Degree Programmes conducted in Swedish 2014–

Degree Programme in Business Administration (210 cr)

Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration
Qualification title: Bachelor of Business Administration
Duration of studies: 3,5 years
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Gru

Basic studies

72 cr
FE10FS12    12 cr
YH10IN01

Introduction to academic studies



The student
- is familiar with his/her UAS, professional field and individual learning style
- reflects on his/her studies and future plans and is aware of the significance of personal development in relation to life-long learning and the profession
- can generate new knowledge and create personal learning environments
- is familiar with the basic principles of the research process
- can retrieve and critically view information
- can plan, implement and evaluate processes
- can use tools applicable in project planning and project management
- can work in groups and teams with individuals regardless of their background
1
6    6 cr
FE10FS02

Individual learning 1



The student
- knows his/her own way of learning and is able to learn independently and develop the way of learning
- takes responsibility for own activities and acts in line with agreed course of actions
- is capable of independently searching information from different sources and knows how to combine this to structured information
1
3    3 cr
FE10FS03

Individual learning 2



The student
- develops an inclination for entrepreneurship
- is aware of own strengths as a student and is able to develop his/her ability to evaluate own learning and knowledge
- is able to plan, organize and develop own learning and competence
- is able to solve problems in a creative way
1
3    3 cr
FE10TP15    15 cr
FE10TP01

Project



The student
- is familiar with the different parts of project activities and participates in project tasks
- shares knowledge within the work community
- takes other people into consideration and listens to others
- takes responsibility for own activities and acts in line with agreed course of actions
- is able to plan, carry out, report , present and evaluate development projects
1
3    3 cr
FE10TP03

Team building 1



The student
- understands the principles for group and team work
- takes other people into consideration and listens to others
- understands the basics in group dynamics and co-operation between people
1
3    3 cr
FE10TP04

Team building 2



The student
- is able to co-operate with others in multi-professional teams
- is able to learn with and from other people
- realizes the importance of team work for a successful enterprise
1
3    3 cr
YH10SV01

Swedish



The student
- can communicate coherently and in a professional manner both orally and in writing, in a work context
- demonstrates appropriate knowledge of the process of academic writing and a correct use of references
- can use different channels to retrieve information and compile reports according to the standard form and layout
1
3    3 cr
UOÅ10HU01

Sustainable Development



The student
- know that SD includes ecological, economic, technical, social and cultural aspects, which are all interdependent
- understand that the opportunities for future survival and a good life are dependent on a sustainable utilization of nature, people and the environment
- know how to consider the ecological, social and cultural aspects of sustainable development, as well as aspects of availability in all their activities and to operate in their own working environment in a sustainable manner
- are able to take responsibility for contributing to a globally sustainable development in society
1
3    3 cr
FE10EP246   30 cr
UOÅ10EF01

Business Economy and Entrepreneurship



The student
- understands business and entrepreneurship by possessing knowledge about profitability, the company’s transfer of payments, the role of accounting, the basics for allocations and how a profit/loss account and a balance are built up. The student is aware of the economic knowledge required of an entrepreneur to get from a business idea to business activity.
1
3    3 cr
YH10FI01

Finnish



The student
- demonstrates ability to communicate in a natural and professional manner, in speaking as well as writing, in a work context, including customer service.
- demonstrates proficiency in the terminology of the field and is able to benefit from research and literature in his/her professional development
- shows such skills in the Finnish language as are in accordance with the Act on the Knowledge of Languages Required of Personnel in Public Bodies (424/2003). This means that the student must show satisfactory (grade 1, 2 or 3) or good (grade 4 or 5) skills in speaking and writing Finnish. Written and oral skills are assessed separately.
1
3    3 cr
YH10EN01

English



The student
- shows the ability to communicate in a professional manner in a work context in speaking as well as writing
- is familiar with essential terminology within his/her field and is able to benefit from professional literature
- has a positive attitude to developing his/her receptive and productive language skills and is familiar with the relevant tools
- is aware of cultural differences in international contexts
1
3    3 cr
FE10EP01

