On Thursday, February 13 the International School of Business hosted 60 students from six area high schools for a “Business Day at Finlandia.” The event, held at the Finnish American Heritage Center, was organized to introduce high school students to the world of business and to give them a taste of the opportunities that a career in business provides. Business Day at Finlandia was organized by the Finlandia chapter of Business Professionals of America (BPA) to coincide [...]
On Thursday, November 21, first-year business students participated in a networking workshop with local business people and other working professionals. The event was part of assistant professor of sports management Steve Nordstrom’s BUS 138 Fundamentals of Business course. The purpose of the exercise was to allow students to practice their networking skills and to learn to communicate and converse with business professionals.
“In addition to making me feel more comfortable in approaching and talking to business people, it [...]
The ability to build a personal and professional network is a vitally important skill that is rarely taught in business schools. According to a study by the Adler Group, 85 percent of all jobs are landed via networking. In addition, the contacts made through networking can be valuable connections later on in one’s career.
A key ingredient of effective networking [...]
Finlandia University’s International School of Business is proud to offer 2+2 completion degrees for students who are interested in advancing their associate degrees into bachelor degrees. Finlandia currently offers options in healthcare management and sports management, both of which are popular for Physical Therapist Assistant majors.Healthcare Management
Tailored for students who have completed an associate degree in medical assistant or another two- or three-year health sciences program, the two-year BBA in Healthcare Management builds a solid business background focused [...]
Finlandia University’s International School of Business has been ranked among the most innovative small college business departments by Business Research Guide. The ranking was published on the organization’s website in September. Business Research Guide selected and ranked the top 50 from among the qualifying programs. Finlandia University was ranked 25th.
“We’re honored to have earned this recognition,” said Kevin Manninen, the school’s dean. “The International School of Business provides excellent learning opportunities for students interested in a career in business.”
Schools were selected [...]