Master of Business Administration | Business Innovation Culture and Creativity | online studies
The Online Master's Degree Programme in Business Innovation Culture and Creativity is intended for students who wish to develop their professional capabilities, leadership skills, strategic management, innovation and process management competences to enhance the competitive advantages and resilience of their organization.
Applicants are required to have at least two years of work experience in a related field (working full time). Both Finnish and international students are strongly encouraged to apply. Also, applicants who are currently in a stage of career transition can invest in their future skillset to re-enter the employment sector.
Students in the programme can immediately apply their attained skills and knowhow in their workplace. Many of the graduates capitalize on new opportunities either within their current organization, or in new professional careers.
Gaining skills and capabilities for developing the Business Innovation Culture and Creativity approach to the working environment helps our graduates expand their professional opportunities and bridge gained knowledge and knowhow with the future business environment. These studies also provide the student an excellent possibility to improve spoken and written English skills and a possibility to network with students from across different business sectors and nationalities.
Structure of studies
Through the core competence courses offered in the programme (30 ECTS) the student is able to analyze opportunities to creatively develop innovative international business solutions.
The main topics of the core courses are:
- Futures and strategies – business renewal to enhance competitive advantages
- Innovation and creativity – understand your business & build resilience
- Business design
- Digital transformation management
- Ethics, governance & responsible management
- Financial planning - business analytics for innovation driven decision making
In addition to the core courses, the students will plan a personalized learning path through complementary competence studies (30 ECTS) in order to shape and customize their learning to better fit with the set learning objectives. At the beginning of the studies a personalized learning plan, consisting of 60 ECTS of master’s level studies and 30 ECTS of final thesis work, will be completed.
The duration of the programme is 1,5 years. Teaching days for core studies are usually limited to 2 to 4 online days per month. The study days for complementary competence studies depend on the courses you choose to study. Students can also choose elective master’s level courses from other universities.
The studies contain challenging independent work, online group work and online studies in order to accommodate students’ professional and personal lives. The studies are rigorously intensive, but managable.
Core Competence 30 ects
Complementary Competence 30 ects
Master's Thesis 30 ects
- Viimeinen hakuaika: Joint application January (3.–17.3.2024)
You can apply for the programme through the joint application.
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