Financial accounting



The student
- is aware of and operates according to the fundamental values and principles of business ethics
- takes responsibility for own activities and acts in line with agreed course of actions
- is proficient in the typical communication situations within accounting
- makes use of information and communications technology within accounting
- finds and manages information in accounting and is able to to critically evaluate information and get a comprehensive view
- understands the principles for profitable and customer-oriented operations and is inclined to enterprise
- is able to use financial information to identify the core processes of a company and understands how different factors affect one another
- understands the interaction between the company and its operating environment and acquires entrepreneurship as a way of living and acting
- has basic knowledge in accounting and in balancing the books
- masters basic theory of the field
1
6    6 cr
FE10EP02

Basic management accounting



The student
- is aware of and operates according to the fundamental values and principles of business ethics
- is proficient the typical communications situations within the field of business
- makes use of information and communications technology within accounting
- finds, produces and manages information in relation to management accounting and is able to critically evaluate information and get a comprehensive view
- understands the principles for profitable and customer oriented operations and is inclined for enterprise
- is able to use the financial information to identify the core processes of a company and understands how different factors affect one another
- understands the basic prerequisites for profitable business and can analyze the operations and the risks of the company
- acquires basic theory within internal accounting
- is capable of preparing basic calculations, account statements and budgets
1
3    3 cr
FE10EP05

Mathematics for economic analysis 1



The student
- is capable of preparing different kinds of economic calculations that are commonly used in companies
- can interpret calculations and use calculation programs
1
3    3 cr
FE10EP06

Mathematics for economic analysis 2



The student
- can use calculations to support decisions
- is able to apply economic mathematics with the help of required information systems
3    3 cr
FE10EP04

Economics



The student
- understands the importance of a integrated view of economics in business
- is familiar with the central concepts and theories in economics and the characteristics of international business
1
 6   6 cr
FE10MK 15   15 cr
FE10MK01

The customer



The student
- is able to identify and describe the customer processes of the company
- understands the prerequisites for creating customer relations
- is able to analyze the customer potential of the company
- presents customer information in writing, orally and in a visual way
- develops his/her understanding of the importance of customer relations for the company
- understands the importance of cultural differences in creating customer relations
- understands the principals for customer oriented operations
1
 6   6 cr
FE10MK02

The market



The student
- understands the interaction between the company and its operating environment
- is aware of different ways to influence society in order to develop one’s own field of business
- can analyze the market and understands how to benefit from the results in market planning
- understands the effects and the opportunities of internationalization
- can identify the characteristics of the region and its small-scale enterprises
1
 3   3 cr
FE10MK03

Communication



The student
- masters typical communications situations within the field of business
- understands the importance of communications and creates actively relations to internal and external stakeholders also in the global business environment
- understands the prerequisites for effective marketing communications
- can apply the professional ethical principles and required legislation to marketing communications
1
 6   6 cr
Yrk

Professional studies

57 cr
FE10LM 612  18 cr
FE10LM01

Organization



The student
- has acquired a comprehensive knowledge of how organizations operate
- can use concepts, terms and tools which are central for analyzing and understanding organizations
1
 3   3 cr
FE10LM02

Leadership



The student
- is familiar with the different tasks and forms of leadership in relation to the individual, the team and the organization
- understands what leadership means and can use different methods for solving conflicts and for communications
1
 3   3 cr
UOÅ10IL01

Introduction to Intercultural Leadership



The student
- understand cultural differences and are able to co-operate with persons regardless of their background
- reflect over their own cultural identity and their own attitudes
- know what is characteristic for a multicultural society
- understand the impacts of internationalisation and its opportunities in their own professional field
- understand what is needed for good management in multicultural environments
1
  3  3 cr
FE10LM03

Human Resource Management



The student
- knows how organizing and management of human resources is connected with the operations, the goal and the strategy of the company
- can analyze the personnel strategy of different organizations in relation to the goal and the operations of the organization
- is familiar with different processes for developing the personnel and different bonus and reward systems
1
  6  6 cr
FE10LM04

Environmental Management



The student
- is familiar with the motive powers behind a company’s environmental work and conceptual environmental strategies
- is oriented in different ways of looking at ecological sustainability, ecological ethics and other concepts in relation to economic growth
- is familiar with and can apply environmental management systems
1
  3  3 cr
FE10AJ333  9 cr
FE10AJ01

