– We are not talking anymore just about starting to use technology or digitalization of different processes. Technology brings a huge change in business models, says Mr. Heikki Haaparanta. He has been working at SAMK for about a year now, focusing on digital services.
SAMK helps companies producing processed wood items in entering the Chinese market with LEF Network to China together with Chamber of Commerce and timber companies from Finland, Estonia and Latvia.
Every year, the Enterprise Accelerator rewards a particularly distinguished student entrepreneur with the title of Enterprise Accelerator Entrepreneur of the Year.
Students studying in the Degree Programme in International Business share their experiences about SAMK and Finland.
The international operations of SAMK are expanding. With this agreement Business Administration students have a possibility to get a degree in Belgium as well.
Sanni Jaakkola, 21, who studies in the degree programme of International Business for the third year, spent autumn 2019 in the capital of Spain, Madrid, at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Besides studying, Sanni also had time to travel when doing student exchange.
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.