Finnish research and education expertise is in high demand around the world. Co-owned by the University of Turku, the University of Eastern Finland, and the Åbo Akademi University, Finland University offers various types of commissioned professional training both in South America and Middle East and in different parts of South East Asia.
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Consortium Led by University of Turku Receives Nearly Three Million Euro Funding from European Commission
The Developing Inclusive & Sustainable Creative Economies (DISCE) consortium intending to reshape the economic and social perception of the cultural and creative industries (CCIs) has received a three-year funding from the prestigious Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission. The consortium led by the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at Turku School of Economics includes distinguished social and economic research institutes, cultural managers and creative workers from six European countries.
With the IHMEC project coordinated by the University of Turku, the expertise clusters of three countries in the Baltic Sea region are aiming to enter into the construction market in the Middle East.
The delegation of the project met with the Ambassador of Finland in Saudi Arabia Antti Rytövuori (in the middle) at Riyadh on 14 October 2018.
Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality International Conference (HTHIC2017) at the University Consortium of Pori 27.–29.9.2017
The Heritage Tourism and Hospitality (HTHIC) conference invites participants to explore aspects of preservation, (re-) presentation, promotion and profit (also in the sense of value creation and benefit) relevant to the leading question “How can tourism destinations succeed in attracting tourists while simultaneously engaging all stakeholders in contributing to the preservation of natural and cultural heritage?”
Natalie Koscielny and Liepa Mažulytė are Erasmus students at the University Consortium of Pori. Natalie is an MA student in Media and Communication from the University of Passau in Germany, and currently an exchange student at Turku School of Economics, and Liepa is a BA student in Entertainment Industries from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University in Lithuania, and is now studying at Tampere University of Technology.
Dissertation: Strategic Changes in Finnish Basic Industry – Extensive Expertise and Foresight Skills Required from Management Accounting
Salla-Tuulia Siivonen’s dissertation in the field of Accounting and Finance suggests that strategic changes in basic industry enterprises are posing new challenges for their accounting departments. Accounting departments are now expected to produce calculations and forecasts that provide additional value.
MSSc Sanna-Mari Renfors ’s dissertation shows that the increasing popularity of online shopping clouds the salesperson’s role in personal sales work. The salesperson is expected to be a personal information source and to take part in the purchasing decision.