International Business and Innovations in the Arctic

An exciting and extraordinary journey you've never had before. No traditional sitting in lecture halls - this course involves getting outdoors and gaining innovative learning experiences. This summer school is implemented in two phases: two weeks full-time learning, workshops and seminars in Rovaniemi, Finland and two day study tour in the Finnish Lapland region. The two following weeks of studies are conducted on-line: instructions, supervised teamwork and tasks are performed in a virtual learning environment and can be done from anywhere in the world. This intensive four week study programme can earn 10 ECTS. 

The school will be beneficial for everyone interested in increasing general Arctic competence and strengthening business related competences such as: innovation´s project management and problem-solving, intercultural communication, leadership and team work, multidisciplinary working and digital competence. Your studies will result in innovative business ideas and new networks. Students from any study field at their home university are eligible. Submit your application for the summer school from February 15 by April 30, 2018 to your home university or directly to Lapland UAS with the name “Arctic Summer School". Please include your motivation letter. In case the number of applications exceeds the number of available seats, students´ selection will be based on their motivation. Your commitment and readiness to actively contribute and participate in all learning events will be of high importance as well.

Course details

Academic level(s)Other
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionLapland University of Applied Sciences
Begin date06.08.2018
End date31.08.2018
Registration deadline30.04.2018
ECTS credits10.0
Field schoolYes
Fields of studyBasic/broad, general programmes
Teaching placeRovaniemi
Tagssummer schoolfieldschool
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