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KV202240 KV23/TM33 Business in the Baltic Sea Region 6 ECTS
Organised by
International Business
Person in charge
Kari Liuhto
Preceding studies
It is highly recommended to complete at least KV21 or KV22 before taking this course.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students are able to describe the economic state and business development in the Baltic Sea Region and to independently analyse business opportunities in the region.

Contents

During the course, students will learn of the intensification of the economic relations between the countries within Baltic Sea Region. Special emphasis will be given to the eastern rim of the region and bordering areas such as Belarus will also be discussed. In addition to lectures, the course contains a large analytical group work on a given case topic.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

Lectures 4h/week (Liuhto + guest lecturers)

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Essay
  • In English
Written exam
  • In English
English:
Participation in classroom work and Essay and Written exam

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
The final grade of the course is based on the exam (40%), the course work (40%), and the regular and active participation in the lectures (20%). Attendance of at least 1/4 of lectures and at the final lecture is obligatory.

Recommended year of study

2nd year II

Study materials

  1. Kivikari, Urpo, Baltic Sea region as Finland’s economic environment. Prime Minister s Office Publications 2007.
  2. State of the Region Report. Ketels, Christian. Newest edition, available at http://www.bdforum.org/.

Information on additional material will be announced in the beginning of the course.

Belongs to following study modules

Turku School of Economics
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Turku School of Economics
Turku School of Economics
2013–2014
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Marketing and International Business
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Economic Geography
International Business
Marketing
Finnish Study Modules
Business Japanese
Economic Sociology
Business Chinese