Company law



The student
- is familiar with the different business organizations
- has knowledge of decision making and responsibility in different types of business organisations
1
3    3 cr
FE10AJ02

Contract law



The student
- understands the core problems and issues in legal agreements both nationally and internationally
- learns how to draw up different contracts and thereby avoid typical problems in legal agreements
1
 3   3 cr
UOÅ10AJ01

Law and Legislation in Working Life



The student
- is aware of social possibilities to influence, which may develop his/her own branch
- is familiar with modes of operations in working life and can act in a working community.
- is familiar with and conforms to Law and Legislation in working life.
- is familiar with the main principles of an organisation´s operation and management and has readiness to lead work.
- knows the social and economic connections within organisations operating in hes/her own branch.
- is able to evaluate operations of the working community and plan, organise and develop operations in variable situations in working life.
  3  3 cr
FE10PS 66  12 cr
FE10PS01

Business Finnish (Yritysviestintä)



The student
- masters the typical communication situations within the relevant field of business
- understands the importance of communication and creates actively relations to external and internal stakeholders also in the global business environment
- can participate in and work with a company’s communications and understands the importance of communications for the success of the company
- can produce relevant documents for business
- can obtain information using academic texts and current sources and structure the material, write reports and marketing letters to various target groups and give presentations both in writing and orally
1
 3   3 cr
FE10PS02

Corporate communications Swedish (Företagskommunikation)



The student
- obtains knowledge of corporate communications and public relations of an organization and deepens communicative competence in a professional context
- can participate in and work with an organization’s communications and understands the importance of corporate communications and public relations for the success of the organization
 3   3 cr
FE10PS03

Professional English



The student
- manages company presentations and sales speeches for various target groups and can present results with the help of annual reports
- writes central documents in Professional English, is aware of differences in style and can use different styles in communications
- understands the central content in articles, texts and news relevant for the field
1
  3  3 cr
FE10PS04

Global English



The student
- has the central knowledge in English required for meetings and negotiations, corporate communications, project work and related documents, multicultural and global working environments and has basic knowledge of intercultural communications
1
  3  3 cr
FE10SP 33  6 cr

Elective foreign language



The student
- has knowledge of the essential structures of the language and can adapt these in common practical situations in working and everyday environments.
- masters communication both orally and in writing
- is positive to develop ones receptive and productive language skills
based on ones own knowledge level
 33  6 cr
FE10ME  12  12 cr
UOÅ10FM01

Research Methodology



The student
- is able to apply the research process in a systematic and flexible manner in the process of creating his/her Bachelor’s Thesis, and in projects
- follows the ethical principles of research in R&D processes
- understands and is able to use qualitative and quantitative methods
- can scrutinize and analyze scientific texts and sees the connection between research and practical development work
- can employ evidence-based knowledge
  3  3 cr
FE10ME01

Statistics



The student
- reads and uses data and information from statistics
- uses simple statistical methods within quantitative research
- searches and manages information and uses the sources of information within the own field of business
- is able to critically evaluate information and get a comprehensive view
- is familiar with basics and methods within research and development and is able to accomplish small-scale research and development projects by using information from the own field of business
  3  3 cr
FE10ME02

Pro-seminars



The student
- develops necessary skills within research methodology, quantitative and qualitative methods and academic writing
- is able to accomplish applied research and write a proseminar essay according to the instructions of Novia University of Applied Sciences
  6  6 cr

Optional professional studies

26 cr
FE10MF  26  26 cr
FE10MF01

The marketer



The student
- develops prerequisites for working as a marketer
- works in an ethical and socially responsible way
- has an ability to develop personal qualifications and competences
- adapts entrepreneurship as a way of living and acting
- develops an identity as a marketer
  6  6 cr
FE10MF02

Developing and managing customer relations



The student
- is able to plan, organize and develop customer relations
- is able to listen to customers and present information in writing, orally and visually by using different communications styles
- masters communication in customer meetings
- understands the principles for profitable customer relations
- develops and is prepared to manage customer relations
- holds a deeper business knowledge of customer relations
- is able to apply theories about customer relations to innovative customer thinking
- is able to apply the newest knowledge of customer relations to working life
- is able to develop customer relations and apply customer thinking
1
  6  6 cr
FE10MF03

