Hanken School of Economics launches a new Career Podcast where Hanken’s alumni share their career stories and discuss what choices they have made, but also look back at their studies at Hanken. The first three episodes will be out 12 April 2021.
To freelance alongside paid work is becoming more and more popular. When should one consider delegating the accounting to an agency or consider whether it would be more profitable to establish a company? And what does one have to think of when hiring staff?
Within the agreement between Hanken School of Economics and the Fulbright Center, three US scholars will visit Hanken during spring 2021. Professors Nezih Altay, Brian Gibson and Leigh Anne Liu will conduct research at Hanken and hold a public seminar on their findings. More information about the seminars will be published on Hanken's website during the spring.
Due to the pandemic, Hanken has transferred almost all teaching to online teaching since March 2020. According to a recent study, the students at Hanken are satisfied with their online learning environment and progress in their studies, but some clearly feel lonely.
The HUMLOG Institute will be participating in four of the many sessions at the HNPW- Humanitarian Networks & Partnerships Week 2021 Online event 19.4.-7.5. 2021. Registration to the event and the various session is needed.
One third of all applicants for Hanken in the joint application in the spring of 2021 are Finnish speaking. Strong knowledge of both domestic languages after graduation provides good job opportunities.
In 2017, The Finnish Education Evaluation Centre conducted an audit of Hanken’s quality system and awarded it a quality label that is valid for six years. In February, Hanken signed up for the next national evaluation taking place in 2023.
The previous service LEAN Library ends on March 31 and is replaced by LibKey Nomad, a browser extension that provides links to fulltext scholarly articles when you are working off-campus - without having to take the route via the library’s website or Hanna/Finna. Just download the LibKey Nomad browser extension.
This spring Hanken has taken some concrete steps towards making the vision of a carbon neutral Hanken 2030 a reality. These include joining the Climate leadership coalition, adopting responsible investment principles for investments and appointing a sustainability group.
The topic “Sustainability In The Banking Industry” was of great interest to researchers, alumni and students on Hanken’s Finance Day this year. The annual event was held online for the second consecutive year on 17th March 2021 and fully booked.
Gamification is one of the buzzwords in today’s societies, and it seems there are no limits in what all benefits and new areas of life one can conquer with it. The new book edited by Mikko Vesa from Hanken lightens up the connections between gamification and the field of management and organization.
Why are universities holding on-location entrance examinations during the pandemic?
After carrying out careful assessment and risk analyses, Finnish universities have concluded that holding entrance examinations which require applicants’ physical presence and also involve careful safety arrangements is the best way to implement a fair student admission procedure that takes into account subject-specific special requirements and treats all applicants equally.
On 12 March 2016, Helsinki GSE published a report which, with the help of Finnish register material, analyses the connection between the transition to distance education in the second stage and the prevalence of coronavirus infection in Finland at the end of 2020.
Jesper Haga (to the right in the picture) and Dennis Sundvik (to the left in the picture) wanted to offer something new to their students in finance and accounting with their Swedish-speaking podcast After Class.
During the corona epidemic, it has been clear that the municipalities often do not have an exact idea of, for example, the development of the municipality's wage bill. The Helsinki GSE situation room will present its latest report on the topic in connection with a webinar open to everyone in Zoom 4.3.2021 at 8:30.
The number of bankruptcies last year in Finland was lower than during the years leading up to the crisis. Thus, it has previously been predicted that a wave of bankruptcies could strike in the spring of 2021.