International Strategy and Sustainability

Studying international strategy and sustainability within the business and management specialisation in the Hanken Master's Programme will give you a competitive edge in a rapidly advancing world.

Why International Strategy and Sustainability?

Studying international strategy and sustainability you will learn how to identify and manage organisational, governance, and sustainability challenges in various economic, social, environmental, geographic, institutional, cultural, and linguistic contexts. Other skills aquired will help you recognise opportunities for domestic organisations to integrate sustainability issues with international strategy, especially in relation to large emerging markets such as China, India, and Russia

Students on this track also have the opportunity to take a Double Degree with EMLyon. The double degree is a unique opportunity to get two degrees in one go.

 

In a nutshell

  • 120 credits, 2 years of full-time study
  • Language: English
  • Next application round opens: 1 November 2018
  • Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration
  • Location: Helsinki, Finland

 

Study structure

Year 1 Fall

Strategic and Sustainable Organisations
Supply Chain Risk and Resilience
Corporate Responsibility Across Business Studies
Service and Customer Management
 

Year 1 Spring

Research Seminar
Qualitative Methods in Business Studies
Project course in Corporate Social Responsibility and Humanitarian Logistics

One of the following:
Business Ethics
Strategic Foresight
Innovating in and with Organisations
 

Year 2 Fall

Master's Thesis Seminar (can be taken in the summer to speed up graduation)
Free choice of language studies
Free choice of elective studies

 

Year 2 Spring

Opportunity for exchange studies abroad
Master's thesis

Graduation in June

 

Upon Graduation You Will Have

  • a solid foundation of management expertise, with market- and customer-oriented strategic thinking
  • be equipped with a variety of perspectives on corporate sustainability questions
  • the tools to apply independent and critical thinking to decision-making

 

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