Smart City Logistics Concepts: an international project in Katowice, Poland autumn 2018

International project on smart cities in Poland

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One summit, three cities, two countries: IFPSM World summit 2018 volunteers

by Saara Taha and Erkki Paunonen “Purchasing 2020: The New Role of Procurement” was the theme of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) World summit held 26th - 29th September 2018 in Helsinki and Tampere, Finland and Tallinn Estonia. The IFPSM is associated with 48 National and regional Purchasing Associations and 250,000 … Continue reading One summit, three cities, two countries: IFPSM World summit 2018 volunteers

Restaurant day tip – Fööri

Will you be in Helsinki tomorrow 17th Nov for Restaurant Day? Then come and check out Fööri pop-up restaurant on the boat Nikolai II just off the market place. A group of 2nd year EBA students are running the restaurant for a day to raise money for HelsinkiMissio. So you can eat, enjoy the buzz … Continue reading Restaurant day tip – Fööri

One Night Stage – organizing a charity music event

By Ramona Suonio IBL16 A 2nd year Managerial Communications course includes a student driven project with endless possibilities. Our group ended up organizing a charity event where the profits were donated to a Finnish charity Hope ry. The event was named One Night Stage, with five live artists from different genres such as classical, rock … Continue reading One Night Stage – organizing a charity music event

Organising a seminar – a group project in action

Our story started at the beginning of the spring semester in a lecture in B-block. We were told that we would have to execute a group communication project which required each of us to spend 40 hours on the project. In other words, it was the equivalent to one week working hours of a full-time … Continue reading Organising a seminar – a group project in action

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 … Continue reading LOGY Association awards alumnus Maria Yakovleva with scholarship

“For us, skills are more important than diplomas!” An insight from IKEA Brest HR

By: Pierre Rolland, edited by Katja Palovaara Could you describe the job application process in IKEA? "First, we review the CVs of candidates and then we interview them by phone. During this interview, we will focus on a series of concrete points; identify motives for getting the job and working in IKEA. If this interview … Continue reading “For us, skills are more important than diplomas!” An insight from IKEA Brest HR