Research for Trafi

By: Katja Palovaara Interview with Tayyab Iqbal, an IBL student who conducted a research project for Trafi, Liikenteen turvallisuusvirasto. 1) First of all, can you tell what you are studying and which year? I am Tayyab and I am a student from Pakistan studying for my final year in International Business and Logistics at Helsinki … Continue reading Research for Trafi


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 … Continue reading How to write an award winning thesis?

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

Coffee time

By Prativa Bhusal IBL15 There is one thing that you might call the national drink of Finland, it’s coffee. If you are a newcomer in this country, the level of coffee consumption you witness here might literally surprise you. Coffee is everywhere in Finland. It’s kind of a norm, an inseparable part of the Finnish … Continue reading Coffee time

(Net)Working @ LOGY conference

I was asked by our Senior Lecturer for Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Kaija Haapasalo, in December if I wanted to volunteer for the LOGY conference 9.-10 February 2017. The conference is organised by the LOGY association, a Finnish not-for-profit association of Purchasing and Logistics. I was offered free tickets to the seminar for both … Continue reading (Net)Working @ LOGY conference

Internship – Bronson Metsänen in Lufthansa Cargo AG

During the spring semester of my 2nd year at Metropolia Business School an opportunity presented itself in the form of an internship. Through the social media networks that were created through the different degree programs (IBL, EBA, & EM), a particular post caught my attention. It was from a former EM Alumni member who was … Continue reading Internship – Bronson Metsänen in Lufthansa Cargo AG

LOGY Mentoring Year Experience

This year 2016 started rather well when I was fortunate enough to be accepted into the Finnish Association of Purchasing and Logistics (LOGY) mentoring program. This program is open for all LOGY members under the age of 35 years. As a student, it only costs 10 € a year to join the association, so it … Continue reading LOGY Mentoring Year Experience