This spring, Hanken together with Umeå University has offered a new course focusing on collaboration across borders in the Kvarken region. The course has given the students insights about challenges and opportunities for companies in the Kvarken area.
All of us have heard this several times: robots and artificial intelligence (AI) will replace many of us, and this also goes for service employees who used to have face-to-face interaction with customers.
The history of training and development research goes as far back as the early 20th century but new perspectives are needed. A new study gives tools to improve planning and delivering training programmes.
The Helsinki GSE Situation Room states in its latest report that the number of layoffs has continued to grow strongly. The report is presented at an open access webinar in Zoom on Thursday, 14 May at 8 am.
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) will be going live this spring on the social learning platform Future Learn, with millions of users around the world. The courses are open for anyone and everyone around the world.
The latest report by the Helsinki GSE Situation Room states that the growth in the number of applications for unemployment benefit paid by Kela has been greatest in the Uusimaa region. The report is presented at an open access webinar in Zoom on Thursday, 7 May at 8 am.
New research discusses that the politics put forth in times of disaster tend to represent the interests of the powerful actors, rather than those of the marginalized people worst affected by the disaster.
Hanken’s and Åbo Akademi’s Swedish language test originally planned to be organized on 14 April 2020 was cancelled due to the pandemic. Alternative ways for applicants to prove their Swedish language skills will be organized at a later stage only for those applicants who otherwise are about to be offered admission.
Helsinki GSE's third report states that unemployment among the self-employed has increased considerably more than unemployment among employees. The report is presented at an open access webinar in Zoom on Thursday, 30 April at 8 am.
The second report by the Helsinki GSE Situation Room states that lay-offs and redundancies caused by the corona crisis have hit different employee groups in different ways. The report is presented at an open access webinar in Zoom on Thursday, 23 April at 8 am.
The Finnish universities have concluded that, due to the coronavirus situation, organising traditional entrance examinations is not possible without compromising the safety of those involved. What makes guaranteeing safety impossible is the severity of the pandemic, the difficulty of identifying those at a higher risk for serious illness, as well as the risks associated with the examination situation itself.