University of Eastern Finland Business School

Introduction

The Departments of Business of the universities of Joensuu and Kuopio were merged on 1 September 2009 to constitute the business and management studies of the University of Eastern Finland. Business School has campuses in Joensuu and Kuopio. Our main purpose is to provide high-quality education and research.

We educate students towards degrees in Economic Sciences at Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral levels. Our theme areas are Accounting and Finance (Kuopio Campus), Business and Law (Joensuu Campus), Innovation Management (Kuopio Campus), and Service Management (Joensuu Campus).

Studies

The mission of Business School emphasizes cross-disciplinary and internationally acknowledged approaches to research and teaching. Our aim is also to contribute to the development of local business life and the wellbeing of society as a whole.

Following our mission we excel in:

  • scientific research based teaching
  • fruitful cooperation with local enterprises in teaching and research
  • teaching given by pedagogically trained teachers who are dedicated to the development of teaching methods.

We are honored to have student exchange agreements with more than 20 universities across the world. Each year dozens of exchange students study at the Business School for one or two semesters. For visiting students we provide a wide range of business courses also in English.

Business School offers three international Master's Degree Programmes:

  • Master's Degree Programme in Innovation Management
  • Master's Degree Programme in Tourism Marketing and Management
  • Master´s Degree Programme in International Business and Sales Management
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

MSc in International Business and Sales Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Finland Kuopio

Master's degree in International Business and Sales Management (IBS) is a multidisciplinary two-year master's degree programme that combines high level research and teaching. The programme provides in-depth understanding of the global business environment and firm's approaches to doing business cross borders. [+]

MDP in International Business and Sales Management

Application period December 2017 - January2018. Follow www.uef.fi/ibs to keep up to date.

Master's degree in International Business and Sales Management (IBS) is a multidisciplinary two-year master's degree programme that combines high level research and teaching. The programme provides in-depth understanding of the global business environment and firm's approaches to doing business cross borders. The programme is designed for both Finnish and International students so that people with different backgrounds come to study and learn skills to operate successfully in challenging and changing business environments. The programme is fully taught in English and the curriculum is designed for students who want to gain in-depth knowledge and skills within all parts of international business and sales management.... [-]

MSc

MSc in Innovation Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Finland Kuopio

Future business calls for business professionals who can think outside the box and lead innovation and change. Future society calls for innovative businesses and novel solutions. Join us in learning how to lead and commercialize innovations. Engage in collaborative and experimental learning in the Master’s Degree Programme in Innovation Management. Our programme is for those who want to rethink business and innovate for the future. [+]

MSc in Innovation Management Application period 1 November 2017 - 31 January 2018. Follow http://www.uef.fi/web/mdp-innovation-management to keep up to date. Intake: 15 students MAKE IT DIFFERENT Thinking outside the box is critical for organisational competitiveness and survival. This has created a need for a new type of business professional with an understanding of how innovation, change and renewal are initiated and achieved in organisations. The Master’s Degree Programme in Innovation Management provides students with expertise in initiating and leading change in enterprises and other organisations. Students will learn how to manage projects and processes around product and service design, human resources, strategy and in sales, marketing and customer care. Students learn to identify opportunities for renewal, to apply the right methods and tools for innovation and change and to implement challenging development projects within specific areas of business. Students will also improve their communication and co-operation competence as well as information-seeking, analytical and problem-solving skills. They will acquire the confidence to take initiative, make decisions and carry things through in a responsible manner. They will also learn to assess the outcomes of innovation and change initiatives. WHAT IS MDP IN INNOVATION MANAGMENT MADE OF? The two-year Innovation Management studies is designed to give students the skills to initiate and lead innovation and renewal in companies, start-ups, family businesses, and large organizations. Through hands-on projects, close collaboration with companies, and working with case studies, the students learn to combine analytical and creative thinking in leading innovation. Our highly qualified faculty utilize... [-]

MSc in Tourism Marketing and Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Finland Joensuu

Master's Degree Programme in Tourism Marketing and Management is not only about making money; we aim to make tourism better. Better for tourism businesses, better for tourists, better for environment and better for local communities. [+]

MSc in Tourism Marketing and Management Make tourism better Application period December 2017-January2018. Follow www.uef.fi/tmm to keep up to date. Master's Degree Programme in Tourism Marketing and Management is not only about making money; we aim to make tourism better. Better for tourism businesses, better for tourists, better for environment and better for local communities. Thsi is what we teach our students and this is what the students can do when they have finished our degree programme. Our students are problem solvers who enjoy challenges and want to see the effects of their work. They are critical thinkers who can identify and tackle complex problems in the field of tourism. They are creative, service oriented, quality conscious and hard working. We provide students comprehensive knowledge on how to manage and market tourism businesses and destinations in modern, global tourism field. Our program is not the easiest there is, but there are not many like it in the world. We focus on understanding the customer, on creating value for all people and organizations involved in tourism, on small and medium-sized enterprises, and on wellbeing of tourists, nature, businesses and local people. We do this with the latest academic knowledge combined with real life business challenges. WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY WITH US? Travel and tourism is an ever growing, global and international business. We will put you right in the middle of this and teach you the skill needed to operate in todays and tomorrows market place.... [-]

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Contact
Location address
Joensuu Campus
Yliopistokatu 2 (Aurora B)

Joensuu, FI-80101 FI
Location address
Kuopio Campus
Microkatu 1 F

Kuopio, FI-70211 FI