Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics

International Master’s Degree Programmes at the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics (JSBE)

 

Next application period: 15 November 2016 - 5 January 2017 
Degree awarded: Master of Science (Economics and Business Administration)
Duration of full-time study: 2 years
Language of instruction: English

Master's Degree Programme in Banking and International Finance (BIF)
Master’s Degree Programme in Corporate Environmental Management (CEM)

Master’s Degree Programme in International Business and Entrepreneurship (IBE)
Master’s Degree Programme in Digital Marketing and Corporate Communication (DMCC)

 

Master’s Degree Programme in Banking and International Finance (BIF)

"Our newly established programme educates multidiciplinary experts to demanding positions in Banking, Financial Markets and various international organizations. It provides exceptional quantitative skills to the professionals in this field." Professor Juha Junttila

The BIF programme provides an interdisciplinary degree and a strong quantitatively oriented background for the students to serve as professionals especially in financial markets, banking and other duties in the fields of economics and finance requiring highly analytical performance. The curriculum of the programme contains courses in core themes of economics, finance and also financial accounting, forming a unique mixture of the special skills required to serve in these positions. Prominent job market positions for the graduates from the BIF programme are central bank and other bank economists, analysts, bank managers, and other researcher, specialist and manager positions in the service of research institutions and financial sector in general.

 

 

Master’s Degree Programme in Corporate Environmental Management (CEM)

"Apply! The teachers, environment, classmates, and town were all top-notch, leading to an experience of a lifetime." Benjamin Toscher, CEM alumnus 2011

Due to climate change and other global and local environmental problems, companies are facing ever greater pressure to contribute to sustainable development. Since 1995 University of Jyväskylä has organised, as the first university in Scandinavia, a Master’s Degree Programme in Corporate Environmental Management. It offers an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to environmental issues preparing graduates to tackle these in business life. The international learning environment provides skills for identifying and managing environmental impacts, and innovating green business models advancing companies’ environmental performance and eco-competitiveness.

 

Master’s Degree Programme in International Business and Entrepreneurship (IBE)

"This programme builds precisely those capabilities that are needed for the managers and consultants of tomorrow."
Markku Moilanen, Managing Director, Ramboll Finland Oy

Master’s Degree Programme in International Business and Entrepreneurship combines the essential contents of international business, entrepreneurship, and strategy. These are at the core of modern business, where the emphasis is on flexibility, diversity, and innovation. Internationalization is a necessity in competitive business environments. Far-reaching strategic vision and decision making are vital for survival and growth. Entrepreneurship plays a key role in innovation, new job and wealth creation. A deep understanding of global economy is at the heart of IBE. Our faculty is committed to fostering expertise and knowledge in the aforementioned. We aim to challenge the thinking of our students by providing an intensive and experience- based small-group learning environment with a touch of entrepreneurial mindset.

 

Master’s Degree Programme in Digital Marketing and Corporate Communication (DMCC) 

"Digitalization is transforming the way how businesses operate today. Employment opportunities in the field are excellent and constantly growing as digitalization becomes more integrated into all areas of business." Professor Heikki Karjaluoto 

The DMCC programme combines the most relevant aspects of digital business, marketing, and corporate communications. In today’s digitalized society, every business professional needs to understand the characteristics of digital environment and how to exploit them to gain competitive advantage. By combining theoretical knowledge with practical insights the programme provides a unique learning environment for students who will gain in-depth knowledge and skills to plan and execute strategic and tactical activities in managerial and expert positions related to marketing, sales, and corporate communication. The program collaborates closely with the practitioners of both marketing and communication, offering students real-life business cases and networking opportunities, which are invaluable assets in the job markets. 

 

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