A group of woodworking companies from Finland, Estonia and Latvia strive for the Chinese market. The project started this year includes three networking visits to China and one from China to Finland. In addition, the project arranges open education to everyone.
Tourism is a hot topic. Can I travel anywhere “because I can”? Could I consider what the criteria are for choosing my travel destination, accommodation and purchases? Could travel enthusiasts make choices where they don´t feel they are giving up anything but instead gaining more? What kind of choices can tour operators make – and how about tourism service producers?
Jari Iisakkala started as the Dean of the Faculty of Service Business at the beginning of April. Iisakkala feels enthusiastic about his new position and is pleased with the growing appreciation of SAMK, which has taken place in the region in recent years.
For the Sake of Our Sea – Meremme Tähden in Finnish – is an annual event that takes place on Europe Day, 9 May 2019, in Rauma, a town on the west coast of Finland, a town which old town is also a UNESCO world heritage.
SAMK FACES. Riika Mäkinen was just in Saudi Arabia introducing Finnish solutions to increase indoor hygiene at Global Ministerial Patient Safety Summit. Determined work has been done in IHMEC project to make people in the fields of e.g. construction and maintenance realize the importance of their everyday activities, and how microbiological healthiness of an indoor environment is influenced during the entire life cycle of a building.
On a Wednesday in March at SAMK Rauma Campus, 2nd floor of Satamakatu: 60 students in a classroom solving a game connected to production, distribution and purchasing. Half of the students are from our French partner university Vesoul and the other half are SAMK students; there are both Logistics students from the field of Engineering and International Business students from the field of Business Administration.
Internet giants are pushing prices down, people are increasingly moving to urban centers, consumers are speding more and more time online, and, with artificial intelligence, you feel you will soon be left with peanuts…Do these fears sound familiar? Well, you’re not the only one. Brick-and-mortar stores have been dealing with these challenges for a while already. Is there anything that could be done?
The Sports Marketing Award of the Year in Satakunta was given to Finnish Championships in boxing organized in Pori. Porin NMKY (Pori YMCA) and Satakunta University of Applied Sciences arranged the Finnish Championships together and received the award at Satakunta Sports Gala.
A joint project with SAMK and NJCU School of Business was granted the top pedagogic design for the whole state of New Jersey. The Bright Idea Award is granted annually to a New Jersey business school that has shown innovation in learning environments and methodology.
Ibrahim Khalil from Bangladesh wanted an international degree after the upper secondary school. He moved to Finland and studied at the degree programme of International Business at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences. After graduation he moved to Espoo and established a restaurant in 2014.