Planning and marketing management



The student
- masters marketing management
- is able to apply theoretical knowledge to practice in varied ways
- is able to apply the professional ethical principals within the marketing work
- masters typical communications situations within the field of business
- co-operates with others in multi-professional working groups
- uses information and communications technology in the marketing work
- uses essential information sources in marketing
- understands the demands and the effects of internationalization
  12  12 cr
FE10MF04

Integrated marketing communications



The student
- makes use of information and communications technology in his/her job
- understands the importance of using integrated marketing communications in relation to the stakeholders
  6  6 cr
FE10MF05

Brand management



The student
- presents information in writing, orally and in a visually by using different communication styles
- is familiar with the professional ethical principals concerning work with brands
- co-operates with others in multi-professional working groups
- uses information and communications technology central for brand work
- is familiar with basics and methods and has knowledge for studying the effects of brand input
- understands the principles for how brands affect business operations
- has knowledge of brand management within marketing
- is able to apply brand theories for innovative problem solution
  6  6 cr
FE10MF06

New trends within marketing



The student
- is able to identify situations and customer groups where marketing through new channels can lead to a preferred result
- understands the importance of using different ways of communications in different fields of business
  6  6 cr
FE10MF07

Marketing within an optional field of business



The student
- understands the principles for a profitable and customer oriented activity within the chosen field of business
- is aware of different ways to influence in society and can support a company in its development by using new and stronger marketing communications
- is familiar with the chosen field of business, its forms of activity and can act in a work community
  6  6 cr
FE10MF08

Partnership and networks



The student
- is familiar with the main principles how organizations and customers are organized in networks
- is prepared to manage partnership and networks
- is able to learn with and from others and share knowledge in relevant networks
- adapts to continuous change, is able to discern and benefit from different opportunities of learning and acting
- understands cultural differences and co-operates with persons from other cultures
  6  6 cr
FE10MF09

Visual communication



The student
- understands the importance of cultural differences in visual communications
- applies theories of graphic communications for innovative problem solution
- presents information in a visual and graphic way by using different communications styles
- co-operates in multi-professional working groups
- uses of information and communications technology
- searches and manages information and evaluates it critically
  15  15 cr
FE10MF10

Design management



The student
- is able to use Design Management as a tool to influence the company’s brand by managing the comprehensive planning of communications, the product and the surrounding in a market where the products technically are exceedingly similar to each other and need to be differentiated to respond to the wishes of the customers
  6  6 cr
FE10MF11

Event and adventure marketing



The student
- understands cultural differences and can co-operate across cultural borders
- is able to develop service processes and apply a qualitative way of thinking
- co-operates with others in multi-professional working groups
- is able to start up profitable and customer oriented development projects
- masters communications situations in meetings with customers
- can productify adventures and events
  15  15 cr
FE10MF12

The modern retail business



The student
- understands the principles for profitable and customer-oriented operations and is prepared for enterprise
- is aware of different ways to influence in society in order to support a retail company in its development
- is familiar with the main principles for the activity and management of a retail store and is prepared to lead the work within the field of business
- is familiar with the forms of activity of the retail trade and can act in a community of work within the retail business
  6  6 cr
FE10RV  26  26 cr
FE10RV01

Accounting and financial statements



The student
- is familiar accounting and balancing the books
- understands the essence of planning the financial statements
- is able to uphold the fundamental values within the field of business
1
  6  6 cr
FE10RV02

Income and value added taxation



The student
- has knowledge of company taxation, advance tax collection, value added taxation and tax procedures
  6  6 cr
FE10RV03

Financial statement analysis



The student
- can analyze a company’s result and can draw conclusions from the results of the analysis
  6  6 cr
FE10RV04

Pay-roll administration and human resource accounting



The student
- masters pay-roll administration
- is familiar with the process of collective bargaining and agreements
- is familiar with labour law and how to apply it
  3  3 cr
FE10RV05

