The course is included in these curricula and study modules

<a href="/en/curricula/303000/2021-2022/672">International business 2021 - Education in a digital and sustainable nordic society</a>

The course takes place in period

1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

In this study unit the focus lies on the following
competencies:

Technological competencies and

Learning and career-oriented competencies

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this study unit:

You understand the difference among data,
information and knowledge. You understand the
relationship between continued learning and
career development. (Knowledge)

You can identify and utilize relevant
technological solutions and tools which
contribute to the studies in your field.
(Knowledge)

You utilize your ability to learn independently.
You set realistic goals in your ongoing studies
and apply appropriate study strategies to reach
your goals. (Skills)

You can independently follow and apply various
technological safety aspects in your field and
during your studies at Arcada. (Skills)

You understand the value of planning in achieving
the goals you set for your studies. You can
process data, information and knowledge
critically and with curiosity. You take
responsibility for collective learning in the
groups you inhabit. (Approach)

You approach technology and digital solutions
openly, critically, responsibly and with
curiosity both in your field and society.
(Approach)

Education specific part: You can understand,
assess and control the risks associated with
practical laboratory work and you know how to
respond appropriately in emergencies. (Skills)

Course contents

Arcada information systems and available software
Study skills / learning skills
Information search / source criticism
First aid
IT skills:
Spreadsheets: functions, analyses, financial
statements, etc.
Word processing: Academic writing with a template.
Graphic design basics: pixel and vector graphics
Relational databases

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

Introduction to Academic Studies

Study activities

  • Lectures - 42 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 13 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Demonstrations and proficiency exams

Assessment requirements

-Career planning allows you to determine what you
should study as a compliment to your
strengths/weaknesses.

  • Individual preparatory assignment and after, in
    smaller groups/with your academic tutor

  • self-evaluation and peer-review.

IT tools Assignments

Teacher

Nyberg Janne

Examiner

Nyberg Jan

Group size

No limit (54 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2021-12-20

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-08-29

Assessment methods

2021-12-20 - Demonstrations and presentations

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-08-23 11:00 - 11:30 Välkommen till Arcada och institutionen/Welcome to Arcada and the Department Zoom: https://arcada.zoom.us/j/64519104856?pwd=ejg0V2RwekdieDBDWm1vWG5HbytXZz09&amp;from=addon Fabricius Susanna
Grönholm Hanna
Hongell Linn
Karlsson Jonny
Lindström Olivia
2021-08-23 11:30 - 12:00 Student union ASK Zoom: https://arcada.zoom.us/s/61435936739 Grönholm Hanna
2021-08-23 12:00 - 12:30 The tutors - International Business Zoom: https://arcada.zoom.us/j/69913393694?pwd=VTFpWDNkNDVrcklCNUxJOC96MjYzQT09 Grönholm Hanna
2021-08-23 12:30 - 13:00 Asta, ARBS, Itslearning Zoom: https://arcada.zoom.us/j/63306442800?pwd=V0hwN0Y3a1kraGgvWTlOc3lSWFBNZz09&amp;from=addon Grönholm Hanna
2021-08-23 13:00 - 13:30 Outlook, Tuudo, Office365 Zoom: https://arcada.zoom.us/j/66655538597?pwd=REdmUW4rNmUwYnlIeW1rRVNueDQzQT09&amp;from=addon Nyberg Janne
2021-08-23 14:30 - 15:30 Information about the degree programme Zoom: https://arcada.zoom.us/j/63401829079?pwd=WWdxK0xTNEVJOVRRK0xCU3ZNZ1VRdz09 Fabricius Susanna
2021-08-24 14:15 - 15:15 Information about language studies Ulrika Rancken is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/62955351249?from=addon Meeting ID: 629 5535 1249 Join by SIP 62955351249@109.105.112.236 62955351249@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 629 5535 1249 Huldén Barbara
Rancken Ulrika
2021-08-25 13:45 - 14:45 Guided tour on Campus Meeting point: info Biström Dennis
Nyberg Janne
2021-08-25 15:00 - 16:00 Support for learning Welcome to join zoom meeting: https://arcada.zoom.us/j/62310277459 Höglund Maria
Kalland Astrid
2021-08-26 09:00 - 11:00 F143 Technology and Learning Hopefully you can participate on Campus. We are in the large auditorium and there is plenty of space. If not, you can participate via Zoom. Log in to Zoom by clicking on SSO (Single Sign on) with your Arcada username and password. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/64300303676?from=addon Meeting ID: 643 0030 3676 Join by SIP 64300303676@109.105.112.236 64300303676@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 643 0030 3676 Nyberg Janne
2021-08-27 09:00 - 10:00 Global Competences Global Competences/soft skills make you attractive in the future job market, as these are sought after by employers and prepare you for continuous learning. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/64113594354?pwd=T0pEd3BnSVdRTWxyZUUxeWxvd0FQZz09 Meeting ID: 641 1359 4354 Passcode: 482456 Join by SIP 64113594354@109.105.112.236 64113594354@109.105.112.235 Slotte Sandra
2021-08-27 13:00 - 14:00 Living and studying in Finland Living and studying in Finland for international students Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/61715411709 Meeting ID: 617 1541 1709 Join by SIP 61715411709@109.105.112.236 61715411709@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 617 1541 1709 Mustasilta Elina
Smirnova Elena
2021-08-31 13:00 - 14:30 Self Help and Study Skills - International Business Zoom: Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/63947265399?from=addon Kalland Astrid
Nyström Erika
2021-09-01 13:00 - 15:30 E385 Technology and Learning Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/68034204143?from=addon Nyberg Janne
2021-09-08 13:00 - 15:30 E385 Technology and Learning Janne Nyberg is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. https://arcada.zoom.us/j/61036084676?from=addon Nyberg Janne
2021-09-15 12:45 - 16:15 E385 Technology and Learning Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/64576369687 Nyberg Janne
2021-09-22 08:30 - 12:00 E383 Technology and Learning Janne Nyberg is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. https://arcada.zoom.us/j/69396904057?from=addon Nyberg Janne
2021-10-01 12:00 - 15:30 E385 Technology and Learning Janne Nyberg is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. https://arcada.zoom.us/j/67072706564?from=addon Janne Nyström: 14:30-16:00 Nyberg Janne
Nyström Janne
2021-10-06 12:45 - 16:15 E385 Technology and Learning Nyberg Janne
2021-10-13 12:45 - 16:15 E383 Technology and Learning Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65478088108?from=addon Nyberg Janne
2021-10-14 13:00 - 14:00 Technology and Learning Follow up about the survey ''Information and Learning'' Groups ABS21-1 and PM-1E Please see information on itslearning https://arcada.zoom.us/j/67266784735?pwd=Y1RBbFlDRjVDNWE4cW9UTFhXeWJUQT09 Ståhl Tore
2021-10-19 14:15 - 15:15 B518 Technology and Learning Follow up about the survey ''Information and Learning'' Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/69707616368?pwd=MGtlUUw4ejRsYXR6bGsrMlJQbHQ5Zz09 Levälahti Filip
Nyström Janne
Ståhl Tore
Tana Jonas
2021-10-20 12:45 - 15:15 E385 Technology and Learning (IB) For those of you who cannot participate on Campus: https://arcada.zoom.us/j/67597728099?from=addon Nyberg Janne

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