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Master’s Degree (UAS)

Entrepreneurship and Business Competence

Autumn 2012

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Advaced Professional Studies
                                   
Research Methods and Tools 5
   
       
                 
Organisational Development, Process and Project Management 5
     
         
             
Information and Markets Dynamics 5
   
       
                 
Business Analysis and Business Models 5
     
         
             
Strategic Planning and Management System 6
     
         
             
Personal Growth 4
   
       
                 
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Advanced Professional Studies
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Management
                                   
Managerial Behaviour and Communication 5
     
         
             
Performance and Compensation 5
     
         
             
Work Legislation and Management Jurisdiction 5  
     
           
         
Quality, Performance and Compensation 5
     
         
             
Financial Administration
                                   
Corporate Governance, Internal Control and IFRS 5  
     
           
         
Advanced Bookkeeping and Balance of Accounts 5  
     
           
         
Auditing and ISA 5  
     
           
         
Managerial Accounting and Budgeting 5  
       
             
     
Financial Management and Investment 5  
       
             
     
ICT in Business
                                   
ICT Key Technologies and Architectures 5  
       
             
     
IT Management 5  
       
             
     
ICT in Business Development 5  
       
             
     
Business Intelligence 5  
     
           
         
Digital Marketing and Customer Relationship Management 5  
     
           
         
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Elective Studies
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Corporate Governance, Internal Control and IFRS 5  
     
           
         
Advanced Bookkeeping and Balance of Accounts 5  
     
           
         
Auditing and ISA 5  
     
           
         
Managerial Accounting and Budgeting 5  
       
             
     
Financial Management and Investment 5  
       
             
     
ICT Key Technologies and Architectures 5  
       
             
     
IT Management 5  
       
             
     
ICT in Business Development 5  
       
             
     
Business Intelligence 5  
     
           
         
Digital Marketing and Customer Relationship Management 5  
     
           
         
Managerial Behaviour and Communication 5
     
         
             
Performance and Compensation 5
     
         
             
Work Legislation and Management Jurisdiction 5  
     
           
         
Quality, Performance and Compensation 5
     
         
             
Management Information Systems 5  
       
             
     
Strategic Procurement 5  
     
           
         
Managing Procurement 5  
     
           
         
Purchasing Process 5  
       
             
     
Public Procurement 5  
       
             
     
Research Skills and Methods 5  
     
           
         
Business Development Methods and Tools 5  
     
           
         
Business Economics 5  
     
           
         
Strategy, Management and Leadership 5  
       
             
     
Business Intelligence and Management Information Systems 5  
       
             
     
Innovation and Renewal 5  
       
             
     
Management Accounting 5  
     
           
         
Accounting Systems 5  
       
             
     
International Marketing Management 5  
       
             
     
Customer Relationship Management Systems 5  
       
             
     
International Supply Chain Management 5  
     
           
         
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems 5  
     
           
         
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Master's Thesis
                                   
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 722076205210610162005201060101060

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

Description

Degree Programme in Entrepreneurship and Business Competence

Level of qualification
Master of Business Administration

Qualification awarded
Master of Business Administration

Specific admission requirements
The students selected to study for a Master's degree should have a good ability to complete the education in two to three years. The entrance requirements consist of an applicable Bachelor's degree from a polytechnic or university of applied sciences, or an equivalent higher education degree, and three years of valid professional work experience in the field of study, and a passed entrance examination or evaluation depending on the selected programme.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning
According to the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences students may apply for identification and accreditation of prior learning as part of their compulsory or optional studies, provided they have prior learning corresponding to the curriculum before the course in question begins.

Qualification requirements and regulations
See the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia UAS >>

Profile of the programme
The main aim of the studies is to acquire sufficient business knowledge required in expert-level management and development positions. When graduating, the student has indicated the ability to analyse their own field of business, to carry out information and research based preparation of business/organisational development plans, and to execute demanding change projects in a workplace context.

Key learning outcomes
The key learning outcomes of the Master’s degree programme in Entrepreneurship and Business Competences are centered around the following four core competences:
1. Analytical & Methodological Competences
2. Strategic and Innovative Competences
3. Advanced Business Management Competences (options of Management & Leadership; Management Accounting; and ICT in Business Management)
4. Business Development Compentences.

Each module of the curriculum produces and enhances the Master’s student’s competence in these areas. For further learning outcomes please see the course descriptions of the modules in the curriculum.

In addition, generic competences as described in the EQF7/NQF7, will be met with. These are: Learning Competence; Ethical Competence; Working Community Competence; Innovation Competence; as well as Internationalization Competence.

Occupational profiles of graduates
The graduate has the capability to lead demanding change and development projects and processes. (S)he can act in managerial positions in business organisations, or as an entrepreneur.

Access to further studies
The degree obtained is of Master’s level. It is up to the Institution of Higher Education which offers further education (licenciate/doctorate) to decide on the eligibility.

Course structure diagram
The course structure diagram is specified in the programme study plan>>

Examination regulations, assessment and grading
According to the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences course assessment criteria are specified in the course implementation plan. The teacher in charge of the course will be responsible for the assessment. Students must be informed at the beginning of the course on the assessment principles, which must be based on the course objectives. Assessment takes primarily place for each course and applies to the students who have registered and been accepted on the course. If necessary, different components of a course may be assessed individually. If the course consists of several components, the teacher may point this out in the assessment principles contained in the implementation plan.
The assessment scale is as follows: excellent (5), very good (4), good (3), very satisfactory (2), satisfactory (1), fail (0) and pass (P). Any deviations of this scale will be decided by the President.

Graduation requirements
All studies indicated in the curriculum of the Master’s Degree Programme in Entrepreneurship and Business Competence must be successfully completed.

Mode of study
This Master’s degree programme is carried out on a part-time basis, as it is intended to be completed alongside work. The contact sessions are mainly organized during weeknights, on some occasions as a combination of a Friday evening and Saturday. Alternatives offered by the curriculum combined with an intensive thesis work allows for full-time study, if more suitable for an individual Master’s student. The duration of the studies is 2,5 years.

Programme director
Erja Turunen
Head of Master's Degree Programmes in Business, Principal Lecturer
Tel. +358 40 737 8566
E-mail addresses: firstname.lastname@metropolia.fi