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AV00AR39 Asian Market and business Culture

After completing the course, the student have some beginning ideas on how to understand and negotiate business in East Asian countries China, Japan, in South Asia on India and some countries in South East Asia including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

Study type: Online studies

Duration: 3 cr

30,00 €

Application period opens: 15.08.2022 at 08:00

Application period closes: 09.09.2022 at 23:59

Studies start: 28.09.2022

Studies end: 07.12.2022

Teaching language: English

Content

Student is introduced to the following modules:

1. Module: General features of Market and Business Cultures in East Asia, South Asia and South East Asia
2. Module: East Asian market and business culture, China and Japan
3. South Asian market and business culture, India
4. South East Asian market and business culture, Thailand, Vietnam, Malesia and Indonesia

Learning goals

After completing the course, the student have some beginning ideas on how to understand and negotiate business in East Asian countries China, Japan, in South Asia on India and some countries in South East Asia including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

The student have some understanding of how to work with business managers in Asia, how to build business relationships in Asia, and how to understand and approach cultural differences that they may encounter.

Learning methods

Course implementation is 100% online.

Previous studies

No previous studies on the subject are required.

Evaluation

Course is evaluated with grading scale 0-5.

3 credits course requires approximately 81 hours of work.

Course material

Digital learning environment in Centria (and for this course) is itslearning. The student needs a computer and working internet access.

Learning material and additional links is placed in Itslearning learning environment.

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Enrollment for Averko online studies is three (3) times a year, timetables for study rounds are available here. Enrollment is done on a electronic enrollment form.

Form opens on Monday 15th August, 2022.

Online studies are conducted in Centria’s Itslearning study environment and courses have a limited participant intake. Participation in studies can be cancelled free of charge within 3 weeks of the starting day.

Students are immediately notified in case of courses being cancelled as soon as the official enrollment time ends. If the course starts as stated, students are contacted closer to the starting date (approx. a week before studies begin).

At the moment, the study fee for open UAS studies is 10€ / ECTS credit. The studies are invoiced after the three-week cancellation period, calculated from the start of the studies. Dropping out or not completing studies does not entitle you to a refund or cancellation of the invoice.

Open UAS study fees are based on enrollment. You can cancel participation to studies free of charge during the three (3) weeks cancellation time by simply informing it to averko(a)centria.fi.

If you are completing a degree in a Finnish secondary school, Centria UAS studies are free of charge and offered to you as väylä studies. In the enrollment form, enter the organisation / educational institution where you are studying (e.g. väylä / school name) and also mention the name of the teacher or student counsellor (with whom you have discussed on participating in the course) as the contact person.

Students of other UAS’s (Campusonline) can participate in studies free of charge on basis of a co-operation agreement. We ask you to please use school email when enrolling and also state the home school where requested on the enrollment form.

If you are a Centria UAS student, Averko online studies are free of charge. You register through the Peppi system.

Questions about e.g. enrolling, cancellation, course fees: averko(a)centria.fi