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Professional Development (5 cr)

Code: YZZZV200-3005

General information


07.03.2022 - 27.05.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Face-to-face, 40 % Online learning


School of Business


Main Campus

Teaching languages

  • English


5 - 100

Degree programmes

  • Master's Degree Programme in International Business Management


  • Shabnamjit Hundal
  • Paul Abbey


    Diploma in International Business Management
    Diploma in International Business Management
    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration,ESSCA School of Management (Bachelor's)


This course aims to develop your proactive development and internationality competences.

You make a personal learning plan to identify your target competences for professional development and pursue their development throughout the studies. You make a portfolio to assess your professional development in your target competences. If you identify any gaps between the targeted and achieved competences, you make the plan to bridge the difference. Finally, you develop your business writing skills in English by participating in the 3 ECTS "business writing in English" part of the course.


Orientation programme to the studies, personal learning plan, identifying target competences for professional development (1 ECTS)
Business writing in English (3 ECTS)
Competence assessment, portfolio (1 ECTS)

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

Course lecturers will provide/recommend study material during lectures from time to time.

Teaching methods

In-classroom, self-reflection, virtual sessions

Exam schedules

Students make presentations and self-reflections on agreed time slots with their course lecturers.

International connections

There are several opportunities when a student interact with other students coming from different cultures. Joint classroom activities are such examples.

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, approved/failed

Pass: You participate in the orientation programme and make your personal learning plan. You are aware of your career development needs and competences to develop. You successfully complete tasks related to business writing in English. You are able to develop your target competences throughout the studies and provide evidences of the development in a portfolio.