The course takes place in period

3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

Second

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The students gain knowledge about Nordic
communities and business environments as well as
skills in using appropriate analytic tools.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to master different methods for
analyzing macro- and micro-environments of
businesses, analyze and evaluate the
competitiveness fundamentals of each Nordic
country and explore business opportunities in the
region.

Course contents

  • Economic analyses of each Nordic country
  • PESTEL-analyses
  • Comparative studies of competitiveness
    fundamentals in the region
  • Macro and microeconomic analysis of the
    business
    environments in the Nordic region

Prerequisites and co-requisites

A bachelor degree and at least two years work
experience gained after completing the higher
education degree

Recommended or required reading

Participants will actively seek for relevant
sources of information throughout the course. For
example:

  1. Economic reports by national authorities and
    research institutions
  2. Regional reports by Nordic and International
    bodies
  3. Scientific articles on the region as well as
    on relevant theories and methods
  4. Methodological guidelines produced by
    lecturer

Study activities

  • Lectures - 15 hours
  • Small-group work - 15 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 55 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 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
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should do
individual assignments as well as produce in a
team a projectreport.
Some assigment will be also orally
presented in class.
Group assignment points and individual
assignments points (with separately defined
deadlines during course) will be outlined in the
course introduction materials.

For to pass the course 50% of points in all
assignments needed.

Teacher

Kietz Tove

Examiner

Kietz Tove

Group size

No limit (19 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-12-20 to 2022-01-12

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-01-20 16:30 - 20:00 Analysing the Nordic Business Environment https://arcada.zoom.us/j/62897690144 Meeting ID: 628 9769 0144 Kietz Tove
2022-01-21 16:30 - 20:00 Analysing the Nordic Business Environment Tove Kietz is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.   Topic: Friday Nordic 1 Time: Jan 21, 2022 04:30 PM Kiev   Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/66806713148   Meeting ID: 668 0671 3148 Kietz Tove
2022-01-22 09:30 - 16:00 Analysing the Nordic Business Environment https://arcada.zoom.us/j/68262408740 Meeting ID: 682 6240 8740 Kietz Tove
2022-02-10 16:30 - 20:00 Analysing the Nordic Business Environment https://arcada.zoom.us/j/3387571300 Meeting ID: 338 757 1300 Guest lecture by Christopher Palmberg / Business Finland at 18 o?clock in Zoom. Kietz Tove
2022-02-11 16:30 - 20:00 Analysing the Nordic Business Environment https://arcada.zoom.us/j/3387571300 Meeting ID: 338 757 1300 Kietz Tove
2022-02-12 09:30 - 16:00 Analysing the Nordic Business Environment https://arcada.zoom.us/j/3387571300 Meeting ID: 338 757 1300 Kietz Tove

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