terminology and methods
-can use statistical data processing, especially Excel
  3  3 cr
FEV13IT9    9 cr
FEV13IT01

Office Tool Programmes



Students
-can use information systems, e-mails and the web in an efficient way
-know the most used office systems in business life
-can use word processing, calculation and presentation
-know different aspects of data security
-are acquainted with databases

Kärnkompetenser
1
6    6 cr
FEV13IT02

Photo Editing and Publishing



Students
-know the basics of photo editing
-can produce material for digital publications
-know the social media as work tools
-know how to create simple web pages

Kärnkompetenser
1
3    3 cr
FEV13NA013    3 cr
FEV13UN01  3  3 cr
Yrk

Professional Studies

105 cr
FEV13FE016    6 cr
FEV13JU63   9 cr
FEV13JU01

Basics of Commercial Law



Students
-are familiar with the legal system in Finland
-know the legislation about contracts, obligations and sales of goods
-can solve elementary legal matters in the fields mentioned above

Kärnkompetenser
1
6    6 cr
FEV13JU02

Labour Legislation and Payroll Administration



Students
-have a basic knowledge of labour laws
-can make contracts of employment
-know working hours legislation Act and the Holiday Act
-know the legislation and are able to conduct tasks related to payroll administration
 3   3 cr
FEV13EF93   12 cr
FEV13EF01

Basics of Financial Accounting



Students
-understand the basic principles related to financial accounting
-can do book-keeping and close the books
-understand the basics of value added taxation and can do periodic returns
-can take care of the book-keeping in a company
-are able to interpret the financial statements of a smaller company

Kärnkompetenser
1
6    6 cr
FEV13EF02

Basics of Management Accounting



Students
-have a good command of the central theory in management accounting
-understand the principles of profitability
-can make calculations and budgets as support for economic decision-makings

Kärnkompetenser
1
3    3 cr
FEV13EF03

Basics of Finance



Students
-know the activities of financial and stock markets as well as the most important financing instruments
-can prepare capital budgets and financing budgets
-are familiar with risk management and its importance
 3   3 cr
FEV13MF96   15 cr
FEV13MF01

Basics of Marketing



Students
-have basic knowledge of marketing in the consumer and industrial market
-know consumer behavior and processes of buying
-can plan and implement the marketing of an organization and understand the importance of different medias in the marketing process

Kärnkompetenser
1
6    6 cr
FEV13MF02

Salesmanship and Customer Service



Students
-understand the importance of customer service for a successful organization
-are familiar with the selling process and can use different methods to achieve the goals
-can argue and negotiate
-understand the importance of social competence when selling

Kärnkompetenser
1
3    3 cr
FEV13MF03

Customer Relations and Profitability



Students
-understand the importance of customer relation management
-can determine the profitability of a customer
-can frame strategies, sales forecasts and calculations needed in marketing
 3   3 cr
FEV13MF04

Marketing Laws



Students
-know the legislation about consumer rights and obligations
-know what legislation companies have to obey when marketing
-understand the importance of legislation of unfair competition and intangible property rights
-know the meaning of product liability
 3   3 cr
FEV13OL01  6  6 cr
FEV13LO013    3 cr
FEV13FS01 3   3 cr
FEV13KV01  3  3 cr
FEV14UN02  3  3 cr

Profile Studies Financial Management

45 cr
FEV13EF04 105  15 cr
FEV13EF05

Financial Accounting in Different Forms of Organizations



Students
-know different types of organizations and see similarities and differences in accounting
-can plan and realize book-closing for private businesses, partnership companies , limited companies, cooperations, associations and foundations
-can do certain transactions concerning for example bond issues, dividends, liquidation and management
-know the financial effects of changing business form
 5   5 cr
FEV13EF06

Advanced Financial Accounting



Students
-understand the principles of valuation of liquid assets
-can calculate and book the depreciations, both planned and excessive
-have a good command of special aspects of accounting, such as reserves, appreciations and different forms of finance
-have advanced knowledge of value added taxation
 5   5 cr
FEV13EF07

Corporate Taxation and Result Planning



Students
-deepen their knowledge of company taxation and taxation in different company forms
-can plan and do financial statements for different kinds of companies with regard to current rules of taxation
1
  5  5 cr
FEV13EF08 510  15 cr
FEV13EF09

Management Accounting



Students
-know different methods of planning, applying and following up a company´s financial control
-can make different calculations to form the backgournd for decisions
-know different methods of calculation such as cost based, activity based and vale based calculations
 5   5 cr
FEV13EF10

Company Analysis



Students
-can perform a financial statement analysis and evaluate the results of it
-understand how profitability, liquidity and financing are connected
  5  5 cr
FEV13EF11

