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2015-03-06

JIBS students in Helsinki on NOREK scholarship

Four JIBS students were nominated to attend the International Helsinki Days (IHD) at Hanken School of Economics, Finland. 35 students from all over the world attended the seminar.

JIBS had four NOREK scholarship to offer interested students. The interest to attend was high and as many as 25 students applied.

The aim with the seminar was to introduce students to Finnish business culture, economy as well as life style. In between the introduction and the final case competition, students also got to visit Finnish and international companies as Nordea and Marimekko. The theme for this year´s seminar was "Innovative business strategies - The key for expanding companies?" .

Students attended lectures where CEOs from a variety of companies talked about innovative business strategies.

Voices from students who attended the week:

"..interaction with people from different cultures benefited the development of my social skills, and helped me make more international friends"
"it was really a life-changing experience..."
"experience of beautiful Finnish nature, cottage experience, which was very fun and unforgettable"
"everyone bound more closely together because of this"

Following four NOREK Scholars

- Lizen Johansson, Business and Economics (Civilekonomprogrammet)
- Lisa Wollny, International Management
- Shanyun Lu, International Management
- Hanna Landegren International Economics and Policy