Successful Alumni Stories: ERKKI PAUNONEN

By: Nhi Nguyen, IBL 18 Who you are and about your history in Metropolia Business School?Hi, my name is Erkki Paunonen and I’m a Metropolia IBL graduate. I started in August of 2016, and graduated November 2019, group A, at the Myyrmäki campus, as a resident Finnish student (no exchange). During my BBA degree, I…

How to write an award winning thesis?

By: Katja Palovaara An interview with Maria Yakovleva, IBL13 who won an award scholarship for the best Bachelor’s Thesis chosen by LOGY, Finnish Association of Purchasing and Logistics. The title of your thesis is “Managing Last Time Buy Components”. To start off with, 1)How did you decide on the topic? Some of my colleagues in the…

Alumni Story: From MBS to world’s biggest media investment group

My name is Linda Pitkänen, I am 28 years old business graduate from Metropolia Business School. I started my business studies at Metropolia in 2013. The line where I studied was called “European Management” but nowadays that has become one with “European Business Administration”. My studies covered variety of courses from digital marketing to business…

LOGY Association awards alumnus Maria Yakovleva with scholarship

Finnish Association of Purchasing and Logistics, LOGY, recognized again the best Dissertation, best Master’s thesis and best Bachelor’s thesis in the field of purchasing and logistics. Winners were announced and awarded with scholarships at the annual members´ meeting on the 23rd  of November 2017. International Business and Logistics alumnus Maria Yakovleva was awarded for the…

Life after graduation: Menni

Alumni story by: Menni Polón Hello there, My name is Menni Polón. I grew up in the middle of Finland, and spent some years on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, before ending up in Metropolia Business School. In 2013, I started my studies in Metropolia’s Double Degree Programme for European Business Administration. My…