Basic and Professional Studies
Developing Entrepreneurial Skills
|Starting a Team Enterprise||8|
|Experience Economy and Team Entrepreurship||8|
|Building a Business Network||6|
Successful Business Operations
|Sales, Customer Relations and Networking||10|
|Leadership and Management||10|
|Creative Products and Business Models||10|
|Sustainable and Responsible Business||10|
|Trade Specific Competence||10|
Language Studies 2
|Practical Training 1||10|
|Practical Training 2||10|
|Practical Training 3||10|
|60 / 0||60 / 110||60 / 39||60 / 17||60 / 0||60 / 0||60 / 98||60 / 12||60 / 17||60 / 22||60 / 17||60 / 0||60 / 0||60 / 0||60 / 0||60 / 49||60 / 49||60 / 6||60 / 6||60 / 8.5||60 / 8.5||60 / 11||60 / 11||60 / 8.5||60 / 8.5|
Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year and length of studies is 3,5/4/4,5 years. Planned syllabus may change during studies.
Name of the degree programme
DEGREE PROGRAMME IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Scope and duration
210 cr, 3,5 years
Business School, Kuntokatu 3
Applicability: See TAMK www-pages and applicability for Bachelor’s degree programmes www.tamk.fi
Skills developed in the degree programme
The framework for studying at the Proacademy is the team enterprise founded at the beginning of the studies. Through working in the team enterprise, the students learn various aspects of business, such as developing a business idea, productisation, sales, marketing, financial management of a company and leadership. The students also constantly learn collaboration and organisational skills, such as team learning and giving and receiving feedback. The students continuously apply the skills they have learned by implementing customer-based projects through their team enterprise.
Working life placement
About one fifth of the graduates continue as entrepreneurs, and the rest find employment in diverse tasks in the working life. The interests discovered during the studies guide the career choices. In many cases, the graduates find employment through the contacts acquired during the studies.
Value basis for education
Proacademy offers the possibility for team entrepreneurship, international work and unique networks. The value path of Proacademy, trust, boldness, actions, learning and success, describes the learning process.
Learning in Proacademy requires being present and active participation. Important learning methods at Proacademy are dialogue, reading processional literature and producing essays, seminars, innovation tasks and customer projects.
During the first year of studies, the students study the basic studies of Business Administration. They apply for Proacademy during the spring of their first year of studies, and one criterion for entrance is successful completion of all 1st year studies. During the second and third year of studies the students complete 90 credits worth of Proacademy professional studies. The studies also contain practical training (30 cr) which is carried out as project studies and the Bachelor’s thesis (15 cr). The students select their free-choice studies (15 cr) either from the Degree Programme of Business Administration, or from other degree programmes. The studies are completed in 3,5 years.
In periods 1-4, students participate in the foundation modules which are compulsory for all students of TAMK Business School.
PROAKATEMIA SPECIALISED STUDIES, 90 ECTS credit points
To a large extent, students can decide for themselves how to accumulate the 90 Prokatemia Specialized Studies credit points. They make their own study plan within a set framework, and work accordingly. These specialised studies comprise literature study from various professional fields, seminar lectures, visits to companies, web-based learning activities, team meetings, project work, and incubation sessions for promoting the generation of innovative ideas. I n order for the credit to be counted in the Specialised Studies category, the fields of study should be chosen from among the following: marketing, project management, development of learning skills, innovation, education for entrepreneurship, advanced teamwork skills, or development of IT environments.