Accounting: case studies



The student
- can independently manage a small company’s accounting and financial statements
- has command of invoicing, accounts ledger and pay-roll administration
- is familiar with the most important functions in transfer of payments
  6  6 cr
FE10RV06

Advanced management accounting



The student
- is able to evaluate profitability and plan for results
- is able to organize management accounting
- is able to uphold the values within the field of business
  63 3-9 cr
FE10RV07

Integrated management accounting systems



The student
- masters the most important functions of integrated management accounting
- understands how the different functions are integrated
  3  3 cr
FE10RV08

Auditing



The student
- has knowledge of good auditing standards, methods of auditing, reporting and auditing law
- understands the importance of internal control
  63 3-9 cr
FE10RV09

Financing



The student
- knows how to plan for finance and investment
- is able to uphold the fundamental values within the field of business
  63 3-9 cr
FE10RV10

Commercial law



The student
- is familiar with commercial code, market law, purchase of real estate, legal liabilities, insolvency law and contract law
  3  3 cr
FE10RV11

Corporate Governance



The student
- is able to plan and organize the administration of the company
- is familiar with how responsibility is shared between the shareholders’ meeting, board of directors and the executive management
- understands the importance of internal control and risk management
- is able to take responsibility of the operations in line with the ethical principles in the field of business
  3  3 cr
FE10RV12

Investments



The student
- is able to draw up an investment plan
- knows how to evaluate investments
- is able to make capital investment calculations
- is able to draw up and interpret sensitivity analysis
- has knowledge of planning, managing and cost control of investment projects
- is able to evaluate the importance of the investment from an ethical and environmental point of view
  6  6 cr
FE10RV13

Company valuation and financial arrangements



The student
- understands the consequences of mergers, acquisitions and disposal of companies
- has command of the most important aspects in relation to generation change
- is able to analyze profitability based on company and debt evaluation
- is able to calculate and analyze net asset value of a company
- is able to calculate and analyze cash flow as a basis for future decisions
  6  6 cr
FE10RV14

Risk management



The student
- understands the relation between risk and return
- is familiar with debt restructuring, liquidation and bankruptcy
- understands how the activity of the company affects its operating environment
  3  3 cr
Val

Elective studies

10 cr
   10 10 cr
Pra

Work placement

30 cr
     30 cr
10    10 cr
10    10 cr
  10  10 cr
FE10PR101010  30 cr
FE10PR0110    10 cr
FE10PR02 10   10 cr
FE10PR03  10  10 cr
Lär

Bachelor´s thesis

15 cr
     15 cr
FEKÅ16EX01

Examensarbete 1



kan tillämpa sina praktiska och teoretiska kompetenser på aktuella problemställningar inom det egna yrkesområdet.
har kritisk och analytisk förmåga och handlar etiskt.
kan utveckla problemområdet och ställa relevanta forskningsfrågor.
kan ansvara och redogöra för val av den teoretiska referensramen samt metoder vid genomförandet av uppdrag eller projekt.
kan reflektera, dokumentera och rapportera arbetsprocessen.
kan påvisa sin yrkeskompetens.
  5  5 cr
FEKÅ16EX02

Examensarbete 2



kan tillämpa sina praktiska och teoretiska kompetenser på aktuella problemställningar inom det egna yrkesområdet.
har kritisk och analytisk förmåga och handlar etiskt.
kan utveckla problemområdet och ställa relevanta forskningsfrågor.
kan ansvara och redogöra för val av den teoretiska referensramen samt metoder vid genomförandet av uppdrag eller projekt.
kan reflektera, dokumentera och rapportera arbetsprocessen.
kan påvisa sin yrkeskompetens.
  5  5 cr
FEKÅ16EX03

Examensarbete och mognadsprov



kan tillämpa sina praktiska och teoretiska kompetenser på aktuella problemställningar inom det egna yrkesområdet.
har kritisk och analytisk förmåga och handlar etiskt.
kan utveckla problemområdet och ställa relevanta forskningsfrågor.
kan ansvara och redogöra för val av den teoretiska referensramen samt metoder vid genomförandet av uppdrag eller projekt.
kan reflektera, dokumentera och rapportera arbetsprocessen.
kan påvisa sin yrkeskompetens.
   5 5 cr


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