Credits: 1

Schedule: 16.12.2019 - 17.12.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Christa Uusi-Rauva

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Course period: Dec 16-17, 2019

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The aim of the course is to improve the working life skills of business students.

After completing the course, the student

* knows the main points of labour law
* can follow discussion on working life questions
* can act as an expert or team leader in the working life negotiation and interaction situations
* can reflect different career options and his/her optimal career direction
* understands how he/she works in a group

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

During the course the student will learn, with the help of real-life case studies, how to stand out and succeed in job seeking as well as in employment contract and salary negotiations.

The student also learns working methods in real-life situations by practising the team leader role in the most typical challenge situations in working communities.

Teaching is inclusive and interactive. The course involves a lot of group and pair exercises which develop the negotiating and problem-solving skills in a working-life based way.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Case studies 100%

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Classroom teaching: 15 hours; obligatory presence Case studies: 12 hours

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Material from The Finnish Business School Graduates Course webpage

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Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Obligatory participation in classroom teaching. Master students can include the course in the optional studies of their degree.

The course is organised when a minimum of 20 students have confirmed their participation.

The course is organised once a year.


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