Finland 101 - Finnish Working Life and Culture
|Structure Type:||Study unit|
|Level:||Continuing Education etc.|
|Language of Instruction:||English|
|3002||H-VV||2021-08-01 – 2021-12-31||Finnish||2021-08-01 – 2021-10-01|
The course aims at introducing the student to the Finnish working life and culture.
The students will be visited by guest lecturers who will hold lectures in subjects such as CV creation, job application and interview skills, Finnish labour laws and entrepreneurship. There will also be visiting representatives from local companies and recruiting firms, who will tell about job possibilities for international students, including what kind of skills their company is looking for and how to find employment in Finland.
Total workload of the course: 54 h
- of which scheduled studies: 26 h
- of which autonomous studies: 28 h
Relevant labour laws, job application and interview skills, entrepreneurship, employment in Finland, an overview to the Finnish working life and culture.
Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools
The material delivered by the teacher, guest lecturers and the different places visited during the course.
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, discussions, visits.
VAMOK representative assesses the students according to their attendance. Scale: pass / fail.
In order to pass the course, the student has to attend the scheduled studies (minimum 70 % participation), actively participate in class activities and complete the required assignments.
Required attendance in the arranged activities and lectures. Written self-assessment returned to the named VAMOK representative at the end of the course.