Accounting Information Systems



Students
-understand in what way different it solutions support the auxiliary books
-can use different information technology systems when doing accounting
-understand the auxiliary books and their connection to the general ledger
-know ERP-systems
  5  5 cr
FEV13EF12  15  15 cr
FEV13EF13

Payroll Administration



Students
-can take care of a company´s payroll administration in practice
-can apply current legislation and collective agreements to the payroll administration
  3  3 cr
FEV13EF14

Introduction to Auditing



Students
-understand the purpose and substance of auditing
-know the regulations of auditing and the qualifications of an auditor
-can do minor auditing including adherent reports
-can do inspections of operation including adherent reports
-are able to work in auditing teams
  3  3 cr
FEV13EF15

Introduction to Internal Control



Students
-know legislation, recommendations and frameworks concerning internal control
-can implement and evaluate the internal control
-can find business risks and know the principles of risk management
  3  3 cr
FEV13EF16

Company Valuation and Business Reorganizations



Students
-understand the aim of company valuation and stock valuation
-know different methods of valuation
-understand problems in valuation and tax issues concerning generation change of family enterprising
-know different types of business reorganizations and the impact of these
  3  3 cr
FEV13EF17

Group Accounting and International Financial Reporting



Students
-are familiar with the conception of group accounting and are able to identify group relationships
-can consolidate smaller financial statement of a group
-know IFRS and the principles of consolidated financial statements according to the international standard
  3  3 cr

Profile Studies International Business

45 cr
FEV13IH01 510  15 cr
FEV13IH02

Techniques of Foreign Trade



Students
-are able to handle export and import activities in a company
-know the meaning of Incoterms
-are familiar with different ways of payment in foreign trade and can choose the most suitable
-can draw up contracts concerning foreign trade
-can make instructions for forwarding and custom clearance
 5   5 cr
FEV13IH03

Financing the Foreign Trade



Students
-know different ways of financing and can choose the most suitable for foreign trade
-can apply for special sources of funding and are familiar with the financing guarantees
-understand the international money markets and their impact on financing
-see the necessity of risk management
  5  5 cr
FEV13IH04

International Law and VAT



Students
-are aquainted with legal norms in international legislation concerning for example unfair competition, product liability and commercial missions
-can draw up international contracts
-are familiar with intellectual property laws
-understand the system of value added tax in intra-community and international trade
  5  5 cr
FEV13IH05 105  15 cr
FEV13IH06

Company Internationalization



Company Internationalization 5 cu
Students
-know and understand the conditions of internationalization
-are familiar with strategies and methods of internationalization
-understand the prerequisites of internationalization
 5   5 cr
FEV13IH07

International Marketing



Students
-can implement and analyze marketing planning for international markets
-know marketing communication in international markets
-understand cultural differences in international marketing
 5   5 cr
FEV13IH08

Cultural Knowledge and Different Market Areas



Students
-understand the impact of business culture and organization culture on multicultural business relations
-are able to take in foreign cultures
-are familiar with business in certain market areas
-are aware of the international trade organizations and their impact on world trade
  5  5 cr
FEV13IH09 312  15 cr
FEV13IH10

Purchase and Stock-keeping



Students
-understand the financial importance of the purchase process and stock-keeping
-are familiar with optimization tools for purchasing and stock-keeping
-know procurement
-are able to develop the processes of purchasing and stock-keeping
-are familiar with internal logistics
-understand the philosophy of Lean production
1
 3   3 cr
FEV13IH11

Transport planning in practice



Students
-manage to carry out independent transport planning for a manufacturing company
-understand the meaning of logistics both from the purchaser´s and the haulage contractor´s point of view
-are familiar with regulations concerning special conveyances; hazardous goods, foods etc
-know the role of a dispatcher
-are able to take environmental aspects into consideration when planning transports
  6  6 cr
FEV13IH12

International Logistics



Students
-are familiar with national and international transport alternatives
-understand the connection between transport costs and profitability and can compare the costs of different transport alternatives
-know different distribution models and allocation models
-are acquainted with the legislation of transportation
1
  3  3 cr
FEV13IH13

Supply Chain Management



Students
-can describe the supply chain management and its impact on the effectiveness of a company
-understand the importance of logistics and the competitive advantage of good logistical systems
  3  3 cr
Val

Elective Studies

9 cr
 333 9 cr
Pra

Work Placement

30 cr
 101010 30 cr

General Business Work Placement



Students
-get acquainted with and receive contacts in business life
-deepen the knowledge of business and get familiar with the future profession
-practice the knowledge learnt in theory
-consider personal career planning when choosing internships
 10   10 cr

Specific Business Work Placement



Students
-deepen the contact to business life
-receive practical experience of the optional profiling
-practice the knowledge learnt in optional professional studies
-consider personal career planning when choosing internships
  1010 20 cr
EXA

Thesis

15 cr
FEK16EX   15 15 cr


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