Laurea International Week 2015
Leppävaara and Otaniemi campuses
May 4th – 8th, 2015​

An International Week was organised at Laurea University of Applied Sciences in Finland by the campuses of Leppävaara and Otaniemi (in the city of Espoo). The International Week took place 4-8.5.2015 and was intended for teaching staff from Laurea’s partner institutions. Besides teaching there was also some common programme and networking opportunities for all participants.

Pictures and participants from the international week

 All the pictures taken during the international week have been gathered on a web site along with a compilation video of the whole week. We hope you enjoy them and maybe even see some familiar faces!

Please also see the list of participants.

Social media during the international week

 You can follow a blog that is being written by a student team responsible for programme and practicalities during the week at http://laureainternationalweek.blogspot.fi/.

Programme and instructions

Please see ourinstructions for transportation and accommodation etc.

During the whole week there will be an info stand held by students in the main lobby of the Leppävaara campus. This stand can be used e.g. as a meeting place between IW participants and Laurea colleagues.

Monday 4.5. Leppävaara campus

11.00-13.00 Registration, salad buffet on offer

13.00-15.00 Welcome address

  • Introduction to Laurea
  • Practicalities
  • Introduction to Learning by Developing  

15.00 Networking & refreshments

  • International food fair
    This is the chance for you to give everybody a taste of your home country! Please bring with you some goodies, snacks or sweets that are typical for your country. Laurea students arrange the program. Both international week participants as well as Laurea staff members take part in this event. 

Tuesday 5.5

Morning  Schedule according to individual teaching programme

9.00-10.00 Open lecture in room 239, Leppävaara campus

  • Business in Russia by Natalia Sarakhanova, Associate Professor, Saint Petersburg State University of Economics, Russia

9.00 -11.30 Open lecture in room 195A, Leppävaara campus

  • Hostmanship and Sustainable Environments by Dirk Zonneveld, Senior Lecturer, InHolland University, The Netherlands

12.00-14.00 Open lecture in room 246, Leppävaara campus

  • Current Issues and Future Trends:  digitalization, global mega trends, current marketing and management trends by Maryna Rusthoven, Lecturer, Hogeschool van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

12.30-15 Open lecture in room 239, Leppävaara campus

  • Service Design Thinking by Manfred Pferzinger, Programme Director, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria

14.30-16.30 Open lecture in room 246, Leppävaara campus

  • Current Issues and Future Trends: globalization, marketing, management and current strategic issues companies deal with by Victor Cabral, Lecturer, Hogeschool van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

14.30 The bus leaves from Otaniemi campus to Leppävaara campus

15-16.30 Finnish Language Workshop in room 195, Leppävaara campus

  • Familiarize yourself with the Finnish language and culture!

17.00- The bus leaves  from Leppävaara campus to the social programme:

Wednesday 6.5

Schedule according to individual teaching programme

9.00-11.30 Open lecture in room 195A, Leppävaara campus

  • An Introduction to Crowd Management at Events by Sylvie Vanrenterghem, Lecturer, Vives University College, Belgium

15.00-16.00 Language cafe (mainly German) in the main lobby, Leppävaara campus 

Thursday 7.5

Morning Schedule according to individual teaching programme

12.30-15.00 Open lecture in room 253, Leppävaara campus

  • Leadership and Characteristics of The Charismatic Leader by Visnja Schampers-Car, Lecturer, Saxion Hospitality Business School, The Netherlands

13.00 The bus leaves from Leppävaara campus to Otaniemi campus

13.30 Campus tour and Messikahvit coffee break, Otaniemi campus

14.30  Introduction to Laurea Research and Development, Otaniemi campus

16.00 The bus leaves from Otaniemi campus to the social programme:

  • Trip to Nuuksio national park
    Registration required
    Laurea students arrange the program. Both international week participants as well as Laurea staff members take part in this event.

Friday 8.5

Morning Schedule according to individual teaching programme

13.30 Closing of the Week, Leppävaara campus

  • Kyläkahvit coffee break 
    Both international week participants as well as Laurea staff members will take part in this event.

 

More information: Leppävaara campus sini.setala@laurea.fi, Otaniemi campus hillevi.ukkola@laurea.fi.

Please also see some moments from last year's international week.

 

 

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